Best afternoon tea hampers for 2023 delivered to your door

Here are the best afternoon tea hampers - from John Lewis to Fortnum & Mason. Order online and get delivered straight to your door...

A selection of the best afternoon tea hampers for 2023 including fortnum & mason and john lewis
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Afternoon tea is an indulgent experience that you can now enjoy in the comfort of your own home by choosing from one of the best afternoon tea hampers for 2023.

Our roundup of afternoon tea hampers and boxes includes an array of afternoon tea ideas from classic scones to Victoria sponge, from Prosecco to sausage rolls and pork pies. Not to mention some sought-after brands including Fortnum & Mason, Cartwright & Butler, and Bettys.

These afternoon tea hampers make great gift options for friends and family, particularly for special occasions such as a birthday treat, hen-do favour, or Mother's Day gifts. This selection of hampers varies in price, and contents and has a choice of delivery options too - all of which can be bought online and delivered to your front door.

"There’s nothing we love more than indulging in a delicious afternoon tea as a nation. Whether we’re celebrating a special occasion, catching up with friends, or just fancy an excuse to devour as many finger sandwiches or fairy cakes as we can," says Food Writer Keiron George.

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Best afternoon tea hampers 2023

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Dukeshill Afternoon Tea Hamper

Dukeshill The Afternoon Tea Hamper priced at £64

1. Dukeshill the afternoon tea hamper

Delivery: Next day delivery available

Includes: This generous hamper includes a fruit loaf cake, chocolate tiffin, Scottish shortbread, flapjack, and mendiants all served with a warm cup of Darjeeling tea.

Food Editor Jessica Dady says: "This family-sized hamper contains six items ranging from traditional fruit loaf to mouthwatering milk chocolate, crunchy biscuit, and caramelised pecan mendiants. The shortbread biscuits are a personal favourite, perfect with a cup of tea. All presented in a sturdy branded wicker hamper."


The Cornish Afternoon Tea & Biscuit Hamper

One of the best afternoon tea boxes with four freshly made Cornish scones

2. The Cornish Afternoon Tea & Biscuit Hamper

Delivery: Free delivery available

Includes: The Cornish Company has pulled together this mouthwatering collection of traditional afternoon goodies such as scones, clotted cream, and English breakfast tea. This box serves 2-4 people.

What we think: Recreate cream tea with this nifty afternoon tea box from The Cornish Company. Made in Cornwall, this box has been voted 5 stars by over 77% of customers. “This was a gift sent for Father’s Day, it was delivered quickly and was well received. I am told it was lovely, fresh, and well enjoyed. Thank you.” Another happy Amazon customer added; “Wow…absolutely loved it. So well presented, honestly the best scones I have ever had!”


Afternoon Cream Tea Hamper

Free delivery available when sending this afternoon tea box

3. Afternoon cream tea hamper

Delivery: Next day delivery available

Includes: The perfect afternoon tea box for one, this collection includes everything you need for cream tea; scones, jam, cream, and tea. Brands include Rodda’s clotted cream and Thursday Cottage raspberry jam. Handpicked by professional hamper service Clearwater Hampers.

What we think: “I purchased the afternoon tea for my Aunt's birthday present. She was delighted with the gift and said it was her favorite present as she could share it with her friend,” said one satisfied Amazon customer. This afternoon tea box is a great gift idea for one. We’d recommend ordering last minute so the scones and contents are as fresh as possible for the recipient.


Lottie Shaw's Afternoon tea hamper

4. Lottie Shaw's Afternoon tea hamper

Delivery: Free delivery available

Includes: This is a great value-for-money afternoon tea box priced at just £42 for a whole heap of sweet afternoon tea goodies such as Yorkshire Parkin cake, shortbread, Yorkshire tea, fruit cake, and more.

