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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.

The environment and the service were both excellent.

Elizabeth Teague 05 March 2017
from Oxford

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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

4.3 (((() (based on 58 reviews)
84% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • afternoon tea (47)
  • luxury (11)
  • romantic (6)
  • dinner (4)
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  • (**** 21 March 2017 by Carmel Button from Saint Osyth

    I was very disappointed with the tea because they did not ask if you wanted more tea or never offered any hot water for the tea

  • ((((* 20 March 2017 by Brian Evans from London

    food was ok , not to sure if it was freshly prepared or not .

  • ((*** 6 March 2017 by Pam Tatlow from London Borough of Southwark

    Great service but scones for cram tea minuscule and for this reason far too pricey for what it it is. Wouldn't go back for afternoon tea !

  • ((((( 5 March 2017 by Elizabeth Teague from Oxford

    The environment and the service were both excellent.

  • ((((( 28 February 2017 by Simone Deans from Saint Albans

    The champagne afternoon tea was delicious. The breads used for the sandwiches were different for each filling, everything was fresh, tasty and exceeded our expectations. The service, ambience and decor of the hotel were first class. The hotel is a real gem

  • ((((( 12 February 2017 by Emma Mcdermid from mill hill

    very nice staff and environment. place setting was gorgeous and food was very good. one of the best teas i've been to in london.

  • ((((( 8 February 2017 by Colin Swaelens from Denderleeuw

    It was already my fourth time I visited the Royal Horseguards Hotel in London for an afternoon tea. The first thing I said to my friend was 'It feels good to be home again.'. The hotel's lounge is so cosy, stylish and luxurious. The sandwiches were very tasteful, the scones absolutely delicious and the sweets delightful! We drank the Persian Pommegranate Tea, which is exquisite!
    But the best thing of all about this amazing afternoon tea, is the crew. I've never seen a crew who is so friendly, so kind, so helpful and sweet!

    See you next time!

  • ((((( 5 February 2017 by Liz Leyshon from Somerset

    A new experience for us but great fun and wonderful tea. Choice of leaf tea and then many different sandwiches, baby scones with jam and clotted cream, then many different baby cakes. Friendly and efficient service, we spent nearly two hours over the tea and never felt hurried. Highly recommended as a special treat.

  • ((((* 17 January 2017 by Zoe Fishel from London

    We had a really nice afternoon at the Lounge.

    They catered to my dietary requirements without any problems which I really appreciated (gluten free, dairy free and pregnant!)

  • ((((( 10 January 2017 by Franz Broedl from Vienna

    In total a great afternoon tea. The best we had in London.

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