Looking for Christmas gift ideas? Treat your loved ones to afternoon tea at one of London‘s finest hotels.

Whether it’s champagne with the girls or Christmas carols with the kids, there are loads of festive events in the run up to Christmas. Scroll down for our pick of the best  Christmas afternoon teas in London.

Christmas events in London | Christmas afternoon tea | Fabulous travel guide

Christmas events in London | Christmas afternoon tea | Fabulous travel guide

* Christmas afternoon tea at The Dorchester

Celebrate Christmas in style at The Dorchester with a special afternoon tea menu. Sip champagne in the Promenade while nibbling on mince pies, festive pastries and delicious finger sandwiches. Got the kids with you? A special Nutcracker Afternoon Tea is also available for children up to the age of 12.

Where? Mayfair
Tube: Green Park
Price: From £46.50 for Festive Tea; £24 per child for Nutcracker Afternoon Tea
When? Weekdays from 22 November 2010

* Christmas film club at The Charlotte Street Hotel

Love snuggling down to watch Christmas films? Now you can enjoy a special afternoon tea package at the Charlotte Street Hotel throughout December.

Every Sunday at 5pm, the hotel will screen a festive film downstairs in its own private cinema. Love Actually kicks off the season on 5 December, followed by White Christmas on the 12th, and It’s a Wonderful Life on 19th.

Where? Central London
Tube: Tottenham Court Road
Price: £35 for afternoon tea and film club
From 5 December 2010

* Christmas carols at Claridges

Enjoy the award-winning afternoon tea at Claridges – not only can you choose from 30 different types of tea, you can now choose from a special Christmas menu.

Festive Tea offers guests a special selection of finger sandwiches, a glass of champagne, freshly baked apple and raisin scones, assorted French pastries, tea or coffee and traditional Christmas pastries. There will also be carol singers on weekends, making it all the more special.

Where? Central London
Tube: Bond Street
Price: From £45
When? From 27 November 2010 – 2 January 2011

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