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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.
of diners recommend this restaurant
- afternoon tea (53)
- breakfast (3)
- business (8)
- child friendly (8)
- dinner (15)
- large parties (6)
- lunch (16)
- luxury (5)
- private dining (10)
- romantic (16)
- trendy (3)
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16 November 2019
Lovely afternoon tea. Very nice and efficient staff, a lovely setting, food was great - the sandwiches were really nice, scones were warm and not too big and the cakes were delicious. The tea was served on pretty Wedgwood china which just added to the sense of occasion. I would highly recommend.
28 October 2019
Superb! Excellent service!
8 October 2019
Fantastic service from a lovely waitress, delicious food. Pricey but a nice treat.
3 October 2019
Beautiful surrounds a bit quirky and classy. The service was great. Loved the Afternoon Tea. Speciality tea was delicious.
16 August 2019
Delightful afternoon tea. Staff were friendly and efficient.My only criticism was the noise level in the room. A nearby table of 12 were very vocal and jolly so it was not quite the sedate surroundings that I had envisaged.
9 August 2019
8 May 2019
Ideal location. Small, comfortable and friendly. Excellent food and good wine list. The lunchtime set menu is good value and lovely food. A haven on a soggy day and very convenient for Baker Street tube.
13 April 2019
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.
6 February 2019
Always excellent food and service and charming g atmosphere
23 December 2018
Top service, waiter very attentive to details and making sure we were enjoying our meal at the max. Firmdale hotels never fail.
Afternoon Tea £22.50 per person with a glass of Pommery NV £36 per person