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Seasonal Specials & Events

Throughout the Year

Afternoon Tea

Served daily

Afternoon Tea is a great British tradition, and each afternoon our elegant Palace Lounge, overlooking the Royal Mews, is the place in which to savour a tempting assortment of delicate finger sandwiches and pastries with freshly baked scones with thick clotted cream and fruit preserves.

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The Old Masters Carvery & Grill

Set in the style of a traditional carvery with high ornate ceilings and chandeliers, the Old Masters Restaurant has a succulent menu with roasts on offer daily and is well known for its Aberdeen Angus beef selected from the finest Scottish herds. The pre-theatre/early dinner menu in the Old Masters Restaurant is priced at £22.00 per person for two courses or £29.00 for three courses

Visit the Old Masters Carvery & Grill page.

The Library Restaurant

Enjoy fine dining at our 2 AA Rosette restaurant, The Library. Signature dishes such as our whole grilled Dover Sole with chive and butter sauce are a firm favourite and all our dishes are prepared using the finest of fresh ingredients. The dishes you find on the menu combine the talents of our Head Chef with the influence of Beatrice Tollman, President and Founder of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection, who has a particular passion for food.

Visit The Library.

To make a booking contact restaurant reservations on +44 (0)20 7834 6600 or bookrb@rchmail.com

May

Royal Tea at the Rubens

Served daily, from 14:00 – 16:30 Monday – Friday and 13:00 – 17:00 Saturday & Sunday
All month enjoy a complimentary glass of Lanson Rosé champagne to celebrate the 90th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Enjoy our Royal Tea at the Rubens and taste heavenly dishes which have been strongly influenced by Royal events and dining trends throughout the centuries. Overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace, the Palace Lounge is the perfect venue to while away the afternoon sipping our exclusive Rubens' Jubilee blend from Twinings

£32 per person

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To reserve your Rubens Royal Afternoon Tea, please call 020 7834 6600

Express Lunch at the Rubens

From, 3rd of May, served daily in the Cavalry Bar from 12:00 - 15:00

The summer is upon us and the Rubens at the Palace is offering our Express Lunch to guests. Whether you are on your way to a tour of Buckingham Palace or you need to rest in between your outings, our Express Lunch is ideal. The menu consisting of a bowl of soup and assorted finger sandwiches, is a simple yet hearty choice for guests.

£15 per person

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Cavalry Bar

From 11th of May, Launching a new menu

The Cavalry Bar’s new menu will feature, traditional British cuisine with a twist, influenced by traditions and tastes from different parts of the British empire. Our kitchen will prepare your favourite and wholesome dishes made from quality, local and fresh ingredients that will accentuate flavours. The drinks menu offers some of the best whiskies, specialty cocktails, champagnes and international award winning wines. With its regal influences, the Cavalry Bar is the perfect way to enjoy an evening out with friends.

Old Masters Restaurant

All month, British Sunday Lunch for the whole family

The preferred venue to enjoy a real British Carvery and Grill experience. Our signature dish is a 28 day dry aged prime roast rib of Hereford beef. Guests also have the opportunity to feast on a weekly rotation of Jimmy Butler’s honey glazed free range gammon, Loin of Dingly Dell pork with mustard seed crackling or Roast leg of rosemary stuffed Braxted Park lamb, with delicious and fresh vegetables, salads and platters with cheese, cold meat and bread.

Finish your culinary experience on a sweet note with one of our delicious desserts, Bea Tollman’s baked vanilla cheesecake, sherry trifle or apple tart with vanilla cream.

£34 per person

June

Royal Tea at the Rubens

Served daily, from 14:00 – 16:30 Monday – Friday and 13:00 – 17:00 Saturday & Sunday

Add a little sparkle to your Royal Tea by ordering one of our Royale Cocktails, it is the perfect way to enjoy the scrumptious dishes heavily influenced by Royal events and dining trends throughout the centuries. Overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace, the Palace Lounge is the perfect venue to while away the afternoon sipping our exclusive Rubens' Jubilee blend from Twinings

£32 per person

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To reserve your Rubens Royal Afternoon Tea, please call 020 7834 6600

Summer Cocktails and ChocTails

June & July

There is very little that compares to an ice-cold cocktail on a hot summer’s day and The Rubens at the Palace has created a mouth-watering and crisp summer cocktails featuring classic favourites, as well as brand-new ideas. We also have decadent ChocTails for our chocolate lovers. These are rich, smooth and velvety, a soft sweetness that melts in your mouth.

