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sketch - Gallery - Afternoon Tea

9 Conduit Street, London, W1S 2XG +44 2081281559

(((() Afternoon Tea
Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £34
Opening hours
Monday - Sunday: 12:30 - 16:30

Beautiful setting, staff couldn't have been more helpful.

Jane R 20 November 2016
from Edinburgh

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A gastronomic haven just off Oxford Street, sketch Gallery is the little sister of 2 Michelin-starred sketch Lecture Room. When enjoying the celebrated sketch afternoon tea at weekends, guests will reside within this spectacularly eclectic dining room. Weekday afternoon tea can be booked at the enchanting sketch Glade.

Bursting with a myriad of elegant rainbow colours, an exquisite selection of sketch afternoon tea pastries features old-fashioned pistachio macarons, coffee éclairs and juicy strawberry and almond tarts.

Presented with an innovative artistic flourish, dainty finger sandwiches feature indulgent caviar and decadent quail’s egg or light ricotta, cucumber and asparagus. Light scones are served up at sketch afternoon tea in London, accompanied by zingy citrus marmalade, fresh raspberry jam and pillowy malabar marshmallows.

Blending modern art and supreme culinary expertise, the sketch Gallery dining room features pieces from acclaimed artist, David Shrigley. Oxford Circus Tube Station is 4 minutes’ walk away.

sketch - Gallery - Afternoon Tea

9 Conduit Street, London, W1S 2XG

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4.3 (((() (based on 324 reviews)
89% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • ((((( 5 December 2016 by Brian Jennins from sketch london

    Great but could not understand staff. A printed menu would help

  • (((** 29 November 2016 by Inderpreet Thind from London

    Although the room was beautiful and the food amazing through the experience we felt very rushed. Without even asking they would top up your tea for you and at times one server would top you up, you would to 2 sips of tea and then another server would just top you up. We were not offered any refills and as soon as the plates were cleared we weren't asked if there was anything else we would like we were just presented with the bill.
    I expect better from an establishment like this.

  • ((((( 25 November 2016 by LalaG from Sudbury

    There is a delightful quirkiness about Sketch, from the swathes of pink, to the egg pod toilets and humorous sketches which line the walls. We had The Night Before Christmas Tea. This was plentiful, full of variety and very tasty, with a superb selection of teas. The service throughout was excellent. Although expensive it was a real treat.

  • ((((( 20 November 2016 by Jane R from Edinburgh

    Beautiful setting, staff couldn't have been more helpful.

  • ((((( 15 November 2016 by Samantha from London

    Went here for afternoon tea with friends and it was a great experience! The place is one of a kind, excellent service and more food than we could handle. 100% worth the cost... these guys did a great job. Highly recommended!

  • ((((( 15 November 2016 by Kelly LaRotonda from New York

    Beautiful interior decor, helpful service staff, delicious cakes and pastries, and amazing tea.

  • ((((( 13 November 2016 by Jamie Mcdonald from Musselburgh

    The whole experience is just sensational . The decor and all the sketches in the gallery work so well together . The staff are very warm and friendly but also very professional . The food was simply incredible .

  • ((((* 30 October 2016 by Simon Goldsborough from London

    We had afternoon tea. The place is cool and the food and service was brilliant. A perfect afternoon. Thank you.

  • (((** 29 October 2016 by Christine Baxter from Ashford

    We made the most of our experience at Sketch, but overall, for the cost, it was disappointing. There was lots of staff, but almost too many as they were tripping over themselves and because of where we were sitting, we constantly had staff rushing past us. Despite all the staff, service was slow and it was nearly 30 minutes before we even got a pot of tea and even longer for cakes etc to arrive. Some of the food was delicious, but some was really not to our taste. Some of the cakes were more like desserts. The battenburg cake was particularly disappointing. The final straw was realising later that I had been charged a 20% service charge - be warned.

  • ((((( 16 October 2016 by Anna Oeines from Norway

    Fantastic atmosphere, funny art on the walls and perfectly made sandwiches, tea, pastries and scones. Definitely returning when I'm back in London

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