Afternoon Tea Gifts

Afternoon Tea Gifts

Discover the Perfect Afternoon Tea Gifts with The Indytute

Afternoon tea gifts are the epitome of luxury and sophistication, offering an elegant way to celebrate special occasions or simply enjoy a delightful afternoon. At The Indytute, we have curated an exceptional selection of afternoon tea experiences that make the perfect gift for any tea lover. From classic British high tea to unique and adventurous twists, our afternoon tea gifts cater to all tastes and preferences, ensuring an unforgettable experience.

High Chai: A Fusion of British and Indian Delights

Experience High Chai at Cinnamon Bazaar

For those who appreciate a unique culinary adventure, our High Chai experience at Cinnamon Bazaar in Covent Garden is an ideal gift. This vibrant fusion of British high tea and Indian flavours offers a journey through chaat, nibbles, and sweet delights in an atmosphere inspired by the bustling energy of a traditional bazaar.

Start with a pot of exotic tea, choosing from traditional Earl Grey or Assam, or explore more adventurous options like Jade Sword Green or White Peony. The in-house Indian Masala Chai, freshly brewed with ginger and cardamom, is a must-try. The High Chai menu features spicy snacks, delectable nibbles such as Marsala fish finger sandwiches and chicken spring rolls, and sweet treats like Goan sawdust pudding and saffron and pistachio macarons.

A glass of Prosecco or a mocktail adds a celebratory touch to this afternoon tea gift, making it perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, or any special occasion. Available Monday to Friday, 12-4 pm, at Cinnamon Bazaar in Covent Garden, with vegetarian options available.

Cheese Afternoon Tea on a Barge

Enjoy a Cheese Lover's Dream on The Cheese Barge

Treat someone special to a unique afternoon tea gift with our Cheese Afternoon Tea on a 96ft double-decker barge moored on the Regent's Canal. The Cheese Barge offers a delightful twist on traditional afternoon tea with a focus on cheese-centric delicacies.

This experience includes a platter of six different British cheeses, each paired with individual condiments, accompanied by a carafe of house wine (red or white), crackers, and a grilled cheese sandwich. The Cheese Barge supports local cheese makers, offering varieties that cannot be found in supermarkets, making this a truly unique gift.

Perfect for a romantic date or a fun outing with friends, this afternoon tea gift is available Monday to Friday, 12-4 pm, and Sunday, 12-7:15 pm, with vegetarian options available.

Lavish Indian Afternoon Tea at Colonel Saab

Immerse in the Elegance of Indian-Inspired Tea

For those who appreciate both afternoon tea and Indian cuisine, our Lavish Indian Afternoon Tea at Colonel Saab is a perfect blend of these two worlds. Set in a historic building that once housed Holborn Old Town Hall, Colonel Saab offers an eclectic mix of Indian art and traditional afternoon tea elements.

The tiered ‘charlie’ overflows with a mix of Indian and continental treats. Enjoy crustless cucumber sandwiches with coriander mayonnaise, sultana scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam, carrot cake, macaroons, and chocolates. For an Indian twist, try crispy samosas and dhokla sandwiches, steamed flour cakes served with tamarind and mint chutney. Choose from twelve different teas or add a glass of Prosecco to your experience.

This afternoon tea is available Monday to Saturday, 2:30-4 pm, at Colonel Saab in Covent Garden. Vegetarian options are available.

Deluxe Cheese & Wine Tasting London

Elevate Your Tea Experience with Cheese and Wine

Take your afternoon cheese experience to the next level with a deluxe cheese and wine tasting on a barge in Paddington. This luxurious gift experience features a tutored wine pairing with four different kinds of cheese.

Enjoy a glass of fizz with Driftwood Goat’s cheese, white wine with Baron Bigod Brie, orange wine with Corra Linn, and sweet wine with Lanark Blue. This floating sensation is perfect for cheese aficionados and wine lovers alike, making it an exquisite afternoon tea gift.

