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Spring High Teas in London

Spring High Teas in London

London is one of the most sophisticated and beautiful cities in the world. That is why it is no surprise that there are exceptional high teas to attend in London. High tea is a staple tradition in the United Kingdom, as it has been for hundreds of years, and that is why it is so common and so much more elevated these days.

Furthermore, there are seasonal high teas that take place all over London. And what better season than spring to enjoy one, especially in the beautiful and newly blossomed gardens of London? So, let’s find out more about some lovely, seasonal Spring high teas in London.

1. Italian Afternoon Tea at the Bulgari Hotel

Italian Afternoon Tea at the Bulgari Hotel is a lovely spring high tea in London as everything is fresh and floral themed

First, we have a lovely Italian Afternoon Tea at the Bulgari Hotel, located in Knightsbridge. If this does not scream luxury, then I don’t know what will. Spring blooms in the beautiful Bulgari Lounge with an Afternoon Tea inspired by the season of flowers and growth. It offers a blend of the best British and continental traditions. Reservations are essential, and you can book this surreal experience via the Bulgari Hotel website.

Furthermore, this spring high tea includes savoury bites from Executive Chef Adriano Cavagnini and tantalising sweet pastries from a world-class pastry chef. The meal options are inspired by the season and channel freshness without sacrificing flavour. On offer are burrata, asparagus and green pesto, while the pastries symbolise Italian flavours with a diverse and modern point of view. Enjoy a chilled glass of Champagne and caviar amuse bouche as you feel oh-so-fancy. Not to forget the delicious herbal and tasty teas available to help soothe and relax you all afternoon.

The dainty floral tableware illustrates the Spring theme perfectly. The food makes this high tea so unique as there are a variety of delicious Italian options to choose from. Some of these options include a pistachio financier with elderflower and raspberry syrup,  Baba Rosa with strawberry and rose confit and a coconut ganache. It sounds absolutely scrumptious. The Bulgari Hotel also makes use of fresh ingredients in many of its dishes, so the unique floral notes of Spring are represented in both the decor and food. This is a wonderful spring high tea to attend in London, as it embodies the essence of the season.

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2. Afternoon High Tea at the Montague Gardens

Afternoon High Tea at the Montague Gardens is lovely because you can overlook the garden in the Spring

Next up on our list is Afternoon High Tea at Montague Gardens. This is one of the best places to enjoy a delicious cup of tea while overlooking the stunning Montague Gardens. This refined tea experience lasts around two hours. The available time to book is between 13h00 and 17h00 on Saturday and Sunday. You are guaranteed a view of the beautiful private estate as you dine outdoors.

Furthermore, the afternoon tea includes a selection of warmly baked pastries, cakes, and fresh hand-cut sandwiches. The sandwich options include egg and mayo, smoked salmon, chicken, cucumber, and cream cheese. Therefore, there is something for everyone. You are able to opt for both gluten-free and dairy-free options in a single afternoon tea.

One of the most unique things about this high tea is the delicious Prince & Princess options. These are ideal for your little ones to enjoy as well, so nobody feels left out! Not to mention the bottomless tea available. You can enjoy soothing teas such as oolong, early grey, and chamomile tea. These will help get you relaxed while you enjoy the delicious flavours of the food and tea. All this while taking in the serenity of the beautifully bloomed gardens.

This is the perfect experience if you enjoy nature, delicious treats and a good cup of tea. The afternoon high tea at the Montague Gardens is a lovely spring high tea to attend in London. You don’t want to miss out on this stunning activity. It soothes both mind, soul and stomach!

3. London Secret Garden

London Secret Garden is a lovely place for a spring high tea as there are a variety of teas with many health benefits

Lastly, we have the classic afternoon tea at the London Secret Garden, located at the DoubleTree by Hilton London Kensington Hotel. At this lovely high tea, you get to enjoy a traditional British custom. A skilled team of chefs and hospitality specialists has refined and modernised it. A reservation can be made via email or by calling the hotel directly. You can book any time between 12h00 and 19h00.

Furthermore, you are welcomed with a glass of Prosecco or a botanical cocktail upon arrival. There are also a variety of savoury canapes, traditional sandwiches, and sweet treats to enjoy. Many of these dishes utilise fresh herbs and floral ingredients, such as the raspberry Victoria sponge cake, the lemon crème tot, and the egg-mayonnaise with watercress sandwich. Therefore, you get all the vitamins and nutrients in your delicious meal.

To top it all off, there is a vast Novus loose-leaf tea selection for you to choose from. This includes Organic Darjeeling tea with a fresh citrus taste, White Pear and Ginger Tea, Egyptian Mint tea, and so much more. Each of these teas has health benefits and relaxing properties. The Sapphire Earl Grey is rich, with a twist of Bergamot and blue malva flowers, which aids in digestion.

Furthermore, the White Pear and Ginger Tea is great for boosting your immune system and energy levels. The Dragonwell Green tea is a famous Lung tea that is produced from tender, top-grade green tea leaves. It lowers blood pressure and stress levels. These and so many other teas are the perfect recipe for a restful afternoon. As they possess restorative properties and heightened health benefits. This spring high tea in London is not one to miss.

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Sip at a Spring High Tea in London

Spring high teas in London are all the rage right now. It is a unique and exciting experience to be a part of. You get to bask in Mother Nature’s glory, sip on delicious tea and unwind. There is certainly no better way to spend your Spring afternoons in London. A great way to work up an appetite before is to try one of London’s best running routes. It’ll be a great start to the perfect day.

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