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Christmas afternoon tea ideas

Are you looking for Christmas afternoon tea ideas this December? Perhaps you’re organising and hosting your own tea party? Or maybe you’d like some help in looking for the perfect festive afternoon tea to treat a dear friend or a loved one this Christmas? Either or, here are some ideas for you.

Christmas afternoon tea ideas with Brigit's Bakery

Hosting your own Christmas afternoon tea party

If you’re looking to host the perfect Christmas tea party at home, scones, sweet treats, and some savoury bites to enjoy at teatime are a must. But what to prepare? And how are you going to make your afternoon tea look the part?

When it comes to savouries, treat your guests with a good selection of finger sandwiches. You could try a few festive combinations, like brie and cranberry or ham and chutney. Or how about a sandwich filled with turkey and cranberry sauce? Nothing screams more Christmas than that!

As for cakes, why not impress friends and family with seasonal and themed treats, like mince pies, gingerbread men, or even a delicious home-made chocolate yule log? Or how about a three-chocolate Christmas pudding, to please both the dark chocolate and the white chocolate lovers in the group? After all, it is Christmas – you’re allowed to indulge!

Add good-quality tea and coffee, an abundance of scones and cream, and a glass of champagne or two (who doesn’t appreciate a good bottle of Laurent-Perrier?), and enjoy your afternoon tea in the comfort of your living room while admiring your Christmas tree.

If you’re after some Christmas afternoon tea ideas for recipes or decorations, you can find plenty of inspiration on Pinterest.

Have a Brigit’s Bakery Afternoon Tea

But there’s another way to ensure your party is the talk of the town. A way that doesn’t involve spending hours on the internet looking for the perfect Christmas menu. And a way that means you don’t have to dedicate as much time planning, shopping, and preparing before the day.

Want to know what that’s all about?

Well, it’s about you kicking back, relaxing, and letting us take care of it all!

So if that sounds like a plan, here are a few ways for you to enjoy the Brigit’s Bakery Christmas Afternoon tea menu:

Our Christmas Afternoon Tea menu

If you book an afternoon tea with us between mid-November and early January, you’ll get to enjoy our Christmas-themed Afternoon Tea menu.

Christmas afternoon tea ideas - Brigit's Bakery

If you’re planning on hosting a Christmas Afternoon Tea party at home or at your office this year, you can order our Christmas Afternoon Tea menu and have it delivered to a location of your choice.

We deliver every day of the week and require only 24 hours' notice to prepare your scrumptious afternoon tea. And in case you or your guests have any dietary preferences or requirements, we can also provide the following alternative menus:

Just tell us when you book – that’s all you need to worry about!

The price for food only is £27.50 per person, and for £28 per person, you can have a Peppa Pig-themed afternoon tea delivered (that includes a Peppa Pig mug and activity books). We deliver to WC2 for £10, Central London for £20, and Greater London upon request. You can book your Afternoon Tea Delivery here or call us at 020 3026 1188.

So what’s included in our festive menu?

Here’s our choice of freshly-prepared savouries:

  • Turkey ham, cheese with mustardy mayo, and chutney onion finger sandwich.
  • Cucumber and cream cheese finger sandwich.
  • Mushroom quiche.
  • Pretzel with tuna & mayo.
  • Savoury muffin with feta, peppers & sun-dried tomato.

And when it comes to our assortment of mini homemade cakes and tarts, here’s what’s on offer:

  • Coconut and raspberry choux with red craquelin.
  • Yuzu meringue tart.
  • Christmas tree cupcake.
  • Hazelnut sable.

It goes without saying that our Christmas menu comes complete with delicious scones (and the mandatory strawberry jam and clotted cream), a selection of loose leaf teas or coffee, and (should you wish to have one), a glass of bubbly!

For more information click here to see the exact dates and up-to-date menu, including all our alternative menus.

So here’s how you can get your hands on our lovely Christmas menu.

Have the Brigit’s Bakery Christmas Afternoon Tea menu delivered to your door

If you’re planning on hosting a Christmas Afternoon Tea party at home or at your office this year, you can order our Christmas Afternoon Tea menu and have it delivered to a location of your choice.

We deliver every day of the week and require only 24 hours notice to prepare your scrumptious afternoon tea. And in case you or your guests have any dietary preferences or requirements, we can also provide the following alternative menus:

Just tell us when you book – that’s all you need to worry about!

