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Afternoon Tea at The Capital

22 Basil Street, Knightsbridge, London, SW3 1AT +44 2036417580

(((() Afternoon Tea
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 14:00 - 17:30

Amazing. Marvelous restaurant, excellent service, wonderful afternoon tea.

Artem 14 July 2016
from London

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Awarded the Tea Guild's Award of Excellence for Top London Afternoon Tea in 2012 & 2013, Afternoon Tea at The Capital serves a lovingly crafted selection. A range of signature cocktails are shaken in artistic fashion, whilst dainty sweet treats are served in magnificent towers.

A chilled glass of Champagne is served as a luxurious accompaniment to afternoon tea at The Capital. Along with a choice of teas or freshly-brewed coffee, you will sample a selection of sandwiches, fresh pastries, homemade jams and scones.

Mixed using the finest and freshest ingredients, a 1970s-inspired selection of cocktails includes mixes like the smooth Godfather, or a classic Harvey Wallbanger. For the true aficionado, The Capital Bar Knightsbridge offers adventurous champagne and cocktail degustation menus.

Within a landmark hotel setting boasting 5 stars, The Capital Bar London is renowned as one of the chicest restaurants in London. A perfect retreat from Knightsbridge's exclusive department stores and boutiques, Knightsbridge Tube Station is just 2 minutes’ walk away.

Afternoon Tea at The Capital

22 Basil Street, Knightsbridge, London, SW3 1AT

Contact +44 2075911202
Reservations +44 2036417580

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Customer reviews for Afternoon Tea at The Capital

4.5 (((() (based on 126 reviews)
94% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • afternoon tea (111)
  • luxury (27)
  • romantic (20)
  • value (16)
  • lunch (9)
  • private dining (9)
  • dinner (8)
  • business (5)
  • child friendly (4)
  • large parties (4)
  • trendy (4)
  • breakfast (3)
  • views (3)
  • ((((( by from London

    Came here with friends who were here on holiday so I wanted them to experience traditional afternoon tea. They were very impressed! Excellent service, from the welcoming to the table service. Afternoon tea was also very good, reasonable price too considering the 5-star service.

  • ((((( by from Hengelo, The Netherlands

    My daughter and I had a wonderful time at The Capital. We were received very kindly and the afternoon tea was delicious!
    When you're in London, you should definitely go to The Capital for the afternoon tea. Everthing was homemade and the ambience was fantastic!!

  • ((((* by from London

    The food was very good but the afternoon tea room was not cooled and given it was more than 30 degrees celius in London we asked to get moved to the bar area. The staff were great and accomodated us but it was hardly an afternoon tea atmosphere.

  • ((((* by from London

    Service was excellent and the food delicious. It was the hottest day of the year and unfortunately no air conditioning but overall the experience was lovely.

  • (((** by from Cambridge

    It was a really nice afternoon tea. I'd been before but my friends hadn't.
    The restaurant was nicely decorated and laid out but small.
    But despite there only being two other tables occupied when we arrived, we were put at one right by the entrance which meant that everyone had to come past us and we were in full view of the bar. We were handed the tea menu to choose from on arrival but were not offered the cocktail/ champagne option. The sandwiches had clearly been prepared in advance as the bread was a little dry on the sides. The tinny music was off-putting.
    All of the food was generally nice and the tea was good. We were offered hot water, to refresh the tea, without having to ask. The non-sandwiches were lovely! The scones were great and warm. The service was good.

  • ((((( by from London

    Amazing. Marvelous restaurant, excellent service, wonderful afternoon tea.

  • ((((( by from london

    Will recommend it.
    The sitting room is beautyful.
    The service was extraordinary.
    The food is very traditionel which I found good.
    The drink was very good indeed.

  • ((((* by from London

    Personal Touch - very nice

  • (**** by from Toronto

    - service was rather slow - we had to ask for more hot water and extra sandwiches
    - we did not get our scones until the end of the tea - after the pastries
    - the crumpet had not been toasted at all
    - the tea was not real looseleaf tea - just tea bags
    - waiters were very pleasant though

  • ((((* by from Buckinghamshire

    For the price, this afternoon tea for fine. It's certainly not the best we've had but the service was impeccable and the little dining room intimate and nicely decorated. It's also very well situated just around the corner from Harrods.

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