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Afternoon Tea Week

Afternoon Tea Week

12th - 18th August 2019

Afternoon Tea Week

It's the biggest celebration of British style, elegance and tradition. Afternoon Tea Week is here and you won't want to miss out! Invented by the seventh Duchess of Bedford in the year of 1840, afternoon tea began as a small afternoon snack accompanied by a cup of tea. It's now a deeply embedded British custom, so it's only right to celebrate with a week-long party! What's not to love about celebrating finger sandwiches, delicious cakes, endless cups of tea and the occasional glass of Champagne? There has never been a better time to make a big song and dance about mid-afternoon refreshments, so join in the festivities this week and sit down to an exceptional tea-time treat.

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Top Places to Visit for Afternoon Tea Week

Browse our bespoke selection of experiences and discover the perfect afternoon tea for you. Traditional spreads, themed teas, bottomless drinks and more, we've got something for every palate. Soak up the elegance of The Harrods Tea Rooms, treat your sweet tooth at Hotel Chocolat's Rabot 1745 or take tea inside an iconic double-decker bus with B Bakery. Keep it traditional with dainty finger sandwiches, homemade scones, luxury cakes and loose-leaf teas. Or, if the classic style isn't your jam, we've got plenty of enticing teas with a twist. Enjoy an entirely bonkers Alice in Wonderland themed tea, a sophisticated gentleman's afternoon tea or a cheese lover's afternoon feast. Watch out for those added extras such as bottomless prosecco, gin and tonics and Champagne – it's sure to add a touch of sparkle to the experience!

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More Information on Afternoon Tea Week

When did Afternoon Tea Week begin

Afternoon Tea Week was born at the turn of the millennium. Popularity has grown steadily over the past eight years and it’s now nationally recognised as an annual event.

Best Places in London to Visit for Afternoon Tea Week

From a Midsummer Night’s Dream afternoon tea held at The Swan, right next door to Shakespeare’s Globe, to the lush green, stunning surrounds of the Palm Court at The Langham Hotel or the decadence of a chocolate themed afternoon tea at Hotel Chocolat's Rabot 1745, our range of London afternoon teas hits the sweet spot every time.