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Afternoon Tea at The Library Lounge

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

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

3rd time here (unfortunately scaffolding masked what is usually a lovely view of Thames and Big Ben , lovely Christmas style afternoon tea this time, great service and prosecco really does flow freely, very enjoyable .

S. Langton 19 November 2015
from essex

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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

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  • ((((* by from London

    The food was very fresh, lovely selection of teas and the staff were very friendly and showed passion and expertise in their suggestions for the group.

  • ((((( by from Bracknell

    Great experience. The ambience of the library and the attentiveness of the waitress were terrific. Even had a top up on the sandwiches. Champagne did indeed flow for the whole two hours. Not cheap but worth every pound.

  • ((((* by from London

    A very enjoyable afternoon in pleasant surroundings. The staff were very friendly. We were given extras and the unlimited prosecco was very welcome.

  • ((((* by from London

    Excellent afternoon tea & plenty of bubbles

  • ((((( by from London

    Amazing experience

  • ((((( by from London

    Fantastic present to us from my family for our 50th Birthday celebrations.

  • ((((* by from Sittingbourne

    We had a fantastic experiece. The tea was excellent, the bubbles plentiful and the service was first-rate. The Library Lounge was a great venue, and it was only a little disappointing that the scaffolding prevented a perfect view of the river. We can't wait to do it again.

  • ((((( by from Ampthill

    Superb. We arrived 30 mins late, but were greeted with enthusiasm nevertheless. The food was outstanding and so was the service. Highly recommended.

  • ((((* by from Dartford

    Lots of bubbles prompt service good food sandwiches scones and cakes. All had a Xmas twist.great surroundings. Looking to go back in the new year.

  • ((((( by from West Byfleet

    We came here for afternoon tea booked for 4pm. The table before us were late leaving so we were brought out prosecco while we waited which was topped up. When we got to our table, we chose which teas we would like then had sandwiches, savoury scone, sweet scone and mini pastries and plenty of Prosecco which was continually topped up! Lovely setting and a pianist too. Was nice and Christmassy.

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