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The Lounge at The Royal Horseguards

2 Whitehall Court, London, SW1A 2EJ

((((* Afternoon Tea
Main course: £10
Food spend: £35
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 13:00 - 18:00.

Wonderful and relaxed place for afternoon tea in lovely surroundings

P Virdee 27 November 2016
from London

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Inside a breathtaking 5-star hotel overlooking the River Thames, The Lounge at the Royal Horseguards is a unique setting to indulge in a luxurious take on the quintessential British tradition of afternoon tea, with an al fresco terrace also on offer for when the weather allows.

Every aspect of the Lounge at the Royal Horseguards afternoon tea menu has been carefully crafted to offer the finest example of traditional British luxury. For starters, there is a unique signature loose leaf tea of strawberries and cream which perfectly complements the moist scones with indulgent clotted cream and jams. Beautifully presented finger sandwiches come with classic fillings such as smoked salmon, cream cheese, and cucumber, and there are also other contemporary savoury bites too.

Inventive sweet surprises are also served at The Lounge at the Royal Horseguards Westminster, such as marmalade jammy dodger, gooseberry inside-out Victoria sponge, and Pimms almondine. As well as the signature tea, there are other exotic blends like organic Monteviot Darjeeling, Oolong Fleur D'Orient, and Persian Pomegranate. Diners can also choose to add glasses of premium champagnes to their meals.

Housed in one of London's most iconic areas, and with wonderfully elegant touches throughout, The Lounge at the Royal Horseguards London sits 3 minutes' walk from Embankment Tube Station.

The Lounge at The Royal Horseguards

2 Whitehall Court, London, SW1A 2EJ

Contact +44 2074519333

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Customer reviews for The Lounge at The Royal Horseguards

4.2 ((((* (based on 36 reviews)
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  • ((((( 5 December 2016 by Aleks Marcetic from London

    Excellent afternoon tea.
    Provided Gluten-Free options for a member of the party who is coeliac, they were very satisfied.
    They regular food was to a very high standard.
    The staff were very accommodating and lovely.
    The hotel is very elegant and well maintained.
    Would recommend this afternoon tea and will be back again.

  • (((** 29 November 2016 by Kate Bunce from Oxford

    Overall really enjoyed the experience. Service was a bit lacked but was saved by your very nice Waitrose Safia. The afternoon tea itself was quite good, the style of the Christmas themed pastries was fun but the taste was average, same for your scones. It was great you could offer gluten and dairy free.

  • ((((( 27 November 2016 by P Virdee from London

    Wonderful and relaxed place for afternoon tea in lovely surroundings

  • ((((( 25 November 2016 by Heldi Mccaskill from London

    Delicious spread of savoury and sweet bites. Excellent service throughout.

  • ((((( 19 November 2016 by Alan Blackstone from Warrington

    It is a number of years since we stayed at this hotel so we decided to have the afternoon tea there. We y=thought the hotel very opulent, the staff extremely helpful polite and friendly from the gentleman at the door, reception where we enquired where we had to go to the staff who served our champagne and afternoon tea, who were most attentive .

  • ((((( 18 November 2016 by Liz from London

    I booked an afternoon tea as a surprise birthday gift for my friend and the place, food and service could not have been better. I would like to send a special thank you to Jungha who provided us with excellent service and made sure that our experience was the best possible and a very memorable one. I would highly recommend this!

  • ((((( 18 November 2016 by Jan Fearon from Sevenoaks

    Lovely location and we were tucked away in a nice area. Staff superb and very attentive. Food and tea very good with additional sandwiches and tea offered. Thoroughly recommend.

  • ((((( 13 November 2016 by Nancy Marsh from London

    High Tea was scrumptious. Relaxing and elegant .
    A bit confusing as we had made reservation yet hostess behaved as if she were doing us a favor by seating us.

  • ((((( 8 November 2016 by Jean from London Borough of Bromley

    Weve been here before and once again the food excellent and service impeccable. we arrived early but we were shown to our table as this was not a problem.

  • (((** 27 October 2016 by C s Brown from Chesterfield

    Great relaxing afternoon. Staff where extremely helpful upon arrival. First class service, surrounds & location. Well worth a visit & if you use Groupon vouchers make sure you take a printed version which offer a great saving. ??????????

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