Recommended London Tea Rooms
The Ritz Hotel - 150 Piccadilly, London. tel +44 (020) 7493 8181
Tea at The Ritz is an institution in itself and is served in the spectacular Palm Court. A choice of several varieties of tea, finely cut sandwiches, freshly baked scones, jam and clotted cream and a range of delicate pastries combine to make for an unforgettable afternoon. Winner of the 2004 Top London Afternoon Tea Award.
The Savoy Hotel - Strand, London. tel +44 (020) 7420 2669. Tea is served in the famous Thames Foyer and accompanied by the sounds of the resident pianist. Afternoon Tea consists of a mouth-watering array of sandwiches with a variety of fresh fillings, delicate pastries, teacakes and scones with clotted cream and strawberry preserve.
St. James Tearoom at Fortnum & Mason - Piccadilly, London. High Tea at Fortnum's is an essential rite of passage. Celebrating over 300 years as provisioner to the Royal Family.
More Tea Rooms: London
Claridges Hotel - For over a century Claridges Hotel London has enjoyed the patronage of the most illustrious families, leaders and dignitaries from around the world. Adjoining the Foyer is The Reading Room, a peaceful place where traditional English afternoon tea is served.
The Promenade at The Dorchester Hotel - For almost seventy years, The Dorchester has rightfully claimed its place as one of the very best hotels in London, if not the world. Luxurious, opulent, friendly, stylish, exclusive are all words that describe The Dorchester. Located majestically overlooking London's Hyde Park, The Dorchester offers something for everyone.
The Conservatory at The Lanesborough Hotel - The Conservatory has recently become one of the top choices for afternoon tea in London. Its high glass roof, graceful chandeliers, and potted palms make it an oasis in a city that can be overcast and gray. The tea selection is extensive, and the pastries are too beautiful to eat.
The Georgian Restaurant at Harrod's - Enjoy a classic 'English Tea' consisting of sandwiches, pastries and of course as much tea as you can drink at one of London's most fashionable stores, Harrods.
The Basil Street Hotel - The Lounge at The Basil has an enviable reputation and is known worldwide for the quality of its traditional English tea. Our guests return time and again to enjoy a choice of freshly made sandwiches, scones with clotted cream, a selection of fine jams, hand made pastries and cakes.