What’s better than an afternoon tea complete with an abundance of decadent sweet and sour nibbles? A GIN afternoon tea, that’s what.
If you love both gin and cake, why not combine the two with one of these laid back venues? Complete with a side of your favourite tipple of course!
Hush Gin and Jam Afternoon Tea
In the grand tradition of afternoon tea, Hush’s Gin & Jam Tea features classic teatime treats, including elegant finger sandwiches, warm scones with clotted cream and jam, and a selection of sweet treats including Raspberry Ripple Lollipops and Passion Fruit Jaffa Cake.
These are offered alongside a selection of artisan loose leaf teas blended in France in collaboration with M. Jacobs – Bespoke Purveyors of Fine Coffees and Teas.
Hush’s Gin & Jam cocktails all feature Hush’s London-distilled boutique gin, created by their very own team.
Each cocktail has been curated to reflect the more unusual elements of the Hush gin, including Jasmine lotus, Tonka beans and lavender.
Price: £35 per person | Location: The Brasserie at Hush, 8 Lancashire Court, London | To check the menu and to book visit Hush online.
Free-Flowing Gin and Tonic Afternoon Tea at the County Hall
If the sound of afternoon tea with bottomless drinks and sublime views over the River Thames sound like an ideal way to spend your afternoon then this is 100% up your street.
Served in the spectacular Gillray’s Bar, tea and County Hall, this is an absolute day-maker. Tuck into an array of finely cut sandwiches, freshly baked scones and delicate homemade cakes.
Additionally enjoy 1 hour 30 minutes of free-flowing gin and tonic, perfect for topping off the afternoon with a little extra sophistication.
Price: £82 per person | Location: Westminster, London | For more information visit here
Mr Fogg’s Tipsy Tea
A most intriguing and unique selection of exquisite champagne and gin teas expressly created by Passepartout and the household staff for an indulgent afternoon of delectation and pleasure.
To top everything off, enjoy the sweet sounds of Mr Fogg’s resident pianist, as you nibble on delightful Victorian sweet and savoury treats.
Price: £44 per person | Location: Mr Fogg’s Residence / Mayfair | For menu and more information visit Mr Fogg’s
Strand Palace Hotel: The Gin Palace, Covent Garden
This eclectic afternoon tearoom at Haxells serves irresistible assortments for your afternoon tea. Enjoy delicious scones, finger sandwiches and delightful cakes hand-crafted by their executive chef.
All of the tea during your meal offers you 13 different special loose tea leaf varieties.
As well as Prosecco and champagne, there’s also a variety of gins you can choose from their extensive drinks menu.
Price: £35 – £47 | Location: Haxells at the Strand Palace London | For more information visit Strand Palace Hotel.
Scandal Water Tea – Punch Room London
Order small pots of Japanese sencha, peppermint or the special scandal brew and pair it with morsels of Cornish mackerel tartare, a smoked ham hock wafer or pineapple tatin.
Cocktails are a heady, boozy mix – consisting of Punch a la Diable, a devilishly peppery brew, or the citrusy edition punch made with gin and jasmine tea, which sounds delicious.
Price: £35 per person | Location: 10 Berners Stree, London W1T 3NP | For more information visit Punch Room LDN
B Bakery Gin Bus
Yes, dreams do come true. You can enjoy a fantastic gin afternoon tea on-board the fabulous B Bakery Bus Tour, with delicious complimentary Haymans Gin Cocktails.
Haymans of London, and B Bakery have come together to offer a unique ‘Gin Lovers Afternoon Tea Bus Tour’ – currently the only gin bus tour London has to offer.
The Gin Lovers Afternoon Tea Bus Tour sounds like the ideal way to relax and take in the sights of London with friends, family and loved ones. All this while enjoying a true London Gin that is distilled in the heart of London.
Price: £62.50 per person | Location: Departing from Victoria Coach Station or 8 Northumberland Avenue | For more information and bookings visit B Bakery’s website.
Gin Afternoon Tea at Malmaison
Enjoy a decadent gin afternoon tea at Malmaison and treat your taste buds to a flavoursome combination of sweet and savoury treats and a crisp gin cocktail.
This delicious gin afternoon tea is available at three Malmaison locations across the UK including Central London, Oxford and Manchester.
Price: £49 for two people | Location: 18-21 Charterhouse Square, Barbican, London EC1M 6AH | For more information visit Gin Afternoon Tea for Two at Malmaison
Conrad London St James – Gin Afternoon Tea
Emmeline’s at Conrad London’s is an afternoon tea lounge filled with both clever creations that will amaze you including love seats and mood lighting – a perfect destination to enjoy afternoon tea.
Traditional afternoon tea is served daily with the head pastry chef carefully curating a selection of mouth-watering treats, adding new levels of sophistication to this most quintessentially classic of British culinary experiences.
Price: £39 – 45 per person | Location: 22-28 Broadway, London, SW1H 0BH