Afternoon Tea Frequently asked questions
How much is Afternoon Tea per guest?
Please find Afternoon Tea pricing in our menu.
What is the difference between Traditional Afternoon Tea and High Tea?
High Tea has a hot savoury course served between the sandwiches and cakes and pastries. This is available at £85.00 per guest.
Is Champagne included?
Traditional Afternoon Tea and High Tea do not include Champagne, however, you can enjoy a glass of our house Champagne, Laurent-Perrier La Cuvée or Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rose for an additional fee. Please see our menu for pricing.
Do I need to choose my menu at the time of booking?
You do not need to choose between Traditional Afternoon Tea and High Tea before your experience. We understand that you may change your mind between the time of booking and the date of your experience.
Can I have coffee instead of tea?
Yes, you are welcome to enjoy coffee or our fine range of premium teas and herbal infusions.
Do you offer gluten free Afternoon Tea?
We do offer a gluten free menu. In order to make our chefs aware, we kindly ask you to let us know if you require this at least 72 hours prior to your arrival.
Is your menu Halal?
We have non Halal items within the menu, however we can make our offering Halal to suit your dietary requirements. In order to do so, we would require at least 72 hours notice.
Do you offer a Children’s Afternoon Tea?
We offer a Children’s Afternoon Tea menu for £37.50 for children up to 12 years old.
How many guests can be seated at a table?
We can accommodate up to six guests per table. If your party is larger, we would love to arrange separate tables for you and aim to have these as close as possible. However, we are not able to guarantee this prior to your experience.
For larger parties, our private dining rooms are perfect for you to enjoy Afternoon Tea on one table. Contact our team to find out more.
What is the dress code in The Savoy?
Please wear whatever makes you feel comfortable and elegant.
Do you have a waiting list for cancellations?
We do not have a waiting list for cancellations, however, our system is open on a 24 hour basis allowing guests to book and cancel themselves on our website.
Does the availability shown online match the tables available?
Yes, the website availability matches our availability within The Savoy.
Can you arrange something special for our table?
We love welcoming guests for special occasions and encourage you to let us know if you are joining us for a celebration. From birthday cakes to beautiful bouquets crafted by our talented team, we are ready to make your Afternoon Tea experience one to remember. Please let us know at least 72 hours prior to your experience so our team can let you know options and provide costs.
Do you offer a Festive Afternoon Tea for Christmas?
We offer a special Afternoon Tea during the festive season. Please note that festive afternoon tea is priced differently to the rest of the year. View our 2022 festive menus here. Please do check our website for the most updated information.
Afternoon Tea at The Savoy
The Savoy’s world-famous Afternoon Tea can be enjoyed in the Thames Foyer, the heart of The Savoy, where a stunning glass-domed atrium, radiates natural light and sociable warmth. An impressive gazebo takes centre stage where a pianist plays during the day, creating an enchanting atmosphere.
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