Palm Court at The Langham, London

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2933 reviews
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£26 to £40
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English
Top tags:
  • High Tea
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
The centre piece of The Langham, London, the dazzling Palm Court is famed as the place where the tradition of afternoon tea was born over 150 years ago, an indulgence that lives on today. All day dining is served with timeless elegance with dishes that will tempt visitors, ideal for indulgent evenings or early bites.

The Langham, London was the first hotel to serve afternoon tea and in keeping with our reputation for innovation we now present, SeasonaliTea, with its focus on using the very best ingredients at absolute right time of year.

SeasonaliTea is elegantly contemporary, featuring savouries, scones and patisserie with delicious flavours that change throughout the year.

Entertainment

The Palm Court pianist, playing every afternoon, creates a relaxing ambience of serenity.

Special Offers

Christmas Day Afternoon Tea With Wedgwood £84 per person

From a set menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 25 December 2019

Ends: 25 December 2019

Availability: Wed 12:30-13:00 14:30-15:00 16:30-17:00

Festive Champagne Afternoon Tea With Wedgwood £84 per person

From a set menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 18 November 2019

Ends: 2 January 2020

Availability: Sun-Thu 12:30-13:00 14:30-15:00 16:30-17:00
Fri-Sat 12:30-13:00 14:30-15:00 16:30-17:00 18:30-18:45

Festive Afternoon Tea With Wedgwood £70 per person

From a set menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 18 November 2019

Ends: 2 January 2020

Availability: Sun-Thu 12:30-13:00 14:30-15:00 16:30-17:00
Fri-Sat 12:30-13:00 14:30-15:00 16:30-17:00 18:30-18:45

3 course dinner set menu £35 per person

A jazz duo performs from Thursday to Saturday

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 4 September 2019

Ends: 16 November 2019

Availability: Daily 18:30-22:00

1,000-Point Tables

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Sun - Fri 12:00PM - 10:30PM
Sat 6:30PM - 10:15PM

What 2933 People Are Saying
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PB
Thailand
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3Food 5Service 2Ambience 5

We have been having afternoon tea here quite a number of times, the last time was only two months ago. Before now this was one of the staple for a nice afternoon with friends and the great services that can be guaranteed. Sadly, those days are gone. On the latest occasion we find the clotted cream were left out for too long so it was too dry by the time the scones arrives. We also get a very rushed service. Some tea were spilled (literally.) However, the most disappointing experience would be when one are told one have ten to fifteen minutes left and then the master of the restaurant(?) continued to rush us out. We understand the conditions in bookings, two hours. But they could have offered us to enjoy the bar or move to another table first BEFORE we start complaining. At the end we did not stay because we do not felt welcomed there any longer. So, no, this was not the five stars experience we are accustomed to from The Langham at all.

KW
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

My second time for afternoon tea this year and both visits have been excellent. The staff are welcoming and attentive and the cakes are delicious.

The pianist played some really beautiful music.
We have vowed to make this an annual event.

JT
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I cannot fault my experience at all - everything was just wonderful, including the pianist who happily played our request and then came over for a chat. I cannot wait to go again.

OT
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

We had the 3-course deal to celebrate my friend's birthday. It was lovely food and a great deal. There was confusion about one of the deserts we ordered so we were given the wrong one for free. Cocktails were good but would have liked to see the glass more than half full at the price. The service was immaculate and matching the stunning interior.

AM
London
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Birthday Experience of 5 stars! really felt spoilt!

OT
Columbus
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful London afternoon tea!

MB
London
5 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Delightful afternoon tea for us and our American guests

RS
London
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Enjoyed afternoon tea here. Good choice of sandwiches which were topped up regularly if we had wanted. The scones were light and fluffy and still warm and we had ample jam and cream, again we were offered more if we had wanted. Had to ask for our tea to be refreshed but that was our issue not theirs and they regularly came to top our cups up. Altogether a lovely afternoon.

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It was a pleasant afternoon, great service and ambiance. The sandwich weren't not the quality expected compare to the pastry were delicious, specially the jam.

B
London
11 reviews
Dined on 10 September 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Working in London and dined solo, the food was delicious and service was excellent..not too fast but not so slow that I felt awkward 😊

NB
London
3 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

One of the best Afternoon teas on offer in London. This is the benchmark in my opinion

S
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

The food was very good and the service was nice for the most part but they were quite slow once dinner was served. Pretty space but the piano is too loud for comfortable conversation. Good music but not background level.

GA
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We arrived to be warmly welcomed by the staff and were immediately shown to our table. The waiter explained the different options available with the afternoon tea and children’s afternoon tea. Our food arrived quickly and there was an array of teas on offer. The service was impeccable, the food was amazing and tea was constantly topped up. We had a lovely afternoon and would highly recommend it to everyone. We went to celebrate a birthday and were surprised during our stay to be presented with a additional cake with a candle and the waiter singing happy birthday. A lovely touch to our afternoon. We asked for a number of items to be boxed up as we couldn’t eat everything which they were more than happy to do. Lovely, just lovely.

