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Afternoon tea at The Ritz

Afternoon tea at The Ritz

Afternoon tea at The Ritz is a London institution. In fact, it's so popular that you have to book at least four weeks in advance. There is a stunning total of five afternoon tea sittings every day to keep up with demand and they all take place in the building's beautiful Palm Court. Once you're comfortably settled in, you can tuck into one of the four afternoon tea options available and choose from 17 different types of loose-leaf tea while you listen to the pianist or harpist softly playing in the background.
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Afternoon Tea at Hotel Café Royal

Afternoon Tea at Hotel Café Royal

Ladies and gentlemen, pick your best jacket because afternoon tea at Hotel Café Royal requires you to be dressed appropriately. And for good reason. During the week, tea is taken in the excellent Ten Room restaurant, whereas weekend bookings are served in the glamorous Oscar Wilde Lounge, named this way because the man himself was a regular patron. There is nothing standard about this experience - even the ingredients are sure to offer many delightful surprises.
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Afternoon Tea at The Emmeline's Lounge

Afternoon Tea at The Emmeline's Lounge

Take time out from visiting the nearby Houses of Parliament and Buckingham Palace. The bright lounge area at The Emmeline's provides a suitable setting for a quintessentially posh British afternoon tea. And the lounge's live harpist soothes even the weariest of minds. Have a drink of the bubbly beverage the Queen herself likes to enjoy and order the popular free-flowing champagne afternoon tea, brought to you by the same supplier that provides Her Majesty with the drink.
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Royal Albert Hall Afternoon Tea

Royal Albert Hall Afternoon Tea

Any music enthusiast will want to book afternoon tea at the Royal Albert Hall. This iconic London venue has hosted countless numbers of memorable concerts throughout the years and it is home to the annual BBC Proms. Afternoon tea is served in the venue's very own Verdi Restaurant, from Wednesday to Sunday. Twinings tea is served alongside sweet treats and finger sandwiches. If you would like a classier upgrade you can always order a glass of Moët & Chandon champagne.
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