Treat your kids to a special Afternoon tea experience while in London. Fun is guaranteed, along with food that your kids will love to try. Who could resist chocolate chip scones, rocket cheese straws, Dumbledore’s Sherbert Lemon cupcakes or minty chocolate milk mixed by waterfall?
This is afternoon tea with a difference. No two versions are ever the same. Kids can explore London by bus while having tea or step into their favourite books and films.
Peter Rabbit has to be one of the classic all-time children’s favourites which is why tea at Le Meridien in Piccadilly is proving very popular. Sit back and enjoy Mr McGregors Garden mini-baguette containing all kinds of vegetables scrambled together, or try a Caught in a Twist tomato pinwheel. Naturally, there is a carrot cake which is Every Bunny’s Favourite as well as an edible chocolate pot. And what of those delightful Strawberry ganache? It is very hard to choose what to try first!
Tea at the Savoy on the Strand has always been a popular afternoon venue, which is why naturally The Tiger Came to Tea. Perfect for fans of the classic storybook, there are cuddly Tigers, copies of the book at hand for tea-time reading as well as tiger-striped scones and delicious, irresistible sandwiches. For guests staying with us at the Best Western Palm Hotel London, this is one not to be missed.
Everyone loves a sweet shop. The racks of colourful jars filled with delicious treats are positively mouthwatering. At the Chesterfield Mayfair’s Original Sweet Shop Afternoon tea those familiar tastes take on a new image. Try a Coca Cola slice or a rhubarb & custard macaroon. The Liquorice Allsorts lemon cheesecake is truly out of this world and, if you can spare a few minutes from the teatime treats, the Candyman will allow you choose a bag of sweets from his stall.
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Food plays a big part in every Harry Potter novel so it is no surprise there are lots of special Wizarding afternoon teas to be found throughout London. Anyone visiting the Harry Potter studio tour in Watford can opt to finish their visit eating Dumbledore’s sherbert lemon cupcakes or trying Harry Potter’s all time favourite Treacle Tart within the refectory style café.
Or you can head for the underground Potion Room at Soho bakery Cutter & Squidge while a resident at any of the budget hotels in North London. Prospective wizards and witches can try creating their own concoctions with the aid of the Potions Master and enjoy unusual creations such as Biskies, Unicorn tea and Knickerbocker Bites.
Equally sweet tasting is the Charlie & the Chocolate Factory tea at One Aldwych. Minty chocolate milk is mixed by the waterfall and there are scones with snozzberry jam to eat.
While for budding rocket scientists, the Drawing Rooms in Kensington close by the Science Museum have the perfect answer. It’s Sci-fi tea enables you to build your own science pudding or eat rocket cheese straws.
Afternoon tea will never be the same again!