Classic High Tea Sandwiches

20+ sandwich filling ideas for a classic afternoon tea event.

No High Tea Event is complete without perfect little finger High tea sandwiches with various fillings. Choose a selection of sweet and savoury from the list below, or mix and match flavours to create your own creations.

Classic High Tea Sandwich fillings

  • Tomato and Hard Boiled Egg
  • Carrot and Raisin
  • Chicken Salad
  • Egg Salad
  • Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese
  • Cucumber
  • Tomato and Cheddar cheese
  • Mozzarella and Tomato
  • Asparagus Rolls
  • Tuna, mayonnaise, Mango
  • Roast Chicken, Honey Mustard
  • Ham, Brie and Apple
  • Salmon, Cucumber
  • Crab Salad
  • Camembert and Fig
  • Roast Beef Horseradish
  • Shrimp Salad
  • Smoked Turkey, Apple
  • Strawberries, Cream Cheese
  • Sun dried tomatoes, Cream cheese
  • Lavender Jelly
  • Turkey, Cheese, Basil,
  • Blue Cheese, Sweet onion
  • Ham, Pineapple, Cucumber

Strawberry Cream Sandwiches


  • 1 tablespoon reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest
  • 2 slices very thin sandwich bread
  • 2 medium strawberries, sliced


Combine cream cheese, honey and orange zest in a bowl. Spread bread with the cheese mixture. Place sliced strawberries on 1 piece of bread, top with the other. Cut into small fingers.