Discover the tea rooms putting the cherry on top of Mayfair and St James’s.

Pasticceria Marchesi 1824

Mayfair’s newest arrival is an Italian-inspired wonderland of freshly baked bites.

The café on Mount Street is owned by Prada Group, the Italian fashion powerhouse. It isn’t short on style!

Prada green seats face glass and wood cabinets.

These house jars of candies, finger sandwiches and panettone – Marchesi’s signature.

117 Mount Street

 

The Dorchester

Afternoon tea here is one of life’s true luxuries.

Enjoy a platter of the sweetest morsels in the decadent surroundings of the Promenade.

Finger sandwiches include roasted chicken with sage and onion stuffing and mustard mayonnaise on onion bread.

Other delicacies include traditional scones, yuzu citrus cake and raspberry rose tart.

Park Lane

 

Cakes & Bubbles

Try this desserts and champagne experience at Hotel Café Royal.

The artful creations include a cheesecake made with brie.

Or go for the hedonistically rich piece of chocolate resembling a cork.

Opened by Albert Adria, he also runs Barcelona’s hottest restaurant Tickets. His older brothers were famous for their three Michelin starred restaurant elBulli.

70 Regent Street

Claridge’s

Indulge in a Mayfair tradition which goes back around 150 years.

Your afternoon feast here includes exceptional sandwiches by executive chef Martyn Nail.

You will also be served expertly-made pastries and desserts such as almond biscuits with orange gelée.

Choose from a wide selection of loose leaf teas.

Brook Street 

Ole & Steen

This local hit has brought a touch of Scandinavia to St James’s.

A fully-working bakery is at the heart of the café, which was opened by two of Denmark’s best bakers.

Select from a variety of decadent cakes.

Or, go for that Scandi signature – a cinnamon-heavy bun.

56 Haymarket, 2 St James’s Market