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Afternoon Tea at The Capital

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

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Monday to Sunday: 14:00 - 17:30

The afternoon tea at the capital was a great experience! It is a lovely place with amazing food and drinks. The atmosphere was very pleasant and the people very nice. It's really worth the price and we would definitely come again!

Rebecca Wenger 15 February 2017
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
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Customer reviews for Afternoon Tea at The Capital

4.4 (((() (based on 167 reviews)
92% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • afternoon tea (143)
  • luxury (38)
  • romantic (29)
  • value (24)
  • private dining (17)
  • lunch (14)
  • dinner (12)
  • business (6)
  • child friendly (6)
  • large parties (5)
  • trendy (5)
  • breakfast (3)
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  • ((((* 19 February 2017 by Wendy Bergin from London

    Very pleasant and intimate room for afternoon tea, I was slightly disappointed that my dairy intolerance was not more imaginatively catered for with the cake and scone selection, it looked as if someone had just nipped to the supermarket rather than putting in any effort ??But my mothers cake selection looked wonderful.

  • ((((( 19 February 2017 by Karen Barfoot from Chard

    The tea was beautifully presented and was v tasty. The staff were fantastic and it was a lovely birthday treat

  • ((((( 15 February 2017 by Rebecca Wenger from London

    The afternoon tea at the capital was a great experience! It is a lovely place with amazing food and drinks. The atmosphere was very pleasant and the people very nice. It's really worth the price and we would definitely come again!

  • ((((( 5 February 2017 by Kira Epstein from NYC

    The experience was fabulous! Delicious finger sandwiches, scones, and other sweets, and lovely teas. Excellent drinks and service as well in a beautiful, intimate tea room. Will definitely be back!

  • ((((* 30 January 2017 by Alec Smith from london

    lovely layout, plenty of food,

  • (((** 29 January 2017 by Rebekah from London

    The Room was very pretty, the tea was good. The staff were friendly enough- but there was long waits between the sandwiches and the pastry and we had to wave them over each time we wanted something. The food was pretty average (sandwiches, cakes, scone0 and the macaroon was not very nice at all- crunchy and not chewy and lovely as it should have been it was also stuck to the plate with plain cream cheese for some odd reason. It was not as as nice as some of the other Afternoon Teas I have had, but it was good, low price for the area of London it is located in.

  • ((((( 27 January 2017 by Erika Narancic from GÖTEBORG

    We loved our visit here!!

  • ((((( 16 January 2017 by Tami Culp from London

    From the moment we walked in, we were warmly welcomed! We took tea in a beautifully, traditionally decorated, intimate room with a large window overlooking Basil Street. The three course tea included a variety of savory sandwiches, four delicious sweets, plus scrumptious scones, complete with clotted cream and strawberry jam! The young girl serving us was gracious and darling, refilling our tea pots and sharing in our conversations. We could have stayed and talked to her all day! Before leaving, Guillaume, kindly took us on a tour of the hotel. We enjoyed a lovely afternoon tea, exceeding our expectations!

  • ((((( 30 December 2016 by Jeanne Bosworth from London

    Very intimate and the staff cater to your every need. Perfect for tourists or locals. Elegant and wonderful!

  • ((((( 24 December 2016 by Tanya Cross from Northampton

    Beautiful High Tea. Loved that we had a private dining room. Catered well for the children. Thoroughly recommend. Impeccable service.

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