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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Head over to Selfridges where their festive afternoon tea is back with the ultimate post-shopping treat. Enjoy three tiers of delicious food inspired by both traditional high tea and Japanese omakase, alongside your choice of prosecco, sparkling sake or a warming pot of Jing tea.
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.
Topping the list of unusual afternoon teas in London is Brigit's Afternoon Tea Ltd, a vintage red bus that roams round the city's most iconic sites all while you work your way through tasty goodness. Glide by Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and the Royal Albert Hall as you enjoy treats such as sandwiches, cakes and macaroons.
If you've got something of a sweet tooth, you'd be mad to miss the afternoon tea on offer at The Chesterfield Hotel. A nostalgic and colourful affair, expect unique treats alongside some of the best sweets in the biz.
Already one of London's most unique dining experiences, Bustronome now offer an equally tantalising afternoon tea. See the sights of London from the upper-deck with a platter full of minature eggs benedicts, finger sandwiches and tiny sweet treats.
Located in St Martins Lane hotel, The Den is a quirky London venue that serves afternoon tea. With surreal paintings, subtle touches, and a luxurious setting, The Den also serves a 'Chocolate Dreams Afternoon Tea', which sounds positively dreamy.
Located in swanky central London, Mews of Mayfair is a four-floor venue filled with delicious nooks and crannies. Head to this historic spot for a traditional tea time in Lancashire Court which includes cocktail, Champagne and fancy tea options.
Serving you an afternoon tea with a twist, this swanky Knightsbridge spot welcomes you and your furry friends for the ultimate Doggy Afternoon Tea. From pawsecco to homemade doggy biscuits and pup-friendly ice-cream, this one's paw-fect.
Whether its a special occasion of just an excuse to catch up with the gang, this unique beauty experience in Shoreditch brings you nail treatments alongside your tiers of treats.
Searching for afternoon tea with a difference? Make your way to Shepherd's Bush where The Mind Palace has a Sherlock Holmes-themed feast in store. That means puzzles with scones, sandwiches, cakes and themed treats.
Not your usual afternoon tea in London, Farmacy bring you a dose of CBD in this tiered affair. A relaxing experience with hints of the newly fashionable oil, get to know this unique eatery on a whole other level.