5 Luxury Biscuits You’ll Want to Buy in London

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Because sometimes a Rich Tea just simply won’t do

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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 Hobnobs to Custard Creams and the playful Jammy Dodger, biscuits are a beloved treat, enhancing any afternoon tea, festivity or family gathering. For a luxury take on the buttery indulgences, delight in one (or two) of these fine selections. These are the best luxury biscuits.

5 Luxury Biscuits You’ll Want to Buy in London


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Harrods biscuit tin

Harrods Heritage Mini Plain and Choc Chip Shortbread Selection

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 miniature plain and chocolate shortbread 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 Mini Plain and Choc Chip Shortbread Selection, £12,

Selfridges Lemon Biscuit Thins

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,

Baked by Steph Luxury Biscuits

Baked by Steph

These beautiful bespoke luxury biscuits from East London baker Steph Giordano are enough to brighten up any afternoon tea, party or cup of cha. From delightful 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,

Fortnum & Mason biscuit tin

Fortnum & Mason Toffolossus Biscuits

Quite simply the most gloriously decadent and indulgent biscuits you’ll ever devour, 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, £18.95,

Primrose Bakery luxury biscuits

Primrose Bakery

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,

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