VG
London
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Enjoyed an exquisite afternoon high tea as part of our Wedding Anniversary celebrations. This was a real treat and we truly enjoyed the special experience. Wonderfully attentive and friendly staff who made us feel welcome and looked after through out. We enjoyed having the live pianist playing through out as it helped with the ambiance of the setting. Would definitely recommend this as a lovely way to celebrate a special occasion.

AB
1 review
Dined on 1 September 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

One of the better afternoon teas I have ever had. Matt who served us predominantly was incredible and everyone else who served us were fabulous too. The sandwich selections were beyond divine, the attention to detail of the desserts was noted and the flavours were beyond incredible. The pianists selection of modern songs were just right. The selection of teas was the best I’ve ever seen in an afternoon tea. I would highly recommend the white apricot tea and the 150 year Anniversary tea. Thanks again to Matt and co for their brilliant service.

WN
London
4 reviews
Dined on 1 September 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The Langham staff defined anticipatory, seamless, high quality service! Our tea, a birthday event for my husband, exceeded our expectations. The setting is perfect, service, flawless, and the teas and treats were divine!

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 31 August 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent meal superb staff and service.

MO
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on 31 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

An Amazing high tea. Great for Adults and children alike. We had a delightful waiter who was very kind and patient with our son. It was a great experience. The best we've had in London and we've been to several High teas.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had a wonderful dinner experience. Started with a great Greek host who assisted us to our table, exceptional service from a Filipino waiter, amazing food and extraordinary musicians who played live jazz. Overall, very relaxing atmosphere beautiful Art Deco. AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING!!

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 29 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Tea service was amazing. Great job. Better than the Ritz.

OT
Italy
10 reviews
Dined on 28 August 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

Just Alright.

U
London
3 reviews
Dined on 28 August 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Lovely afternoon tea as usual. Only thing that let me down was the tea. The infusion took ages and even with it sitting for 10+ minutes it didnt come out strong. I had to change my cup twice. Overall the coffee was good.

SA
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 5

Slow service, we got our cocktails after the first course... The food was good, jazz music lovely and £35 deal very good value for money. We'll come back.

XG
San Diego
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Anyone asking for a recommendation for the best afternoon tea the Palm Court at The Langham is where it's at! Great tea, ambiance, service, and bites!! Not cheap but worth every penny!!

YL
London
4 reviews
Dined on 26 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had amazing afternoon tea experience, and while my parents were visiting London.

Highty recommend for special occasion :)

OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Came her for my father’s birthday. Great attentive staff who agreed to specially adapt their menu for us and also brought birthday cake without requesting it ourselves!

W
London
9 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Lovely afternoon tea!! Probably one of the best in London. They have lovely stuff for kids. Great day out

YC
1 review
Dined on 22 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The best afternoon tea I have ever had. Excellent food and service.

R
Portland
1 review
Dined on 22 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

High tea was a beautiful, memorable experience for our family of 5. They were welcoming to our three little boys and even let kids choose a book to take home with them. The room is lovely, with live piano music, and food and service is wonderful.

OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 21 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Love everything about the afternoon tea we had over here. Services and foods were impressive and all were done to the perfection.

H
1 review
Dined on 21 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

If you want to experience an event with great food, fabulous service and great surroundings, the afternoon tea at The Langham is definetely the place to go! 😊

LM
London
1 review
Dined on 21 August 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Had a lovely time for afternoon tea at the Langham! Service was outstanding! The atmosphere is lovely! The food isn’t the best I’ve had for afternoon tea but it is just sandwiches. We go more for the experience than anything else so it was overall a great experience!!

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 20 August 2019
Overall 5Food 3Service 5Ambience 5

Staff were amazing

AD
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on 18 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Was amazing. We did the children’s tea service and the staff treated us very well. The service and food were exceptional!

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous! The afternoon tea was exquisite and the service with fantastic. Beautiful room & ambience.

OT
1 review
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Reunion and a birthday

A
London
80 reviews
Dined on 15 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had a lovely time. We were celebrating a mother and daughter day out. The food and attention was perfect. Ambience lovely.

m
London
12 reviews
Dined on 14 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent service besides the atmosphere of the restaurant with the live jazz. I would definitively comenback

N
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I had a wonderful birthday celebration at the Langham Hotel Palm Court. The service was incredible and the waiters went above and beyond to cater for us. I was given special service and treatment because it was my birthday celebration. I had a great experience and enjoyed the beautiful selection of teas, sandwiches and scones. I would highly recommend this visit as it is located in a beautiful area , it is decorated impeccably and the atmosphere is stunning. I could not of wished for better service and care on my birthday!

TW
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 13 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Without question the best afternoon tea I have ever had. Lovely ambience in the restaurant, helped by the live pianist. Although expensive, there were unlimited sandwiches and scones and they gave us a cake to take home, which was a lovely touch.

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