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Afternoon tea at The Hansom, a British affair for the modern diner! The only afternoon tea destination in King's Cross and set in one of London's most iconic settings, filled with history and elegance! Visit us and enjoy our twist on the British classics, sip on the finest selection of tea and indulge in a glass or two of champagne! 
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About our Afternoon Tea 

Tradition with a twist. Steeped with historic stories, The King's Cross area takes inspiration for this inventive Afternoon Tea.

The coming of railways into the area in the past made King's Cross the hub for anything and everything - potatoes, furniture, tobacco and timber, most vital of these goods was coal. Victorian London was a city powered by coal, and Coal Drops Yard, the new shopping district in King's Cross was its coal store. Inspired by this colourful history, we present our 62 % Dark Chocolate and Raspberry "Coal" Clusters.

 

In 1874 the first Pullman train in to the UK operated on the Midland Railway where groups of wealthy travellers embark on mystery tours, these train lines were crucial in transporting not only people but food and other materials. Many discoveries were found when excavating the goods yard near St. Pancras station back in 2011, including evidence of a large potato market and even a banana stall, which was found on old maps used for ripening and selling bananas. So we present our Banana & 53% Milk Chocolate Tart

 

Our Cherry Drop Bakewell Tart plays on the most famous Bakewell tart in Derbyshire. The light blue ironwork found in St. Pancras station was manufactured by the Butterley Iron Company, which was formed in 1790 as Benjamin Outram & Co to exploit the mineral resources of the Erewash Valley particularly the Butterley tunnel in Derbyshire

 

All sweet options are paired with traditional savouries and served with a wide tea selection and is priced at £38 per person. 

Each Afternoon tea can be paired with Perrier Jouët Champagne for £50.

 

Vegan options are available upon request.

 

View Afternoon Tea Menu 

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25% off Mid-Week Afternoon Tea

The Hansom Afternoon Tea is both elegant and delicious. Why save your treat day to the weekend? We are offering 25% off Mid-Week Afternoon Tea's so you can treat yourself any time of the week! For just £28.50 you do not want to miss out on this worthy offer!

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Enjoy 10% off Group Afternoon Tea Bookings at The Hansom!

Enjoy 10% off Afternoon Tea for groups of 12 people and over! In the heart of King's Cross, The Hansom is a unique venue , famed for its history and heritage which is brought to life in its Afternoon Tea Menu!  All you have to do is enquire below and fill in the group enquiry form and our team will deal with the rest!