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Afternoon tea in London - bars in London


The Blue Bar © DR

The Dorchester Hotel

This legendary palace, founded in 1931, has a whole team of chefs dedicated to the fine art of afternoon tea. Enjoy traditional afternoon tea, high tea or champagne tea in the Promenade Gallery, where over 20 types of tea are served along with the cakes and scones.
53 Park Lane, W1

Claridges Bar 

The Claridge bar © DR

This bar at the 5* Claridges is where Kate Moss celebrated her 30th birthday (always a good reference). The finest cocktails in London are served in art deco surroundings designed by the architect David Collins, who has worked on some of the most beautiful bars in the city.
Book Street, W1K

Blue Bar
John Galliano is one luminary who feels at home here, and he's not alone. Located in the lobby of the 5* Berkeley, this bar was also designed by David Collins and has enjoyed incredible success. Enjoy over 50 types of whisky and famous cocktails like the Ginger Cosmopolitan in the blue interior with leather crocodile print flooring.
Wilton Place, SW1X

The Dorchester © DR
Light Bar
St Martin's Lane is an unmissable 5* hotel designed by Philippe Starck. The bar boasts atmospheric lighting, photo and rainbow projections on the walls which give the place a totally unique atmosphere!
45 St. Martin's Lane, WC2N 4HX 5


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