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Afternoon Tea at The Capital

22 Basil Street, Knightsbridge, London, SW3 1AT +44 2036417580

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Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 14:00 - 17:30

The afternoon tea was very pleasant and wonderful. I took my sister for her 18th with my mum and sister and the service and cleanliness was excellent. Food was lovely, had a splendid afternoon!

Priscilla Tang 08 January 2018
from London

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Awarded the Tea Guild's Award of Excellence for Top London Afternoon Tea in 2012 & 2013, Afternoon Tea at The Capital serves a lovingly crafted selection. A range of signature cocktails are shaken in artistic fashion, whilst dainty sweet treats are served in magnificent towers.

The Capital in Knightsbridge is known for honouring the tradition of English afternoon tea. Enjoy a delicious range of sandwiches and savouries made with bread from their own bakery, and fresh scones served with traditional clotted cream and homemade jams. Sweet treats are created specially by critically acclaimed Pastry Chef, Claire Clark.

From the impressive tea menu, discover a selection from around the world including their own Signature Blend. Complement your tea with a glass of champagne or one of The Capital Bar's tempting tea-infused cocktails.

Throughout December The Capital will be serving a Christmas afternoon tea. Renowned pastry chef, Claire Clark, has created a range of festive treats including a chocolate orange mousse, mini yule log and a suitably seasonal macaron.

Within a landmark hotel setting boasting 5 stars, The Capital Hotel is renowned as one of the chicest restaurants in London. A perfect retreat from Knightsbridge's exclusive department stores and boutiques, Knightsbridge Tube Station is just 2 minutes’ walk away.

Afternoon Tea at The Capital

22 Basil Street, Knightsbridge, London, SW3 1AT

Contact +44 2075911202
Reservations +44 2036417580

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Customer reviews for Afternoon Tea at The Capital

4.3 (((() (based on 288 reviews)
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  • luxury (59)
  • romantic (45)
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  • lunch (28)
  • dinner (19)
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  • child friendly (9)
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  • ((((( 8 January 2018 by Priscilla Tang from London

    The afternoon tea was very pleasant and wonderful. I took my sister for her 18th with my mum and sister and the service and cleanliness was excellent. Food was lovely, had a splendid afternoon!

  • (**** 7 January 2018 by Janine Menasakanian from London

    I wound never go there again. I have had tea at Sketch, Claridges and other hotels- the food was dull and tasteless and not enough of it, the free flowing Bellini had no champagne in it and the service extremely slow

  • ((((* 1 January 2018 by Giuliano Lorenzetti from Izano

    Salmon sandwich

  • ((((( 28 December 2017 by John Moranski from Rohnert Park

    The Capital was a lovely place to avoid the Boxing Day shoppers. Elegant, modern tea room. Service was very good. We especially liked the cheese biscuits and the scones. They let us try two different teas each.

  • (((** 27 December 2017 by Stephen Wood from Twickenham

    A family group of six had Afternoon tea on Christmas Eve. We are experienced Afternoon tea people as annually we have tea on my daughters Birthday as a special treat and have done for many years. We did enjoy the afternoon tea but it was spoilt at the end. We asked the male head waiter if he could box the remaining scones and he was puzzled and even to the extent of saying that this is not a take away. We found this particularly offence. We have enjoyed afternoon teas at the Ritz, Browns, The Goring, The Dorchester and with these establishments the waiter asks if we would would like any to take home. This is normal.

  • ((((( 25 December 2017 by Wendy Morrison-jones from London

    Staff were friendly, efficient and helpful. The tea was generous and beautifully served in a pleasant environment.

  • ((((( 24 December 2017 by Sara from London

    Excellent food and service. Lovely experience-will be returning.

  • ((((( 24 December 2017 by Nallini Samuel from London

    Service was amazing and the food/ cocktails were great. My family really enjoyed themselves!

  • ((((* 21 December 2017 by Joanna Ericsson from London

    Stämnde helt övernes med beskrivning när vi bokade. Var lite tveksam till free floating cocktails men det stämnde verkligen och servitörerna var oerhört trevlig och bemötte oss med hög service. Afternoon tea här var en riktigt smak upplevse, allt oerhört gott. Jag valde gultenfirtt alternativt vilket var fanktastiskt lika så min dotters "vanliga" afternoon tea tillbehör. Rekomenderar varmt detta erbjudande om det finns kvar. Lite lokal men väldigt trevligt!

  • ((((( 21 December 2017 by Susan from London

    Lovely afternoon tea in a little cosy room. Cocktails were great and the food was really tasty. The staff couldn't do enough for you. Great place for afternoon tea would highly recommend.

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