The Best Afternoon Teas for Mother’s Day
The buttering of warm, golden-bodied scones, indulging in a variety of sweet, sugary cakes and washing it all down with a steaming hot cup of tea, continues to be the long-standing tradition of the most devout tea lovers of the world.
Originally invented to bridge the gap between lunch and dinner, the eloquent afternoon tea has now taken on a world of its own; where hearty sandwiches and dainty desserts are shared and enjoyed amongst good and stylish company.
With Mother’s Day right around the corner, why not treat her to a highly recommended afternoon delight? Choose from our list of the best afternoon teas for Mother’s Day and let your mother experience a taste of luxury.
The Promenade at The Dorchester
Traditional and done just right, The Promenade at The Dorchester offers an elegant and classic afternoon tea experience. Sip on glasses of champagne and savour every bite of cake - there’s no better way to spoil your mother on her special day.
The Berkeley, Knightsbridge
Where the biscuits are designer and the tea is premium, The Berkeley in Knightsbridge is every fashion lover’s haven. Indulge in the Berkeley’s iconic Prêt-à-Portea experience where you can snack on a Dolce & Gabbana stand-out dress shaped biscuit and take a bite out of the Burberry white feathered cape that's been recreated into a cheesecake. Experience the delightful marriage of high-fashion and high-tea.
Thames Foyer, The Savoy
Choose from a grand selection of 30 different types of luscious tea flavours and watch it be served to you in stunning sterling silver teapots. Listen to the talented pianist create sweet melodies while you devour sweet pastries. In a gorgeous, vintage decor setting, afternoon tea in the Thames Foyer at the Savoy offers you a classic tea experience unlike any other.
Rabot 1745, Borough Market
To really mix it up, Rabot 1745 is a trendy spot that offers a new and interesting take on the traditional afternoon tea. Where the appropriate amount of edge and cocoa has been infused into the ingredients allowing for a more cool and casual tea experience. Brownie banana bread or rare beef sandwiches - you’re in for a hearty and satisfying treat.
Shangri-La at the Shard, London Bridge
From 35 stories high with a 360-degree view overlooking the beautiful River Thames and bustling streets of London below, you simply cannot go wrong with this rare afternoon tea experience. With unbeatable views and freshly cut sandwiches, the Shangri-La at the Shard offers the ultimate afternoon tea delight. Get the ‘wow’ factor while enjoying delicious, mouth-watering bites and make this Mother’s Day one she’ll never forget!
DIY Afternoon Tea
Looking to make Mother’s Day extra special for her? Impress mum by putting together a homemade afternoon tea. Let a Baking Heaven magazine subscription help guide you through the baking fun! Create an afternoon tea from scratch with all of her favourite treats.
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