With the Royal Wedding only a few weeks away there are a number of venues cashing in on the latest ‘afternoon tea’ craze.

The Cavendish Hotel, Jermyn Street, London has a ‘Royal Afternoon Tea’ costing £15,

Not only is the hotel an ideal base for those seeking the thrill of London’s theatreland, world class shopping and restaurants, it is an oasis of calm where guests can escape, relax and unwind when in London. Whether staying for business or pleasure the hotel’s 230 contemporary bedrooms provide guests with a warm, tranquil environment to escape to.

The Cadogan Hotel, Sloane Street, in Knitsbridge, London has a £20 ‘Champagne Royal Afternoon Tea’

The Cadogan Hotel has launched a new and indulgent Afternoon “ARTea” in conjunction with the well-established art specialists, The Kings Road Art Gallery.
Whilst enjoying Afternoon Tea in The Cadogan Hotel’s Drawing Room, guests will now be able view an exclusive collection of works from The Kings Road Art Gallery. The paintings will provide guests with the unique opportunity to combine exquisite art with the time-honoured British tradition of high tea.

In celebration of the new Afternoon ARTea, the new Head Chef, Oliver Lesnik, has created bespoke “artist palette” biscuits, complete with edible paintbrushes. Oliver has a wealth of experience, having previously worked under Angela Hartnett, Jean-Christophe Novelli, and Gordon Ramsay.

And finally the Thames Cruise has one on the day of the wedding for after you have seen the procession. You can then finish you day with a cruise along the Thames and enjoy their ‘Royal Wedding Day Afternoon Tea’. Tickets for this trip are through

Watch the Royal Wedding procession in London and then celebrate with a Royal Wedding Afternoon tea cruise on the Thames that’s fit for a King (and his Queen!). With this very special one-off departure, you’ll enjoy a traditional high tea with all the trimmings as you glide down the River Thames to mark this most memorable day in modern British history.



According to the press this week ‘afternoon tea’ is overtaking coffee shops, left right and centre.

In fact, William Gorman, chairman of the UK Tea Council said, ‘What’s been happening in the last five to six years is that tea has become incredibly popular again. Hotels in London have really started to take afternoon tea seriously and demand for afternoon tea is colossal, and it’s a big earner !

Apparently many leading Hotels in London have become so popular that bookings are essential and some are putting on six sittings in one day!