Afternoon tea is an age-old tradition that has grown in popularity in recent years. More people than ever are searching for the best places to indulge in finger sandwiches, home baked cakes and a glass of bubbly. This means that hundreds of new venues have popped up across London – serving quirky and creative interpretations. Sometimes though, there’s no beating a traditional afternoon tea in a grand venue.
For a top notch afternoon tea experience, the Royal Horseguards at Whitehall Court in London is the perfect choice. The Royal Horseguards afternoon tea, priced at £35 per person, includes a traditional selection of elegant finger sandwiches and contemporary savoury bites. In addition, you can enjoy delicious handmade cakes and pastries and warm, freshly baked scones with homemade fruit preserve and Cornish clotted cream. Then, wash it all down with a pot of beautifully British leaf or herbal tea of your choice. If you’re celebrating, or even if you just fancy some bubbles, then for just £10 more you can sample a chilled glass of Taittinger Brut Champagne. Alternatively, for just £58 per person you can enjoy the full afternoon tea menu, as well as a selection of three Taittinger varieties, which perfectly compliment the different elements of your meal.
Once a month, the Royal Horseguards also offers a specially themed tea – designed by the dedicated pastry team – inspired by events and trends across London and the UK. Ask at the hotel for further information and upcoming themes. Overlooking the River Thames, this majestic five-star hotel exudes Victorian elegance, while benefitting from contemporary features. From glittering chandeliers to beautiful designs, this central hotel reflects British heritage.
This truly is the perfect venue to enjoy the quintessentially British tradition of afternoon tea.