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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

Brought my niece, in from the US on holiday, here for afternoon tea. We were lucky enough to get a window seat and the views are great. Service was excellent.

Roxanne Bazzini 07 July 2016
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

4.7 (((() (based on 1012 reviews)
96% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • ((((( by from London

    Location was fantastic..... Right opposite Big Ben, with a view of the Thames.

    The service is unobtrusive, yet professional and friendly with the staff helpful and polite.

    The food was delicious; finger sandwiches, savoury and sweet scones with condiments and a selection of delicious cakes and pastries.

    We opted for the free flowing bubbles and it was as stated... I don't think my glass ever became empty.

    A lovely afternoon/evening which I will definitely repeat!

  • ((((( by from London

    Great service Terrific location

  • (((** by from LONDON

    I was disappointed with this afternoon tea experience. The food was average at best, the setting was rundown and shabby, and you can get a much better experience for a similar price at dozens of other hotels/restaurants. Even the tea selection was poor! The only plus was they were generous with the (cheap) bubbles.

  • ((((* by from Singapore

    Wonderful afternoon. Superb location. Great value for money. Lovely staff.

  • ((((( by from London

    I am a regular here and staff are very attentive and polite especially the manager Alexandra who makes sure everything is ok, just love the free flowing bubbles and food ,

  • ((((( by from Austin, Texas

    Great Tea , awesome view, great service, a wonderful London Tea experience!

  • ((((( by from London

    We had the most amazing time for my Dads 70th birthday afternoon. The two staff that looked after is we're very attentive and very funny, they really made it special. My Dad hasn't stopped talking about what an amazing tine he had, the atmosphere, the staff, the food, the drink!! Simply 10/10...can't wait to go back sometime. Simply wow x

  • ((((* by from London

    It was excellent, especially choosing own teas and the free flowing bubbles. The fact they adapted sandwiches to dietary requirements on the day was great. Window seats would have been a bonus!

  • ((((( by from London

    Brought my niece, in from the US on holiday, here for afternoon tea. We were lucky enough to get a window seat and the views are great. Service was excellent.

  • ((((( by from London

    Very nice, the staff were extremely pleasant and the unlimited bubbly was great. The scones were delicious, home made.

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