- Opening hours
- Monday to Saturday: 08:00 - 20:00 Sunday: 09:00 - 20:00.
Whilst initially thought ecpensive, it was for a special birthday and we had the most expensive tea. Whilst eating we decided the cost was worth the exquisite food we had oresented to us and thoroughly enjoyed the complete experience. Well worth it for a special event.
08 March 2019
Awarded World’s Best Pastry Chef by the World’s 50 Best Restaurant awards, Dominique Ansel’s eponymous London bakery has launched its afternoon tea of sweet and savoury bites inspired by a blooming garden.
Following the path of a seed growing and blossoming into a full-bloomed flower, the menu begins with savoury bites and ends with a selection of sweets. Freshly baked, warm scones with clotted cream and homemade fresh fruit jam will also be served, as well as optional additions from wine and champagne to premium dishes like butter-poached Canadian lobster rolls and Sevruga caviar.
Other menu highlights include the Fallen Leaf, steak tartare with crème fraîche on brioche toast, the Seed, wild mushroom with confit garlic and squid ink choux, and the Bud, lavender meringue, coconut ganache, passion fruit gelée and white chocolate petals. Choose from the Signature Afternoon Tea, add a glass of bubbles with the Sparkling Tea, or opt for the Splendid, which adds butter-poached lobster roll, and Sevruga caviar with buckwheat blini & crème fraiche.
Afternoon Tea is served each Thursday-Sunday for 2 seatings at 2pm and 4:15pm in the bakery’s beautiful covered garden terrace. Dominique Ansel Bakery is a 5-minute walk from Victoria Station.
Kindly note that for afternoon tea service, changes and modifications are politely declined.
Dominique Ansel Bakery
17 - 21 Elizabeth Street, Belgravia, London, SW1W 9RP
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Customer reviews for Dominique Ansel Bakery
((((* 25 September 2018 by Cassidee from Oakland
The restaurant was beautifully decorated and the service was amazing! The food was delicious but after the halfway point with the scones, everything got extremely sweet and it was hard to continue eating so much sweet.
((((* 11 September 2018 by Deb from London
This was a lovely treat for both my daughter and me. The best cream tea we have ever had. We have wanted to visit for some time and we were not disappointed. All of the tea was superb and unique and the staff were very friendly. Lovely setting.
((((( 5 September 2018 by Joanna from London
Wonderful champagne afternoon tea. Really superb savoury and sweet dishes, beautifully flavoured and presented, and the best scones I've ever had. Lovely staff too.
((((( 4 September 2018 by Grant from London
((((( 27 August 2018 by Antonia from New York, New York
Food was delicious and service was great.
((((( 21 August 2018 by Paul from Stevenage
Beautiful place, exciting and carefully thought out food, it was a fantastic experience and I would like to go back again, the afternoon tea is a hidden gem, definitely recommend it. Service was very good. My only criticism is the presence of a fair amount of wasps on the day we went which did interrupt our dinning.
((((( 6 August 2018 by HARMONA from TAPLOW
Excellent, very good hostess, professional, nice and well informed. well organised, delicious unique presentation for afternoon tea!
((((* 29 July 2018 by Samantha from Albuquerque
The food was all really good! It would have been nice if we could try a couple different teas. Also the service got slow at the end.
((((( 28 July 2018 by Natasha from London
The afternoon tea section is beautiful...I think that even though this is for a special booking, it would be really cool if the entire interior was set up in this way. It may result in people staying longer and maybe you may want more people coming in purchasing, going out and getting the next client in, it would in my view bring the quality and beauty of the pastries and food full circle if the entire environment was like that. Same goes for your NYC branch.
Loved the afternoon tea, the beef tartare, avocado and salmon sandwiches were good. Presentation was incredible especially the scones and jam, very innovative way to do the clotted cream and jam.
Passion fruit pastry was delicious. On another note the salted caramel eclairs are always spectacular.
Had a great experience! Thank you
((((( 25 July 2018 by Mourad from Stockholm
Great experience, we had the sparkling afternoon tea menu.
We had booked a table but it wasn’t ready on time so we had to wait for 20 min.
But once we got our table it was a great experience. The 20 minutes of waiting didn’t hurt. But it’s not fun if it happens again next time.
My favorites were the savory bits. Wild mushroom, and smoked salmon were the best. But all the savory bits were very tasty.
Sweets were nice as well but honestly after the scones I started felling full so the sweets didn’t get a fair chance. But the were of a delight and very complex and beautiful in their presentation.
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