About The Library

For a slice of traditional London life, enjoy Afternoon Tea in our lobby lounge The Library.

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Make yourself at home in The Library for an unforgettable Afternoon Tea experience. A retreat found just off our stylish Bavarian sandstone lobby, The Library offers a menu of freshly-baked treats to savour and enjoy.

Natural daylight cascades down from the skylight above, while mounted reading lamps cast a warm glow deeper within the intimate, wood-panelled space. Encircled by the works of Dante, Kipling, Shakespeare, Flaubert that fill the commanding bookshelves, and the contemporary black and white Axel Crieger portraits of authors from Virginia Woolf to Oscar Wilde on the walls, The Library is infused with the spirit of the literary greats.

Recline back on the jewel-bright velvets and sink into the sophisticated splendour of our classical Afternoon Tea. We invite you to take your pick of teas from India, Sri Lanka, China, and beyond, including our exclusive Afternoon Blend, and indulge in elegant finger sandwiches, rich cream-laden scones, flaky pastries, and buttery cakes.