Afternoon Tea

  • The Lanesborough is having a Bridgerton-themed afternoon tea

    The Lanesborough is having a Bridgerton-themed afternoon tea 

    It seems ever so preposterous that it hasn’t happened yet, but a Bridgerton-themed afternoon tea is finally coming to London. If you’ve not heard of the addictive Netflix series, we’re not sure whether you need to self-isolate more or less, but don’t worry – it’s not too late to catch up with the watercooler/Zoom gossip when season two launches on 25 March.

    It’s unlikely to be

  • Festive dining inside and outside at Harvey Nichols this winter


    Now that we're fully in the festive season, if you're looking for something a little different for a Christmas treat or are after a glamorous spot for winter alfresco then Harvey Nichols reckon they've got just the thing for you.

  • The best afternoon teas in London


    As quintessentially English as the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, taking afternoon tea is a treat loved by tourists and Londoners alike. We've rounded up the best classic and contemporary afternoon teas to enjoy, from super traditional at Browns to crazy cocktail teas at Lyaness. 

  • Find out what's on at Fortnum's this summer

    What's on at Fortnum's this summer

    A new initiative in London's Chinatown this autumn is enticing foodie Londoners to take their take out to the streets. 

  • How to get afternoon tea delivered to your door in London

    london's best afternoon tea deliveriesTake a break from working at home in style with these afternoon teas being delivered across London.

  • Harrods brings in top French pastry chefs for a summer afternoon tea residency series


    22/7/19 update, unfortunately, the residencies have been cancelled. 

    Sweet-toothed fans of afternoon tea will want to make a beeline for Harrods this summer. The Knightsbridge department store has enticed four of the best French pâtisserie chefs – Pierre Hermé, Angelo Musa, Cédric Grolet and Yann Couvreur - to put on residencies in their tea rooms.

    The series, which runs from July through to

  • Test Driving the afternoon tea at Fortnum's Royal Exchange outpost

    sconesAfternoon tea at Fortnum & Mason is a British institution. And now they're serving it up in the City too. We pop in to take a look. 

  • Vegan afternoon tea is now a thing thanks to by CHLOE

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    We've had vegan burgers, vegan fish and chips and vegan cocktails, so it was only a matter of time before London started seeing vegan afternoon teas on offer. One of the first we've heard of is from US import by CHLOE, which is launching their afternoon tea next week.

    As you'd expect from any trad tea set, there'll be teeny sandwiches including 'tuna' salad, 'egg' salad and smoked 'salmon' with cream cheese. That 'salmon', for example, will be made by

  • Victoria Beckham and Prada inspire the Pret a Portea afternoon tea menu at The Berkeley


    We can't think that sitting down to the latest iteration of the Prêt-à-Portea at The Berkeley is going to make it any easier to fit into the fashion that inspires it each season - but it just get prettier and prettier.

    The Autumn/Winter 2018 has just been revealed and while Victoria Beckham may not be joining the Spice Girls for their world tour, she has been honoured with an apperance here. Here's what's in the latest

  • Paris tea masters Mariage Frères are opening a five-storey tea emporium in Covent Garden

    Paris tea masters Mariage Frères are opening a five-storey tea emporium in Covent GardenFrance's oldest tea emporium has been operating in Paris since 1854. Now legendary tea company Mariage Frères is coming to London. They'll be offering up five storeys of tea-based wonder in Covent Garden. 

  • The Beaumont afternoon tea has a cake trolley to die for


    It wouldn't be right to end National Afternoon Tea Week without at least trying something served on china and accompanied by a lovely pot of Darjeeling. So Hot Dinners headed off to The Beaumont yesterday to check out their latest wheeze.

    As you might expect from anywhere run by Messrs Corbin & King, attention to detail is all. And the new cake trolley that debuted a few weeks ago at this Mayfair hotel is totally on point.

    Head Pastry

  • XU launches its first full Taiwanese afternoon tea


    XU, the Taiwanese restaurant from the Bao team, has had a big focus on its traditional teas since opening but now it's putting them front and centre. During the daytime this summer (from 12-5pm) the ground floor level of the restaurant will be given over to focus on tea, offering everything from a single cup to a full on traditional tea ceremony, all headed up by the in-house tea master.

    For the full Afternoon Tea Ceremony (£39), you can try a range of Taiwanese teas,

  • We try The Lanesborough's Frida Kahlo inspired afternoon tea

    eclair1Treat yourself to a wonderful afternoon tea at The Lanesborough

  • First look: Dominique Ansel's afternoon tea at his London bakery


    It's been 18 months since top baker Dominique Ansel opened his first UK bakery in London. And only now is he ready to launch his first afternoon tea. I mean, even if you are a top US patisserie chef, you've got to be a little bit worried about how your tea will go down in the country that invented the whole thing.

    So, as you might expect, Ansel has gone full tilt at his. The whole thing follows the path of a seed growing and blossoming into a full-bloomed flower

  • Eric Lanlard is putting on a mile-high afternoon tea for Virgin Atlantic

    Eric Lanlard is putting on a mile-high afternoon tea for Virgin Atlantic

    Looking for something with a little more panache when you take to the skies for a holiday? And have a sweet tooth? Then Eric Lanlard may have something for you. The pastry chef has joined up with Virgin Atlantic to launch afternoon tea in their Clubhouses - and then on board. 

    First up - the Clubhouses. it kicks off this month in Heathrow and includes: 

    • Prosciutto,

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