Everyone loves the great english tradition of afternoon tea. Traditional afternoon tea experiences where you can often upgrade to get a glass of bubbly – champagne or prosecco – to accompany the afternoon tea spread. But, what if you’d actually rather have a refreshing gin and tonic? Well, you’ll be glad to know that there are many gin lovers afternoon tea options available across London
Whatever gin you like, classic gins, flavoured varieties or even gin cocktails, there will be a gin afternoon tea that is perfect for you. And, these are a great way to discover new gins too. I’ve put together all the gin lover’s afternoon tea options across London and have linked to the tea menus and booking details for each as well.
Many of the London gin afternoon tea providers below also offer vegetarian afternoon teas, gluten free afternoon teas, vegan afternoon teas and many other specific teas to cater for different dietary requirements. Click through on each to find out more.
If you’re looking for more afternoon tea inspiration, this post might help:
- The Best Bottomless Afternoon Tea in London – and it includes some bottomless gin afternoon tea options plus a fantastic tapas style afternoon tea too!
The Best Gin Afternoon Tea in London
Brigit’s Bakery Bus Tour – 164 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 9TP
Slingsby Gin Afternoon Tea Bus Tour London: Enjoy a fantastic gin afternoon tea on-board the fabulous Brigit’s Bakery Bus Tour, with three delicious Gin & Tonics brought to you by Slingsby and London Essence as well as gin-infused cakes! There’s nothing quite like an afternoon tea bus tour of London – especially with a G&T in your hand.
When: Fridays and Saturdays from Victoria Coach Station
Cost: £62.50 per person. Brigit’s also offer a Gin Afternoon Tea at the Brigit’s Bakery Covent Garden too
Drake & Morgan – Various bars across London
Sipsmith Afternoon Tea: This beautiful new Afternoon Tea experience has been created in partnership with Sipsmith Gin. Kick things off with a classic G&T followed by a delicious gin cocktail (served hot or cold!) all paired with savoury and sweet bites inspired by the birthplace of both D&M and Sipsmith; London town.
When: Served daily
Cost: £49.95 for two
Mr Fogg’s Gin Parlour – 1 New Row, London WC2N 4EA
Tipples & Treats: Revel in a delightful sweet treat and sip on award-winning libations made by Mr Fogg’s expert gin-thusiasts. Enjoy two exquisite cocktails of your choice paired with a delectable slice of cake per guest.
When: Tuesdays to Fridays and Sundays
Cost: From £29.50 per person
Slug and Lettuce at County Hall – north Block 1 – 63, Chicheley Street, London SE1 7PJ
Cocktails & Cakes Afternoon Tea: This Afternoon Tea comes in a beautiful bird cage filled with tasty treats. It includes tasty savouries alongside scones served with Tiptree strawberry jam, clotted cream and a range of delicious miniature desserts. Also includes two cocktails or two mocktails per person from the standard drinks menu – with plenty of gin options!
When: Served daily.
Cost: £23 per person. Classic afternoon tea is also available.
Mr White’s by Marco Pierre White – 20-21 Leicester Square, London WC2H 7LE
Gin and Tonic Afternoon Tea: A selection of traditional sandwiches, a variety of sweet treats and freshly baked scones with clotted cream and jam. All served with Teapigs tea and a Mr White’s G&T.
When: Served daily.
Cost: £35 per person. Classic afternoon tea, champagne afternoon tea and prosecco afternoon tea are also available.
Gillray’s Steakhouse & Bar – Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB
Hendrick’s Free-Flowing G&T Afternoon Tea: Enjoy a Quintessentially British Afternoon Tea experience with a twist, complete with unlimited Hendrick’s Gin & Tonics and iconic views. Feast on a smorgasbord of delicious sweet and savoury treats, including dainty finger sandwiches with a selection of fillings, freshly baked scones with tasty jam and clotted cream, homemade cakes and a variety of refreshing teas.
When: Friday to Sunday, 12pm to 4pm
Cost: £71 per person.
Gin Afternoon Tea Gift Experiences
If you’re looking for even more inspiration, Red Letter Days, Buyagift and Virgin Experience Days all offer fantastic vouchers for gin afternoon tea experiences. Many hotels, restaurants and bars also offer afternoon tea gift vouchers which would make a wonderful gift for anyone
I hope that’s given you some inspiration for an afternoon in London or a treat for a special occasion. If I’ve missed your favourite afternoon tea gin experience from the list please do get in touch and let me know. I’ll add more as I come across them.