Teacup and Saucer Sets for the Best Afternoon Tea Party Ever

At Girls Afternoon Tea we are constantly on the lookout for new and exciting afternoon teas. However, an afternoon tea party is not just about the fresh finger sandwiches and delicious sweet treats. Your crockery can be just as much a show stopper as your best baked cake. Here we turn the tables and have selected a few of our favourite teacup and saucer sets that we think would add a stylish flair to any afternoon tea party.

T2 Morrocan Teacup and Saucer Sets

John Lewis Moroccan Tea Set

Warm colours with rich, exotic patterns sums up this delightful range from T2 Tea. This teacup and saucer range with teapots and accessories is a psychedelic feast of kaleidoscopic colours and shapes reflecting the vibrancy of a bustling Moroccan market.

Moroccan cup and saucer set from John LewisThis exciting range features teapots, cups and saucers, sugar bowls and creamers.  This would add a dazzling splash of colour to any afternoon tea party. Prices start from £15.

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Miss Etoile Teacup and Saucer Sets

Miss Etoile Tea Set Collection inspired by Beauty and the Beast

Say bonjour to Miss Etoile, a quirky, feminine character who emits a little ooh la la reflecting the glamour of a Parisian boudoir. You can imagine being a guest at her tea party – lively, funny, surrounded by fashionable people and exceedingly chic. This French inspired teacup and saucer set definitely reflects the magic of the much loved children’s classic, Beauty and the Beast.

Miss Etoile Teacup and Saucer inspired by Beauty and the Beast.Miss Etoile’s companions include carefully crafted porcelain teapots, mugs and teacups and saucers with her eyes open and closed. We think she would be the belle of the ball at any afternoon tea party.

The Miss Etoile teacup and saucer sets and other teaware is available from Twinings. Prices start at £12.60 for an open eyed mug. Definitely one for our Christmas list this year.

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Wedgwood Tea Garden Teacup and Saucer

The Butterfly Bloom teacup and saucer collection from Wedgwood

Wedgwood have been crafting the finest bone china since 1759. This beautiful collection, Butterfly Bloom, brings the outdoors to life with its vintage floral designs and patterns inspired from the Wedgwood archives. The colourful patterns and motifs will create a flutter at any tea party.

Butterfly Bloom Teacup and Saucer from WedgwoodDelicate teacups and saucers and side plates are paired with matching teapots, sugar bowls and milk jugs. An elegant three tiered cake stand will complete your tea collection. For those who prefer to clasp their hands around a warming mug of tea, their colourful mugs will sit nicely alongside your teacups and saucers.

Prices start at £55 for a cup and saucer set. This would be a welcome gift for any tea lover.

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Whittard of Chelsea Alice in Wonderland Teacup and Saucer 
alice in Wonderland teacup and saucer collection from Whittard

You’d be as mad as a hatter not to love this Alice in Wonderland teacup and saucer collection from Whittard. This quirky teaware features the original illustrations from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. Designed exclusively for Whittard this fine bone china is produced in the UK at The Potteries in Stoke-on-Trent.
Alice in Wonderland Teacup and SaucerSummon your friends for a Mad Hatters tea party and display the fine selection of dainty teacup and saucers, sweet milk and sugar set, a nice big teapot, plates or course, and an Alice in Wonderland mug with key handle.
Prices start at £12 for an Alice in Wonderland tea plate. Organise your tea party now.


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 Fortnum & Mason St James Eau de Nil China Teacup & Saucer
The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon, your venue for afternoon tea at Fortnum and Mason.

A classic culinary institution our Girls Afternoon Tea audience love the exquisite ambience of Fortnum and Mason’s iconic tea salon. Afternoon tea at Fortnum and Mason is served on the delightful pale blue and white platters of the St James Eau de Nil China range. Why not continue your Fortnum and Mason afternoon tea experience by starting your own collection of this delicate range.

Fortnum & Mason Teacup and Saucer for afternoon tea in London.This gorgeous teacup and saucer is available for £75. The collection continues with an elegant two-tiered cake stand, teapot, sugar pot and side plates.

If you prefer to snuggle up at home with your hands cupped to a warm brew, the range features a beautiful mug at £58 – a perfect gift for any tea lover.

We’ve even spotted a beautiful shopper charm which would dazzle any bracelet.

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Pink Hearts Dollies Tea Sets

Emma Bridgewater teacup and saucer setWhy should the grown-ups have all the fun? What child doesn’t like the preparation of their own little tea party or teddy bear picnic. We love this dainty tea set with its rose hearts perfectly packaged in its own little house.

Made from Melamine, youngsters will have great fun pouring imaginary cups of tea, adding sugar and perhaps creating their own miniature cakes and biscuits.

Available from Amazon, this children’s tea set is available at £45.

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