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116 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 7BJ
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Sat 12.30pm-4.30pm, Sun 12.30pm-5.30pm
 
PRICES
Classic Afternoon Tea from £39 *Prices correct as of Aug 2019
 

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The Athenaeum Afternoon TeaThe Athenaeum Hotel in Mayfair is renowned for its afternoon tea having previously been awarded the Tea Guild's prestigious Top London Afternoon Tea accolade. Now that the Galvin Brothers have taken over, serving finger sandwiches and scones in their British restaurant, Galvin at The Athenaeum, we suspect that the standard has been kept suitably high. Their modern take on British afternoon tea sees them serve a selection of sandwiches, scones and sweet treats made from the very best British ingredients. Expect smoked salmon from Severn & Wye, Cumbrian beef and Coleman's horseradish on onion bread, Kentish strawberries and Devonshire clotted cream. Diners can also opt for the Gentleman's Afternoon Tea, Royal Afternoon Tea or, to make the occasion extra special, the Bottomless Bubbles Afternoon Tea. You are dining in Mayfair, after all.

 

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Green Park Tube Station
 
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Hyde Park Corner Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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Victoria Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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Carrington Street NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
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3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Athenaeum Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £187  27% off
116 Piccadilly, W1J | Same location as The Athenaeum Afternoon Tea
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The Park Lane Hotel, Piccadilly, Green Park, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from The Athenaeum Afternoon Tea
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The Athenaeum Afternoon Tea, Birdcage Walk, SW1A | 7 minutes from The Athenaeum Afternoon Tea
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The Athenaeum, 116 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | Same location as The Athenaeum Afternoon Tea
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