Afternoon Tea at The Milestone Hotel and Residences

Description

Afternoon Tea at The Milestone Hotel and Residences is available here in its finest form, highly commended at the Afternoon Tea Awards. 

Located opposite Kensington Palace and a short distance from the Royal Albert Hall, Afternoon Tea at The Milestone Hotel offers traditional charm, opulent furnishings and hospitality from a passionate and experienced team. 

The menu boasts a delicious array of finger sandwiches, warm freshly baked scones served with Devonshire clotted cream and homemade preserves, and a selection of pastries including éclairs, tartlets, cupcakes and macaroons.  Enhance your experience by accompanying your tea with a glass of Champagne. 

Guests will be invited to enjoy their afternoon tea experience either in The Park Lounge or within Cheneston's Restaurant, in accordance with social distancing guidelines. Guests are kindly asked to provide 24 hours notice for any dietary requirements. A Children's Afternoon Tea menu is available. 

The Milestone Hotel and Residences also welcomes group enquiries for Afternoon Tea Parties. Whether you are celebrating a birthday, baby shower, anniversary or hen party they have beautiful spaces to accommodate and wow your guests. 

For Little Prince and Princesses - try the Children's Afternoon Tea. The Milestone Hotel believes everyone should enjoy Afternoon Tea, including every little prince and princess. 

Treats include freshly made bite-size sandwiches, baked scones, selected Royal cakes, and a choice of milkshake, hot chocolate, or soft drink. Price: £33 per child

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Special Event: Tea Academy Masterclass

Be immersed in the art of teamaking with our Tea Academy experience. Delivered by a third-generation teamaker, take a tour of the world of tea from ancient China to the modern day and discover the secrets to how it is made, where it comes from, and how it became so fashionable.

Price: £100 per person + service charge (including Afternoon Tea)
When: 2 pm - 4:30 pm on Saturday 26th November, 10th December, and 11th February 2023

Full pre-payment is required to book this experience

 

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Festive Afternoon Tea

Available 25th November - 8th January (excluding Christmas Day)
Enjoy a festive twist on our traditional Afternoon Tea, served between 1pm and 5pm in our elegant Park Lounge, Conservatory, or Cheneston's Restaurant.

Traditional Tea: £75 per person
Champagne Tea: £90 per person

Children's Festive Tea £35 for children under 12 years

Bookings are now open

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Cocktails in The Stables Bar: Extend your visit at The Milestone Hotel with festive cocktails 

Angelo le Greco, The Milestone Hotel's resident Bar Manger, whose creative mixology skills are sure to make your time at the Stables Bar a true event.

Enjoy a vast selection of cocktails at The Milestone Hotel including a carefully curated selection of festive cocktails in collaboration with Makers Mark representing the different stages of the holiday season. Try:

Dasher: Maker’s Mark, Cognac, Cranberry, dash of absinth, rose syrup - a family reunion in front of the fireplace - the team ignite the cocktail to caramelize the sugars and entertain guests with a real fire show

Santa Cloves: Orange juice, Cloves syrup, Jerry Thomas Bitters - unboxing day

Star Wonder: Maker’s Mark, apple and rosemary sherbet, lemon juice, egg white, mulled wine - mulled wine time!

Mini Pudding: Maker’s Mark, Tobacco liqueur, egg white and yolk, honey, Tonka Beans - dessert to conclude the festive lunch!

 

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Afternoon Tea Parties and more at The Milestone Hotel and Residences:

When planning a private celebration, from intimate family gatherings to larger events, The Milestone has everything in hand. Your dedicated Events Coordinator is here to assist you at every stage: they will listen to your requirements, offer guidance and advice, and ensure everything takes place exactly as you wish.

Meetings & Events: Choosing The Milestone for a meeting or event means you can be assured of the latest in state-of-the-art audio/video technology as well as wireless broadband internet access throughout the hotel, keeping you seamlessly in touch with the office and the world whilst on the move. All this is discreetly provided within a setting reminiscent of a stately home and accompanied by service which is second-to-none.

Special Celebration: Glittering parties, private dining, stylish family gatherings, baby showers, and birthdays deserve a venue that reflects the magnificence of the occasion. The Milestone Hotel & Residences, with its five-star grandeur, spectacular decor, and attentive staff, is the enchanting venue that turns a great event into a magical one.

Weddings: It is hard to imagine a more romantic setting in which to celebrate your most special day. Opposite Kensington Palace and Gardens, home to Prince William and The Duchess of Cambridge, The Milestone is steeped in romantic history, each room with its own story to tell.

Licensed for civil ceremonies, The Milestone provides the perfect venue for an intimate celebration with traditional British style and unrivaled service. Our expert team of chefs, sommeliers, waiting staff, and event organisers will put your mind at ease and prepare the setting for the happiest day of your life. Every aspect of your wedding will be attended to with meticulous skill, style, and subtle precision.

The elegant and romantic Victorian magnificence of the hotel lends itself superbly to such occasions - professional floral displays to complement the colours of the wedding party can be arranged, and our expert team can assist in guiding you along the way.

Whatever the celebration, whether it's a wedding, anniversary, birthday party, wine tasting, cocktail masterclass or an introduction to the art of sabrage, an event held at The Milestone will be cherished for years to come.

