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The Potting Shed Bar and Restaurant

39-40 Dorset Square, London, NW1 6QN

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Always excellent food and service and charming g atmosphere

Arlyn 09 February 2019
from London

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Enjoy classic afternoon tea in the gorgeous surroundings of The Potting Shed restaurant, inside Dorset Square Hotel. This beautiful Regency townhouse is situated on a leafy private garden square in Marylebone, on the edge of Regent’s Park and a just a few minutes’ walk from Marylebone and Baker Street train stations.

The potting Shed afternoon tea is classically simple. Sample delicious sandwiches including truffled egg mayonnaise, smoked salmon on rye with horseradish cream, coronation chicken with pomegranate and rosemary as well as English cucumber and cream cheese. Joining the timeless tradition of scones with clotted cream and preserves are various sweet delights including hazelnut financiers, lemon tart with grapefruit meringue, chocolate cake with crème fraîche and pâte à choux with coffee crème. An impressive range of teas are also available to complement the sweet and savoury treats.

Led by their bespoke English breakfast tea, the full menu features speciality teas and infusions from around the world. The Potting Shed also features a variety of teas to accommodate dietary requirements on request, including vegan, gluten-free and sugar-free options.

Sitting on the edge of Regent's Park, The Potting Shed at the Dorset Square Hotel is a 3-minute walk from both Baker Street and Marylebone train stations.

The Potting Shed Bar and Restaurant

39-40 Dorset Square, London, NW1 6QN

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Customer reviews for The Potting Shed Bar and Restaurant

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  • afternoon tea (50)
  • romantic (16)
  • lunch (13)
  • dinner (11)
  • value (11)
  • private dining (9)
  • business (8)
  • child friendly (8)
  • large parties (6)
  • luxury (5)
  • breakfast (3)
  • trendy (3)
  • ((((( 15 April 2019 by Liz from Surrey

    We really enjoyed our afternoon tea experience at the Potting Shed. The restaurant is hidden away in the basement of the hotel so it has a cosy and intimate feel whilst still feeling bright and airy.
    The assortment of sandwiches and cakes was delicious. We were given additional sandwiches when asked for - all included in the price. My 7 year old son had his very own tea selection which was super - he had his own cupcake to decorate!
    A thoroughly pleasant experience, the occasion was to celebrate an 80th birthday - it felt very special.

  • ((((( 9 February 2019 by Arlyn from London

    Always excellent food and service and charming g atmosphere

  • ((((( 26 December 2018 by Luana from London

    Top service, waiter very attentive to details and making sure we were enjoying our meal at the max. Firmdale hotels never fail.

  • ((((* 20 November 2018 by Margaret from Leamington Spa

    Went for afternoon tea. Really delightful, tea, sandwiches, scones and cakes with a glass of champagne, beautifully presented. Relaxed and pleasant atmosphere. Good service.

  • ((((( 22 October 2018 by Julia from Londin

    Wonderful Afternoon Tea. Waiting staff were to kind

  • ((((( 6 September 2018 by Stephen from London

    Loved the intimate alcove to conduct a business meeting whilst enjoying afternoon tea. Service, background music and lighting - superb!

  • ((((( 10 August 2018 by Debbie from London

    Booked The Potting Shed for afternoon tea. The restaurant was charming and the china that the tea was served on was lovely. We all thoroughly enjoyed the sandwiches, the scones were solid and came with ample cream and jam. We all enjoyed the cake selection, variety and texture were lovely.

  • ((((* 6 March 2018 by Rachel from East Sussex

    Excellent decor, atmosphere, service, tea and cakes. Although the sandwiches weren’t particularly fresh, unfortunately! Still a very good experience overall!

  • ((((* 28 February 2018 by WN from London

    The afternoon tea with two kids was great

  • ((((( 21 December 2017 by Vivienne from London

    Sadly the bar area was taken over by large businessmen celebrating Christmas, braying loudly and swinging their large bags over our heads whilst they tried to find the toilet, stumbling with alcohol. I do think that if there is a private function, that it is kept in an area which doesn't disturb diners. However the staff were so charming as they tried to find a solution; the food was delicious and once the party left, we wallowed in the luxury of Kit Kemp's gorgeous restaurant.

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