Pretty Afternoon Tea In London

There's nothing quite as enticing as an afternoon tea, so make sure to brighten up your socials with something extra special. From pretty in pink paradises to botanical beauties, quirky Victorian tearooms to British institutions, make the most of your Champagne sipping and cake scoffing with our guide to pretty afternoon tea in London, and get a few good pics while you're at it. 

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Last updated on 17th April 2024

The Egerton House Hotel

Searching for an Insta-worthy afternoon tea? Then head to The Egerton House Hotel for their awesome food with flowing bevvies. Delve into their Jubilee-themed event, which will celebrate British grub, including sandwiches and sweet treats or Champagne. 

The Milestone Hotel and Residences

Over at The Milestone Hotel and Residences, you can tuck into a gorgeous afternoon feast, where you'll also get to learn more about tea from their ethical supplier. While you do so, you'll get to sink your teeth into delicious finger sandwiches, pretty cakes and plenty of fresh scones and more.

The Orchid Lounge

Evening Afternoon Tea for two, including a bottle of luxurious MV Nyetimber Classic Cuvee English Sparkling Wine, priced at £155

For those Insta-worthy afternoon tea moments, head along to The Orchid Lounge on Liverpool Street. This pretty venue is serving up a boatload of mouthwatering delights, from bao buns to British sandwiches and Asian-inspired desserts. As for drinks? Expect bubbly or hot bevvies.

The Rubens at The Palace

Looking for pretty afternoon teas in London? The Rubens at the Palace is home to a range of midday offerings. Pitch up for a Wimbledon special, or get silly and add a side of bottomless fizz to your tiers of treats.


Treat yourself to a picture-perfect afternoon tea at FEYA, the rainforest-themed restaurant in the heart of Knightsbridge. Boasting stunning interiors such as dangling foliage from the walls and plush, velvet chairs, it beckons you to take a seat and tuck into a £37.50 spread consisting of mini savoury sandwiches (think Thai coconut chicken and feta cheese and pistachio bites), fresh scones and a selection of desserts like fruit pavlova and caramelised banana bread.

The Coral Room

Head over to The Bloomsbury hotel where their in-house bar is hiding one of London's prettiest afternoon teas. Get settled in their stunning space and tuck into tiers of cakes, scones, sandwiches and maybe a little fizz if you're feeling it.

Sexy Fish

A sultry venue that never shies away from a touch of opulence, Sexy Fish is sure to add an extra touch of drama to your afternoon tea. Explore the menu of matcha tea shots, Thai chicken sandwiches, Yuzu tarts and Champagne in style. 

The Ivy Cafe

No list would be complete without The Ivy, a London institution famed for its beautiful decor and famous clientele, it's an essential journey for a pretty afternoon tea in London. Experience the best of British for yourself at this plush St. Johns Wood restaurant. 

Jack And Beyond

Head to Fulham's award-winning cafe and bakery Jack And Beyond for a pretty afternoon tea, all washed down with unlimited hot drinks and a glass of prosecco. You can get your hands on these sweet and savoury treats for just £29.95 per person.