Britain= Tea. Simple as that. A lot of British drink tea on their everyday life and it is very common in here to enjoy some afternoon tea. Just like French and Italian enjoying coffee in the afternoon.
There are some famous Afternoon tea venues you can visit while in London, with proper tea stand along with different kind of savouries to accompany your tea break.
Afternoon tea at Aqua Shard
If you are looking for a classic, posh Afternoon tea then Aqua Shard is the place-to-be. With the stunning view of London riverside, you can enjoy some classic afternoon tea for £42, £55 with a glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut Champagne or £67 with a glass of Ruinart Rose Champagne.
The Shard, 31 St Thomas St, London SE1 9RY
Afternoon tea at Bluebird
Modern, high-end restaurant serving some afternoon tea in Chelsea area. Classic menu includes sandwiches, cake and, of course, scones with clotted cream.
£22.50 per person for the afternoon tea, or kick things up a notch with a glass of Moet & Chandon Brut Imperial champagne (£29.50) or a Chambord cocktail topped with Moet & Chandon Rosé champagne (£33.95).
350 King’s Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 5UU
Afternoon tea at The Delaunay
The Delaunay’s Viennese Afternoon Tea offers assorted sandwiches and savouries, poppy seed Gugelhupfs with apricot jam & whipped cream, (traditional fruit scones with strawberry jam & clotted cream are also available), a selection of classic Viennese cakes and choice of teas or coffees.
£19.75 for afternoon tea or £29.75 with a glass of Pommery Brut Royale NV champagne.
55 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BB