What we think: Rated 4.5 stars by Not on the High Street customers, this afternoon tea hamper contains award-winning sweet treats like Lottie Shaw’s Yorkshire Parkin cake. If you want to make this hamper extra fancy add a bottle of Prosecco to the collection for £24 more.


Best Afternoon Tea Boxes and Hampers

We just love the keepsake wooden box that the afternoon tea goodies are packaged in

5. Regency Hampers Personalised Afternoon Tea Gift Box

Delivery: Free delivery available

Includes: This luxury afternoon tea gift box includes classics like Cotswold luxury shortbread, Mrs. Bridges strawberry preserve, Little Things crumbly clotted cream fudge pieces, and more. Elegantly presented in a personalised wooden gift box with a message of your choosing.

What we think: Personalise this wooden crate hamper to make this an extra special gift. This afternoon tea collection is full to the brim with mouthwatering treats such as strawberry jam, breakfast tea, and Edinburgh after-dinner coffee. One happy customer labeled the hamper as “outstanding” and added; “The speed of delivery and the quality of the hamper for the price was amazing. This was personalised too which went down a treat with the recipient. Huge success.”


Best Afternoon Tea Boxes and Hampers

A perfect gift option for friends and family

6. Cartwright and Butler Afternoon Gift Selection Box

Delivery: Named day delivery available

Includes: A lovely selection of treats, an ideal addition to any afternoon tea. C&B lemon curd, C&B butter fudge in a carton, and C&B butter shortbread rounds carton - a sophisticated trio of quirky afternoon tea must-haves.

What we think: Keep it simple with this afternoon treats box by Cartwright & Butler. A thoughtful little gift for loved ones. “I purchased a hamper for a friend after receiving one myself for my birthday. The products are high quality and very tasty. I was pleased with the speed in which it was delivered and easy access to delivery tracking,” said one very happy Cartwright & Butler customer.


Bettys tea and scones gift selection

Deliciously moist scones to homemade strawberry jam

7. Bettys tea and scones gift selection

Delivery: Order today for delivery from the 8th of March

Includes: Bettys is famous for its classic and quintessential afternoon tea, and this beautiful selection of treats is a simple way to experience it at home. Included are Bettys tea room blend of 80 tea bags, as well as an impressive Yorkshire tea loaf, four scones, and deliciously sweet strawberry preserve.

Food Editor Jessica Dady says: "A great one for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day - this afternoon tea gift box is packed with afternoon tea highlights from Bettys stores. The soft, moist scones pair perfectly with Bettys signature strawberry preserve. Plus any leftover scones or Yorkshire cake can be frozen to enjoy on another occasion."


Panzer's Time For Tea gift box

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8. Panzer's Time For Tea gift box

Delivery: 3-5 business days

Includes: This sophisticated hamper includes Panzer’s 75th-anniversary mug, tea repertoire breakfast blend caddy as well as 300g worth of deliciously sweet Occhi di Due biscuits. Not to mention a sought-after Tea Repertoire Glass Teapot.

Food Editor Jessica Dady says: "There's no need to gift wrap this impressive selection of afternoon tea treats as they all come perfectly presented in an iconic Panzer's gift box with a hand-tied green and pink ribbon. The Panzer’s 75th Anniversary Mug is a great touch to this quality collection."


Best Afternoon Tea Boxes and Hampers

This £55 gift box makes a great gift for loved ones

9. Harvey Nichols afternoon tea gift box

Delivery: Free delivery available

Includes: This generous hamper is bursting with afternoon tea goodies. Think Harvey Nichols strawberry preserve, Harvey Nichols apricot jam, the cherry on the top biscuits, and many more.

Food Editor Jessica Dady says: "This afternoon tea gift box comes with a variety of teas to choose from like Earl Grey teabags, and Harvey Nichols English breakfast teabags. We just love the Harvey Nichols no.5 lemon sherbet fudge which makes a great addition to the collection."


