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Thames Foyer at the Savoy

The Strand | The Savoy, London WC2R 0EU, England
+44 872 148 1762
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lemon curd” (23 reviews)
“scones” (80 reviews)
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European, British, Gluten Free Options
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The Strand | The Savoy, London WC2R 0EU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favourite places to have afternoon tea with friends,it's beautiful, elegant,the atmosphere is lovely and the service is brilliant. I also love the fact that the afternoon tea menu has a good variety of sandwiches and you can eat as much...More

Thank Ezza717
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ezza717 Thank you for your very kind words and for taking the time to write such a positive review. We are delighted that you chose to visit The Savoy for Afternoon Tea. I will make sure that your comments are passed on to the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a late afternoon tea in the hotel lobby . The environment was beautiful with a very traditional look . The dress code was smart but did not require men jackets . The price was expensive but did include unlimited food and tea. There...More

Thank laj2e7
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear laj2e7, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review. We are delighted that you and your guest enjoyed your Afternoon Tea, in the beautiful surroundings of the Thames Foyer, and had such a fantastic experience. I was so pleased to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had afternoon tea with friends, it was absolutely perfect! Valeria our waitress was lovely and attentive, the restaurant manager Athina, made us feel so special and looked after. Although I asked for gluten free meal, the sandwiches and scones are still top notch. Let's not...More

Thank Mae1985
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mae1985, Thank you for taking the time to review your Afternoon Tea. We really do appreciate our guests taking the time to provide feedback. I am delighted you enjoyed your experience - our aim is to provide a truly special and memorable experience to...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017

My wife and I went here on a late Saturday afternoon to celebrate an anniversary, and we were completely satisfied with the warmth of the service, the unpretentious attitude of the staff we encountered, and the outstanding quality of the teas, sandwiches, and scones. The...More

Thank Michael N
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Dear Michael N, Thank you for your five-star review. We are delighted that you and your wife enjoyed your Afternoon Tea, and we were able to deliver a truly traditional experience in the beautiful surroundings of the Thames Foyer. May I also take this opportunity...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Afternoon tea at a high-end hotel was a must on our trip to London, and the Savoy didn't disappoint. The service was excellent, our waitress made sure we were taken care of and stopped by frequently to ensure our teas were topped up. We enjoyed...More

1  Thank IsrafelR
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Dear IsrafelR, Thank you for your very kind words and for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted you chose to join us for Afternoon Tea during your time in London. At The Savoy we are very proud of the standard of...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

We had a wonderful afternoon for 1,45 hrs. The hotel is such a beautiful place and the staff is really friendly. We had a glass of champagne to start our traditional afternoon tea and just sat and relaxed and enjoyed the atmosphere. Our waitress was...More

Thank susemm
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Dear susemm, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide such a detailed review of your Afternoon Tea, and for your kind words. I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed the surroundings of the Thames Foyer and the wonderful atmosphere. We really...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

We were celebrating two Birthdays, so after a visit to Kasper's for an early Dinner (Superb) we walked a few feet over toThe Savoy Theatre where we enjoyed Dreamgirls, which was superb we then enjoyed Desert in the Thames Foyer, The Cheese Platter , excellent...More

Thank Trenham Ian Weatherhead
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Dear Trenham Ian Weatherhead, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to The Savoy. I was delighted to read your kind comments, and that you chose us as the location for your birthday celebrations. I am so pleased that you enjoyed both...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I know it's a challenge providing afternoon tea for customers who are gluten and dairy free - but my experience at the Savoy was the worst I've ever had! Sandwiches were ok, as were the tea and champagne- but the scones were dry and hard,...More

Thank patricia f
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Dear patricia f, I was so disappointed to read your review - please accept my personal apologies. I would please ask that you email my Director of Food and Beverage, Lee Kelly, at lee.kelly@fairmont.com, as soon as possible - he is waiting to hear from...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017

The Savoy sets the standard for afternoon tea in service, décor and quality of food. As soon as one walks through the doors of the Savoy, you are whisked away to a bygone era of beauty, charm and character. There is a beautiful gazebo under...More

Thank Lordgin1
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Dear Lordgin1, Thank you for your five-star review. We are delighted that you and your guests enjoyed your Afternoon Tea, and we were able to return you to a bygone era, and deliver a truly traditional experience in the beautiful surroundings of the Thames Foyer....More

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

My husband booked for my birthday treat and we had lunch in the restaurant. The service was amazing but I must say that the food was very average for the price. I had smoked salmon and although the salmon was of very good quality, there...More

Thank Leah T
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Dear Leah T, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to The Savoy. We really do appreciate our guests taking the time to leave feedback. May I first of all say how very sorry I am that you left the hotel less...More

Nearby
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
...More
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Jessmonty
I've booked to have afternoon tea at the savoy in July and have booked through OpenTable. Is this a reliable company? Also do we pay when we get there? Many thanks
19 June 2017|
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Response from chequers2010 | Reviewed this property |
yes Open table is very safe company and we are using them very often to book a tables in London. also yes you will pay once you finish your afternoon tea Hope you will enjoyed as much as we did Ranka x
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r n
did anyone try the Thames Foyer with vouchers purchased from groupon? thank you
14 September 2016|
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Response from LondonerHere | Reviewed this property |
If this was for the cocktail and dessert combo, I certainly did! The vouchers were accepted discretely without a fuss. There was only a service charge to pay at the end, which I gladly did, as the service was... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Strand | The Savoy, London WC2R 0EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Neighbourhood: Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Phone Number: +44 872 148 1762
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  • This restaurant is at The Savoy
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