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 June 2018

  Immersive Mysteries

2 events @ 2 venues with 22 upcoming dates from 16 Jun 2018 until 02 Nov 2018

Not only will you be treated to a delicious Victorian High Tea, but you'll also enjoy a night of immersive theatre with master of the supernatural Jack Daw, as you solve puzzle and encounter ghosts to uncover the mystery of a missing child over 100 years ago.

Simmons Clerkenwell

37 user reviews 4

Simmons are known throughout London for their quirkiness and the Clerkenwell venue is no different, with retro lamps, toys, trinkets and old school games consoles. And now you can enjoy that with their bottomless afternoon tea, featuring free-flowing prosecco and cocktail tea pots along with tonnes of nibbles. Their Balham venue also serves the bottomless option.

  Karma Sanctum Soho

3 events @ Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel with 101 upcoming dates starting on 16 Jun 2018

Offering both a ladies and a gents afternoon tea, the Karma Sanctum Soho serves up one of the quirkiest afternoon tea events in London. 

Map Maison

23 user reviews 5

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.

  Ping Pong

4 events @ 2 venues with 4 upcoming dates from 14 Jun 2018 until 03 Jul 2018

For of the best quirky afternoon teas in London, head to Ping Pong where they'll be rolling out their tea tasting and dim sum pairing experience. Test drive eight stunning Chinese teas, paired with eight different pieces of handmade Dim Sum at this fascinating food event.