Kensington Palace Afternoon Tea

Kensington Palace- Afternoon Tea

Tea is the national drink of Britain and was first brought to the country in the 17th century by the East India Company. And Kensington Palace afternoon tea is a great experience for those who wish to sit back and relax while being surrounded by 300 years of history of the royal palace. 

Kensington Palace Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea in Kensington Palace Pavilion which is the only royal palace in London to offer this experience. Built in March 2018, the Pavilion has been shifted to the front of the Orangery which is closed for refurbishment. Kensington Palace Pavilion is located in the heart of the royal palace and offers a bird’s eye view of the surrounding Sunken Garden. Visitors can enjoy Kensington Palace afternoon tea with a selection of afternoon sandwiches, tea cakes, and scones with vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free options also available.

Kensington Palace Afternoon Tea Timings

Kensington Palace Afternoon Tea

Visitors can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and afternoon tea in Kensington Palace Pavilion. If you are planning to enjoy Kensington Palace afternoon tea, then here is what you need to know.

  • Timings: 10 AM - 6 PM
  • Best Time to Visit: The best time to visit to enjoy Kensington Palace afternoon tea is between 12 PM and 4 PM. You need to make reservations in advance as this is a popular time for afternoon tea and lots of visitors book this experience in the royal palace. 

Kensington Palace Afternoon Tea Menu

The Kensington Palace Afternoon Tea menu consists of an assortment of tea cakes, scones, sandwiches and of course, tea. Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options are also available.

The Kensington Palace Afternoon Tea is served all day.

Kensington Palace Afternoon Tea

The Kensington Palace Pavilion Afternoon Tea

Price: £34.00


  • A selection of afternoon tea sandwiches.
  • Freshly made orange scented scones, served with luxury clotted cream & jam.
  • Afternoon tea cakes.
  • Served with your choice of tea or coffee.
Kensington Afternoon Tea Drinks

Royal Afternoon Tea

Price: £36 - £44


Add a little sparkle to your Afternoon Tea and choose from these available beverages. Enjoy your Pavilion Afternoon Tea served with:

  • Sparkling wine - £44.00
  • Pimm’s - £36.50
  • Sparkling Rosé - £40.00
Kensington Children's Afternoon Tea

Children's Afternoon Tea

Price: £16.00


  • A selection of afternoon tea sandwiches.
  • Scone made with Welsh butter, served with cream and jam.
  • Assorted afternoon tea cakes.
  • Served with your choice of tea or coffee

Kensington Palace Pavilion Menu

The Kensington Palace Pavilion Menu consists of delicious English dishes including both breakfast and lunch items apart from the afternoon tea. From vegan to gluten-free, visitors will find different dishes to suit their food preferences here.

Check out the Kensington Palace Pavilion summer menu here.

Kensington Palace Afternoon Tea


The breakfast menu of the Kensington Palace Pavilion includes English breakfast items. All the eggs mentioned in the menu are generally served on an English muffin with hollandaise sauce.

Timings: 10 AM - 11:30 AM

White or wholemeal bloomer bread with butter and jam - £4.25
Fresh berries with yoghurt, granola, and honey - £6.25
Croissant with butter and jam - £4.95
Croissant with ham and cheese - £7.25
Scrambled eggs and maple bacon - £8.95
Scrambled eggs and smoked salmon - £12.00
Eggs Florentine - £9.50
Eggs Benedict - £9.50
Eggs Royale - £10.50

Kensington Palace Afternoon Tea


The lunch menu includes both vegetarian and vegan options.

Timings: 12 PM - 14:30 PM

Artisan bread basket - £5.25
Soup of the Day - £7.00
Caprese salad - £9.00
Ham hock croquette with celeriac remoulade and apple ketchup - £9.50
Sea Bream with truffle potato and crispy shallots - £19.00
Chicken supreme - £17.50
Pan-fried gnocchi with a poached egg - £18.50
Duck breast - £16.50
Banoffee Cheesecake - £8.50
Plum and Fig frangipane tart with Chantilly cream - £8.50
Dark chocolate mousse and raspberry coulis -  £8.50

High tea is an integral part of Britain’s culture and there are few better places to enjoy this experience than the Kensington Palace afternoon tea. Relax and enjoy the views of the Kensington Palace and the royal gardens as you sip on your cup of tea and nibble on delicious sandwiches and tea cakes with it. You can make reservations for yourself by using the online reservation tool.