Afternoon Tea at The Lanesborough


Winner of The UK Tea Council Award of Excellence 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, The Lanesborough Hotel Afternoon Tea is served daily at the hotel's restaurant, Apsleys. Served with all the beloved trimmings, our award winning London Afternoon Tea includes freshly baked scones, thick clotted cream and home made fruit preserves. Our tea sommelier, is delighted to guide you with your personal tea selection and discuss varieties of tea that have been carefully selected and generally purchased at auction. Gluten and Dairy free Afternoon Tea is also available upon request.


Typical meal price: From £26.00 (USD31.30) per diner

£26 to £40

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Afternoon Tea at The Lanesborough

Hyde Park Corner

Yelp Reviews

4.5 out of 5 based on 35 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Afternoon Tea at The Lanesborough

5.0 out of 5 3 October 2016
by Kari G.

Here, at the Lanesborough, tea is an art form, a ritual, a tradition... Something one does. The waitstaff is warm and friendly and flutter about in a dance, to pour tea (the only place where I don't feel cheesy raising my pinky and saying "just a spot of tea!") and, for hours, bring the most sumptuous and gorgeous desserts to the table.

Here, the tea is like wine, something to be lingered...more

4.0 out of 5 30 July 2016
by Bing.kay B.

This hotel was my saving grace because I was lost due the tourist bus had a diversion due to traffic and road closures, I was lost and alone walking past hyde park when I saw this hotel and so I went in. I always trusted hotel employees because I have worked in a couple of hotel chains in the 90's, anyway, the lady that works in the restaurant reception was really nice, I think her name is...more

5.0 out of 5 2 May 2016
by Ly N.

Beautiful room. Attentive staff. Delicious food and tea. "Pink princess" is available for a limited time for Princess Charlotte and Her Majesty's birthdays. Tried both the pink princess and vegetarian varieties. The sandwiches and scones from the pink princess option were my favorite. And the patisseries from the gluten-free/vegetarian option were my favorite. The lemon pane-cotta was...more

5.0 out of 5 4 February 2016
by Jess L.

Absolutely perfect. This is the deluxe afternoon tea experience you're looking for.

The space is elegant and a bit over the top - you kind of feel like you're in a beautiful birdcage.

The tea and food were impeccable. I got the Lanesborough Afternoon tea, which had a wonderful balance and rose after taste, and the Chocolate and Gold tea was unique and decadent.

The food was amazing. I...more

5.0 out of 5 9 May 2014
by Umair K.

One of the highest high teas in the kingdom. Immaculate service, an amazing variety of teas, excellent pastries and savory snacks. The scones clotted cream and jam were top notch.

The ambiance is opulent but not over the top like Dubai or Vegas.

Excellent service - not snooty or sniffy.

Worth every pound :)more

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