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A chic pop-up dining hotspot in London, Sanderson showcases eclectic international indulgences in a year-round summery setting. The Mad Hatter's Tea Party at Sanderson offers a unique twist on the classic afternoon tea.
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland, menus are hidden inside vintage books, kings and queens adorn teapots and sandwich plates decorated with zebras, birdcages and ticking clocks.
The Mad Hatters afternoon tea menu features delectable savoury bites, including smoked salmon quails egg with caviar and cream cheese, and melt-in-your-mouth King of Hearts ham and parmesan croque-monsieur stack.
Completing the experience, come face to face with Tweedle Dee’s lemon and curd financier before enjoying the mocha chessboard gateau and with the Mad March Hare vanilla pocket watch macaroon, there’s no excuse to be late for this important date! Wash everything down with Alice-themed cocktails and for the afternoon tea traditionalists, finish up with warm scones clotted cream and fruit preserves.
Diverse flavours and eclectic recipes make Sanderson in Fitzrovia a favourite in London’s fashionable West End. Goodge Street Tube Station is a 6-minute walk away.
of diners recommend this restaurant
- afternoon tea (1037)
- al fresco (165)
- breakfast (32)
- business (57)
- child friendly (137)
- dinner (90)
- entertainment (74)
- large parties (110)
- lunch (146)
- luxury (227)
- private dining (60)
- romantic (149)
- trendy (308)
- value (78)
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21 February 2020
It is ok but definitely not overwhelming. The hotel is not conveniently located and I don’t think it worth the trip to go there. The sweets are fine but sandwiches are not tasty.
16 February 2020
The Mad Hatters afternoon tea was amazing. The food was great, and the detail to attention and decoration on them was gorgeous, and all so creative. The staff at the Sanderson were lovely and couldn't be more helpful. The location is good too.
15 February 2020
Great location, lovely atmosphere, friendly staff fabulous food and cocktails
14 February 2020
The dining experience was fun & lovely I do think you should clarify payment Method when securing a reservation I entered credit card info assuming the charge would be applied after our dining experience To my surprise & embarrassment we walked out without paying the bill We were contacted later via email & given a link to pay but it was a bit disconcerting & it should be made clearer on the online booking site to alleviate such a problem
30 December 2019
The tea itself was amazing, we tried each of the 5 varieties. The setting was wintry and cozy, the sweets were delicious, the scone was one of the fluffiest I’ve had. The savory bites, however were a bit dry and unimaginative. I was also surprised that we were not offered a second pass on any of the savory bites. In fact, after our food arrived, the server never returned until I asked for the bill.
8 December 2019
6 December 2019
The setting was just beautiful as was the presentation of the food and table setting. The savory sandwiches were not anything special and left a couple behind as the bread was too moist. The tea selection was OK, but the Earl Grey was anything but memorable. Too much effort on the presentation and too little on food quality.
6 December 2019
Amazing, a really enjoyable experience
27 November 2019
Overall not the best experience. Food wise the toasted sandwiches were soggy and cold, brioche was dry, but the sweet cakes were great! Staff needed prompting when some tea was spilled for a new napkin and cup along with a top up of tea. Staff were hard to get hold of from the outset and the dining experience was reduced due to this - this was a birthday treat so was quite disappointed. Lovely cakes, scones were warm which was lovely. Ambiance of the restaurant was great Quite overpriced for service given
21 November 2019
Food was good, staff was super friendly. music was too loud and didn’t fit with the Alice in wonderland theme which was a bummer
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