The Orangery


The 18th century Orangery Restaurant, situated within the grounds of Kensington Palace, offers one of the finest tea selections in London, alongside a choice of homemade food, light lunches, and delicious cakes and pastries, as well as a range of premium wines and champagnes. Children are very welcome and can enjoy their own version of afternoon tea.

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Typical meal price: From £25.00 (USD37.81) per diner

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The Orangery

Kensington Palace
Palace Green
W8 4PX
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Yelp Reviews

4 out of 5 based on 149 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Orangery

4.0 out of 5 27 October 2015
by Andrea L.

Touring Kensington Palace and the gardens, is a perfect occasion for an English tea experience. The tea room is lovely! Very palatial with tall ceiling and lots of windows for natural light and a view of the grounds. We opted for the traditional tea. They also offer tea service with champagne.

The pastries were lovely and the scones were delicious! Scones are my favorite.

The finger...more

4.0 out of 5 19 October 2015
by Will C.

Cool looking location. Nice service and food is solid. Tea is very good.

I liked the tea and the sandwiches. Price is good as afternoon tea in other places in London are much more expensive.

I'd definitely recommend it if you are looking for a solid afternoon tea place with a good price.more

4.0 out of 5 13 October 2015
by Sarah G.

Stunning location (interior and exterior) and a great opportunity to say you had high tea in London. Seriously, I gasped when I saw the building and then when I walked inside. Gorgeous!

Location 5/5

Ambiance 5/5

Service 4/5

Food 4/5 (5/5 for tea and sandwiches, 3/5 for scones, 2/5 for dessert)

It's a less expensive tea than you'd get in other places in there city, but it's a bit pricey to...more

4.0 out of 5 28 July 2015
by Alison A.

Afternoon tea at the Orangery is a lovely (and affordable: £26.00) weekend experience. Fairly priced, you don't feel guilty about splurging and adding on a glass of wine or champagne. The grounds are beautiful, especially the walk to the brick building where you pass through immaculately trimmed hedges and zigzag bushes to get to the main dining hall. The expansive ceilings give an airy and...more

4.0 out of 5 19 July 2015
by James N.

The Orangery is a small gem on the side of Kensington Park, just up from the palace. I like the high ceiling of the dining room with its ornate ceiling trim. It was we were having lunch in one of the wings of the V&A museum. There was plenty of space for our pram. The atmosphere was peaceful and relaxing.

I thought the food might be second best to the setting, but I was pleasantly surprised....more

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