Wimbledon Bar

June & July

After last year’s success, we will host the Wimbledon Bar again, in the Leopard Bar. Guests will have the opportunity to watch their favourite player battle it out against their opponents whilst sipping on one of our 50 Champagne cocktails, while indulging in strawberries and cream.

Summer Picnic in the park

June & July

Enjoy a picnic feast in park this summer, served in traditional wicker baskets from The Rubens at the Palace. London is famous for its glorious parks and our picnic hampers are filled with delicious al fresco goodies - perfect for a lazy afternoon. Complete with delicate finger sandwiches, salads, Kentish garden strawberries & clotted cream and homemade pastries. £45.00 for two people. For extra sparkle, perhaps add a bottle of recommended wine or Champagne

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Old Masters Restaurant

9th June, Father’s Day Sunday Lunch

Spoil your dad this Father's day, we will be offering a special Sunday Lunch. Our signature dish is a 28-day dry aged prime roast rib of Hereford beef accompanied by delicious and fresh vegetables, salads and platters with cheese, cold meats and beautiful bread.

Finish your lunch on a sweet note with one of our delicious desserts: Bea Tollman’s baked vanilla cheesecake, sherry trifle or apple tart with vanilla cream.

£34 per person

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July

Royal Tea at the Rubens

Served daily, from 14:00 – 16:30 Monday – Friday and 13:00 – 17:00 Saturday & Sunday

Enjoy our Royal Tea at the Rubens and taste heavenly dishes which have been strongly influenced by Royal events and dining trends throughout the centuries. Overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace, the Palace Lounge is the perfect venue to while away the afternoon sipping our exclusive Rubens' Jubilee blend from Twinings

£32 per person

View menu

To reserve your Rubens Royal Afternoon Tea, please call 020 7834 6600

Summer Cocktails and ChocTails

June & July

There is very little that compares to an ice-cold cocktail on a hot summer’s day and The Rubens at the Palace has created a mouth-watering and crisp summer cocktails featuring classic favourites, as well as brand-new ideas. We also have decadent ChocTails for our chocolate lovers. These are rich, smooth and velvety, a soft sweetness that melts in your mouth.

Wimbledon Bar

June & July

After last year’s success, we will host the Wimbledon Bar again, in the Leopard Bar. Guests will have the opportunity to watch their favourite player battle it out against their opponents whilst sipping on one of our 50 Champagne cocktails, while indulging in strawberries and cream.

Summer Picnic in the park

June & July

Enjoy a picnic feast in park this summer, served in traditional wicker baskets from The Rubens at the Palace. London is famous for its glorious parks and our picnic hampers are filled with delicious al fresco goodies - perfect for a lazy afternoon. Complete with delicate finger sandwiches, salads, Kentish garden strawberries & clotted cream and homemade pastries. £45.00 for two people. For extra sparkle, perhaps add a bottle of recommended wine or Champagne

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The Library Restaurant

All month

Enjoy a luxurious evening in our 2 AA Rosette Restaurant, featuring richly embroidered fabrics and large comfortable armchairs to complement the intimate atmosphere. Here you can enjoy award-winning cuisine accompanied by fine wines. Best-known for its beautiful steaks cooked to your preference and taste. The elegant ambiance will enhance the senses and whilst the menu's main focus is on meat, it also offers a range of starters and desserts and vegetarian dishes

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Cavalry Bar

All month, Old time favourite burgers

One of our best-sellers on our menu is the 12oz Aubrey Allen Wagu Burger. The double 6oz homemade patty with cornish cruncher and bacon jam is served with fried cajun onion rings, hand cut chunky chips and wasabi slaw on a Brioche bun. It is surely one of the best in London and we guarantee you will not be disappointed.

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