Quirky Afternoon Tea In London

Red buses, bad weather and afternoon tea, there's few things we British excel at, but one thing is for certain, we know how to knock up a good afternoon tea. The capital has loads of options for tea time and it's not all scones and clotted cream, there's a brilliant selection of unusual London afternoon teas too. If you prefer your drinks a little more Mad Hatter than Queen of England, then look no further as we've rustled up the best quirky afternoon teas in London.

Last updated on 13th September 2019

  High Tea & Tease

17 user reviews 4

@ Cellar Door on Every Saturday

High tea and tease serve their offering with a big side of kinky and seductive burlesque and cabaret from some huge stars. Work your way through an unusual afternoon tea in London while black magicians, a show girl, and a honky-tonky piano player dazzle you.

London Party Boats

1 user review 5

Book yourself onto this four hour cruise experience that will have you and the gang sailing down the Thames aboard the beautiful M.V. London Belle. With fully stocked bar, soundsystem and snacks available, it's certainly a unique way to do afternoon tea. 

@ Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel on Various dates from Sunday 13th October 2019

When it comes to afternoon tea in central London, you've probably it all. But this one's switching up the game, combining a quirky black taxi tour of the city and its rock n roll spots with  afternoon tea at this swanky Soho hotel, complete with cocktails and cigars on the rooftop.

Little Nan's

205 user reviews 4

Whether you're looking to get a little tipsy, or keep it a sober affair, Little Nan's kitsch afternoon tea will hit the spot, whatever the occasion. Chow down on home-baked scones, mini pastries and a range of cute sandwiches for veggies, vegans and carnivores alike.


9 user reviews 4

@ Map Maison on Various dates from Sunday 13th October 2019

MAP Maison is a cute neighbourhood bar in Dalston full of floral touches and vintage furniture. The East London spot serves up a quirky London afternoon tea in the form of cakes, pastries and the choice of either bubbles or one of their renowned cocktails.