Best afternoon tea hampers: Afternoon tea with prosecco hamper

A generous hamper filled with afternoon tea classics

10. Afternoon tea with Prosecco hamper

Delivery: Next day delivery available

Includes: Enjoy classic afternoon tea in the comfort of your own home with this selection. Delicious scones, strawberry preserve, Cornish clotted cream, English afternoon tea as well as a fancy bottle of La Tenuta Sconta Prosecco, from the vineyards of Italy. Not to mention fudge, Belgian chocolates, and Dundee cake.

What we think: With an average of 4.9 stars out of 5, this afternoon tea hamper is a popular choice on One happy customer Pauline said; “A birthday gift for a friend 10,000 miles away. An absolute delight with the quality of contents, display, packing, and efficient delivery. Certainly a company I will use again.” Add a free gift message and this impressive hamper is ready to send for Mother’s Day, a birthday, or a pick-me-up gift.


The Afternoon Tea Delights Hamper

The afternoon tea delights hamper is a budget option at just £34

11. The Afternoon Tea Delights Hamper

Delivery: Next day and free delivery available

Includes: This luxury afternoon tea hamper includes all the afternoon tea favourites such as Cartwright & Butler afternoon tea blend, almond biscuit thins, delicate macaroons, raspberry jam, and more.

What we think: Over 74% of Amazon customers have voted this particular afternoon tea hamper as 5 stars. “Ordered hamper as a Mother's Day gift and requested delivery direct to my mother. She was extremely pleased with the hamper and sent a photo. Very happy and would order again. Thank you,” added one happy Amazon customer.


Best Afternoon Tea Boxes and Hampers

The perfect gift for sharing - ideal for two people

12. Cutter & Squidge afternoon tea at home

Delivery: Next day delivery available

Includes: Each afternoon tea at-home kit contains brownies, mini lemon drizzle cakes, buttery scones, pots of Rodda's clotted cream, a pot of fruity jam, and a pack of Cutter & Squidge fine loose-leaf tea. A traditional afternoon tea bundle - all you've got to do is make the sandwiches.

What we think: Handmade in London, this is one of the best afternoon tea boxes. Rated an average of 4.8 stars by Cutter & Squidge customers. "I’ve recently received and sent an afternoon tea (for 2) box. It’s lovely! Tastes awesome- too much to eat in one sitting - we shared between 4 was perfect and scrumptious!!! Great gift as helps with visitors," commented one happy customer. Another added; "Brilliant afternoon tea box - all the food was delicious and much more than we could finish in one sitting so enjoyed it over two days! The presentation was very luxurious too. A lovely treat!"


Best Afternoon Tea Boxes and Hampers

A bottle of Baron de Beaupre champagne makes this afternoon tea box extra special

13. Cartwright and Butler the afternoon tea gift selection

Delivery: Named day delivery available

Includes: Experience a delightful afternoon of delicious treats with this gift box. The elegant grey box contains the perfect selection of afternoon tea treats. This selection includes C&B cherry & almond loaf cake, butter fudge, strawberry preserve, C&B butter oat crumbles, and a bottle of Baron de Beaupre champagne.

Food Editor Jessica Dady says: "Give this impressive afternoon tea box as a birthday, Mother's Day, Father's Day, or pick-me-up gift. Personalise with a personalised gift sleeve. I'd highly recommend the butter oat crumbles and a slice of almond loaf cake with a cup of tea or coffee."


John Lewis afternoon tea hamper

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14. John Lewis afternoon tea hamper

Delivery: UK delivery within 5 working days

Includes: Choose from chocolate cake, chocolate chip biscuits. macarons, handmade strawberry jam, shortbread and more. This indulgent afternoon tea is a great choice for those who truly love the sweet treats accompanying afternoon tea after the classic scones.

Food Editor Jessica Dady says: "A variety of different afternoon tea favourites included in this wicker hamper varying from fizzy drinks to chocolate cake. The pastel coloured macarons, buttery shortbread and strawberry lemon hearts are among favourites."