The Ritz Afternoon Tea  

 
 
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150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J 9BR
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Served daily: 11.30am, 1.30pm, 3.30pm, 5.30pm and 7.30pm
 
PRICES
Traditional Afternoon Tea £54 | Champagne Afternoon Tea £71 | Celebration Tea £65 | Celebration Champagne Tea £82*
 

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The Ritz Afternoon TeaTea at The Ritz has to be the London equivalent of Breakfast at Tiffany's - a world-famous brand that captures the essence of each city's history and culture. Synonymous with the comfortable colonialism of the old British aristocracy, for Londoners afternoon tea at The Ritz conjures an image of luxury, indulgence, formality and impeccable service. Detailed in delicate shades of gold, pale green and pale pink, the Palm Court, where afternoon tea is served, is an exemplar of soothing sophistication combined with lavish Louis XVI luxury. Lofty ceilings, glittering chandeliers, gilded trellises, marble columns, deep cornices and draped floral curtains all combine for a visual treat of the old Establishment. Waiters, dressed immaculately in tails, serve up tea in fine bone china with exact precision while a pianist tinkles the ivories and a harpist plucks away in the background. Views of the Green Park royal gardens are a stunning reminder of a time when King Edward VII, Winston Churchill and Charles De Gaulle formed part of the regular stream or royal, aristocratic and noble visitors taking tea at the hotel's Palm Court. It hardly needs saying but dress smartly - a jacket and tie are essential for men. Early booking (as far in advance as six weeks for weekend sittings) is essential.

*Prices are correct as of August 2017.


 

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Green Park Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Arlington House Pure Parking
 
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Carrington Street NCP
 
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