Orchid Room afternoon tea set up

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Orchid Room

With an air of calm elegance and historical beauty, the Orchid Room sets a slower pace for your day, a world away from the hustle and bustle of London. This is a place for whiling away a morning or enjoying the indulgence of our award-winning afternoon tea.

Orchid Room
The Dorchester, Park Lane, London W1K 1QA
Call: +44 (0)20 7629 8888
From Monday, January 23, 2023, afternoon tea will no longer be served in the Orchid Room as it will return to The Promenade. Reservations for the newly renovated Promenade are now open.

Just add champagne

As pretty as they are delicious, our pastries, colourful cakes and fluffy scones mean you’ll soon be carried away in a moment of indulgence.
afternoon tea set up with waitress offering sandwiches
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Classical beauty

Dressed in a shade of pastel blue inspired by Josiah Wedgwood’s ‘Jasper’ fine china, the Orchid Room has an enchanting ambience that feels made for special occasions. Soft lighting and high ceilings add to the sense of airy magnificence.

The soundtrack to the Orchid Room

Our resident pianist weaves a daily thread of enchantment into the air – transporting you into a cossetted world of sheer luxury.

Monday to Friday, 1 – 10pm
Weekends, 1 – 11pm

Afternoon entertainment

Evening entertainment

A gentleman playing the piano at The Dorchester

Opening hours


Monday to Thursday 7 - 10.30am
Friday to Sunday 7.30 - 10.30am

All-day dining

Monday to Thursday 12 - 10.30pm


Friday 7 - 10.30pm
Saturday 7.30 - 10.30pm
Sunday 7 - 10.30pm

Afternoon tea

Daily 11.30am - 6pm

Last reservation 5.30pm

Afternoon tea on a table at The Promenade at The Dorchester

Afternoon Tea in the Orchid Room

Whatever the day may bring, Mayfair’s best sitting room will be waiting to welcome and revive you.

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