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Whittard of Chelsea Tea Room

17 The Marketplace, The Piazza, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8RB

((((( Afternoon Tea
  • Whittard of Chelsea Tea Room - London
  • Whittard of Chelsea Tea Room - London
  • Whittard of Chelsea Tea Room - London
  • Whittard of Chelsea Tea Room - London
  • Whittard of Chelsea Tea Room - London
  • Whittard of Chelsea Tea Room - London
Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £20
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 10:00 - 20:00.

Had a lovely afternoon tea with my goddaughter, good value for money and pleasant friendly staff.

Susan 20 March 2019
from London

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On the ground floor of this iconic British company's flagship London store, Whittard of Chelsea Tea Room serves a signature all-day afternoon tea in a simple, uncluttered setting, with extensive tea options served alongside glasses of bubbly or gin and tonics.

The Whittard of Chelsea Tea Room menu celebrates the British traditional of afternoon tea. Delicate finger sandwiches are crammed with classic fillings like salmon and cream cheese, while freshly made scones are served alongside tangy jams and generous helpings of clotted cream. There are all kinds of other sweet treats too, including golden brown pastries and rich chocolate cakes.

Diners can choose from a huge line-up of premium loose leaf teas at Whittard of Chelsea Tea Room in Covent Garden, with brews from all over the world on offer. There are also decadent hot chocolates, glasses of champagne, or traditional gin and tonics to sample too.

A charming restaurant in London that lets diners relax away from the bustle of Covent Garden, Whittard of Chelsea Tea Room is a 3-minute walk from Covent Garden Tube Station.

Whittard of Chelsea Tea Room

17 The Marketplace, The Piazza, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8RB

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4.9 ((((( (based on 24 reviews)
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  • afternoon tea (24)
  • lunch (10)
  • value (7)
  • romantic (3)
  • trendy (3)
  • private dining (2)
  • breakfast (1)
  • child friendly (1)
  • entertainment (1)
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  • ((((* 5 May 2019 by Jose from London

    The Whittard Tea Bar at Covent Garden is one of my favourites places to be in London. I always recommend their teas to everyone. I love the location in a very unique and hidden place. It has been changed a bit through the time. It used to be connected to the stored upstairs which was wonderful while your were going downstairs to sea a Tea Wonderland.

    Their crockery set has been changed. I used to love the floral plates, cups and saucers. The design used to enhance the teas bringing their Victorian past to the present. The design was extraordinary and matching more with the company. They new design is poorer and I find it childish. I hope they bring back something more elegant which goes hand in hand with Witthard Teas, Coffees and Chocolates. Appropriate crockery to enjoy high standard teas!

    Finger sandwiches and scones delicious! Mini-cakes could be better I think!

    Thank you very much!
    Kind Regards

    Jose V. Peris-Martin, a Whittard fan!

  • ((((( 20 March 2019 by Susan from London

    Had a lovely afternoon tea with my goddaughter, good value for money and pleasant friendly staff.

  • ((((( 5 March 2019 by Eri from Kingston

    Thank you for a wonderful time. Curry flavor and salmon sandwich were delicious. Tea is also the best!

  • ((((* 26 February 2019 by Sheila from London

    A Spanish friend wanted an English cream tea, and Whittard’s serves that all day! We did book but turned up early and wer accommodated. We went for just scone, jam and cream with tea, all of which were delicious. The service was attentive and helpful. We were not rushed, and thoroughly enjoyed our tea. I noticed several solo diners which is always good to see.

  • ((((( 24 February 2019 by Sanjay from London

    Friendly staff good tea

  • ((((( 26 December 2018 by Heng from leicester

    Afternoon tea tastes great and the service is great

  • ((((( 4 December 2018 by Charlotte from Sint-Amandsberg

    Very friendly, warm and welcoming place to have a great afternoon tea for a wonderful price. They are willing to adapt their menus for allergies or intolerances without any problems. Very beautiful place in the heart of Covent Garden. Be sure to make reservations beforehand but it is surely worth it. Nice shop adjacent to it. Perfect moment!

  • ((((* 6 November 2018 by Freya from London

    We had the Chelsea and the Picadilly-Afternoon-Tea and both were delicious! The service is a bit slow, but really friendly.

  • ((((( 13 October 2018 by Blandine from Saint-Pierre-de-Chignac

    It was our first afternoon tea ever and we loved it ! We always go to Whittard as we are big fan of the "brand". We will come back for sure !

  • ((((( 26 September 2018 by Glynis from London

    We booked an afternoon tea and it was great. The cream tea was delicious and the generous slice of carrot cake too was very nice. The service was very good and very friendly.

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