Afternoon Tea

A ritual fit for royalty

There is no better place to enjoy this traditional English occasion than sitting back in our Palace Lounge overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace.

The pastry kitchen at The Rubens is led by our talented pastry chefs, producing the freshest pastries and cakes for our guests to enjoy. With a reputation as one of the best in London, we pay respect to the tradition of Afternoon Tea whilst incorporating fresh twists along the way. We also cater for a range of dietary requirements.

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Our Afternoon Teas

Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea 

18th November - 5th January 2020

Join us at The Rubens at the Palace for a festive-twist on our delicious Afternoon Tea. Enjoy delicate finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and exquisite seasonal cakes and pastries.

The tea will be served with unlimited mulled wine. 

To avoid disappointment, it is advisable to reserve a table.

£55 per person | £19 for children under 12 years old

The tea is available on Christmas Day for £75 per adult, £45 per child (aged 12 to 18 years old) and £19 for children under 12 years old.
The tea will be served with two glasses of Lanson Champagne.

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Royal Afternoon Tea 

Palace Lounge

Our delicious Afternoon Tea features mouth-watering pastries that were heavily influenced by the House of Windsor, and especially inspired by Her Majesty the Queen, the Royal Afternoon Tea at The Rubens will leave you feeling like royalty. Delicious Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free alternatives are available.

To avoid disappointment, it is advisable to reserve a table.

£45 per person | £63 with a glass of Champagne 

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Please note: Our Afternoon Tea is prepared fresh daily, therefore we request 24-hours notice for any allergies or dietary restrictions, including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free requests. 

Afternoon Tea Parties - Groups of 10+

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Afternoon Tea is very popular for celebrations, especially for those catching up with friends, hosting a baby shower, birthday or bridal showers. And where better to celebrate than close to Buckingham Palace, which has also enjoyed the excitement of weddings and babies in recent times! We are very pleased to welcome groups of more than 10 guests to enjoy Afternoon Tea at The Rubens between 2.30pm and 5pm for £40 per person or add some sparkle with a Champagne Afternoon Tea for £50 per person. Please note we are unable to accommodate groups in The Palace Lounge. Our latest offering is our Elegant Bridal Shower Experiences which will be hosted in our lovely Leopard Bar. Please call us on +44 (0) 20 7834 6600 or email meetrb@rchmail.com for more information and to book.

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