The Resident – Afternoon Tea Week Experiences

Champagne high tea
Champagne high tea

Afternoon Tea Week 2017 runs from 14-18 August, celebrating the Great British institution of Afternoon Tea. The Resident picks out London’s best afternoon teas created just for the occasion…

R Chocolate London’s award-winning afternoon tea
R Chocolate, founded by self-confessed chocoholic Sir Evelyn de Rothschild, serves a classic Afternoon Tea at their new boutique chocolate shop in the heart of Belgravia. Enjoy a selection of afternoon delights created using only the highest quality ingredients, paired with a glass of Champagne Baron de Rothschild or, as a unique alternative, a chocolate sparkling wine from France. Chocoholic treat include a Grand Cru Mousse with Hazelnut Biscuit & Sea Salt Caramel Centre, Lemon Drizzle Cake, Strawberry & Champagne Mousse with Pistachio Biscuit, Scones with Clotted Cream & Strawberry Jam and the tea of your choice. £35pp or £45pp with a glass of Barons de Rothschild Champagne or CiaB (a French sparkling wine infused with chocolate).
198 Ebury Street, Belgravia SW1W 8UN; rchocolatelondon.co.uk

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THE BEST AFTERNOON TEA IN LONDON – Tatler

High Tea Belgravia Boutique
High Tea Belgravia Boutique

Quintessentially’s Ben Elliot and chocaholic Sir Evelyn de Rothschild are the men behind R Chocolate, an extremely swish new chocolatier/patisserie. Not only does it produce the most exquisite chocolates, it also offers one of the best afternoon teas in town: picture-perfect pastries, eclairs and scones, with industrial amounts of clotted cream, on the prettiest china.

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How chocolate lovers do afternoon tea – 7 life

Dark Chocolate & Raspberry Entremet
Dark Chocolate & Raspberry Entremet

R Chocolate London is a quaint little chocolate shop nestled within the chic streets of Belgravia.

Once you enter this alluring cavern of sweet treats you will instantly be transported back to the sugar-loving days of your childhood where unwrapping an illicit bar of chocolate at the end of the school day was one of the greatest pleasures life had to offer.

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