The week of the 11th-17th August celebrates one of Britain’s most loved traditions. Whether you’re a traditional tea girl or a brazen, new-age, healthy tea addict, there’s plenty for you to indulge in this week. The following are some of the best alternative places to try tea this summer – delicious treats and inspiring atmospheres.
We’ve featured everything from Bubble Afternoon Tea, a prime double decker tour of London while having tea, a Victoria Sandwich at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery to sipping tea at The British Museum and the elegant courtyard of Bluebird Chelsea. Have a browse through some of our favourite picks in London for National Tea Week.
1) Playboy Club London
Indulge in afternoon tea with a playful twist, alongside a background of lively music in Salvatore’s Bar. You can expect much more than the classic delicious dishes as this award-winning Mayfair bar. Now is the time to get acquainted with all types of tea available in the modern age. To browse the full food and drink menu visit playboyclublondon.com/club/salvatores-bar.
Guests will have the choice of specially created teapot cocktails, adding an extra sophisticated touch to your summer afternoons. There are four tea based cocktails waiting for you to experiment with; fruity, floral, spicy, and classic- perfect to wind-down after an eventful morning, or get your long summer evening started with a unique twist. The special afternoon tea is served by iconic Playboy bunnies between 5pm-7pm, along with savoury sandwiches and delectable desserts. Experience this great week for £30 per person .