Afternoon Tea at The British Museum
Attractions & guided tours

Afternoon Tea at The British Museum

Availability: Every day
Printed ticket only
Duration: up to 1 hour 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
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  • Join a traditional British afternoon tea at The British Museum
  • Indulge in a selection of delicious leaf teas
  • Tuck into finger sandwiches, macaroons and apple drizzle cake
  • Enjoy scrumptious scones with clotted cream and jam
What to expect

Enjoy a traditional British afternoon tea under the beautiful roof of the Great Court Restaurant in the British Museum. The British Museum is home to a wide collection of interesting artefacts from all over the world and a special location for your delicious afternoon treat.

Seated under the famous glass roof of the museum you can choose your tea from a selection of organic loose leaf teas and delicate flowering teas. You will receive some tasty traditional delicacies to make the afternoon tea complete.

Start with trying finger sandwiches with Wilshire ham and farmhouse chutney, smoked salmon and cream cheese, Coronation chicken and celery and egg mayo and mustard cress. Then you’ll get to indulge
with a delicious variety of macaroons, chocolate Jaffa cake, meringue torte and more.

If you want to make your afternoon tea experience even better, add a nice glass of prosecco to your afternoon tea (extra option).

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • What's included
    • Afternoon tea at The British Museum
    • Different types of loose leaf teas
    • British delicacies (finger sandwiches, scones, macaroons and apple drizzle cake)
    What's not included
    • Additional food and drinks
    • Transfers
    • Gratuities (optional)
    Where
    • Great Court Restaurant, British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG
    Meeting point:

    The Great Court Restaurant at The British Museum, at tube stop Russell Square.

    What to remember
    • Please note, once booked the tours cannot be canceled
    • If you wish to include a glass of prosecco, you can choose this option during booking
    • A minimum age of 16 years is required for this tour, for the afternoon tea with a glass of prosecco the minimum age is 18
    • This tour has a maximum of 6 people per booking, if you would like to book for more people please make another booking under a new name
    • Remember that afternoon tea is only served from 3pm - 4.30pm, the kitchen closes at 5.00pm. Anyone arriving after that time will not be able to receive Afternoon Tea
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    When
    • Daily at 3.00pm
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    Provider
    Golden Tours Gray Line London
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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