The price for food only is £19 per person. We deliver to WC2 for £10, Central London for £20, and Greater London upon request. You can book your Afternoon Tea Delivery here or call us on 020 3026 1188.

Enjoy an afternoon tea party at Brigit’s Bakery in Covent Garden

If hosting your festive afternoon tea party at home isn’t an option, then why not wow your guests by inviting them to the stunning Brigit’s Bakery in Covent Garden? You can book a table upstairs or make your afternoon tea extra special by hiring one of our downstairs rooms. We have three:

  • The Sofa Room can host up to 16 people in total.
  • The Garden Room is ideal for up to 10 people.
  • And the Cupcake Room is a private and cosy space for you and a special someone.
Christmas afternoon tea ideas - tea party

Our afternoon tea party is available from 2 pm to 5 pm. Just give us a call on 020 3026 1188 to book.

Have Christmas Afternoon Tea on board a Christmas Afternoon Tea Bus Tour

And last but not least, if you’re after afternoon tea but aren’t up for hosting, why not combine the luxury of having high tea with a unique sightseeing trip around the festive streets of Central London?

We offer five daily departures for our Christmas Afternoon Tea Bus Tour and our latest tour (departing at 5 pm) takes a different route to allow you to admire the beautiful Christmas lights. To check the exact dates for our Christmas tour and book your tickets, click here.

But you can also have festive afternoon tea on one of our exclusive, limited-edition, Christmas-themed tours - Grinchmas, Peppa Pig, and Paddington. They are absolutely perfect for your little ones, and will be a lot of fun for you too!

The Grinchmas Afternoon Tea Bus Tour - NEW!

We are pleased to announce the launch of the first-ever Grinchmas Afternoon Tea Bus Tour. Running between the 1st of December 2022 and the 31st of January 2023, there are limited seats available on the upper deck only of our classic Routemaster bus.

Christmas afternoon tea ideas - Grinchmas Bus Tour Party

This exclusive tour will depart three times a day from Victoria Coach Station at 5 pm and include the fabulous Regent Street lights as well as taking you past some of London's most iconic landmarks, including Big Ben, The Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and much more.

The most exciting part for any Grinch fans? Our talented chefs have designed an exclusive Grinch-themed menu that includes a 'Pucker up & eat it!' Spinach Quiche and an 'I hate Xmas' Chocolate Cupcake amongst other delicacies. You definitely don't want to miss out. Check out our full menu (and alternative menus) here.

The Peppa Pig Christmas Bus Tour

Our exclusive Peppa Pig-themed Christmas Bus Tour is an amazing experience for the whole family. With Christmas decorations and an exclusive and unique Peppa Pig-inspired Afternoon Tea menu, our Peppa Pig Christmas Tour runs from the 14th of November 2022 to the 8th of January 2023 on Thursdays to Sundays only.

Christmas afternoon tea ideas - Peppa Pig Christmas Bus Tour

Departing twice a day from Somerset House, this is the perfect opportunity for families to enjoy the festive sights of London while indulging in a specially created Peppa Pig Christmas-themed menu that will delight the little ones and their grown-ups alike.

For more information and to book your place on one of our Peppa Pig Christmas Bus Tours, click here.

The Paddington Afternoon Tea Bus Tour - NEW!

If you're looking for a rare and unforgettable Christmas experience for your little cubs, then bear with us and join us on a Paddington Christmas Afternoon Tea Bus Tour. A new tour introduced in 2022, our themed Paddington Afternoon Tea Bus Tour is the paw-fect way to enjoy the festive sight of London (including the famous Regent Street Christmas lights) on a beautifully-decorated, twinkling Classic Routemaster Bus.

Christmas afternoon tea ideas - Paddington Chirstmas

Each table comes with a special built-in screen providing guests with a Paddington-guided animation of the tour of London featuring the nation's favourite bear and the lovely Mrs. Bird. And if that wasn't enough, our chef created a paw-lickin’ Paddington-themed afternoon tea menu featuring the best marmalade sandwich ever!

Available weekly from Wednesdays to Sundays, the tour will depart twice daily from Trafalgar Square between the 16th of November 2022 to the 8th of January 2023 only. Please note, if you want to see the Christmas light, make sure you book the 5:30 pm tour.

To view the full menu (including our alternative menus) and book your place, click here.

So where will you be having your Christmas Afternoon Tea this year?

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