RestaurantsLondonCovent GardenWC2R

survey result

Summary

£115
£££££
2
Average
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Is there a better way to spend the afternoon?”, query fans of the “beautiful” foyer of this famous hotel – “a wonderful room with the piano playing and where the sandwiches just keep coming!” Supporters say “nothing can compare to the high level of cakes” and that service is “above par” too. Ratings are capped, though, by one or two more cautious reports, from those who “were expecting more of the tea” (too weak) and/or the victuals. When it comes to the music, there’s also some debate – “I hated the Disney tunes being played on the piano, although admittedly I was tempted to stand and join in when it moved on to Les Mis!”

Summary

£112
£££££
2
Average
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The “typically English afternoon tea”, “beautifully presented by polished staff” in the elegant foyer of this landmark hotel, is “everything you want it to be”“and the little extras, such as the pianist, make it a real treat”. “I’ve had a lot of afternoon teas and this one is second to none!”

Summary

£93
 ££££
2
Average
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Amazing liveried service and beautiful setting” help captivate fans of this elegant, light-filled foyer space, set beneath a glass dome, and whose interior gazebo and pianist further up the tone. “No matter how many sandwiches they give you… it’s not enough!”

Summary

£97
 ££££
2
Average
3
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4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

For a “lovely afternoon tea” and “a truly elegant experience” there’s much to recommend the light-filled foyer of this posh hotel lounge (set beneath a glass dome). “The price is eye-watering but seconds are regularly provided, so it’s actually good value for the amazing experience”. Breakfast here is also “a gorgeous start to the day”.

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Restaurant details

No dress code

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always   £80.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £40.00
Extras  
Service 15.00%
The Savoy, The Strand, London, WC2R 0ER
Opening hours
Monday7 am‑11.00, 1230‑7 pm
Tuesday7 am‑11.00, 1230‑7 pm
Wednesday7 am‑11.00, 1230‑7 pm
Thursday7 am‑11.00, 1230‑7 pm
Friday7 am‑11.00, 1230‑7 pm
Saturday7 am‑11.00, 1230‑7 pm
Sunday7 am‑11.00, 1230‑7 pm

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