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 most unpleasant afternoon tea experience ever! First, we were 10 minutes late being seated when we showed up 5 minutes before our reservation. After we sat down, no one came to take our order for 20 minutes. No one came by to give us water even. Then we had to flag down the captain to take our order. Finally, someone brought us our tea and food with some kind of attitude. Excuse me?
Food and tea is fine. Not impressive for the price.
I believe there is dress code but not strictly enforced. I saw quite a few groups of people wearing t shirts and sandals which I definitely won't considered as "smart casual".
The service was bad for one specific waiter (others seem to be fine) but that ruins our experience. The waiter didn't ask what we would like to drink in the...more
We went here for high tea and had a fabulous time.
We were very happy that they offered a vegetarian option. The veggie sandwiches were all very tasty. I, of course, loved all the desserts. The scones were also scrumptious. I highly recommend trying the lemon curd.
The service was really on 4 stars. The host was amazingly friendly, but our server was less enthusiastic. Then he...more
Fortnum and Mason is one of my favourite tea brands in the world, so I had high hopes for their Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon. I was not disappointed, at least not with the tea or food. My friend and I had reservations, and after a short wait in the reception area, we were seated near the cake carriage.
The service was adequate, though I must say it could have been friendlier. We were there for...more
If it's worth doing, it's worth doing well and right. If you're going to have afternoon tea in England, you might as well have the best.
The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon atop Fortnum and Mason is hands down the best afternoon tea I've ever had (and I've had it in several different countries). I would go as far as to say that this should be in the top ten list of things you have planned for...more