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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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Great staff and food...bubbly fine and kept pouring.

Carol Lyons 17 March 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 2079028000
Reservations +44 2036417694

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Customer reviews for Afternoon Tea at The Library Lounge

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  • ((((( by from London

    A lovely afternoon tea experience, the service was very good and attentive and the bubbles did flow freely for the group of 6 we had for the afternoon-lovely tea and setting!

  • ((((( by from Harpenden

    Fantastic, this was a perfect afternoon, the staff and service was excellent

  • ((((* by from London

    Very pleasant surroundings and welcoming staff.

  • ((((( by from Woodchurch

    Great value, service, food and free flowing bubbles 2nd visit and won't be my last
    Alexandra and her staff are excellent very attentive, friendly and make the afternoon tea very special

  • ((((( by from Brighton

    Lovely. I have been a few times with different friends and all have enjoyed it. The staff are great, very friendly and accommodating

  • ((((* by from London

    Had a fab time, as always. Staff are always fabulous!

  • ((((( by from London

    Second visit with friends ... Unlimited bubbles and the staff ensure you never go dry ... Wonderful afternoon tea, wonderful setting and wonderful staff ... Until next time :-)

  • ((((( by from Guildford

    This was my second time coming in the last year & it was even better than the first. The food was delicious, the service outstanding & neither our glass or tea cup was ever empty. Quite often you can feel hassled in places like these to finish your drink & move on, but here we were made to feel so at ease & despite a stressful morning having to rush to see my aunt in hospital emergency, it was such a lovely afternoon. I had booked it for a friends birthday & the staff even added an extra touch of a special 'happy birthday' desert for my friend. I will most definitely be going back.

  • ((((( by from Sussex

    Good food, free flowing bubbles constantly topped up, friendly staff and lovely view, recommended, also was great value.

  • ((((( by from Tonbridge

    Excellent food, drinks, setting & service. Bread on sandwiches slightly hard in places.

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