Soho’s High Societease



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Sunday 28 September 2014
14:30 - 17:00
£42.50, £49.50
Cabaret/Burlesque, Live Music, Something A Little Different

Kettner’s has lived. It’s outlived four kings and one queen, survived the blitz and witnessed riots, dusted off several booms and more than a few busts! Popular with flamboyant characters through time including Oscar Wilde, Edward VII, Lillie Langtry, Agatha Christie and Bing Crosby, Kettner’s was renowned for hosting incredibly risqué parties.

On Sunday 28th September, Kettner’s is going back in time, by hosting a deliciously tempting afternoon tea with a cast as colourful as Kettner's history itself. Ruby DeshabilleJoe MoroseMat Ricardo and Elsie Diamond will delight audiences with burlesque, cabaret and circus performances depicting the weird and wonderful history of London's beloved pleasure district. Get up close and personal, meet the characters and hear the stories that have shaped Soho's history.

Our modern day Soho artists will take you through the history of Kettner’s and Soho in Kettner’s most historical room. With its original wooden panelled Grade II Listed walls, The Apartment at Kettner’s is the ideal setting for this afternoon of indulgence!

Since decadence is the order of the day, let them eat cake (and sandwiches)! Indulge in homemade scones with lashings of clotted cream, sweet treats, and dainty finger sandwiches accompanied by your choice of tea. Click here to view the menu.

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29 Romilly Street, Soho, London, W1D 5HP

Central London

Nearest station:
Leicester Square (Tube)


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Originally a series of four Georgian town houses, Kettner’s was first opened as a restaurant by Auguste Kettner (chef to Napoleon III) in 1867. Popular with deliciously colourful characters of the time including Oscar Wilde, Edward VII, Lillie Langtry, Agatha Christie and Bing Crosby, Kettner’s was renowned for hosting incredibly risqué parties.