Fortnum & Mason - The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon

(241 Reviews)
Fortnum & Mason plc 181 Piccadilly, London, W1A 1ER
Afternoon Tea, British
A la carte menu

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday: 11:00 - 19:00
Sunday: 11:30 - 17:45.

Restaurant description

Opened by HM The Queen, The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon is the pride of world-famous London department store, Fortnum & Mason. Dating back to 1707, the store has become synonymous with luxury, and is named among London’s best places for afternoon tea.

Offering a traditional yet extravagant take on afternoon tea, Fortnum & Mason on Piccadilly invites guests to sample its signature range of preserves, tea blends and meticulously-crafted cakes. Select from the elegant cake carriage, enjoy freshly-cut finger sandwiches, and scones with Somerset clotted cream and lashings of the store’s famous jam.

The Tea Salon at Fortnum & Mason also boasts a glossy grand piano, offering a relaxing accompaniment to your afternoon tea. The Salon’s world-renowned ‘tearistas’ are also on hand to advise on a perfectly-matched blend to your stand of delicacies.

Found on the upmarket Piccadilly stretch, Fortnum & Mason in London is a 7-minute walk from Piccadilly Circus Tube Station.

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

Customer reviews for Fortnum & Mason - The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon
4.3
(based on 241 reviews)

88%
of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
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  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Value
  • Location

Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (214)
  • al fresco (1)
  • breakfast (8)
  • business (6)
  • child friendly (28)
  • dinner (8)
  • entertainment (9)
  • large parties (10)
  • lunch (34)
  • luxury (69)
  • private dining (16)
  • romantic (41)
  • trendy (11)
  • value (15)
  • views (10)
  • By Bryan C from London
    11 November 2019

    Good atmosphere very good staff I and my other had a wonderful time. They had done a tea before but was my first time she held .my hand through it.. I let go and enjoyed myself.

  • By Kristina G from Örebro
    8 November 2019

    Kind staff. The Tea Salon was little noisy . We sat just near the piano wich was not so good.

  • By Michael P from Peabody
    14 October 2019

    A TOTAL delight

  • By Maria G from London
    1 October 2019

    Amazing atmosphere. Lousy food. Overprized

  • By Jennifer S from London
    29 September 2019

    Always a stellar afternoon tea that leaves you wanting to come back the following weekend!

  • By Hacina G from Paris
    27 September 2019

    It was my second time for the high tea and it was a surprise for my husband. We had a table in the big salon, a table for 2 on the right side. I was so excited to let my husband discover such incredible place that is F&F... But I had such a deception...understand me well, the tea, sandwiches, cakes were very good but the service..,,,bad... The waiter wasn’t nice, no smile, no offer to have additional food or tea, I had to ask each time ... for the second teapot we waited more than 15 mm .. All the other waiters were nice to people but not him. He didn’t offer us to take away our remaining scones or cakes , I had to ask. He didn’t allow us to take the opened jam can : when I told him I was able to take them last year, he said it was the new rule of F&M. we left F&M with a sad feeling : such a beautiful place to celebrate and such a deceptive service .,,, But I will come back ...and choose my waiter next time. Thank you for reading my comments. Regards Hacina Gablin

  • By Jane W from Brisbane
    18 September 2019

    A highlight to add to your visit to London is the high tea at Fortnum & Mason Jubilee Tea Room. Just a bit ‘posh’ from the excellent pianist on the grand piano in the foyer to the most attentive wait staff who make you feel special. Then there is the food- clotted not whipped cream to use on the light and tasty scones and some of the most delightful pastries. To round off your tea is a selection from the cake trolley ( choose the Victoria sponge it is magnificent!). So much food that we like others had to get a box to take hone the extras which meant we could continue the experience.

  • By Amy T from Hong Kong
    24 August 2019

    Nice afternoon tea. Delicious sandwiches, cakes and scones. Tea was good as well. But it seems that not enough staff for services. We have to ask for a few times in order to refill hot water, and we have to wait for a long long time in order to find a waiter to come to our table.

  • By Angela S from Atlanta
    7 August 2019

    A very special experience.

  • By Fatima E from London
    4 August 2019

    We had afternoon tea. The waiter, Jan was very professional and friendly. The staff Overall was amazing, very welcoming and attentive. We would definitely come back.

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Fortnum & Mason - The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon
Fortnum & Mason plc 181 Piccadilly, London, W1A 1ER

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