The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea  

 
 
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Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, London SW1X 7TA
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
12noon-5pm Daily | The Withdrawing Room 12noon-5pm, Celeste 3pm-5pm
 
PRICES
£38 Afternoon Tea £48 Belgravia Tea £85 Prestige Afternoon Tea
 

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The Lanesborough Afternoon TeaEarning the Award of Excellence more times than it would be polite to mention in recent years, an afternoon brew at The Lanesborough is a bit of a treat. The stylish early 19th century hotel sits right on Hyde Park Corner and tea is served in its recently reopened restaurant, Celeste, with its beautiful glass roof. The formal ceremony of afternoon tea here takes on an indisputable air of sophistication with the steaming tea served from silver pots - a Russian samovar if you need to know - and poured into fine bone china cups, a stack of crustless finger sandwiches to accompany it. They don't mess around here, employing a dedicated 'tea sommelier' who takes the job of tea buying very seriously - most are purchased at auction. Green, black and white teas are all on the menu, from Gunpowder to Jasmine Pearls - it's a bewildering choice so don't be afraid to ask for advice. There are several different types of afternoon tea price packages to choose from, all of which come with a freshly baked scones, thick clotted cream and home made fruit preserves.

 

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Hyde Park Corner Tube Station
 
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Knightsbridge Tube Station
 
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Victoria Railway Station
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
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Hilton Hotel NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Knightsbridge Masterpark
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Halkin Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £201  22% off
Halkin Street, SW1X | 2 minutes from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
Located in London's fashionable Belgravia district, The Halkin has been setting the standard for luxurious, modern hotels since its opening in 1991. There's a boutique, designer ... More
 
 
 
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Old Park Lane, W1K | 4 minutes from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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The Berkeley Afternoon Tea
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
Wilton Place, Knightsbridge, Belgravia, London SW1X | 3 minutes from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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116 Piccadilly, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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Mandarin Oriental, 66 Knightsbridge, Hyde Park, London SW1X | 6 minutes from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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Celeste Restaurant
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
The Lanesborough, Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, London SW1X | Same location as The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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11 Knightsbridge, Belgravia, London SW1X | 1 minute from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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11 Knightsbridge, Belgravia, London SW1X | 1 minute from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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Victoria Street, Victoria, London SW1E | 11 minutes from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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23 Motcomb Street, Belgravia, London SW1X | 6 minutes from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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19b Motcomb Street, Belgravia, London SW1X | 6 minutes from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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The Metropolitan Hotel, Old Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K | 4 minutes from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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The Pantechnicon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
10 Motcomb Street, Belgravia, London SW1X | 5 minutes from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 8 minutes from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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41 Farm Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 9 minutes from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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Blue Bar
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Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, Belgravia, London SW1X | 3 minutes from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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The Met Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Metropolitan Hotel, 19 Old Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K | 4 minutes from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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CC Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
London Hilton on Park Lane, 22 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K | 5 minutes from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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The Lanesborough London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hyde Park Corner, Westminster, Belgravia, London SW1X | Same location as The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
Capturing the style of an exquisite early 19th-century residence, this esteemed establishment is wonderfully elegant and upmarket. Offering an exclusive personalised service, every guest is ... More
 
 
 
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Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Knightsbridge, Hyde Park, London SW1X | 6 minutes from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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The Dorchester Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
54 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K | 7 minutes from The Lanesborough Afternoon Tea
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