A touch of casual elegance. Serving high tea in the Central West End. Perfect for lunch, brunch and special events Tea (in reference to food, rather than the drink) has long been used as an umbrella term for several different meals. Isabella Beeton, whose books on Home economics were widely read in the 19th century, describes afternoon teas of various kinds, and provides menus for the old-fashioned tea, the at-home tea, the family tea and the high tea. Find out the best places to enjoy a traditional Afternoon Tea in London with LondonTown.com’s guide to the fluffiest scones and most fragrant Earl Grey. What is High Tea? The drinking of tea not only became a social event for the upper classes, it altered the time and manner in which they took tea. From the gardens and homes of the North Shore, to the estates of Barrington, to the historic homes to the Gold Coast, the Art of Afternoon Tea lives on through the tasteful creations of High Tea With Gerri. We invite you to “tumble down the rabbit hole” and enjoy the wonderful world of Afternoon Tea with us at London’s Sanderson Hotel. Contact us and Reserve Today! .
Tower 2, Level 74, Jumeirah Hotel, Etihad Towers, West Corniche, United Arab Emirates. View website; Call: +971 2 811 5666 From tea and scones to Jimmy Choo-inspired shoe cakes, here are the best classic teas and quirky cuppas in London There are differences between the serving of afternoon tea and a high tea.The differences are, for the most part, subtle. Both, however, are delicious. Tea etiquette is a serious business. Luckily, there are all the delightful accoutrements to keep it fun, like cubes of coloured sugar, dainty teaspoons and tea cosies, not to mention pastel-hued petit fours, macarons and jammy scones with clotted cream. .