It’s a classic British staple which one simply can’t enjoy a
cup of tea without. Well you could, but what would be the fun in that? From Hob Nobs, to Custard Creams and the playful Jammy Dodger, biscuits are a well beloved treat, enhancing any afternoon tea, mothers meeting, festivity or family gathering. For a luxury take on the buttery indulgences, delight in one (or two) of these fine selections…
The Best Afternoon Teas in London 7 Luxury Biscuits You’ll Want to Buy in London
Harrods Heritage Chocolate Biscuit Tin
It doesn’t get more quintessentially British than Harrods, so where better than to buy a gloriously decadent biscuit tin? This beautiful green and gold selection box contains an assortment of chocolate-infused firm favourites, all laden in an elegant tin with Harrods itself featured aesthetically on the front. The ideal gift or treat box to keep at home.
Harrods Heritage Chocolate Biscuit Tin, £20, harrods.com
Selfridges Lemon Biscuit Thins
Light and lemony, these citrusy biscuit ‘thins’ from Selfridges pack some zesty punch. Perfect for that 4pm pick-me-up, these delectable biscuits are not too indulgent, yet sweet and inviting enough to urge you to come back for more. We particularly like the subtle candied lemon placed on top of each biccy.
Selfridges Selection Lemon Biscuit Thins, £6.99, selfridges.com
Baked by Steph
These beautiful bespoke biscuits from East London baker Steph Giordano are enough to brighten up any afternoon tea, party or cup of cha. From delightful halloween themed pumpkins and ghouls, to precious Chanel handbags and impressive cookie cakes adorned with florals and macaroons, this master biscuiteer can pretty much muster up a biscuit for every occasion.
Baked by Steph, bakedbysteph.co.uk
The Wolseley Salted Caramel Florentines
It doesn’t get more festive than fruity chocolate florentines, so make sure your cupboards are fully stocked with these sensational salted caramel varieties in the lengthy lead up to Christmas. The deliciously chewy treats – a combination of nuts, sultanas, citrus peel and stem ginger, adorned with a sumptuous sheet of caramel chocolate – have all been handmade in Dorset and come stylishly placed in a tall and elegant Wolseley tin.
The Wolseley Salted Caramel Florentines, £15.95, thewolseley.com
Fortnum & Mason Toffolossus Biscuits
Quite simply the most gloriously decadent and indulgent biscuits I have ever devoured, Fortnum & Mason’s Toffolossus selection get a 10/10 from the C&TH team. Beautifully packaged inside a tall and exotically illustrated tin, these divine chocolate-coated biscuits are infused with sticky toffee and dates, resulting in a deliciously moreish tea-dipping experience. Warning: these are highly addictive. Buy in bulk.
Fortnum & Mason Toffolossus Biscuits, £17.95, fortnumandmason.com
Belgravia’s beloved bakery, renowned for its Insta-worthy pink and floral exterior and beautifully decorated cupcakes, Peggy Porschen has created a deliciously ‘spooky’ range of Halloween-themed biscuits to devour this Autumn. Delight in an array of pretty pink pumpkins and ‘ghostly’ sugar cookies topped with pink icing and less-than-spooky smiles.
Peggy Porshcen Sweet Shivers Cookie Box, £16.95, peggyporschen.com
Forget your archetypal custard creams, these delectable shortbread ‘melting moments’ from Primrose Bakery will be your new favourite sandwich-style buttercream biscuits. Light and fluffy, you can find these sugary gems at their Primrose Hill bakery, as well as ordering online.
Primrose Bakery Melting Moments, £11.70 for 6, primrose-bakery.co.uk start the slideshow