Situated on the site of Queen Elizabeth II former residence (145 Piccadilly) Wellington Lounge presents a truly fitting location to enjoy Afternoon Tea. Executive Chef Paul Bates combines the best seasonal British ingredients and bespoke teas to create traditional Afternoon Tea with a modern twist.Wellington Lounge at InterContinental London Park Lane is marking its official UK Tea Guild 'Award of Excellence' accreditation with a new Afternoon Tea menu for 2012. Botanical Tea mixes peels, fruits, herbs and spices, and herbaceous botanicals in a surprising, sensory experience that celebrates the arrival of spring. Royal-Tea is selection of pretty English classics that pays homage to the hotel's location on the site of 145 Piccadilly. Wellington Afternoon Tea presents a seasonally changing menu celebrating the best ingredients available from the British Isles.Executive Chef Paul Bates has created the extensive Wellington Lounge tea menu and worked with London Emporium Tea Palace to develop blends that are exclusive to InterContinental London Park Lane and complement the various dishes.
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1 Hamilton Place Park LaneLondonW1J 7QY
Recently tried Wellington Lounge's gorgeous "Scents of Summer" Afternoon Tea (running until September) - a delicious, glorious, and quirky take on the traditional tea, with a shot of wheatgrass jelly to begin (yes, you read that correctly!).
Sandwiches were served as "scrolls" (bread neatly rolled over the filling) and the pickled-cucumber sandwiches were a true delight.
The scones were...more
Had a lovely afternoon tea here with my wife during our honeymoon in Europe and the UK. The prices are quite high, but comparable to other high teas in London. We got the Royal tea and loved the vanilla and cardamom-infused champagne! The sandwiches were well-executed and standard for high tea, though nothing was truly worth writing home about. The desserts, though, were magical. We very much...more
We had a great afternoon tea at Wellington Lounge. The service was excellent. The food was delicious (sandwiches not special but ok). A number of great selection of tea was also included. We ordered the afternoon tea for 28£. The atmosphere was modern! The chairs were really comfortable so we were ending up sitting there almost 2 1/2 h. We can definitely recommend this place.more
An afternoon tea how it should be! Several different settings one can choose from, multiple different teas, a nice modern but classy ambiente and good service. All in all a nice afternoon spent in the fancy Interconti Hotel. Really nothing to complain; Wellington blend tea was delicious, sandwiches were ok but nothing too special (28£ version), scones were brought warm and all the pastries...more
I am not a great fan of hotel restaurants as they tend to lack atmosphere and be a bit stiff. Still, I was overjoyed when I was invited to celebrate a friend's birthday party here.
OK, the location isn't great in that the Interconti inhabits quite an ugly building which you enter from a dark back alley. We were booked into the private dining room which is located to the side of the main...more