Fortnum & Mason Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon

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Fortnum & Mason's award-winning Afternoon Tea has been an essential part of Piccadilly visits - for Fortnum's visitors new and old alike - for centuries. Served in signature Fortnum's style in the elegant and refined surroundings of the Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon, every scone, cake and sandwich is fresh-baked by Fortnum's chefs. A truly iconic and very British experience, from first sip to final crumb.

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markB
London
2 reviews
Dined on 18 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This has been one of the best afternoon teas we have done. The food was amazing, the service first class and the venue beautiful. If your are considering the Savoy as a special afternoon tea don’t both go to F & M. You won’t be disappointed.

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MonicaW
1 review
Dined on 17 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We, 2 couples from Australia, booked for high tea last Tuesday at 6pm. From the moment we arrived, we were treated as special guests. Due to Covid 19 not many guests attended, however the service was amazing ( apologies we have forgotten the name of the lovely lady who attended to our every need) & the quality & variety of food served was exceptional, including additional serves. Savoury, scones & petit fours were served with endless tea. A choice of cakes from the cake trolley followed. Two of our group was/had celebrated a birthday & staff presented their cake complete with birthday chocolates, lighted candles singing "happy birthday". A truly memorable occasion.

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JulieD
Warwickshire
1 review
Dined on 17 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous afternoon tea. Lovely service. Will definitely return!

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WilliamV
London
2 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a great place to go to for a special afternoon tea. The food was excellent as was the service. We were encouraged to have seconds and told that anything we didn't eat would be but in a box to take home. Highly recommended.

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ChijO
London
3 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely perfect experience from the moment we were greeted in the reception area on arrival to the time our coats were returned to us on departure. Jose took very good care of us during tea in a friendly, efficient, professional & unobtrusive manner. Totally satisfied & no improvement required-it was PERFECT!

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SandraA
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 15 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My afternoon tea experience exceeded expectations. My server Gabriel was a gem and provided attentive and special care and explained everything thoroughly. The tea, food and desserts were wonderful and I am grateful for the experience. If you are looking for a posh and classic afternoon tea, look no refuter and book your reservation now.

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Nomad399
Hampshire
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

A great experience, one I usually enjoy. This time it was not as good, but still good both for service and food overall.

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MaggieM
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Great food, great dining room but very slow service marred our.visit. We had to wait over 25 minutes for our teas and sandwiches ho be refreshed. Our water wasn’t topped up and we weren’t offered anything from the cake trolley. Fortnum & Mason really need to do something about this. Online reviews are saying the same thing. Good food can’t make up for lack of service.

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ElizabethS
Manchester
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall4food2service4ambience5

Very dissappointing. The room and the service were both good, but the food was pedestrian in the extreme. Uninspired sandwich fillings, tiny scones and a lacklustre selection of five cakes between the two of us.

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Nandini
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had a delightful afternoon tea here as a treat. The setting was lovely, as was the service and food! A throughly indulgent afternoon!

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SimonF
San Diego
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and service, but I think the price is high, although I know others charge more.

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VanessaM
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We purchased a gift voucher for my sister’s 50th birthday for Afternoon Tea with Champagne & my husband & myself joined her & her husband. The four of us had a lovely time & they even bought my sister out a slice of cake with Happy 50th Birthday written on the plate. This we were not expecting, so a lovely surprise.
The service from the front desk, cloakroom & the initial server was really good. The only criticism would be that we had ran out of tea & no one came back to check on us or offer more. We had to flag someone down who then refilled our teas & offered us cake from the trolley.
Overall a lovely experience & we would return.

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NaresnaS
London
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and amazing staff I went with my granddaughter and she enjoyed it so much

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JimS
London
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic afternoon tea with excellent service, lovely background music.

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Marie
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience, a bit expensive but very nice place and service is wonderful

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JuliaB
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fabulous! This was a wonderful experience with lots of options of sandwiches and teas. Excellent service. The room was beautiful and the tea and food were delectable!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall1food1service4ambience3

The servers were great. The food was horrible.

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DanaL
Charleston
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous!! The service and food were excellent. A must if you’re visiting London.

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ShainaM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely and authentic high tea in the heart of London. The food was delicious, the staff was friendly and made great recommendations and served us well. We'd recommend for anyone interested in having Tea in London to come here.

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OpenTable Diner
Warwickshire
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had booked Afternoon Tea in The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon to celebrate my daughter’s Admission into The Law Society as a Lawyer in England & Wales.

José who attended to us was fantastic, he was polite, friendly and couldn’t do enough for us. Our whole Afternoon Tea experience was wonderful, which was undoubtedly down to him (and the lovely food) and I would thoroughly recommend eating here ( especially if you are lucky enough to have José attending to you).

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TerryL
Hampshire
3 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful ambience, lovely food

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AdamF
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on 12 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful experience. I loved every minute of it. Thank you for making my birthday special!

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MEBL
London
11 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Most of our party had High Tea. The Lobster Omelette and the Baked Brill & Lobster with Champagne Sauce are both fantastic! Great atmosphere, and we really like the spacing between tables as your visit still has a private feel.

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MaryH
Charleston
1 review