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The Crypt at St Paul's

St Paul's Cathedral, Warwick Lane, London, EC4M 8AD

((((* Afternoon Tea
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Monday to Saturday: 11:30 - 17:00.

Great sandwiches. Great cakes. Great service. Great Everything. I mean ever- re - thing!

John 12 May 2018
from St Albans

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Set within the historic crypt of St Paul’s Cathedral, The Crypt at St Paul's invites guests to dine surrounded by centuries of London history. This elegant, subtly lit space is lined with majestic stone pillars, and magnificent stained-glass arched windows.

Guests can enjoy a refined afternoon tea in this jaw dropping space, with the The Crypt menu featuring produce sourced from respected UK suppliers. Enjoy a stand of sweets and savouries piled high with meats from Cherry Farm and smoked salmon from John Ross Jr, as well as hand-crafted cakes and scones and pastries.

Complementing this London afternoon tea experience are fine teas and artisan coffees, along with sparkling wines sourced from an independent British producer.

A venture from the acclaimed Searcys group, St Paul's Tea Room brings classic British indulgence to one of London’s most spectacular buildings. Find St Paul’s Tube Station just 2 minutes’ walk away.

Please note that the entrance ticket to the Cathedral is not included.

The Crypt at St Paul's

St Paul's Cathedral, Warwick Lane, London, EC4M 8AD

Contact +44 2072364128

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Customer reviews for The Crypt at St Paul's

4.1 ((((* (based on 168 reviews)
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  • afternoon tea (136)
  • value (40)
  • lunch (24)
  • private dining (11)
  • romantic (8)
  • luxury (6)
  • child friendly (5)
  • breakfast (4)
  • views (4)
  • business (3)
  • dinner (3)
  • trendy (2)
  • al fresco (1)
  • large parties (1)
  • ((((( 12 May 2018 by John from St Albans

    Great sandwiches. Great cakes. Great service. Great Everything. I mean ever- re - thing!

  • ((((* 5 May 2018 by Christine from London

    We enjoyed our afternoon tea. Food was very nice. Staff were very pleasant.

  • ((((( 1 May 2018 by Lisa from Redhill

    What a lovely experience, this was a treat for my daughter's 22nd birthday. Lovely atmosphere and the food was delicious, especially the chocolate bomb!

  • ((((* 1 May 2018 by Smi from London

    Excellent afternoon tea!
    Only improvement would be to have toilets within the restaurant as the queue for the Cathedral toilets are big

  • (((** 23 April 2018 by Janice from Enfield

    Sorry, but I was disappointed. There were not enough fellow diners to create any atmosphere. The waiter was very pleasant and the sandwiches were ok but the scones were terrible, over baked and dry . The chocolate bomb was good but the white chicolates were just that. The cheesecake thing was three separate layers and not very interesting. Sorry but you must try harder.

  • ((((( 14 April 2018 by Shru from Hockley

    I went with a group of friends to visit St Paul’s Cathedral. This seemed ideal to finish off our visit. Located in a quite area off from the main cafe and souvenir shop which is lovely after bustling through the sightseeing groups. Our table was ready and we were greeted politely and offered drinks. The array of sandwiches per person was adequate and was of good choice. There were usual selection of teas to accompany our afternoon tea. There were two scones per person one plain and one fruit. Both were warm, light with a crisp crust accompanied by a large scoop of cream and Tiptree jam. My vegetarian option for cake was a chocolate bomb with hot caramel filled with honeycomb and chocolate brownie and a Eton mess. Both were absolutely delicious and thoroughly devoured! The non vegetarian option was a cheesecake with raspberry gelatine topping, which was not to the liking of all three of my friends.
    Overall, a wonderful experience, good courteous service and good afternoon tea selection.
    I would definitely recommend The Crypt.

  • ((((( 13 April 2018 by Trudie from London

    A lovely afternoon tea in s very relaxed setting! The Chocolate bomber was to die for!

  • ((((( 11 April 2018 by K from Essex

    My group of friends really enjoyed our Afternoon Tea at The Crypt at St Pauls.
    The staff were friendly and attentive, the food was very good and it was a lovely setting.
    We all thought it was very good value for money.

  • ((((( 10 April 2018 by Tony from London

    Excellent

  • ((((( 10 April 2018 by Karen from Northolt

    A lovely afternoon tea. Staff were so friendly. A lovely afternoon had with a great setting. Would recommend.

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