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The English Tea Room at Brown's Hotel

Brown's Hotel | Albermarle Street, London W1S 4BP, England
+44 20 7518 4155
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good19%
  • Average15%
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European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Brown's Hotel | Albermarle Street, London W1S 4BP, England
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Reviewed yesterday

After flying all night from Canada, we arrived at Brown's Hotel for tea at 1pm. We wanted to start our holiday in style and we couldn't have picked a better place! The atmosphere, food and staff were exactly as desired. Thank you for a delicious...More

Thank Cookinguptrouble
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had been given a gift voucher for a 'champagne afternoon tea for two', and have to say the whole experience was lovely. Booking the afternoon tea was very easy, and on arrival the staff were very attentive. There was more than enough lovely food...More

Thank Hattie W
Reviewed 3 days ago

After tea at Browns hotel this was a special treat for my son. I not been to Browns for a few years and was really looking forward to another afternoon tea there. I would say it was good but cannot say it was very good....More

Thank Maria50Mike50
Reviewed 5 days ago

this has to be my most wonderful & memorable afternoon ever, lovely surroundings in a warm cosy atmosphere gorgeous room with piano often visited by Agatha Christie and Queen Victoria in days gone by. Courteous greeting, delicious choice of teas, Sandwiches and tea menus. perfect...More

Thank carole B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took my mother to Browns for her 90th birthday. They have a great selection of teas and the food was great, especially the scones. Brown strawberry jam is the best I've tasted. We had champagne as well which was super. Their gluten free selection...More

Thank Zilpah5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend booking ahead of time. The afternoon tea was delicious, you'll definetely get the full experience here. Pricey like most hotel afternoon teas but worth the tab!

1  Thank Mata M
Marco_Novella, Managing Director at The English Tea Room at Brown's Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a complimentary review regarding your experience at The English Tea Room. We very much look forward to welcoming you back to The English Tea Room and Brown's hotel within the future months.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the perfect way to relax and unwind after a busy day of touring in London. It is a splurge but worth it to experience something so lovely and traditionally British! Upon arriving, we were seated in the beautifully cozy, charming tea room. We...More

1  Thank teachersheb
Marco_Novella, Managing Director at The English Tea Room at Brown's Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It is a pleasure to read such a charming review this morning, thank you for taking the time to review your experience at The English Tea Room. I will ensure that your comments are passed on to the team who will be ever so pleased...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time to the English tea room. In fact, I was there for a business meeting. Service was impeccable. Excellent choice of teas that one would love to smell before drinking! Loved the scones. Perfect place for a relaxed afternoon. Did not stay much though...More

1  Thank roger-abed
Marco_Novella, Managing Director at The English Tea Room at Brown's Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It is a pleasure to read such a positive review this morning, thank you for allowing the time to compose your thoughts regarding your experience at The English Tea Room. I have shared your comments with the team who were delighted to hear your feedback....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Started our afternoon tea experience with cocktails in Donovan's Bar. Staff were friendly and attentive. Huge selection of cocktails and different from the usual selection. Pricey at £20 but just what you'd expect from a top class hotel. Then went in for afternoon tea. Our...More

Thank Gary L
Marco_Novella, Managing Director at The English Tea Room at Brown's Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to compose a review regarding your experience within the English Tea Room. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed the afternoon and I will ensure that your feedback is passed on to the team. At Brown's we are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite simply one of the best afternoon teas to be had in London. Tea at Browns is a less flashy, more relaxed affair than the more famous Ritz, and at £55 for tea, a little cheaper than the nearby Dorchester. As with most high end...More

2  Thank Rachel F
Marco_Novella, Managing Director at The English Tea Room at Brown's Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you ever so much for taking the time to review your experience within The English Tea Room at Brown's hotel. I will ensure that your comments are passed on to the team who will be delighted to hear such positive feedback. We strive to...More

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pettusfamilee
21 January 2017|
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Response from jshayden | Reviewed this property |
Collared shirt is a must. When I was there I noticed two people with jeans on, I think you'll be fine but would strongly suggest a pair of non denim pants, it is afternoon tea.
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pettusfamilee
21 January 2017|
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Response from GwynethG306 | Reviewed this property |
I think the shirt might be Ok to wear, so long as it is smartish, but i believe denim jeans are unacceptable. I am told the hotel has a dress code and jeans are not permitted. I think this is fair enough as it is a nice... More
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Rachel L
8 August 2016|
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Response from StuartJohnsonLondon | Property representative |
Happy Afternoon Tea Week! Afternoon Tea in The English Tea Room is unlimited. Our team will happily replenish the sandwiches and pastries upon request. I hope we are able to welcome you soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$39 - US$65
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Monday
13:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:00
Thursday
13:00 - 16:00
Friday
13:00 - 16:00
Saturday
12:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brown's Hotel | Albermarle Street, London W1S 4BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighbourhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7518 4155
  • E-mail
Description
For a slice of traditional London life, enjoy the fabled Brown's Afternoon Tea in our award-winning English Tea Room. Take your pick from over 17 teas - including Brown's own blend - and a selection of sandwiches, scones, cakes and pastries. The surroundings are a perfect blend of old and new. Original wood panelling and antique fireplaces sit comfortably with Paul Smith floor lamps and contemporary artwork.
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