If you are looking for a traditional afternoon tea in the heart of the capital, it doesn’t get much better than Roast in Borough Market. Located a stone’s throw from The Shard and London Bridge, the restaurant offers stylish interiors, seasonal menus and fantastic views of London's oldest market place.
Roast has a fantastic reputation for imaginative menus, offering a contemporary take on classic British favourites and their afternoon tea menu is no exception. At £35 a person, their afternoon tea includes three courses of cakes and sandwiches, along with a wide choice of teas.
Start your feast with a selection of dainty finger sandwiches, with delicious fillings, including roast beef and horseradish, cucumber and cream cheese, smoked salmon and lemon crème fresh and truffle egg mayo with cress.
When it comes to the cakes, you can enjoy a selection of British classics, including Victoria sponge and carrot and orange cake. Of course, it wouldn’t be afternoon tea without freshly baked scones, served the traditional way, with strawberry jam and lashings of clotted cream.
Roast has a fantastic choice of teas and infusions, so whether you prefer traditional teas like English breakfast and Earl Grey or the fruitier flavours of passionfruit and orange and rose and hibiscus, you will be spoilt for choice.
If you really want to treat yourself, there is is also the option of adding bottomless prosecco to your afternoon tea, for a total of £55 per person.
Roast prepare all their food using the very freshest ingredients and seasonal produce, many of their ingredients come from the market below. Because of this, please note that the menu is subject to change.