Best Gentlemen's Afternoon Teas in London

Treat the man in your life to a special afternoon tea featuring savoury mouthfuls, boozy accompaniments or masculine venues.

The British tradition of afternoon tea was originally a female-focused event, but nowadays it’s a treat enjoyed by all. Those who don't find traditional floral crockery, sweet delicacies and dainty sandwiches to their taste might want to explore these options designed for gentlemen. Alternatively, take a look at these afternoon tea deals which will appeal to all.

Cocktails and Cigars at The Churchill Bar

Wine and dine like Winston at the Hyatt Regency London's Churchill Bar. Here you’ll enjoy traditional British food from a menu featuring many of Churchill's favourite dishes. You can then choose a cigar from the bespoke humidor and smoke it on the terrace next to a bronze statue of the man himself. While this is not specifically an afternoon tea, it will certainly appeal to many and is a firm favourite for classy stag parties.

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Gentleman's Afternoon Tea at Mandeville Hotel

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Marylebone's Mandeville Hotel serves afternoon tea in its Reform Social & Grill restaurant. With the gentlemen’s club-like leather booths, dark wood furniture and menu of whisky cocktails, steak and snail sandwiches, alongside honey and mustard sausage rolls, this afternoon tea will appeal to blokes (and women) who want something with a bit more bite.

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Gents Afternoon Tea at Sanctum Soho

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Just off Regent Street, Sanctum Soho is the ideal escape from the shops. Served in the vintage glamour of its No 20 Restaurant, this tea features mini burgers, a rabbit and pancetta pasty and poached oysters with Bloody Mary relish. Treat yourself to a silver tankard of Jack Daniels “Gentleman’s Jack” or a cigar on the roof terrace for a little extra.

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Gentleman's Afternoon Tea at Swan

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Get stuck in to savoury specials with this afternoon tea at Swan at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. You’ll be able to enjoy a shorthorn beef slider, fish finger sandwich and croque monsieur amongst other scrumptious bites – the perfect accompaniment to a tankard of Hobday Smoked Brown ale, which can be added for a little extra.

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Afternoon Tea at Lord's Cricket Ground

For cricket fans, this afternoon tea is a real treat. Enjoy a tasty spread of scones, jam and clotted cream as well as other traditional afternoon tea delights in the Long Room at Lord’s Cricket Ground, with views over the outfield.  As befits a visit to the world’s Home of Cricket, it’s a formal affair – gents are expected to don jackets and ties – and you also get a guided tour of the Pavilion and MCC Museum included. Howzat?!

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