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Combine old-school English glamor with delicious cakes, sandwiches and tea on this must-do afternoon tea experience in London! Choose between one of two different types of afternoon tea – one with Champagne or one with just tea – both taking place at London’s 5-star Grosvenor House Hotel.
Afternoon tea in London is an institution, owing its origins to Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford – one of Queen Victoria’s ladies-in-waiting. As an elite member of Victorian society, she was accustomed to eating large breakfasts, small lunches and large dinners -- the latter served very late each night. To satisfy her afternoon hunger pangs, she summoned her servants to bring tea and cakes.
So delightful was the experience that it became a daily meal and the trend caught on – all over London.
Still going strong today, afternoon teas are served all over the capital, with the most prestigious ones taking place in top hotels -- like the 5-star Grosvenor House Hotel where your afternoon tea experience takes place. Simply choose from one of the following options and relax in an atmosphere of genteel refinement:
Traditional Afternoon Tea:
Enjoy a traditional light afternoon tea, served in style in the Grosvenor House’s library. Taking place between 3pm and 6pm, the light feast includes a pot of classic English tea, traditional (crust-removed) sandwiches, pastries, and scones with clotted cream and fruit preserves.
Anna’s Champagne Afternoon Tea:
Sit down in Grosvenor House’s Park Room, which overlooks Hyde Park, and relax to elegant music from the resident pianist. Created as a testament to Duchess Anna’s legacy, this luxury afternoon tea comprises dainty finger sandwiches, buttermilk scones, cream puffs and pastries -- all served with your choice of fine English tea and a glass of all-important Champagne.
Grosvenor House Afternoon Tea
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Departure Point:Grosvenor House
- Your chosen time between 2:00pm and 6:00pm
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Luxury afternoon tea served in Grosvenor House Hotel’s Park Room: sandwiches, scones, cream puffs, pastries, choice of English teas and a glass of Champagne
Traditional afternoon tea served in Grosvenor House Hotel’s library: sandwiches, scones, pastries and a pot of English tea
Grosvenor House Afternoon Tea
- Anna's Afternoon Tea
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- Valid anytime between 2pm -6pm on your chosen day
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Dress code is smart casual
- Adult pricing applies to all travelers
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