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2016 London Afternoon Tea Awards: The Winners

18th Jul 2016

Over 30 of London’s finest hotels and restaurants were shortlisted for the Afternoon Tea Awards 2016, sponsored by AfternoonTea.co.uk. A team of independent judges looked at all aspects of the afternoon tea experience, from arrival to departure, with a strong focus on the food, drink and service.

Afternoon Tea, Claridges

Four awards were presented:

Best Traditional Afternoon Tea – Claridge’s

Best Contemporary Afternoon Tea – Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

Best Family Friendly Afternoon Tea – Grosvenor House

Best Themed Afternoon Tea – Sanderson London

Afternoon Tea, Sanderson

The awards were presented by Martha Collison, the youngest ever contestant on ‘Great British Bake Off’, in a ceremony at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel last week.

Managing Director of AfternoonTea.co.uk, Keith Newton said, “The standard was extremely high and we are delighted that the hard work that the venues put into their afternoon tea has been recognised by the judges”.

Highly Commended were

The Langham London (members enjoy a 10% reduction on Palm Courts Afternoon Tea Monday to Thursday)

Afternoon Tea, The Palm Court at The Langham

Fortnum and Mason

Harrods – Georgia Restaurant


The Milestone Hotel

Brown’s Hotel Mayfair

The Connaught

The Goring

The Goring Afternoon Tea
The Goring Afternoon Tea

Royal Garden Hotel

Corinthia London

The Dorchester

Ting @Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard

The Lanesborough

Conrad London St James


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