A Guide to the Best Places for Afternoon Tea in the UK
A visit to the UK wouldn’t be complete without treating yourself to afternoon tea at a British tearoom. I invite you to explore 11 of my favorite places for afternoon tea in the UK.
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You don’t need to be a royal to have afternoon tea at the Lanesborough, but this luxury hotel in Knightsbridge is one of the best places in the city to experience the royal treatment, served in the opulent surrounds of the Céleste dining room. Read more about my experience at the Céleste here.View more
Mhor Bread and Tearoom serves up a delicious taste of Scotland just inside the Trossachs National Park. Located in the town of Callander, this quaint bakery and tearoom offers a tantalizing variety of traditional Scottish breads and pastries. Read more about my experience at Mhor Bread and Tearoom here.View more
Serving afternoon tea since 1936, Betty’s is one of the most famous tearooms in the UK. The gorgeous Art Deco style Belmont Room is the perfect place for a classy afternoon tea right in the center of York. Read more about my experience at the Belmont Room here.View more
For an afternoon tea fit for a queen, head to Fortnum and Mason’s Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon, an upscale department store in Piccadilly serving one of London’s finest afternoon teas. Read more about my experience at the Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon hereView more
The Goring Hotel personifies luxury and prestige. Located just around the corner from Buckingham Palace, this family owned hotel is a great place to rub elbows with London’s elite while enjoying a refined afternoon tea in the Dining Room. Read more about my experience at the Goring here.View more
One of the best places for a traditional afternoon tea in London, Brown’s Hotel serves a classic afternoon tea in the elegant yet cozy Drawing Room, known for hosting some of the most famous writers in British history. Read more about my experience at the Drawing Room here.View more
As one of the oldest department stores in London, Harrods has been serving afternoon tea to fashionable shoppers since 1896. Read more about my experience at Harrods Tea Rooms here.View more
One of the most beautiful places for afternoon tea in Scotland, the Palm Court at the Balmoral serves a sophisticated Scottish afternoon tea with some of the best scones you’ll ever have. Read more about my afternoon tea experience at the Balmoral.View more
Guide to the United Kingdom
From Stonehenge to the skyscrapers of London, the United Kingdom is one of the most unique destinations in Europe.
With an unrivaled history that has had a tremendous impact on the world, a visit to the U.K. should be on everyone’s bucket list. Visitors will find an abundance of great natural beauty throughout the country, as well as excellent British cuisine and lots of fun entertainment in the big cities.
I invite you to join me on my fantastic travels throughout the U.K. Click here to read more.
An ancient Roman city with tons of charm, the city of Bath has a history that goes back thousands of years. If you’re looking for historical ambience, Bath has everything to offer, from its namesake, the ancient Roman spa, to the beautiful Georgian era architecture harkening back to the era of Jane Austen. Check out my guide to Bath here.
The town of Callander is a quaint little village located just inside the Trossachs National Park. Known as the “Gateway to the Highlands,” this town is as pretty as a postcard, with a Main Street lined with old stone townhouses, traditional Scottish pubs and tea shops. Read more about Callander here.
This beautiful and enchanting city in Scotland is a great destination for history buffs, foodies and whisky connoisseurs. Famous for the stretch of cobblestoned road between the Balmoral Castle and the Palace of Holyrood, known as the “Royal Mile,” Edinburgh is filled with plenty of excellent Scottish cuisine and entertainment for fans of both wizards and bagpipes alike. Check out my guide to Edinburgh here.
One of the most exciting metropolitan cities in the world, London has a fascinating history spanning more than 2,000 years. In addition to the famous sights, London is a collection of unique neighborhoods, each with its own distinctive vibe. Check out my guide to London here.
Few cities in Europe have as much history packed into one place as York. A city that has been conquered by the Romans, Vikings, Anglo-Saxons and the Normans, a trip to York wouldn’t be complete without a walk along the medieval city walls and a climb up to the top of York Minster’s highest tower. Check out my guide to York here.