Top 10 Festive Afternoon Teas In London Pt 2

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Get yourself into the festive spirit with Afternoon Tea at some of London’s finest establishments. From a luxurious spread at Fortnum & Mason to a Great Gatsby theme at Taj 51 Buckingham Gate, you’re guaranteed to find somewhere special.

1. Festive Afternoon Tea at The Lanesborough

Celeste Restaurant in The Lanesborough is a richly decorated room with natural sunlight streaming through the domed glass roof, the perfect backdrop to enjoy a Festive Afternoon Tea. Enjoy savouries like salmon and wasabi mayo on matcha bread alongside Christmassy desserts - the hazelnut snowball is an absolute must try!

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2. Festive Not Afternoon Tea Experience at Oxo Tower

Treat yourself to a whole host of naughty and nice treats at the festive 'Not Afternoon Tea' at OXO Tower Brasserie, where they know the Christmas period is all about eating, drinking and being merry. They'll even throw in a delicious treatbox to take home with you, which includes Christmas cake and truffles.

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3. 20% off Festive Afternoon Tea at Roba 

As if Roba's delicious Festive Afternoon Tea weren't enough of a treat, they're now offering 20% off until the 24th December! Roast turkey and cranberry sandwiches, freshly-baked sultana scones, mini mince pies - all your Christmas favourites are here. 

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4. Festive CUTcakes & Tea at CUT 45 Park Lane

The atmosphere at CUT is palpable, with a beautiful Hollywood glamour aesthetic and a mouth-watering cake heavy Afternoon Tea. For just £55 you can tuck into a huge range of savouries - maple & bacon macaron, wagyu beef slider and tuna tartare to name but a few - plus a mountain of American inspired sweet treats. 

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5. Snow White Afternoon Tea at The Waldorf 

Running until the 20th January, this Snow White and the Winter Forest Afternoon Tea would be the perfect gift for children and adults alike! The Waldorf Hilton are celebrating with a snowy themed feast, so enjoy three tiers of sweets and savouries while celebrating the first ever Disney princess. It's held inside their magical Winter Garden pop-up, too!

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6. Festive Afternoon Tea at Brown's Hotel 

For a beautiful and sophisticated affair, Brown's in Mayfair is sure to do the trick. They've played host to many distinguished guests since opening in 1837 and history is steeped into the very fabric of the place. Festive treats like pumpkin, goat's cheese and chestnut in a potato bun, plus a gorgeous panna cotta with mulled wine jelly, are just two reasons to come here, along with their wonderful pianist and a first-class range of teas. 

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7. Festive Diptyque Afternoon Tea 

The Hotel Café Royal don't do things by halves and are now offering their Festive Afternoon Tea with a complimentary glass of Champagne and a stunning diptyque gift. The French perfumer is iconic and provides a wonderful sensory experience in which to enjoy a Christmas-themed selection of delicacies. 

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8. Festive Afternoon Tea at The Connaught

Indulge in an array of seasonal goods at The Connaught, where they'll be serving finger sandwiches such as roast ham & butternut squash and spiced turkey with coriander mayo alongside fresh baked scones, pastries and a Christmas log with chocolate cremeux. Why not upgrade with a glass of Champagne for just an extra £10 and make yours a really special event?

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9. Festive Afternoon Tea at Fortnum & Mason

A landmark spot for Afternoon Tea, Fortnum & Mason's festive offerings don't disappoint either. Until the 24th December you can enjoy delicate sandwiches, an array of scones and festive themed cakes and pastries for just £52.50, with vegan, dairy free, gluten free and diabetic Afternoon Teas available on request. 

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10. Great Gatsby Festive Afternoon Tea at Kona at Taj 51 Buckingham Gate

This is an absolute steal at just £40 a head. Be transported back to the 20's with a one-of-a-king experience at Kona at Taj 51 Buckingham Gate. Dishes are named after classic characters, like the 'Suave Carraway' (smoked duck and cranberry open sandwich) and 'Elusive Jay', which comes with rosemary roast beef and foie gras, alongside festive treats like Jazz me Up spiced ginger man and 'Speakeasies',, a spiced chocolate tart with snow man topping. Keep an eye out for the fabulous props and jewellery too. 

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