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Camellia's Tea House
2 Kingly CourtSohoLondonW1B 5PW
- +44 (0)20 7734 9939
- Public transport:
- Oxford Circus, Underground
My friend was determined to have me experience a "proper" tea during my stay in London. Happenstance made us stumble upon Camellia's which is located on the upper level of Kingly Court. Luckily we had just arrived before they stopped serving tea and food.
We settled on the cream tea since we were both stuffed from lunch earlier in the day. Scones with clotted cream and jam were paired...more
Camellia's Tea House has a cute little atmosphere away from the bustle of Carnaby Street. Located on the 2nd floor aka top floor (3rd floor in American standards) of Kingly Court, it was a very quaint and lovely tea house. It almost felt like an indoor garden given the way it was decorated. My friend and I split the Afternoon Tea option (which is £19.95 for 2) which was a nice cheap option in...more
This was an interesting experience, after eating a fatty burger the tea room was a very civilised london experience, the choice of teas was remarkable and the price very good.
I was disappointed that whilst i was paying my bill i had taken my gloves off and forgot to collect them. Ten minutes later i could not get anyone ones attention, one waitress tried to be helpful, but the management...more
This place is an absolute gem tucked away off of Carnaby Street. I wandered in on a Saturday afternoon and it was nearly packed, so I recommend reservations. My husband and I enjoyed a delicious afternoon tea with the most perfect little scones, jam and clotted cream. It's a nice, homey atmosphere, as some of the other posters have described. We found the service to be very good.
Afternoon tea is an oddity. Long associated with Britishness, the truth is that few Brits actually have afternoon tea more than once in their lifetimes let alone once a week as tourists may suppose. So I always feel slight bemusement when visitors ask me where to go for afternoon tea in London - I really don't know. So in part to better prepare me for such questions and in (larger) part due to...more