The Etiquette of Afternoon Tea
The afternoon tea is one of the most English of meals and traditions, going back to the mid 19th century. Not only will you get a high quality tea in one of London’s famous venues, such as Fortnum & Mason, Harrods or the Orangery, we will guide you through the history of tea in Britain and how afternoon tea came into being.
All of this whilst making sure your dining etiquette and table manners are good enough to take tea with royalty. This will include making & serving tea, dealing with cutlery, napkins and the tricky elements like scones & cake, all under the supervision of a true gentleman.
This story can be aranged as a standalone experience or we can organize it as part of a longer customized itinerary our team would craft for you. Once selected, the concierge team will work with you to discuss and plan a suitable program as per your requirements
Group size: 2 to 20 people Prior Experience: None Family Friendly: Yes
Timing & Duration
Duration: 3 hours Timing: Afternoon to NULL
Etiquette: The story deals specifically with etiquette, so only an open mind and willingness to learn is required What to wear: Smart casual What to bring: No special requirements. Don't forget your camera and spare batteries, plugs may not be available
Frequency: Monday to Saturday except Bank & National Holidays Lead time: 1 to 2 days
Cancellation: Cancellations up to 6 days before the starting date and time of the event are subject to a loss of the deposit. Cancellations between 2 days before the starting date and time of the event are subject to a 50% charge. Cancellations within 24 hours of the starting date and time incur a 100% charge Modifications: We can change the venue with notice No Show: In case of no show on the agreed date and time as per your confirmation sheet, a 30 minute grace period will apply. After 30 minutes the arrangements will be cancelled and all paid fees will be forfeited, without exception. In case we need to cancel the event, our standard terms and conditions will apply