The 5 Best Places in London for Afternoon Tea
Tea is served
The garden room where tea is served is at The Goring.
A Princess Charlotte-inspired tea with towers of pink pastries is a favorite at the Alberto Pinto-decorated Knightsbridge hotel. There are 38 teas on the menu, including special blends like Rose of the Orient and White Peony. If the choices intimidate you, the hotel's in-house tea sommelier is there to advise.
Princess Charlotte tea at the Lanesborough
In 1995, Queen Elizabeth II hosted a wedding-shower tea party at Claridge's for Marie-Chantal Miller and Prince Pavlos of Greece. Today the experience at the Mayfair hotel is consistently decadent. From the art deco Thierry Despont-designed setting to the Tiffany blue striped porcelain to their secret recipe for Cornish Clotted cream, it's no wonder it's a royal favorite.
Afternoon tea at Claridge's
This Mayfair hotel has served traditional afternoon tea since 1931. During the summer, a plethora of mini ice cream cones are available rather than pastries and for
The Dorchester's ice cream tea
Edible runway looks and It bags are on the menu at the Berkley's Prêt-à-
Portea at the Berkeley
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