Afternoon Tea at The Waldorf Hilton

The Waldorf Hilton 22 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4DD
Afternoon Tea, British
A la carte menu

Top offer

Star Deal - Afternoon tea with a glass of prosecco £29.50 per person

Available Mon-Sun from 1 February until 30 April 2019, subject to availability. Dishes from a set menu & subject to change. Includes VAT, excludes service.

Opening hours

Tuesday to Friday: 12:30 - 16:00
Saturday to Monday: 13:00 - 16:00

Restaurant description

Experience the truly British tradition of afternoon tea at one of London's most famous hotels, The Waldorf Hilton. Dine within historic and elegant surroundings, complete with original chandeliers and ionic pillars inspired by the grand cafés of Europe.

Unwind with a glass of champagne and choose from a selection of 13 fine loose leaf teas, including the signature 'Waldorf Tribute' blend that was created by Twinings exclusively for, and only found at, The Waldorf Hilton.

Savour a selection of finely cut sandwiches, warm freshly baked scones and delicate pastries that change seasonally and are beautifully served on a 3-tiered stand made of Royal Crown Derby fine bone china. Live entertainment is provided by the resident pianist and harpist.

Boasting a showbiz clientele, Afternoon Tea at The Waldorf London is the epitome of chic. Covent Garden Tube Station is 6 minutes’ walk away.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Afternoon Tea at The Waldorf Hilton
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  • By Terence C from Northampton
    23 February 2019

    I booked the star afternoon tea at the Waldorf for my Wife's 50th birthday as we were spending the weekedn in London, taking in a couple of shows. We were greeted at the entrance of the tea room by a young lady who took our coats and led us to a very well laid table right next to the Harpist who played beautifully for our whole stay. Our waiter (Achmed I think) was marvellous, really attentive and genuinely wanted us to have a great experience. He poured us a glass of Prosecco and handed us a menu, ensuring we had no intolerances or allergies. His manner and the surrounding us made us feel very special and we relaxed immediately. The sanwiches were fantastic and Archmed offered us more once we had polished off the first helping. The sandwiches were so delicate with gorgeous fillings. Then came the cakes and pastries. These were beautifully presented and were completely yummy. We were offered a range of teas. My Wife chose mint and I went with the traditional english orange tip blend. My tea was possibly the nicest cup of tea I've tasted! I have to say, the china and silverware really topped off the experience. Then, to ur surprise, Achmed approached us at the same time as the harpist struck up with 'Happy Brithday' which the whole tea room joined in with. Achmed, presenting my wife with a lovely slice of cake to wish her happy birthday. What a marvellous experience. We will be recommending the star afternoon tea to all our friends and most definately wil return. Thank you to all the staff and management for making our experience one to remember.

  • By Elisabeth L from London
    22 February 2019

    IT was a really nice experience , all 3 courses of the afternoon tea were delicious, as well as the tea quality and the Prosecco. The staff was very friendly too. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

  • By Kim M from London
    22 February 2019

    Really enjoyed our afternoon tea sandwiches cakes where lovely . But the staff was great in our party of 5 we had a vegan and someone with a nut allergy . They was so good accommodating all our needs .

  • By Lynne T from London
    12 February 2019

    Beautiful setting, lovely ambience and good food !

  • By Kittiya C from London
    7 February 2019

    Good service , good quality of food.

  • By Randa D from Chicago, IL USA
    2 February 2019

    I treated two young colleagues to a champagne tea celebration after three long work days in London. It was their first high tea experience and we all loved it. The staff kindly accommodated our dietary restrictions with creative and delicious vegetarian options. The dining room's ornate high ceilings and unobtrusive harpist were delightful. An all around memorable experience!

  • By MG G from London
    20 January 2019

    It was a good experience and quick service. Very nice staff who attended to the customers very well. Enjoyed the afternoon tea with live music and the ambiance waswas great.

  • By Aisling S from London
    12 January 2019

    Had a really great time. The hotel has a separate alcove set up for the themed tea. The decoration is beautiful. It wasn't too busy so we got to spend as long as we wanted there. There was a dedicated waiter who was lovely. Lots of photo opportunities and props left lying around. I loved the poison apple potion display! Not a fan of the desert but very very nice scones! 5 stars. Fully recommend.

  • By Hiromi O from London
    2 January 2019

    I really loved it! The dishes were so cute. The waiter was so kind!

  • By Denise D from London
    22 December 2018

    I and 2 other family members had Afternoon Tea at The Waldorf as we were celebrating a special birthday. I had telephoned the Waldorf to inform them of the birthday once I had made the initial booking and they were quite accommodating, by having a special mini cake with a candle and the harpist playing 'happy birthday'. On the afternoon we attended, we were one of the first to attend the dining area as they had just begun service. Due to it being the 22nd December, I thought it would be much more busier that it actually turned out to be which was nice. The service by our waiter was good and when we informed him that one of us had a nut allergy and was a non meat eater, something I should have informed them of prior to us turning up, they were very accommodating in making us new sandwich which were nut and meat free. The quality of the cakes and scones were good and portions were very adequate. The selection of teas were especially nice and we were pretty stuffed by the time we left the restaurant. A good time was had by all.

Restaurant Location Map
Afternoon Tea at The Waldorf Hilton
The Waldorf Hilton 22 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4DD

Available offers

  • Star Deal - Afternoon tea with a glass of prosecco £29.50 per person
  • Waldorf Tea Dance 2019 - afternoon tea, live music & ballroom dancing £72 per person
  • Weekday Afternoon Tea from £32 per person
  • Weekend Afternoon Tea with live music from £39.50 per person

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