Find an afternoon tea in London for less than £25 per person. You don’t need to go over budget to enjoy this British tradition, with plenty of affordable afternoon tea options available in the capital.
1. The Wolseley
Look around the magnificent interior of The Wolseley on Piccadilly, a grand European-style all-day eatery. It offers a good value cream tea including just tea and scones (no sandwiches), which makes for an indulgent afternoon pick-me-up. If you're still hungry, add a few more sweet treats or break the budget with the full afternoon tea. Cream tea for £12.75 per person
2. Cinnamon Bazaar
Tuck into a budget afternoon tea with an Indian twist during the Bazaar High Chai at Covent Garden's Cinnamon Bazaar. Start off with spiced sandwiches and rolls, continue to street-food-style "chaats", before indulging in sweet and sticky Indian-influenced treats. Enjoy a pot of tea or sip on flavour-packed Indian masala chai throughout. Afternoon tea for £25 per person
3. The Wallace Restaurant
Enjoy fine arts, including paintings, porcelain and furnishings, at the Wallace Collection in Manchester Square, then take a well-deserved break with an affordable afternoon tea in The Wallace Restaurant. Alongside sandwiches, scones and cakes, you can choose from a wide range of specialist teas. Afternoon tea for £19.50 per person.
4. Whittard's Covent Garden Tea Bar
5. To A Tea
6. Café Rouge
Treat yourself to afternoon tea with a French twist at Café Rouge. With locations across London and super affordable prices, enjoy sweet treats and French-inspired savouries, including French onion sausage rolls and mini meingue torte. Afternoon tea starting from £15 per person.