The Royal Horseguards

2 Whitehall Court London SW1A 2EJ

Phone: 0871 376 9033 / +44 207 451 0390

Fax: 0871 376 9133 / +44 845 305 8371

Traditional Afternoon Tea in The Lounge

Afternoon Tea

The Royal Horseguards Hotel is an ideal venue for a quintessentially British Afternoon Tea in London.

Whether relaxing in our elegant Lounge listening to the subtle tones of the harpist, or soaking up the summer sunshine on our tranquil terrace with views of the iconic London Eye, an afternoon tea is the perfect way to indulge yourself and enjoy a relaxing afternoon with friends.

Click here for our Afternoon Tea menu

Click here for our Limited Edition Afternoon Tea menu in celebration of Afternoon Tea Week 2015 available until 31st August

Wondering what to do with your mini VIP’s whilst they are away from school? Fear not as we recommend bringing them along to enjoy a delicious Mini Afternoon Tea whilst you relish in our Signature Afternoon Tea, click here for menu

Our tea experience, ranges from a simple cream tea to a full menu of finger sandwiches, savoury bites, delicate pastries with freshly baked scones, homemade preserves and only the best Cornish clotted cream. For the little ladies and gents we also have a custom Mini-Tea children’s offering, meaning that there is something available to delight every appetite.  Guests enjoying our afternoon tea experience can rest assured they will never leave hungry, as the Afternoon Tea is continuously replenished at no additional charge.

Our extensive Novus Tea menu offers a broad range of black, green and herbal infusions from the world’s premium tea estate using only the finest quality leaf grades served by knowledgeable tea champions to help you enjoy the perfect brew.

Book online now for our sumptuous and award-winning Royal Horseguards Afternoon Tea and please select The Lounge as your preferred seating area.


Having been accredited with ‘invitation only’ membership to the esteemed UK Tea Guild in 2012, we are also delighted to announce The Royal Horseguards hotel has been honoured with its second prestigious ‘Award of Excellence’ in the Tea Guild’s Top London Afternoon Tea Awards 2013, considered the Oscars of the afternoon tea world.

The Tea Guild is a prestigious and unique non-profit organisation that represents and encourages those outlets who are dedicated to both brewing and serving tea to the high standards desired by the United Kingdom Tea Council.


Group bookings:

Available on request. Large tables of over 10 guests are usually allocated a complimentary private dining room for added comfort & tranquility, please contact for any enquiries and to confirm availability.

Enquiries/Reservations, please call:
0207 451 0426
Opening Hours:

Afternoon tea: is served from 13:00 - 18:00 daily

Dietary Requirements:
To prevent any possible delay in service, we ask that guests please state any dietary needs when booking. Vegetarian options, gluten free, nut free, dairy free and most dietary needs can be catered for. If you have any specific requests please contact

Smoking: Prohibited, access permitted to our comfortable external terrace. Luxury Cigar menu available.


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