What's on

Festive Afternoon Tea
The Milestone Hotel and Residences Festive Afternoon Tea Enjoy Christmas celebrations in the heart of Kensington with the opulent MilestoneHotel…

Fri, 25th Nov 2022 - Sun, 8th Jan 2023

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Vouchers

The Milestone Hotel Traditional Royal Afternoon Tea
On sale until 31st Dec 2023
Experience
The Milestone Hotel Champagne Royal Afternoon Tea for one
On sale until 31st Dec 2023
Experience
The Milestone Hotel Little Prince and Princess Afternoon Tea
On sale until 31st Dec 2023
Experience
The Art of Sabrage
On sale until 31st Dec 2023
Experience
Monetary Voucher
£10 - £1000
The Milestone Hotel Royal Afternoon Tea for two
On sale until 31st Dec 2023
Experience
The Milestone Hotel Royal Rose Afternoon Tea for two
On sale until 31st Dec 2023
Experience
The Milestone Hotel - Tableside Martini Masterclass
On sale until 31st Dec 2023
Experience

Info

  • Splash the Cash £££
  • Taking Bookings
  • Wheelchair Access
  • None

Hours

Day Open Close Notes
Monday 13:00 19:00
Tuesday 13:00 19:00
Wednesday 13:00 19:00
Thursday 13:00 19:00
Friday 13:00 19:00
Saturday 13:00 19:00
Sunday 13:00 19:00

Location

Address

Afternoon Tea at The Milestone Hotel and Residences, 1 Kensington Court, W8 5DL

Area

Kensington

Nearest Station

High Street Kensington (Tube)

Menus

  • Cuisine

    This venue serves Afternoon Tea food.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Seated
Capacity
Standing
Cost Min spend
Midweek*
Min spend
Weekend*
Park Lounge Private Room 0 25 - - -

The Park Lounge is a warm and cosy retreat, just right for drinks & canapé receptions with an open fireplace and sumptuous armchairs and sofas. The views of Kensington Gardens allow an escape to the country and through its quintessential English ambience, making it hard to believe you are in the heart of the capital. The feeling is that of a private drawing room surrounded by antique books and copies of Tatler and Country Living magazines.

Event facilities include:

  • Complimentary wireless high-speed broadband internet access
  • Natural daylight

Prices are available on request.

Cheneston's Restaurant Private Room 0 0 - - -

The Cheneston Restaurant can be booked for exclusive hire (subject to availability), please contact the venue to discuss your needs and tailored packages.

The Conservatory Private Room 15 18 - - -

The bright and airy Conservatory, with its chic juxtaposition of sheer black and white, gives you the al fresco ambience with natural light pouring through the glass. With comfortable leather armchairs and sofas it is the perfect place to unwind. Overlooking the herb garden and forming an extension of the Stables Bar, it is a relaxed space for private hire, prices are available on request.

The Windsor Suite Private Room 30 40 - - -

The Windsor Suite is an aged pine panelled executive boardroom complete with a butler’s pantry, full air-conditioning and an abundance of natural daylight. The Windsor is perfect for executive boardroom meetings and presentations as well as bespoke events such as wedding receptions and private dining.

Event facilities include:

  • Customised menus offered featuring an international cuisine with an extensive selection of fine wines
  • Wireless High Speed Broadband Internet Access
  • Fax, ISDN, modem points and multiple direct dial phone lines
  • Full secretarial support and business services
  • Laptop and mobile phone hire
  • IT support
  • Natural daylight
  • State of the art audio visual technology available
  • Specially themed meeting breaks
  • Video teleconferencing facilities
  • Wheelchair access to Map and Windsor Suite
  • Additional services such as flowers, menus, place setting cards, entertainment and ice carvings available on request

Prices are available on request.

The Map Room Private Room 6 10 - - -

The oak panelled Map Room is ideal for smaller meetings and private dining, or as a break-out room in conjunction with the Windsor Suite. The Map Room is fully air-conditioned and benefits from natural daylight.

Event facilities include:

  • Customised menus offered featuring modern British cuisine with an extensive selection of fine wines
  • Wireless High Speed Broadband Internet Access
  • Fax, ISDN, modem points and multiple direct dial phone lines
  • Full secretarial support and business services
  • Laptop and mobile phone hire
  • IT support
  • Natural daylight
  • Specially themed meeting breaks tailored to your needs
  • Wheelchair access to Map Room and Windsor Suite
  • Additional services such as flowers, menus, place setting cards, entertainment and ice carvings available on request

Prices are available on request.

The Oratory Private Room 8 8 - - -

For those special occasions, elegant private dinners, business lunches, working breakfasts or leisurely afternoon teas, the circular Oratory, with its ornate vaulted ceiling and wood panelling is ideal. Located next to the main restaurant, (and once the private chapel of the original house in the 1600s), the Oratory provides an enchanting space for up to eight guests.

Event facilities include:

  • Complimentary wireless high-speed broadband internet access
  • Full secretarial support, business services and IT/AV support available
  • Natural daylight
  • Additional services such as flowers, menus, place setting cards, entertainment and ice carvings available on request

Prices are available on request.

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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