For the afternoon tea lovers on your holiday list, we’ve compiled our favorite tea gift ideas!
From serving pieces to teas, inspiring books and recipes, to teas, tea chests, and more.
With this Holiday Afternoon Tea Gift Guide, you’ll find something for every tea lover on your list.
Fortnum & Mason Afternoon Tea Hamper
"Originally created in the 1730s for well-heeled customers journeying to their country estates, Fortnum & Mason’s signature hampers are hailed as "the world's best-travelled tuck boxes" – dispatched to every possible location, from the slopes of Everest to the lawns of Twickenham. They're now available here in the States too, exclusively at Williams Sonoma. Fortnum & Mason's wicker hamper offers an assortment of Piccadilly favorites, with preserves and teas, biscuits and truffles to bring a royal taste of England to breakfast, teatime or whenever a sweet tooth strikes."
Wissotzky Tea Magic Tea Chest, Assorted Tea Gift Box Collection w/ 80 Assorted Teas
Tea lovers adore varieties of tea. And this nicely packaged tea chest gift box contains 8 different assortments of black, green and herb teas.
Republic of Tea Republic of Tea Downton Abbey Black Tea, 36 ea
"Mrs. Patmore's Pudding Tea: This decadent dessert tea has the homemade flavors of vanilla cake drizzled with rich caramel sauce. The full-bodied base of premium black tea lends itself well to a splash of milk, making it a perfect afternoon tea to partner with puddings, scones and shortbread."
3-Tier Porcelain Embossed Afternoon Tea Server with Gift Box
Elevate your next afternoon tea with this beautifully designed 3-tier serving platter. I love the scalloped edges and the gift box!
Elegant Embossed 3-tier Ceramic Afternoon Tea Server in Gift Box with Sugar Tong
This highly rated serving tray makes such a sweet and pretty gift for tea lovers!
Travel Chinese Tea Set in Handmade Porcelain with Gift Box
An exquisite gift for tea lovers who travel.
Set of 6 Porcelain Cappuccino and Tea Cups with Saucers
Suitable for specialty tea and coffee, this set of 6 teacups are a best seller and highly reviewed on Amazon. Sleek and pretty.
Afternoon Tea at Home: Deliciously indulgent recipes for sandwiches, savouries, scones, cakes and other fancies
"Recipes and inspiration for how to host the ultimate tea party with instruction from master patissier Will Torrent."
Royal Teas: Seasonal Recipes from Buckingham Palace
"Royal Teas, the follow-up to A Royal Cookbook, shares Flanagan’s recipes for a variety of tantalizing tea-time treats, including sweet and savory pastries, cookies, and show-stopping cakes."
"Darren McGrady, personal chef to Princess Diana and chef to the royal family for fifteen years, has collected more than 100 recipes in Eating Royally and behind-the-scenes stories that offer insight into the royal family's lives. From hearty cooking to gourmet eating, these dishes will impress even the most discerning palates. Recipes include traditional English fare, and, of course, royal favorites."
Electric Stainless Gooseneck Tea Kettle with Temperature Presets
Boil tea water in a fraction of the time it takes on the stovetop. This electric, gooseneck tea kettle is a set it and forget it kettle with auto shut off. Plus -- I love its design!
Stainless Steel Whistling Teapot, 2.75 Quart with Strainer
Having burned my favorite copper tea kettle when I was first married, I ALWAYS choose a whistling tea kettle. I love that it comes with a strainer for loose tea.
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AFTERNOON TEA Ideas
Hosting a Christmas Tea to Celebrate the Holidays
Celebrating seasons of Afternoon Tea. Easy recipes and ideas for serving Christmas Afternoon Tea for the holidays, a cozy Winter Afternoon Tea, a warm and rich Autumn Afternoon Tea, and an Easy Summer Afternoon Tea. Also, travel to Scotland for some authentic and delicious ideas for serving a Scottish Afternoon Tea.