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 (USD33.38) per diner

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The Orangery

Kensington Palace
Palace Green
W8 4PX
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 165 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Orangery

4.0 out of 5 15 June 2016
by Rozwana H.

Visited for Valentines afternoon tea.

Beautiful, bright and open surrounding which had a very classy yet relaxed feeling to it.

The afternoon Tea was excellent with fresh scones and yummy sandwiches.

The staff were attentive and informative.

The only fault I found was that the bathrooms were located outside of the restaurant and a little walk away which i felt was odd for such an upscale...more

4.0 out of 5 10 June 2016
by Idy T.

When in London, one must have afternoon tea. And what better place to have afternoon tea than The Orangery at Kensington Palace, the residence of the British Royal Family since the 17th century?

I made a reservation in advance and wandered around the gardens in the palace on my way to the restaurant. The restaurant is very grand with tall ceilings. It definitely feels like I was one of the...more

1.0 out of 5 8 June 2016
by Natalie Rose M.

Gluten Free Review

I was so excited to come here! The Orangery's Yelp reviews are better than average and I rarely eat anywhere without checking Yelp reviews first. The Orangery is nestled in the gardens of Kensington Palace. It's beautiful. I paid £27.50 for afternoon tea and £2.45 for a delicious Old Fashioned Lemonade.

Here is how The Orangery advertises their gluten free menu online:...more

5.0 out of 5 7 June 2016
by Mollie L.

The Orangery offered a lovely afternoon tea. Our reservation was at 16:00, we arrived 10 minutes early and were seated right away. We chose to sit outside as it was beautiful weather. The location is wonderful, and it is just behind Kensington Palace.

I ordered the afternoon tea, which was quite delicious. The tea came with several different kinds of fingers sandwiches, I particularly liked...more

4.0 out of 5 28 April 2016
by Ricky O.

My wife and I came to The Orangery for afternoon tea while on vacation in the UK. The price per person was fairly high at 27.50£/person ($40/person in USD), but we knew that going into it.

The Orangery itself is situated just outside of Kensington Palace in a separate building near the gardens. The building and interior is very classy, yet casual. There is nothing "ornate" about it, but you...more

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