Indian Afternoon Tea

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Celebrate Afternoon Tea Week with these Indian inspired afternoon teas in London and beyond.

August 10th – 16th is Afternoon Tea Week, and whilst a tasty Indian chai may not normally be associated with the very British tradition of Afternoon Tea, there are some great places to enjoy an Indian Afternoon Tea.

Cinnamon Soho – London

Cinnamon Soho India Afternoon Tea

Cinnamon Soho puts a deliciously Indian twist on a classic afternoon tea with a menu of Anglo-Indian Treats including Bangla Scotch egg and spicy kasundi relish and ginger and garam masala cake. Prices start from £20 for two people and High Chai is served Monday to Saturday, 3pm – 5.30pm. Find out more on the Cinnamon Soho website.

Chaiholics – Cardiff

Chaiholics Afternoon Tea  blends tradition Afternoon Tea favourites like scones and jam with their signature chai bites and dips. Prices start from £15 per person and advance booking is required. Find out more in the Chaiholics website.

Daawat – London

Daawat delights with its menu of savoury Indian snacks and British sweet treats and made to order cardamom chai. Daawat Afternoon Tea is served between 2pm and 5pm and prices start from £19.95 per person. Find out more on the Daawat website.

Silk Restaurant – London

Silk restaurant in the Courthouse Hotel offers an Indian themed afternoon tea in its opulent surroundings on Regent Street. Reservations are recommended. Find out more on the Courthouse Hotel website.


Many thanks to Cinnamon Soho for kindly supplying an image to accompany this blog.

If you can’t make it to an Indian Afternoon Tea this week, why not make your own at home with Tea India chai and some of our delicious recipes.

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