I know “afternoon tea” isn’t really something Londoners actually do (or have time for!), but I couldn’t resist taking an afternoon out with some friends (none of whom happened to be British, btw) for it. We went to the Orangery at Kensington Gardens, which is a beautiful restaurant:
The food came out in courses and not one of those tiered tea trays, which is what I expected. They served us the tea fist, followed by three courses: First, cucumber and cream cheese sandwiches–sans crusts, of course:
Everything was really delicious! It was a really nice, relaxing way to spend the afternoon. I think we spent a leisurely 3 hours there, eating and chatting. Was fahbulous, daahlings (and pretty cheap, too!).