The very best tea in London
May 14th, 2013
10:45 AM ET
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Nothing wrong with a mug of builder's brew and a biscuit. But when you need a little extra, this city has you covered

Loading up on scones, cholesterol-heavy clotted cream and liters of tea is an English tradition that dates back to the days of Dickensian urchins and Queen Victoria.

But your average London tea experience can be a stuffy event, all ancient china and tedious rituals.

Thankfully, a string of new venues (plus a couple of old favorites) across the city, have turned London tea into a far more inviting, gluttonous treat.

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  1. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

    Not sure why England gets lauded for it's tea. Doesn't come from there, and it's beginnings are a horrific story.

    May 14, 2013 at 10:50 am |
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