The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon at Fortnum & Mason was opened by HM The Queen, and pays homage to the timeless traditions of afternoon tea. Epitomising the sophistication that has made Fortnum & Mason such an institution, tea is served besides a grand piano in the luxurious salon, with classic sandwiches, scones and patisseries all making an appearance. The extensive tea selection at Fortnum & Mason covers a wealth of options from around the globe.
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Fortnum & Mason Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon
181 PiccadillyLondonW1J 9EH
- Public transport:
- Green Park, Underground
The one thing the GF wanted to do in London was enjoy afternoon tea. So we decided to head to Fortnum & Mason's Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon after spending the day at Buckingham Palace.
Fortnum & Mason is a huge department store located in London. They've obviously got everything you need for a proper tea, including a myriad of loose tea offerings for purchase. With respect to food, they've got...more
Our reservation was at 2:30 PM, but we were running late and arrived by 2:45 PM. No matter, they still seated us and got us settled right away.
We started off with the sandwiches, scones, and desserts paired with the Countess Grey. With Lady and Earl Greys being my favorite teas, I had something to compare the taste to. This is most definitely the best "Grey" tea I've ever had. We each...more
Come here for a perfect example of afternoon tea - a giant assortment of teas, options for high tea or afternoon tea, and excellent service. We were promptly seated and our waiter was so polite and explained everything to us.
I started with the countess grey tea, which by the way is now my new favorite tea. A mix of earl grey and orange pekoe, it already smells good before you even drink...more
Definitely worth the splurge. At £40-44 per person, I had high hopes and I'm happy to say that my expectations were met. Though my mother and I dressed up a little bit, my dad dropped the ball and had a t-shirt and hoodie (luckily pants and not jeans). However, this did not affect the service and they treated us well. I went with the High Tea Menu and my parents went with the Savoury and...more
Before my trip to London, I went all out crazy looking for the best place for afternoon tea. With so many choices in the city and a range of prices from £20 to £60 or more per person, it was hard to pick one, but we ultimately settled for this one. We were skeptical and had high expectations due to the price - £40pp for the regular Afternoon tea with one of the classic tea blends. This is our...more