Festive afternoon tea

Festive Afternoon Tea

Indulge in our award-winning afternoon tea which takes a festive twist until 30 December 2018. This year, we recreate Christmas classics in the form of delicate pastries. Served in the spectacular setting of Céleste, you will enjoy your tea accompanied with piano music playing familiar festive classics.

On the 8 and 9 of December our Festive Afternoon Tea service will be accompanied by live carols between 3.30pm and 5.30pm. Click here for more information

To book, click 'find a table' below, call +44 (0)20 7259 5599 or email afternoontea@lanesborough.com.

Pastry Creations

Hazelnut Snowball

Composed of hazelnut cream, sponge and hazelnut praline, this cake is shaped as a white sphere representing a snowball.

Pastry Creations

Christmas Chocolate Bauble

Composed of chocolate and hazelnut croustillant, chocolate cremeux, chocolate mousse and banana confit in the middle, this delicate cake takes the shape of a traditional Christmas bauble. 

Pastry Creations

Mont Blanc Chestnut & Blackcurrant

Mont Blanc is a classic cake composed of chestnut, Chantilly and meringue. Our festive creation is a meringue shell garnished with chestnut cream, vanilla Chantilly and blackcurrant confit.

Pastry Creations

Pear & Almond Tartelette

An adaptation of the classic pear bourdaloue tart - a popular delicacy in France. This tartelet is composed of almond cream, poached pear, light vanilla cream and pear confit, placed within a crunchy almond shell.

Pastry Creations

Traditional Lebkuchen

A speciality from Deutschland, this delicacy contains a slightly spiced biscuit base covered with delicious milk chocolate and garnished with orange marmalade. Please note this cake is cooked in alcohol in order to maintain the flavour. 

Festive Afternoon Tea Practical Information

Serving hours

Monday to Friday
From 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Saturday & Sunday
From 3.00pm to 4.30pm