Wednesday 22 July 2015

Afternoon Tea & Buckingham Palace

Afternoon Tea at the Rubens at the Palace

Enjoy a Traditional Afternoon Tea featuring a selection of mouthwatering finger sandwiches and delicious sweet treats including a selection of freshly baked scones served with homemade strawberry preserve and clotted cream.

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Buckingham Palace Front Gate
The Rubens Afternoon Tea (Sample Menu)
  • Egg and cress
  • Smoked salmon
  • Ham and mustard
  • Cucumber and cream cheese
  • Chicken bridge roll
  • Carrot cupcake
  • White chocolate and passionfruit cheesecake
  • Lemon meringue pie
  • Jasmine and mango marshmallow
  • Chocolate Easter egg
  • Plain scone
  • Raisin scone
  • Served with homemade strawberry preserve and clotted cream

 * Little Prince and Princess Tea (Children 5-11) includes freshly made bite-size sandwiches, freshly baked scones, selected pastries and a choice of milkshake, hot chocolate, tea or soft drink.

Buckingham Palace State Rooms

From 27 July to 27 September, the Buckingham Palace State Rooms are open to the public. Nineteen rooms, lavishly furnished with the finest treasures from the Royal Collection, including paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Poussin and Canaletto and some of the finest English and French furniture.
For the first time ever, visitors to the Summer Opening will enter the State Rooms through the Grand Entrance, used by those who come to the Palace at the invitation of The Queen, including Heads of State and Prime Ministers. Find out what goes on behind the scenes to create the magic and magnificence of an official visit to the Palace.

Location: 39 Buckingham Palace Road, London
Nearest station: Victoria
2.00pm Afternoon Tea at the Rubens 
3.30pm Buckingham Palace State Apartments
Make your way to the Rubens at the Palace hotel for 2.00pm Afternoon Tea and collect your vouchers from the Concierge Desk. This will include a voucher for your afternoon tea as well as the admission ticket for Buckingham Palace. The palace operates a timed entry system and you will be booked for the 3.30pm time slot. Please be there 15 minutes before.