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The Dorchester's Wimbledon Tea Cooks Up the Cutest Tea Cakes Ever

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  Site Where: 53 Park Lane, London, United Kingdom, W1A 1QA
June 23, 2010 at 2:49 PM | by | ()

While the rest of the world is fully in the grips of World Cup fever, London and the snobbier bits of Britain have a side fascination: Wimbledon. And to see watch Venus Williams and Roger Federer run up and down the courts in the world's oldest and most prestigious tennis championships, you can't just go sit at a bar and cheer like with World Cup games. Wimbledon is proper, and you'll find tennis-themed afternoons teas around the city.

The best of them all is at the 5-star Dorchester Hotel at Hyde Park, where even the teacakes dress up in their tennis whites—or rather take the form of tiny green courts and tennis balls.

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