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10 best vegan afternoon teas in London

Pop on your fanciest dress or dressy slacks for a classic treat with a plant-based twist, at these vegan afternoon tea spots in London.
A close-up view of colourful cakes, including one shaped like a planet with rings, sitting on the top tier of a cake stand.
Science Afternoon Tea at The Ampersand Hotel. Image courtesy of The Ampersand Hotel.

London’s a hive for all things vegan, including afternoon teas! Discover the best plant-based afternoon tea treats at luxury hotels, stunning cafes and quirky dining spots below.

Make sure to check before you go, as some venues require advanced notice for vegan teas.

1. B Bakery's Vegan Afternoon Tea bus tour

Experience a top-deck tour of the capital aboard a double-decker bus while indulging in B Bakery’s Vegan Afternoon Tea. Please your palette with scones, mini cakes and tarts – including vanilla panna cotta on coconut rocher – paired with veg-packed savouries and a wide variety of teas.  Read More

2. Vegan Science Afternoon Tea at The Ampersand Hotel

Science Afternoon Tea at The Ampersand Hotel © Amy Murrell May.
Feel your jaw drop at the sight of the Vegan Science Afternoon Tea, The Ampersand Hotel’s one-of-a-kind twist on a traditional afternoon tea. Dig for dinosaur biscuits, find jelly served in petri dishes and enjoy a planet-themed Victoria sponge mousse. Savouries are also a part of the show.  Read More

3. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory afternoon tea at One Aldwych

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea at One Aldwych. Image courtesy of One Aldwych.
Feel like you’ve got the golden ticket to Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory with the Charlie and the Chocolate Factory afternoon tea in Covent Garden’s One Aldwych hotel. From floss to scones with snozzberry jam, enjoy a tasty selection of scrumptious sweets and splendid savouries, which can be “veganised”.  Read More

4. Vegan Potion Room afternoon tea at Cutter & Squidge

Dive into potions with Cutter & Squidge's afternoon tea © Richard Fairclough/Cutter & Squidge.
Would you dare to sip on a magical potion? Even better... create some of your own drinkable and edible potions during a class with the Potion Master as part of Cutter & Squidge’s Vegan Potion Room afternoon tea. This wizard-themed afternoon tea is an ideal activity for kids and kids at heart, so don’t miss out! Read More

5. The Hatter’s Tea Party at Egerton House Hotel

Book your seat at The Hatter’s Tea Party at Egerton House Hotel. Image courtesy of Egerton House Hotel.
The Egerton House Hotel awaits your attendance for The Hatter’s Tea Party! Once seated, explore tiers featuring the Queen of Hearts raspberry jam tart, Eat Me chocolate cake and savoury bites as part of this delicious Alice in Wonderland themed tea – all of which can be made vegan on request.  Read More

6. Vegan Afternoon Tea at Fortnum & Mason

Afternoon tea at The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon in Fortnum & Mason. Image courtesy of Fortnum & Mason.
Enjoy a vegan afternoon tea fit for royalty at Fortnum & Mason‘s afternoon tea venue Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon, which was opened by the Queen in 2012. Splash out with a flute of bubbly or sparkling tea before sampling vegan-friendly finger sandwiches, scones, patisseries, and a pot of tea. You can even add an Expert Tea Tasting for a little extra!  Read More

7. The Afternoon Tea at The Savoy

The Savoy Hotel. Image courtesy of The Savoy.
Be dazzled by the natural light of the Thames Foyer, as you delve into the Vegan Afternoon Tea beneath The Savoy’s iconic glass dome. Tour the tiers of imaginative cakes and sandwiches – including salted cucumber and green pea hummus on tomato bread, and raspberry and olive oil chocolate delice – between sips of tea or champagne. Read More

8. Afternoon Tea at The Athenaeum

Afternoon Tea at The Athenaeum. Image courtesy of The Athenaeum Hotel.
Raise your pinky to more than 15 varieties of tea with The Athenaeum’s afternoon tea. Pair your choice with scones layered with Tiptree strawberry jam and dairy-free clotted cream, creative sandwiches including the likes of vegan cream cheese with cucumber and mint, and dainty pastries. Add free-flowing Prosecco for an additional charge. Read More

9. Quintessential Vegan Afternoon Tea at Dukes Hotel

Enjoy a Quintessential Vegan Afternoon Tea at Dukes Hotel. Image courtesy of Dukes Hotel.
Head to Dukes Hotel in the heart of Mayfair for a full-on vegan afternoon tea feast. Nestle into your chair and tuck into classic sweet and savoury elements of this British tradition, coupled with teas and infusions carefully created by The East India Company. Read More

10. High Tea at Farmacy

Try a nature-inspired afternoon tea at Farmacy. Image courtesy of Farmacy.
Health food enthusiasts will want to dive into Farmacy’s High Tea selection, full of nature-inspired afternoon tea classics. Begin with a “Stormy Beets” cocktail, before devouring Farmacy CBD truffles, smoked tofu and truffle wrap and more vegan delights, paired with a choice of two herbal teas. Read More
Find more tasty treats at London’s best vegan restaurants and health-conscious eateries. Or, for more afternoon tea options, try afternoon teas on a budget, indulge in quirky themed bakes, or celebrate with champagne afternoon teas.