Afternoon tea

Since opening in 1931, The Dorchester has served the finest afternoon tea in London. Experience this tradition every day at The Promenade at 1pm, 2pm, 3.15pm, 4.30pm and 5.30pm. From seasonal specialities to charming teas created with little ones in mind, each selection celebrates the best in British heritage. Whether you’re looking to book an afternoon tea for two or mark a special occasion with family, our executive chefs have developed a selection of finger sandwiches, scones and sweet pastries, which are served fresh every day.

Set in the heart of The Dorchester at The Promenade, you’ll enjoy an opulent setting with elegant, welcoming service, transforming tea into an indulgent treat. The Dorchester is a proud member of the prestigious Tea Guild.


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Traditional Afternoon Tea

The Dorchester's Traditional Afternoon Tea features savoury finger sandwiches and home-made scones in a quintessentially British setting.

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Champagne Afternoon Tea


The Dorchester’s award - winning traditional Afternoon Tea, served with a glass of one of our fine champagnes.

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Spatisserie Champagne Afternoon Tea


Exclusive to The Dorchester Spa is the uniquely named Spatisserie. Enjoy traditional afternoon tea in a relaxed setting with a glass of champagne.

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The Dorchester High Tea


Traditionally a light and savoury early evening meal.

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Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea


Available from October 26 - 30, 2015. Join us for our annual Mad Hatter's Afternoon Tea Party in The Promenade, with performances from the English National Ballet School's young dancers.

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