Indulge in a festive afternoon tea in one of Belgravia’s elegant hotels and cafes. Christmas afternoon teas include everything from Turkey finger sandwiches to cakes that resemble Christmas trees to mulled wine cocktails. Here are a few of our favourite Christmas afternoon teas in Belgravia.

Christmas Afternoon Tea at Biscuiteers

Perfect for the sweet of tooth, this Christmas Afternoon Tea at Biscuiteers includes the boutique and cafe’s signature hand-iced biscuits, winter finger sandwiches and brioche buns, exquisite patisseries, and freshly baked scones. The afternoon tea is served with a variety of bespoke blend Tregothnan tea, or an optional glass of prosecco. Get your Christmas shopping done afterwards by browsing the boutique’s collection of Christmas gifts. Available from 1 November, 2023. From £48 per person or £55.50 with a glass of prosecco.

Queen Charlotte Festive Afternoon Tea at The Lanesborough

The Lanesborough has pulled out all the stops for Christmas with its Queen Charlotte Festive Afternoon Tea. Expertly crafted by head pastry chef, Salvatore Mungiovino, The Lanesborough's Festive Afternoon Tea menu pays tribute to the key characters in Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, as well as the festive Regency era. Highlights include Your Majesty, an exquisite sharing cake; King George Dreams of Venus inspired by The King's love of astronomy; Queen Charlotte’s Christmas Tree; and the Danbury Delight, a nod to Lady Danbury's love of hats and jewels.

Available from 10 November, 2023 to 7 January, 2024, the afternoon tea costs £90 with a cocktail or £95 with a glass of champagne.

Autumn/Winter 2023 Prêt-à-Portea at The Berkeley

After a spot of retail therapy in Belgravia’s independent boutiques, sink your teeth into The Berkeley’s famous catwalk-inspired afternoon tea, which has been given a festive makeover. The autumn and winter season’s Prêt-à-Portea afternoon tea features a series of big-name designers on its ‘cakewalk’, including Prada, Victoria Beckham, and Alexander McQueen.

Showstopping sweet treats include a Versace gown made from vanilla mousse, sponge, and a fig and plum compote; Harris Reed’s standout coat for Nina Ricci crafted with Valrhona dark chocolate supreme and yuzu ganache; and a Prada handbag made using a cinnamon blondie, glazed with silky white icing, and sandwiched with Ivoire chocolate.

Available from 16 October, 2023 to 2 January, 2024. From £80 per person.

Festive afternoon tea at Peggy Porschen

For a photogenic afternoon tea that tastes as good as it looks, indulge in Festive Afternoon Tea at Peggy Porschen on Elizabeth Street, Belgravia. Diners will be treated to a three-tiered cake stand filled with finger sandwiches, pastries, cakes, and scones washed down with tea and an optional glass of bubbly. Patisseries are flavoured with sugar and spice offset with winter berries and fruits. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options are available.From £50 per person and £24 for children aged 12 and under.