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Afternoon Tea at The Rubens at the Palace Hotel in London

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    What to Expect
    Travel independently to The Rubens at the Palace Hotel in time for the serving of afternoon tea. The hotel is situated opposite the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace, so it enjoys one of London’s most prestigious locations.

    Make your way into the handsome 4-star hotel and admire the plush surroundings as you take your seat in the elegant Palace Lounge.

    Then, simply relax and soak up the genteel atmosphere as you enjoy a traditional English afternoon tea, produced by the team at the hotel’s pastry kitchen. This highly skilled group of chefs are masters at making the most exquisite and freshest cakes and pastries, so you're in for a treat.

    Enjoy an enticing selection of mouth-watering finger sandwiches and sweet cakes, accompanied by your choice from the range of sophisticated, freshly brewed teas, and all served at your table.

    While the afternoon tea menu may vary, expect to savor such delights as freshly baked, fluffy scones with clotted cream, and sweet treats such as delectable carrot cupcakes and marshmallows. See the Itinerary below for a sample menu.

    For younger guests, there’s the option of a Little Prince and Princess Tea (for children aged from five to 12), made up of tasty bite-size sandwiches, freshly baked scones and selected pastries accompanied by a tea, milkshake, hot chocolate or soda.

    Your afternoon tea experience concludes when you finish your tea.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    The Rubens at the Palace, 39 Buckingham Palace Rd, Westminster, London SW1W 0PS, UK
    Departure Time
    3:00 PM
    1h 50m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Afternoon tea
    • Beverages
    • Entry/Admission - The Rubens at the Palace
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 1 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I booked this with Evan Evans and picked up my tickets at their office behind the Victoria train station. The Leonardo exhibit was amazing with large portraits of some of his most important work including The Last Supper. An audio guide was included. After this,...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank JSweazey
    Reviewed 9 August 2019

    Six of us had a delicious, attentive royal afternoon tea. Our waiters/waitresses went out of their way to make it special. Neatly all the food had a royal connection. .'We absolutely loved the fresh sandwiches and the scones were warm and the best we had...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Anne S
    Reviewed 7 August 2019

    This was my first time having afternoon tea in London. It was very proper and old-style. We loved the experience. A must-go if you're visiting London. Near Buckingham Palace.

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Jane G
    Reviewed 26 July 2019 via mobile

    We had the privilege of having afternoon tea at the Rubens on a cold, rainy day in London. It was a warm, inviting atmosphere and the warm peppermint tea was perfect after being out on the cold. Our kids loved the selection of sandwiches and...More

    Thank julwest
    Reviewed 23 July 2019

    A very spacious and chic place for breakfast,afternoon tea or coffee whether out with your friends, or for a business solo stop. Very attentive staff and wide choices Location is premium, as it is literally opposite Buckingham palace and less than a 5 -minute walk...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    1  Thank AnnlizM208
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