The Kensington Hotel - Kensington109-113 Queen's Gate, Kensington, London, SW7 5LR

Please Note: The Kensington is currently fully booked for Tale As Old As Time Afternoon Tea from now until November 30th 2017  and only the Festive Tale As Old As Time Afternoon Tea is available 1st December- 31st December. Click  here for more details. 

The Kensington's Afternoon Tea is served in the comfort of the hotel's recently refurbished and redesigned spaces. Its fabulous interconnected drawing rooms and the hotel's restaurant located on the ground floor, are ideal for Afternoon Tea and are more akin to a glamorous private residence, offering the perfect relaxed and stylish space to enjoy the great British tradition of Afternoon Tea.

To celebrate the upcoming release of the highly-anticipated Beauty and the Beast film, The Kensington Hotel have crafted a special themed Afternoon Tea with a magical twist.

This delightful Afternoon Tea, named Tale As Old As Time, complete with charming Mrs. Potts and Chip Potts dishware, ensures the perfect family outing or fun afternoon with friends and loved ones.

The various sweets and savouries featured in this whimsical afternoon tea are inspired by the characters and scenes of the film. Highlights include Vanilla & Gold Jelly, presented in shot glasses with the ever-symbolic rose petal immersed inside, served with cream poured from Mrs. Potts spout. Other treats include a Spiced Snow Ball Macaroon; Coconut & Chocolate, referring of course to the classic scene featuring Belle and Beast's playful snowball fight.

Also available will be a Chocolate Clock Tart; Chocolate Ganache, featuring an image of the lovable Cogsworth's face. Taken from everyone's favourite song from the film, 'Be Our Guest', will be Town House's 'Try the Grey Stuff' White Chocolate Mousse, a dessert recommended by none other than the iconic candle character, Lumiere.

Alongside this selection of delicious sweets, Town House will also be offering a variety of savoury delights to enjoy, including a hearty Bite-Sized Venison Pie, Cheese Souffle with Roscoff Onion Pissaladiere, and a rich and delicious Beef Ragu & Saffron Arancini served with Lemon Creme Fraiche.

As an alternative to scones for this Afternoon Tea, Town House will be offering Marie's Sweet Brioche Baguette with apricot preserve & chocolate pot, referring to the local baker from Belle's hometown in the film.

The Tale As Old As Time Afternoon Tea is priced from £35 per person and will be available every day from 1st March until 30th November 2017. 

Please note, the venue requires credit card details to secure your booking and a cancellation policy of £10 per person will apply to any bookings cancelled within 48 hours prior to dining.

If you have any dietary requirements we kindly ask you to advise the hotel at least 48 hours prior to your reservation to allow the chef time to prepare. Items on the menu are subject to change to cater for dietary requirements.

*Please note* a 12.5% service charge will be added to the final bill.

  1. Times:

    Afternoon Tea is served 12pm to 6pm every day

  2. Booking:

    Booking is essential

  3. Nearest railway station:

    South Kensington

  4. Approach:

    The Drawing Room

  5. Where to sit:

    The Drawing Room

  6. Dress code:

    Smart casual

  7. Children:

    Children of all ages welcome

  8. Music:

    No live music

  9. Credit cards:

    All major credit cards accepted

  10. Gardens:

    No

  11. Outdoor Seating:

    No

  12. Disabled access:

    Yes

  13. Dogs:

    Guide dogs only

  14. Gluten free:

    Yes, please advise the hotel at least 48 hours prior to dining to allow the chef time to prepare. Items on the menu are subject to change.

  15. Vegan:

    Yes, please advise the hotel at least 48 hours prior to dining to allow the chef time to prepare. Items on the menu are subject to change.

  16. Nut free:

    Yes, please advise the hotel at least 48 hours prior to dining to allow the chef time to prepare. Items on the menu are subject to change.

  17. Award Winner:

    -

  18. Halal:

    Yes, please advise the hotel at least 48 hours prior to dining to allow the chef time to prepare. Items on the menu are subject to change.

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  • Afternoon Tea
    12pm to 6pm
    Every Day
From£35.00

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