Pretty Afternoon Tea In London

There's nothing quite as enticing as an afternoon tea, so make sure to brighten up your socials with something extra special. From pretty in pink paradises to botanical beauties, quirky Victorian tearooms to British institutions, make the most of your Champagne sipping and cake scoffing with our guide to pretty afternoon tea in London, and get a few good pics while you're at it. 

Last updated on 26th November 2021

Head over to The Bloomsbury hotel where their in-house bar is hiding one of London's prettiest afternoon teas. Get settled in their stunning space and tuck into tiers of cakes, scones, sandwiches and maybe a little fizz if you're feeling it.

Over at The Milestone Hotel and Residences, you can tuck into a gorgeous afternoon feast, where you'll also get to learn more about tea from their ethical supplier. While you do so, you'll get to sink your teeth into delicious finger sandwiches, pretty cakes and plenty of fresh scones and more.

Looking for pretty afternoon teas in London? The Rubens at the Palace is home to a range of midday offerings. Pitch up for a Wimbledon special, or get silly and add a side of bottomless fizz to your tiers of treats.


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A destination for imaginative food, art and music, Sketch has become one hot ticket for a pretty afternoon tea in London. Featuring fabulous decor and those bathrooms you've seen everywhere, the restaurant packs a punch with its equally Insta-worthy plates. 

No list would be complete without The Ivy, a London institution famed for its beautiful decor and famous clientele, it's an essential journey for a pretty afternoon tea in London. Experience the best of British for yourself at this plush St. Johns Wood restaurant. 

Bluebird Chelsea

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Famed for celeb clientele and regular Made in Chelsea appearances, Bluebird is a beautiful King's Road haunt in the heart of Chelsea. Serving an afternoon tea of classic British offerings in floral surroundings, it's well worth a visit. 

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ByChloe's Covent Garden haunt has become famed for its Instagram presence and cult blogger following. Why? Its dainty afternoon tea is surely a factor. From plant-based tea sandwiches to colourful baby cakes smothered in sprinkles, it's a birthday party-themed beaut. 

Head to Fulham's award-winning cafe and bakery Jack And Beyond for a pretty afternoon tea, all washed down with unlimited hot drinks and a glass of prosecco. You can get your hands on these sweet and savoury treats for just £29.95 per person.

A sultry venue that never shies away from a touch of opulence, Sexy Fish is sure to add an extra touch of drama to your afternoon tea. Explore the menu of matcha tea shots, Thai chicken sandwiches, Yuzu tarts and Champagne in style.