Best Christmas Afternoon Tea in London 2021

Discover the best Christmas afternoon teas in London this year. Afternoon tea in London is a real treat at any time of year but none more so at Christmas when the city becomes a magical winter wonderland, illuminated with twinkling Christmas lights, beautifully decorated shop windows and wafts of orange and cinnamon oozing out from delicatessens, gift shops and festive markets.

Afternoon tea provides the perfect excuse to take time out and savour the moment whilst relaxing with friends in sumptuous surrounds and indulging in a little “me” time. Here is our run down of what we think will be the best festive afternoon teas in London 2021. Look out for exclusive discount codes and be sure to book early.

Christmas Afternoon Tea and London Sightseeing

Christmas London Bus Tour

All aboard for a fantastic Christmas afternoon tea on this red, vintage, double decker, London bus. One of the best afternoon teas throughout the year, this fun afternoon tea experience, takes on a festive twist at Christmas. In addition to a special Christmas afternoon tea menu, this London bus provides the opportunity to enjoy London at its most magical time of year. Capture the best city sights and landmarks in all their glory decorated with festive lights.

London Afternoon Tea Tour Christmas Dates 2021

18 November – 9 January 2022

Book the London Bus Afternoon Tea Tour this Christmas.

Organise a fun afternoon discovering the best of London this Christmas on the London Bus Tour Afternoon Tea. (Take advantage of our exclusive discount – see page for details. Early booking an absolute must.)

NEW: Peppa Pig Afternoon Tea Bus Tour

Sweet treats and sightseeing for young fans of Peppa Pig on this vintage afternoon tea bus tour through London

We has to flag this fantastic, fun-filled, Peppa Pig themed afternoon tea bus tour. Available to buy as a gift voucher in time for Christmas, we think this would make a great gift for young Peppa Pig fans. Find out more about the Peppa Pig afternoon tea bus tour and take advantage of our exclusive discount.


Afternoon Tea at Fortnum and Mason, London.

Fortnum and Mason Christmas Afternoon Tea

Christmas at Fortnum and Mason, Christmas tree afternoon tea decorationOne of the country’s most revered culinary institutions, who doesn’t love a mooch around Fortnum and Mason in London. Fortnum and Mason do Christmas so well and we could think of no better way to spend a Christmassy afternoon with a delicious browse around their edible Christmas delights followed by a festive Christmas afternoon tea. Pictured here is one of their Christmas baubles – this is not your actual afternoon tea  – but we thought it was rather sweet. (You can view the real thing on their website here).

For a magical Christmas feel good factor, find out more about afternoon tea at Fortnum and Mason and take advantage of their special offer this festive season.


Afternoon Tea at the Domes, London Secret Garden

A girls day out enjoying afternoon tea in the London Secret Garden, Kensington.

Enjoy a unique festive afternoon tea in the Domes at the London Secret tucked away in the back streets of Kensington at the Crowne Plaza.  Festively decorated, each dome pays homage to a musical hero – Prince, David Bowie, George Michael, Aretha Franklin and Freddie Mercury.

With London currently in tier 2 lock-down (October 2020), please note only guests one from family unit can sit in the Domes.

Book early for Christmas at The Domes at London Secret Garden . . . Exclusive discount code.

Christmas Afternoon Tea at Rubens at the Palace, London.

The Rubens Festive Afternoon Tea2019

A stone’s throw from Buckingham Palace, Rubens at the Palace must surely boast one of London’s most unique views across the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace. One of our most popular afternoon tea venues, the Rubens festive menu includes a selection of seasonal savouries, cakes and pastries.

Tuck into a right Royal feast at Rubens at the Palace . . . Exclusive discount code.

Combine Festive Shopping with Afternoon Tea at Harrods

Harrods Afternoon Tea

An absolute dazzler at Christmas, we couldn’t think of a better way to spend a day than combining the very best of luxury shopping with a mouthwatering afternoon tea in the beautiful Harrods tea rooms. With our fantastic exclusive discount, this is definitely one to add to your Christmas list. Check out our great offer for Afternoon Tea at Harrods.

Champagne Afternoon Tea at the 5* Luxury Shangri-La Hotel with Entry to the View from The Shard for Two

Shangri-La Afternoon Tea, London.

Take to the dizzy heights of The Shard and enjoy outstanding views of London’s magical cityscape from Western Europe’s tallest building. This fabulous, sparkling, afternoon tea experience will be a real festive treat served on Level 35 of the Shard where you can enjoy a festive selection of mouthwatering finger sandwiches, sweet treats and freshly baked scones. Afterwards, head up to Level 72 to the open top viewing platform and take in the magnificent sights in a 360-degree view of the capital.

What’s more, you can enjoy a 15% discount this Christmas with our exclusive discount. Simply follow the link, generate your discount code and paste it where prompted at check-out.
Discover the Shard.


Something a little bit different?

Science Afternoon Tea at the Ampersand Hotel

We think that adults and children alike will absolutely love this Scientific Afternoon Tea is an alternative to a traditional Christmas afternoon tea menu. Situated in the colourful surrounds of the Ampersand Hotel in Kensington, this would certainly be a great Christmas outing.

A great gift to enjoy at Christmas are perhaps as a Christmas present. Discover the Scientific Afternoon Tea at the Ampersand Hotel . . .

Need more festive inspiration? Why not visit our other afternoon tea venues in London.

Girls Afternoon Tea: Discover the Best Christmas Afternoon Teas in London 2021 and book yourself a fantastic festive experience.