If you are in London with your children and it is 5pm, you can’t absolutely miss the quintessentially English tradition: the afternoon tea. Follow me to discover the best afternoon tea in London for kids!
The afternoon tea tradition is so popular in London, that many tearooms have set up afternoon tea options especially tailored to the little princes and princesses. Come and explore them with the most TAPSYlicious London family travel expert!
BEST AFTERNOON TEA IN LONDON FOR KIDS: REVIEW AND TIPS
Keep reading to discover the best places to drink the afternoon tea with your children like true English ladies and gentlemen.
SANDERSON HOTEL – MAD HATTERS AFTERNOON TEA
If you are a child, tea means one thing: the afternoon tea with Mad Hatter from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland! That’s why Sanderson hotel in Oxford Circus has conceived a tea party inspired by Lewis Carroll’s novel. From the “Drink me” glasses, to the Pocket Watch macaroons, everything will bring you to the world of fairy tales.
ROSEWOOD HOTEL – ART AFTERNOON TEA
Here you can literally “taste” art, in the sense that everything you see on the painter’s palette, from the color tubes to Van Gogh self-portrait muffins, are edible. Moreover, if you haven’t had enough culture, you can still visit the British museum, at a few steps from the hotel. Need more culture? Join the Tapsy Tour of London, you will discover the history and highlights of the city in a super kid-friendly way!
THE MILESTONE HOTEL – AN AFTERNOON TEA WITH VIEW
With its incredible view over Kensington Palace and Gardens, this tearoom will really surprise your kids and you. If you need more reasons to come here, keep in mind that they also have a kids’ menu and can organize cupcake decoration sessions for your little pastry chefs.
BETTY BLYTHE – A DRESSED UP AFTERNOON TEA
If you think imagination has no limits, that’s because you haven’t tried Betty Blythe children’s tea parties yet! They care so much that you get into the part, that they have set up an area where both adults and kids can dress up like 1920s and 30s posh tea party guests.
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LE MÉRIDIEN PICCADILLY – AFTERNOON TEA WITH PETER RABBIT
From the edible pot plants and Peter Rabbit, everything here is super cute in this tearoom in Piccadilly! The specialty? Obvious, Peter Rabbit favorite’s: the carrot cake!
ROYAL HORSEGUARDS – ACTIVITY PACK AFTERNOON TEA
The mini-tea of the Royal Horseguards hotel is tailored to under 12 year old kids and it is located right in the center of the city, in Westmister. Besides the kid’s menu, it also offers activity packs for its little guests.
B-BAKERY – AFTERNOON TEA ON A RED BUS
For all those families who don’t settle for just one location, this option can definitely work for you! B-Bakery offers the typical afternoon tea in quite an unconventional location: a bus! Are you ready for the ride?
TAJ HOTEL – ONE PLACE, MANY OPTIONS
If you want to try different afternoon teas without crossing the city, at Taj Hotel you will find three different options: “Alice tea party in wonderland”, the “Candy striped carousel afternoon tea” and the “Jasmine Indian afternoon tea”. Where? Just at a few steps from Buckingham Palace!
GROSVENOR HOUSE – AFTERNOON TEA WITH GIFT
Not far from Hyde Park, this tearoom is a very kid-friendly afternoon tea option. Besides a children’s menu and a great range of sweet options, it also provides a gift for its little visitors: Grover’s soft toy, the funny dog mascot!
ONE ALDWYCH HOTEL – CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY AFTERNOON TEA
If you are Charlie and the Chocolate Factory fans or just chocolate and candy lovers, that’s the place to go for your afternoon tea! Located at a few steps from Covent Garden, with its yummy cotton cadies and chocolate drinks, it is the perfect place to enjoy a tea with your kids in the city center!
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edible? The Interactive Travel Guide of London, created to make kids discover the city of London through games and riddles!