181 Piccadilly, London W1A 1ER
For the most English of afternoon teas, head to the elegant Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon, situated in the heart of Fortnum’s Piccadilly. The Salon, was opened by HM The Queen in 2012 no less, and families can choose from a vast selection of tea blends, all expertly chosen to accompany finger sandwiches, buttery scones and exquisite patisserie and Afternoon Tea’s crowning glory - a special carriage laden with cake, from which guests can enjoy a bottomless helping.
Visitors to the Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon can enjoy a tableside Tearista experience, during which the Salon’s brewing experts will make a selection of teas based on the personal taste of each guest. For those without a sweet-tooth, Fortnum’s executive chefs have also devised a savoury menu; Stilton Scones with Port Jelly, Savoury Choux with Smoked Salmon Tartare and Quail Egg and Pea Panna Cotta and Cheese Straws make up the delicious offering, while a High Tea including Eggs Royale, Benedict and Florentine; Lobster Omelette Victoria and Fortnum’s famous Welsh Rarebit caters to those feeling extra peckish. Vegetarian and gluten-free options ensure every dietary requirement is met – and always in delicious fashion.