The best Christmas afternoon teas in London

While we haven't reviewed these festive afternoon teas ourselves, from our knowledge of places and regulars serving afternoon tea, we recommend them as some of the best on offer in the city this year.

This tree is often the center of attention during the upcoming Christmas season at Claridge's.

1. Festive Afternoon Tea at Claridge's

The grand Lanesborough Grill is a glamorous spot for afternoon tea all year round but it sparkles at Christmas.

2. Festive afternoon tea at The Lanesborough

As you walk through the grand doors of this five-star hotel, which looks onto Mayfair's leafy Grosvenor Square, you can sense you're in for a treat.

3. Festive Afternoon Tea at The Biltmore Mayfair

4. Festive Afternoon Tea at The Orchid Lounge, Pan Pacific London

5. Festive Afternoon Tea at The Rotunda Lounge, Four Seasons London at Ten Trinity Square

6. Festive Afternoon Tea at The Dorchester

7. Alpine Afternoon Tea at Tīng, Shangri La The Shard

8. Christmas Afternoon Tea at The Ritz Club

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