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Afternoon Tea at the British Museum

By Golden Tours - Gray Line London


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  • Traditional afternoon tea session in Great Court Restaurant

  • Chance to dine in British Museum's glass-covered atrium

  • Wide selection of traditional & exotic teas to choose from

  • Delicate finger sandwiches & homemade savoury pastries

  • Tasty scones with clotted cream & strawberry preserves

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Afternoon tea at the British Museum’s Great Court Restaurant

  • What's included

    Selection of organic loose leaf tea

  • What's included

    Selection finger sandwiches, pastries and cakes

  • What's included

    Selection of scones with clotted cream and jam

  • What's included

    Glass of Prosecco (if option Prosecco Afternoon Tea at The British Museum is selected)

  • What's excluded

    Additional food and drinks

Know Before You Book

  • Hours of operation are 3 PM–5 PM.

  • You can explore The British Museum at your own leisure.

  • Maximum 6 people per booking . If you would like to book for more people please make another booking under a new name

  • The afternoon tea is for those who have purchased it only - if two or more people are planning to consume it, then a booking for two or more must be made.

What you can expect

Sip aromatic and flavourful teas from around the world and nibble on scrumptious snacks including delicate finger sandwiches, handmade pastries, and decadent cakes. Beneath the stunning glass roof of the British Museum's expansive atrium, enjoy a traditional afternoon tea experience.

Make your way to the British Museum and head inside to find the Great Court Restaurant. Situated in the museum's centre, this refined dining area hosts delightful meals for visitors looking to recharge after investigating collections of artefacts and works of art from around the world.

Find your table and browse the menu to choose a tea. With styles ranging from classic English breakfast to Oriental sencha, you're sure to find something to sip. As your pot arrives, you can also expect a wide assortment of finger sandwiches, freshly baked pastries, and crumbly scones served up with clotted cream and strawberry preserves.

Bounce between bites and experiment with new tea styles before the afternoon winds to a close. At the end, head back outside or consider a visit to the British Museum's enthralling exhibits.


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Activity Location

  • The British Museum Great Court Restaurant
  • Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG
  • London

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • The British Museum Great Court Restaurant
    • Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG
    • London

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