The Lanesborough, KnightsbridgeHyde Park Corner, London, , SW1X 7TA

Afternoon Tea Awards 2016 - Highly Commended

Afternoon Tea Awards 2016 - Highly Commended

The Lanesborough takes its name from a country house that once stood on the same site and captures the gracious style of an early 19th-Century residence. 

Situated moments from Hyde Park in Knightsbridge, this landmark building of 1828 has been restored to its original splendour and is one of London's finest 5 star premier hotels.

Afternoon Tea is served in Céleste, a richly decorated dining room naturally illuminated during daylight hours by a domed glass roof and in the evening by spectacular hanging chandeliers. This elegant venue was awarded three AA Rosettes from the AA Hospitality awards and a Michelin star in the Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland 2017.

Afternoon Tea can also be served in The Withdrawing Room, with sumptuously upholstered armchairs, sofas and a beautiful central fireplace. 

As the piano plays in the background, the hotel's restaurant team will be delighted to guide guests with their selection and introduce the expertly selected range of teas.

Gluten-free and dairy-free Afternoon Tea are also available upon request and must be reserved in advance.

Menus and Prices are indicative and subject to change without notice

For the first 1 and a half hours of sittings, guests will be seated in the Withdrawing room (a lounge area next to the bar). From 2:30pm onwards, Celeste is available. 

  1. Times:

    Afternoon Tea is served from 2:30pm to 4:30pm in the Celeste Restaurant and 1pm to 5:30pm in the Withdrawing Room

  2. Booking:

    Booking is essential

  3. Nearest railway station:

    Hyde Park Corner

  4. Approach:


  5. Where to sit:

    Céleste Restaurant or The Withdrawing Room

  6. Dress code:

    Smart casual

  7. Children:

    Children of all ages welcome

  8. Music:

    Live Pianist

  9. Credit cards:

    All except Delta, Solo or Eurocard

  10. Gardens:


  11. Outdoor Seating:


  12. Disabled access:


  13. Dogs:

    Guide dogs only

  14. Gluten free:

    Yes, please specify at the time of booking

  15. Vegan:

    Yes, please specify at the time of booking

  16. Nut free:

    Yes, please specify at the time of booking

  17. Award Winner:

    Afternoon Tea Awards 2016 - Highly Commended

  18. Halal:

    Yes, please specify at the time of booking. Please note Halal menu only includes chicken (the beef sandwich is replaced with a vegetarian option)

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  • Afternoon Tea
    1pm to 5.30pm
    Every Day

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