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Afternoon Tea at Sunborn Yacht Hotel London

Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 1XL

((((* Afternoon Tea
  •  - London
  •  - London
  •  - London
Opening hours
Monday - Sunday: 14:00 - 17:00


Lyn Spencer 30 May 2017
from Borehamwood

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On board a glamorous 108-metre yacht permanently moored in Royal Victoria Dock, Afternoon Tea at Sunborn Yacht Hotel London is a unique London experience. Afternoon tea is served in the Lands End restaurant which overlooks 02 and Canary Wharf.

Afternoon tea under the sea, is a unique take on the classic formula, with the opportunity to choose from traditional finger sandwiches or bespoke seafood sandwiches, as well as themed cakes. Diners can choose from a handpicked range of organic teas, or add a glass of Laurent Perrier Champagne to complement the meal perfectly.

The Sundown Bar at the Sunborn Yacht Hotel Docklands offers a range of classic and bespoke cocktails to be enjoyed after afternoon tea.

Offering perfect river views and with a terrace that is bathed in sunshine during the summer, the Sunborn Yacht Hotel London is 5 minutes' walk from Custom House station and The Emirates Cable Car.

Afternoon Tea at Sunborn Yacht Hotel London

Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 1XL

Contact +44 2037148111

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Customer reviews for Afternoon Tea at Sunborn Yacht Hotel London

3.9 ((((* (based on 84 reviews)
82% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • ((((* 18 June 2017 by Sharon Beasley from Upminster

    Had a really lovely afternoon tea here with friends. Lovely location. Attentive and friendly staff and they make a very good Pimms!

  • ((((( 30 May 2017 by Lyn Spencer from Borehamwood


  • ((((* 28 May 2017 by Margaret Baxter from Greenford

    Very nice food lovely staff very attentive and smiley it was my daughters 30th birthday amd she thoroughly enjoyed it

  • ((((* 23 May 2017 by Gillian Newman from Essex

    This was a treat for my niece for her special birthday. We made a day of it and visited the Docklands Museum so it was nice to round off an eventful day with a nice Afternoon Tea in very pleasant surroundings. Luckily the sun came out so the view was spectacular and our waitress gave us a lovely table right by the window. Food was excellent and the service was very good. If I had one criticism it would be that we asked for tap water and just got a glass each. An iced jug would have been nicer. Maybe because we weren't paying for it. But it didn't spoil the day.

  • ((((( 18 May 2017 by Bridget Mercer from Hornchurch

    Went here for afternoon as a present from my friends.
    Staff were very polite. We had afternoon tea which was very nice, cappuccino was lovely as I don't drink tea. Sat by window with a lovely view unfortunately it was raining.
    Had a great afternoon would definitely recommend

  • ((((* 14 May 2017 by Gillian Reynolds from Bishop's Stortford

    A good experience overall and nice staff. Good views although it would have been nice to be right at the window.

  • ((((* 4 May 2017 by Pamela Macallister from Grantham

    Great location with amazing view of dome and cable car over the Thames. Beautiful pastries.

  • ((((( 30 April 2017 by Sophie Lacey from London

    Really lovely experience, staff didnt make us feel out of place at all

  • (((** 20 April 2017 by Victoria-Rose Carvajal from London

    I went to Sunborn Yacht Hotel for Afternoon Tea as I was treating my best friend to celebrate her 30th birthday with our partners.

    The venue was beautiful (as expected) and the greeting staff greeted us with warm welcomes. During our afternoon tea there was loud banging from the floor above us in which our waiter apologized and explained that there was a dance class occuring at the same time. He went upstairs to ask them to move the class to a more discreet area. Although the loud noise did temporarily ruin the ambiance and made it slightly less premium it didn't ruin our experience entirely.

    Myself and the rest of the guests opted for the "Afternoon Tea Under the Sea" rather than the traditional option. The scones were amazing, and the sweet treats were okay but the bread on the sandwiches were stale which left us to assume that the food was not fresh.

    In addition we were given only one portion of clotted cream to share, this had quickly been devoured and we had requested for more, in which we had to wait so long that we had to remind our waiter of this request and when it did finally come, it was actually whipped cream!

    When we were seated the waiter mentioned that if we needed anything additionally in terms of scones, sweets or sandwiches then all we had to do was ask. But when my partner asked on a second occasion if we could have additional sandwiches (bear in mind the first occasion was for myself and his sharing tower and the second would have been for the birthday girl and her partner) the waiter had explained to us that the chef had said if we were to have anymore he will charge us extra.

    This made us feel cheap and had we known this, we would have attempted to share out our additional sandwiches to not only myself and my partner but to my friend as well. This did not make sense to me since they directly placed the plate onto our sharing tower so we did not think it wrong to ask for my friend. I was embarrassed which ruined the experience.

  • (**** 17 April 2017 by Sarah Hobbs from London

    Food was good so was service and location

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