Recommended UK 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.
The Drawing Room at the Merrion Hotel - Upper Merrion St, Dublin 2.
tel +353 1 603 0600. This five star Dublin Hotel won the 2004 Afternoon Tea Awards in conjunction with Barry's Tea. The Afternoon Tea menu runs from 3-6pm. This attractive menu offers a quaint selection of assorted tea breads, miniature French pastries, freshly baked scones and assorted finger sandwiches with Viennese bridge rolls. Customers can choose a pot of tea of their choice from a large selection.