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Our Afternoon Tea Masterclass promises to unlock the history of a very British ritual in this unique offering for the city. Learn about the origins and etiquette of this tradition over delicate finger sandwiches, scones and expertly poured tea.



A guided explanation of the finer points of Afternoon Tea - from the Scot who first took tea from China in the 19th century to the etiquette of the ritual.

Afternoon Tea including homemade scones, sandwiches and a selection of seasonal pastries.

An Afternoon Tea Masterclass brochure outlining the history of the tradition and tips for making the perfect pot of tea. Languages available: English, French and German. A translator for other languages can be booked if required.


Afternoon Tea starts from £45 per person. Guests can book a private masterclass where a guide, and a translator if required, will join them for a supplement of £230 per sitting. Afternoon Tea sittings take place at 12.00pm, 2.30pm and 5.00pm each day with a recommended duration of 2 hours.


1 to 5 guests: Masterclass will take place in Palm Court (subject to availability).
6 to 12 guests: Masterclass will take place in The Gallery.
13 to 20 guests: Masterclass will take place in The Gallery. The private masterclass supplement for groups of this size will be £400 per sitting.


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Each experience must be booked 72 hours in advance and a 100% cancellation fee policy applies.