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Afternoon Tea at The Library Lounge

The London Marriott Hotel, County Hall, London, SE1 7PB +44 2036417694

(((() British
Main course: £34
Food spend: £34
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 14:00 - 16:30

pleasant surrounding , beautiful view over the thames . Plenty of top ups of the bubbles .

Wendy Scotney 23 June 2015
from London

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Offering postcard-worthy views over Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Afternoon Tea at The Library Lounge is housed in the Marriott County Hall Hotel. In this landmark building, gorgeous library-style surroundings offer old world charm.

On The Library Lounge menu, freshly-cut finger sandwiches feature traditional fillings with a refined twist, with offerings like cucumber & mint, Surrey duck egg mayonnaise and succulent roast beef with horseradish. Irresistible arrangements of cakes and fancies include English rhubarb and white chocolate lollipop or Valrhona chocolate mousse, as well as sweet and savoury scones served with seasonal jams and artisanal cheeses.

Piled high bookshelves and plush armchairs make for wonderfully cosy surroundings at The Library Lounge London. Luxurious liquid accompaniments include fine leaf teas, elegant flutes of champagne and sparkling wine, and cleansing gin cocktails.

A quintessentially English retreat in one of the city’s most vibrant areas, The Library Lounge South Bank is 4 minutes’ walk from Waterloo Station. The Library Lounge can be accessed via the main entrance to the London Marriott Hotel on Westminster Bridge Road. Alternatively, enter via the South Bank (Queen's Walk), above the London Aquarium. Valet parking is also available on site.

Afternoon Tea at The Library Lounge

The London Marriott Hotel, County Hall, London, SE1 7PB

Contact +44 2079028055
Reservations +44 2036417694

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Customer reviews for Afternoon Tea at The Library Lounge

4.6 (((() (based on 663 reviews)
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  • ((((( by from Waterloo, London

    Fantastic experience.

  • ((((* by from East Grinstead

    Very courteous and helpful staff. 1st Class service.

  • ((((* by from City of Westminster

    Enjoyable !

  • (((** by from London

    Our experience was very good with some niggles. On the good side, the staff were very friendly and attentive. They were very generous with the sparkling wine and happily brought us more scones when requested. The sandwiches weren't great, bread was sligthly dry and my friend has a sandwich made with the heel of a loaf! Staff were quite slow to clear the table too.

  • ((((( by from London

    We had a lovely experience at The Library Lounge: the staff were friendly and welcoming and kept us topped up with champurrs!

  • ((((( by from London

    A lovely afternoon tea with great views!

  • ((((( by from London

    pleasant surrounding , beautiful view over the thames . Plenty of top ups of the bubbles .

  • ((((* by from London

    The view was amazing, the bubbles flowed the food was great, only exception - the savoury scones were a little doughy. For the most part, the service was good, however, there's was a little confusion amongst the staff on whether we could have additional sandwiches and scones. When we arrived we were advised that if we wanted any more goodies, to ask. When we asked a different person for more, she responding saying she'd have to check with the chef. Eventually we were given replacement sandwiches and scones for 1 person, and there was 2 of us. Overall the experience was excellent and I would recommend it.

  • ((((* by from London

    This was my second visit to the Library Lounge. The food, service and view (we had a window seat) were all very nice. Extra sandwiches, and tea were brought without any fuss when we asked. I would recommend this afternoon tea as the free-flowing bubbles are very easy to drink! Also, a very nice selection of teas were available. I would recommend the rooibos, orange and cinnamon.

  • ((((( by from London

    Excellent food, service and setting. Great value - free-flowing prosecco truly is free-flowing.

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