15 Seymour Street London W1H 7JW (Marble Arch) ● +44 (0) 20 7935 2010 ● reservations@theleonard.com

Afternoon Tea in Central London near Hyde Park

Afternoon Tea

The British tradition of afternoon tea is said to have started with Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford in the early of 1840s.
In 19th century dinner was not served until 8.30 or 9.00 pm in the evening and the Duchess who always was hungry by mid-afternoon decided to ask her staff to serve bread, butter, cakes, biscuits and tea. Soon it became a fashionable pastime of the upper classes to have afternoon tea.

This tradition carries on at The Leonard where we have tried to stay true to Duchess of Bedford’s favourite pastime. Enjoy your afternoon tea with open fireplace in Seymour Restaurant at The Leonard.

Traditional Afternoon Tea

£ 30.00 per person

The Leonard Afternoon Tea includes scones, a selection of cakes, clotted cream, preserves and freshly made finger sandwiches accompanied by Seymour’s selection of tea and coffee.

Royal Afternoon Tea

£ 38.00 per person

Served with a glass of Champagne, the Royal Afternoon Tea is presented on a three tier cake stand and offers an assortment of mini desserts, scones with clotted cream, preserves and freshly made finger sandwiches accompanied by Seymour's selection of tea and coffee.

Cream Tea

£ 10.00 per person

Fruit or plain scones with strawberry or raspberry jam, clotted cream and a pot of Seymour selection tea.

Choice of finger sandwiches

£ 7.50 per person

Served with Salad garnish and lightly salted Crisp with your choice of bread

  • Avocado and Prawns
  • Homemade marinated Cucumber and fresh dill
  • Brie cheese, Cramberry and Basil
  • Mini Bagel smoked salmon
  • Chicken and tomato sandwich with garlic mayonaise

Hot beverages Teas

£ 3.50

Served with Homemade cookies

English breakfast, Early Grey, Assam Tea, Pure Green Tea, Rooibos, Peppermint, Red Berries, Chamomile, Darjeeling and Minty Green.


£ 3.50

Espresso, Latte, Cappuccino, Americano, Flat white, Filter coffee.

Hot Chocolate

£ 3.50

* Price is per person, including VAT at 20%. A discrectionary Service Charge of 10% will be added to your bill. Gluten Free and Halal Sandwiches available.


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