Available for bookings Monday to Friday, 12-4 pm, and Sundays, 12-7:15 pm. The experience lasts approximately 90 minutes.

Cocktail Masterclass and Afternoon Tea

Combine Elegance and Fun with Cocktails and Tea

Combine the elegance of afternoon tea with the fun of a cocktail masterclass. This tapas-style tea includes a savoury selection followed by delightful cakes and sweets.

Start with a signature cocktail on arrival, then learn to make your own in a cocktail-making class. Enjoy mini Iberico burgers, sourdough baguettes, banoffee pies, and macaroons. The tea selection is eclectic, with options like Mi Lan Dan Cong (the champagne of Oolong tea) and wild organic Rooibos.

This experience is available Tuesday to Sunday, near Haggerston Station. Vegetarian, nut-free, and gluten-free options are available.

Pancakes and Cocktails: Your Bankside Day Date

Enjoy a Day Out with Pancakes and Cocktails

Enjoy a cultural and inspiring self-guided walk along Bankside, followed by the best pancakes in town. This experience includes a pancake feast and a cocktail for two.

The pancakes are made with flour from Shipton Mill and bacon from Swaledale, topped with Grade A maple syrup. Choose from sweet or savoury, vegan, veggie, or wheat-free options. The location is a Scandi-style space under the railway on Southwark Bridge Road, welcoming to both small children and dogs.

Available before 3:45 pm, Monday to Sunday. Suitable for families.

Fish, Chips and Sips on a Barge

Classic British Fare with a Twist

Float on The Grand Duchess barge in Paddington Basin, enjoying fish and chips paired with a bottle of Prince Regent English Sparkling Wine.

The fish is sourced from Cornish day boat fishermen, and the beer-battered fish of the day is served with hand-cut chips, mushy peas, and tartare sauce. This experience is available for lunch or dinner, Tuesday to Saturday.

Bottomless Cocktails and Afternoon Tea

Indulge in Unlimited Cocktails and Tea Delights

Indulge in an opulent tapas-style afternoon tea with bottomless cocktails for 90 minutes.

Enjoy mini Iberico burgers, tarts, sourdough baguettes, banoffee pies, and macaroons, followed by red velvet cake. The tea selection includes Mi Lan Dan Cong, wild organic Rooibos, and Chocolate Tea with Peruvian cocoa nibs.

This experience is available Tuesday to Sunday, near Haggerston Station. Vegetarian, nut-free, and gluten-free options are available.

Sky High Adventure with Afternoon Tea (Brighton)

Soar Above Brighton with Tea and Views

Soar above Brighton's stunning coastline in a British Airways i360 glass pod, followed by a visit to Brighton Pavilion and afternoon tea at the Hotel Metropole.

The i360 pod offers panoramic views, and the Royal Pavilion showcases historical architecture. Afternoon tea at the Hotel Metropole includes savoury sandwiches, scones, and an impressive tea leaf collection.

Available February to December. Includes entry to British Airways i360 and Royal Pavilion, and afternoon tea for two.

Afternoon Tea for 3

Delight in Tea for Three at Biscuiteers

Enjoy a Prosecco afternoon tea for three at Biscuiteers in Notting Hill.

Expect delicate finger sandwiches, scrummy patisserie, freshly baked scones, and signature biscuits. Add an icing session to your afternoon tea for an extra touch of fun.

Afternoon Tea for 4

Celebrate with a Group Tea Experience

Indulge in a Prosecco afternoon tea for four at Biscuiteers in Notting Hill.

Enjoy the same delicious treats as the tea for three, with the addition of more friends or family. Add an icing session to make it even more special.

Afternoon tea is the perfect way to celebrate special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries, or just because. At The Indytute, we believe in creating memorable experiences that go beyond the traditional.

Browse our diverse selection of afternoon tea experiences and find the perfect gift that will delight and surprise your loved ones. Whether you’re looking for a unique High Chai experience, a cheese lover's dream, or a luxurious tea paired with cocktails, we have something to make every occasion special.

For more details and to book your afternoon tea experience, visit The Indytute.

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