Best champagne afternoon teas in London

From traditional afternoon teas to innovative takes on this quintessentially British experience, check out some of the best champagne afternoon teas in London.
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Everyone wants a slice of the cake, so book in advance to guarantee your spot. Some venues insist on a smart dress code – but you are sipping on some of the finest champagnes around, after all.

For more indulgent treats, try the capital's best traditional afternoon teas or hang out in a stylish champagne bar. If you're on a tighter budget, opt for a cheap afternoon tea or take your pick from many afternoon tea London offers*.

1. Champagne Afternoon Tea at Theatre Royal Drury Lane *

Immerse yourself in the glamour of the regency period at this spectacularly indulgent Champagne Afternoon Tea at Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Situated in the elegant Grand Saloon, guests are invited to indulge in an abundance of sweet and savoury treats. Impressive culinary creations by baker to the stars, Lily Vanilli, include caviar-topped salmon madeleines, pink lemonade tarts and classic scones with jam and cream. Read More *
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2. Afternoon tea with bottomless bubbles at St James’s Hotel & Club *

Afternoon tea at St James’s Hotel & Club. Image courtesy of Buy a gift.
Enjoy a classic champagne afternoon tea at St James’s Hotel & Club in Mayfair. Tuck into a selection of scrumptious sandwiches, sweet treats and freshly baked scones, accompanied by bottomless bubbles and a pot of fine loose-leaf tea in luxurious surroundings. Read More *

3. Champagne afternoon tea in The Library at the London Marriott Hotel County Hall *

Champagne afternoon tea in The Library at the London Marriott Hotel County Hall. Image courtesy of Buy a gift.
Head to the South Bank for one of London's best afternoon teas with a view: champagne afternoon tea in The Library at the London Marriott Hotel County Hall. Sip on champagne and savour a range of delicious treats while admiring spectacular views of the Thames and Big Ben. Read More *

4. Afternoon tea with champagne in the Domes at London Secret Garden Kensington *

Afternoon tea in the Domes at London Secret Garden Kensington. Image courtesy of Red Letter Days.
Treat yourself to afternoon tea with champagne in the enchanting Domes at London Secret Garden in Kensington. Relax in a comfy igloo-style pod and enjoy delectable savoury and sweet treats including Scottish salmon and cream cheese sandwiches and fluffy scones. Read More *

5. Bottomless champagne afternoon tea at The Rubens at the Palace *

Champagne afternoon tea at The Rubens at the Palace. Image courtesy of Red Letter Days.
Enjoy unlimited bubbly and an assortment of fine pastries, scones and sandwiches, with an indulgent bottomless champagne afternoon tea at The Rubens at the Palace. Settle into the Palace Lounge and marvel at magnificent views of the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace. Read More *

6. Afternoon tea with a glass of champagne at The Harrods Tea Rooms *

Afternoon tea at The Harrods Tea Rooms. Image courtesy of Red Letter Days.
Savour a timeless afternoon tea with a glass of champagne at The Harrods Tea Rooms. Take a seat in stylish surrounds, listen to live piano music and delight in a selection of mouthwatering nibbles, patisseries and traditional scones, alongside tea selected by its very own Tea Tailor and a glass of bubbly. Read More *

7. Champagne afternoon tea at The Park Room at Grosvenor House London *

Champagne afternoon tea at The Park Room at Grosvenor House London. Image courtesy of Red Letter Days.
Champagne, scrumptious finger sandwiches, plain and raisin buttermilk scones, heavenly pastries and home baked cakes: treat yourself with a champagne afternoon tea at The Park Room at Grosvenor House London – complete with a relaxed atmosphere and top-notch service. Read More *

8. Afternoon tea with bubbles at Hotel Chocolat’s Rabot 1745 in Borough Market *

Afternoon tea at Hotel Chocolat’s Rabot 1745. Image courtesy of Red Letter Days.
Experience a deliciously chocolatey afternoon tea with bubbles at Hotel Chocolat’s Rabot 1745 in Borough Market. Try innovative dishes such as cacao gin-cured salmon and avocado sandwiches and chicken club with chocolate aioli, served with a glass of prosecco and a choice of tea, coffee, hot chocolate or a cocoa infusion. Read More *

9. Champagne afternoon tea at The Athenaeum *

Champagne afternoon tea at The Athenaeum. Image courtesy of Red Letter Days.
Indulge in a decadent champagne afternoon tea at The Athenaeum in Mayfair, featuring scrummy sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and homemade jam, moreish cakes, a pot of freshly brewed tea and a glass of Ayala Brut Majeur NV champagne. Read More *

10. Afternoon tea and a bottle of bubbly at The Hansom in St Pancras Renaissance Hotel *

Afternoon tea at The Hansom in St Pancras Renaissance Hotel. Image courtesy of Red Letter Days.
Sample exquisite British treats in an iconic British venue, with afternoon tea and a bottle of bubbly at The Hansom in the stunning St Pancras Renaissance Hotel. Once providing the cobbled driveway of the original rail station, The Hansom is the perfect place to unwind in plush surroundings. Read More *

11. Entry to the Wallace Collection with afternoon tea and fizz *

Afternoon tea at the Wallace Collection. Image courtesy of Red Letter Days.
Visit the Wallace Collection and enjoy afternoon tea and fizz in the art gallery’s elegant courtyard-style brasserie. Munch on an assortment of British treats, including tasty finger sandwiches, scones and Peyton and Byrne miniature cakes and pastries, and sip on a glass of prosecco, before exploring the famous London gallery’s wonderful art collection. Read More *

London has a huge selection of afternoon teas to choose from. Take a look at some of the more unusual afternoon tea options, try an afternoon tea cruise* or see more of London during an afternoon tea bus tour.