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Kona, Taj 51 Buckingham Gate, Suites and Residences, London, SW1E 6AF

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  • Kona - London
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Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 07:00 - 22:30
Saturday: 07:30 - 22:30
Sunday: 07:30 - 17:30

Wonderful Afternoon Tea!

Sarah Garside 28 October 2017
from London

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Offering an innovative take on southern European cuisine, Kona restaurant marries contemporary style with traditional cooking in an elegant but homely setting. Housed in the luxury Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Hotel, a fittingly opulent afternoon tea is also served.

Packed with fresh ingredients, the Kona menu showcases simple food that is full of flavour. Executive chef David Tilly presents his interpretation of the vibrant colours and flavours of European cuisine in dishes like seabass with chorizo and calamari, free-range chicken with parmesan crust, and Gloucestershire Old Spot pork belly with smoked paprika and rosemary crumb.

Afternoon tea at Kona London is an indulgent experience, blending savoury and sweet delights with champagne and the finest teas. Extravagant finger sandwiches include golden quail’s egg and free-range mayonnaise and smoked salmon with caviar and mascarpone.

Kona is found in the 5-star Taj 51 Buckingham Gate, a prestigious hotel a stone's throw from Buckingham Palace.


Kona, Taj 51 Buckingham Gate, Suites and Residences, London, SW1E 6AF

Contact +44 2077697766

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Customer reviews for Kona

4.6 (((() (based on 44 reviews)
97% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • afternoon tea (40)
  • luxury (14)
  • romantic (10)
  • child friendly (8)
  • private dining (8)
  • dinner (7)
  • lunch (7)
  • trendy (6)
  • value (6)
  • business (3)
  • entertainment (3)
  • large parties (3)
  • al fresco (2)
  • views (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((( 28 October 2017 by Sarah Garside from London

    Wonderful Afternoon Tea!

  • ((((( 3 September 2017 by Debbie Hayward from Maldon

    The Sherlock Holmes afternoon tea was delightful. Very attentive service in beautiful surroundings and the food and finishing touches made it a very special occasion.

  • ((((( 2 September 2017 by Katie Mclean from London

    I came here for the Alice in Wonderland afternoon tea for my mums birthday. It's was amazing! We turned up and the tables were presented so well, with a large mad hatters hat as well as props which linked to the story. The staff were very welcoming and explained the order in which food will be served and gave us a large selection of tea to choose from. The food was spectacular- both taste and presentation! Staff were very attentive throughout. As we were leaving we mentioned it was my mums birthday and we were told if we'd mentioned it before, something special could have been done, which is great!

    I'd definitely come back here and recommend it to everyone!

  • ((((( 28 August 2017 by Louise Rousseau from London

    The Alice I. Wonderland tea was
    Beautiful. The staff were amazing. I would highly recommend.

  • ((((* 28 August 2017 by Gloria Carpita from ROMA

    I choose Alice in Wonderland afternoon tea and the features, dishes especially scones and sandwiches are very good

  • ((((* 25 August 2017 by Michelle Roberts from London

    Very quirkly little afternoon tea, great themes and location. enjoyed very much. Scones were the best ive had - better than the wolsely - but they do need to keep an eye on service, its a bit intimidating rather than intimate

  • ((((( 21 August 2017 by Christine She from Hong Kong

    The Sherlock Holmes afternoon tea was a great experience!
    We loved it so much!

    Though the scones could be softer and warmer

  • ((((( 20 August 2017 by Mika Aalto from Espoo

    The Alice in Wonderland Afternoon Tea was a success!!!

  • ((((( 19 August 2017 by Susan Hickson from London

    The Sherlock Holmes afternoon tea was fun and tasty. A lovely treat. Service was very good.

  • ((((( 15 August 2017 by Zoe Field from Surrey

    Incredible , staff were amazing so attentive , so much food . Great value for money!
    Amazing atmosphere!!
    Made my whole birthday extra special

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