December brings festive menus and themed afternoon teas to London and around. Here are a few you need to check out.

Sheraton Grand London Park Lane’s Selection Box Afternoon Tea

Selection Box Afternoon Tea Sheraton

Luxury hotel Sheraton Grand London Park Lane has launched their wonderful Selection Box Afternoon Tea. Located in the centre of London, and served within the beautiful Art Deco surroundings of the Palm Court, this limited-edition festive tea is an imaginative twist on Selection Box favourites including Dairy Milk Caramel, Flake, Orange Twirl and Cadbury Dairy Milk Whole Nut.

Christmas in the Park

The much anticipated Christmas In The Park festival launches for the first time ever this year in Marlow! Expect an unforgettable celebration of festive fun with friends and family including an illuminating light trail, magical Mistletoe Market brimming with Chalets, hand-crafted Christmas gifts and delicious treats from Tom Kerridge, the wondrous Winter Village, and interactive Elves Workshop. Plus Christmas movies, family pantomimes, feasting experiences and more!

Taj Hotels

Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites & Residences and St. James’ Court, a Taj Hotel, is now offering their Winter Wonders Package, transforming the hotel into a winter wonderland adorned with spectacular Christmas Trees, lovable reindeers, delicious food menu, warming fire pit, spectacular cosy chalet and more! Plus guests can benefit from 15% off stays, as well as 10% off in the hotel’s restaurants, as well as two delicious festive afternoon teas!

Taj Christmas dinner

Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences and St. James’ Court, a Taj Hotel is offering London’s finest traditional Christmas celebrations this winter with the launch of the magical Winter Wonders packageGuests and diners will celebrate the holiday season in style with festive offerings including cosy overnight stay discounts, indulgent Christmas menus, a winter-chalet experience and mesmerising decorations for friends and family to enjoy together.

Located in the heart of London and close by to many festive hotspots including shopping at Christmas markets and spectacular performances at the West End, Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences and St. James’ Court, a Taj Hotel is the ideal location to stay and relax after a busy day exploring the city during the most wonderful time of the year. To celebrate the return of Winter Wonderland in Hyde park situated just a short walk from the hotel, guests can benefit from 15% off stays between 18th November 2022- 2nd January 2023, as well as 10% off in the hotel’s restaurants*.

Visit the Winter Chalet in the TH@51 Courtyard and be transported to a Winter wonderland. The courtyard will be adorned with spectacular festive decor, lovable reindeers and a statue of the traditional Nutcracker. Toast to a fabulous festive season with the ultimate winter-warmer, a classic mulled wine, and cheers the family with a frothy Hot Chocolate. As you take in the twinkly nights on a crisp Christmas evening, enjoy tasty treats at the Winter Chalet with delectable bites from Yule Log and Christmas Cake to Pork Sausage Rolls and flavoured Macarons. Get into the festive spirit and warm up around the Fire Pit where you can roast chestnuts and marshmallows too.

For festive foodies looking for a afternoon tea, Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences and St. James’ Court, a Taj Hotel is launching a brand new afternoon tea experience at restaurant Kona – full of indulgent festive favourites. In addition, TH@51 will be serving The Baubles and Ballerina Afternoon Tea with a live cinematic performances of dancers in the TH@51 conservatory.

TH@51 restaurant will also be offering a festive à la carte menu taking tastebuds on a culinary journey, along with a wonderful set menu for Christmas Eve and Day. For those of you looking for the ultimate venue this party season, there is also a private hire option which includes the hotel’s special festive banqueting menu.

Brighton Christmas Festival

For slightly further afield there is also Brighton Christmas Festival. The Brighton Christmas Festival is home to a spectacular Winter celebrations in Sussex this year, including the magical Christmas market complete with Christmas shopping and delicious festive food, The Big Wheel offering beautiful 360 views of the glittering city, and a whole host of shows and activities to enjoy with your loved ones. What’s more, the picturesque Royal Pavilion Ice Rink is just down the road – the only ice rink in the UK to be exclusively powered by renewable energy!

Traditional Festive Afternoon Tea is £80 per person, and is available 1st December 2022-2nd January 2023

Baubles and Ballerinas Afternoon Tea is £100 per person, and is available 3rd December 2022 – 24th December 2022