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Hello, is it tea you're looking for? Here’s our top tips for Afternoon Tea Week 2019

Filled with quirky teas with a twist to quintessential must-haves, make the most of Afternoon Tea Week 2019 with our guide to the best British tradition.

12/08/2019 - 18/08/2019

at Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus. Price - ££.

Discover a quintessentially British side to Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus

 

Afternoon Tea Week presents the ultimate opportunity to slather up those scones and sip on your favourite pot of tea.

Running from the 12th – 18th August 2019, Afternoon Tea Week is just the beginning of our British love-affair for tea. This year, we’re inviting you to take a second look at London’s home of entertainment. ‘Jam’-packed with must-visit venues serving up sumptuous selections of sweet treats and savoury snacks and playful twists on the traditional, there’s simply no better place to be than Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus.

Don’t worry if you’re schedule is overflowing this week. All our delightful afternoon tea treats are available throughout the year. So, why you prepare for your perfect tea party?

Here are but a few of our delectable and somewhat daring afternoon tea displays waiting to be discovered by you.

What's the tea at The Perception, W London

 

Bestowing a mind-blowing alternative to a traditional afternoon tea, pop-in to The Perception at the W London.

Daring to be different with their fierce and fabulous afternoon tea, the quirky experience draws inspiration from the eclectic world of drag. Dive into a queen’s make-up box as you’re served up a enigmatically edible cosmetics and bold and bright bejewelled cakes. Available daily from 1-5pm at £39 per person.

If you’re feeling truly scrumptious, top-up to include a Kiki cocktail or a bubbling prosecco?

Plus, don’t miss the ultimate monthly Sunday tea extravaganza Afternoon Tease? The glorious Globe Girls are back to host, mingle and entertain you on 29th September 2019.

Tap to book online, or make a reservation using the details below. Discover more.

T: 0207 758 1060

E: theperception@whotels.com

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Afternoon Tea at Brumus Bar, Haymarket Hotel

 

If it’s tea you’re looking for with a healthy twist on the classic, your ‘sconna’ love this one.

Innocently indulge in Haymarket Hotel’s ‘Healthy’ afternoon tea choice, including a selection of reduced sugar, gluten free or vegan options.

From as little as £24 per person, your taste buds will dance will delight as you bite into the fluffy sandwiches and sweet scones served with clotted cream and preserves. Sample one of the many speciality teas and infusions in the Brumus bar and restaurant or sit back and relax in the sun-drenched conservatory.

What’s more, top-up to add a touch of sparkle to your selection from £11 with the Champagne Afternoon Tea selection.

Tap to book online or call or email using the details below to make your reservation. Discover more.

T: 020 7470 4007

E: brumus@haymarkethotel.com

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Film-focused Afternoon Tea at ODEON Luxe Leicester Square

 

What’s better than an afternoon filled with film?

An afternoon filled with film AND tea!

Presenting the perfect accompaniment to your cinematic adventure, uncover the delightful afternoon tea selection at the ODEON Luxe Leicester Square. From £29.95 for two people, delight your taste buds to a selection of decadent sandwiches, traditional scones and sweet treats. Plus, add a touch of sparkle to your tea with a Lily’s afternoon tea, including a glass of Moët & Chandon Brut Impérial champagne or a Lily’s Pink Gin Spritz for £10 more per person.

Served daily until 6pm in the Oscar’s Bar overlooking the bustling streets of Leicester Square, you’ll be pleasantly surprised with this afternoon tea trip.

Simply pop-in on the day or make a reservation by calling 0333 014 4501.

Discover more.

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Our Afternoon Tea experience at Leicester Square Kitchen

 

For an exclusive afternoon tea experience, Leicester Square Kitchen is a must-visit.

The exquisite ‘Our Afternoon Tea’ takes inspiration from a traditional tea, with a contemporary Peruvian and Mexican influence. Enjoy freshly baked scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam, delicate finger sandwiches, doughnuts with Peruvian chocolate sauce, avocado mousse with pistachio and chocolate soil, fresh fruit tartlets and flourless chocolate and orange cake.

Of course, all served with tea or coffee and with gluten-free options available.  Discover a remarkable afternoon tea in the heart of London’s most iconic square.

So, go on, what are you waiting for?

Reserve your table online, or call or email to make a booking using the details below. Discover more.

T: +44 (0)20 7666 0902

E: reservations@leicestersquarekitchen.co.uk

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TWG Tea experience

 

Perhaps you’re looking for something extra this Afternoon Tea Week?

Presenting the perfect accompaniment to any summer tea party, discover a selection of over 800 unique tea blends at TWG Tea.

Plus, enjoy some seriously tasty gourmet delicacies and patisseries in the upstairs restaurant. It’s a truly scrumptious offering like no-other in Leicester Square. So, why not try a new blend of tea before you buy it?

From iced tea selections to haute couture tea collections, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at TWG Tea.

Tap here to view the menu.

Make a restaurant reservation by calling +44 203 972 0202

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There’s an afternoon tea experience to make everyone’s taste buds dance with delight

 

Afternoon Tea Week wouldn’t be the same without a trip to Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus. And, once you uncover these hidden gems, you’re bound to become a friendly face at these favourite venues!

So, make the most of the tantalizing afternoon tea treats and pay tribute to our nation’s great British pastime. Afternoon Tea Week is running from 12th – 18th August 2019, so do our nation proud and celebrate it in style with a fabulous cup-of-tea in hand.

What’s more, most of these delightful offerings are available throughout the year. So, don’t worry if you’re diary doesn’t allow for an afternoon tea experience this week.

Whatever you decide to do, uncover a different side to Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus with these decedent displays.

Tap below to find the perfect pairing with any of our afternoon tea experiences.