Traditional English Afternoon Tea at The Rubens at the Palace Hotel, London
Discover this traditional British occasion at the Palace Lounge, which overlooks the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace.
Relax in the comfortable lounge and dine on finger sandwiches and small bites while watching the world go by outside the large picture windows.
Cruise visitors must make every effort to stay and play in London before (or after) a cruise from Southampton. And for those travelers looking to experience a truly British institution, look no further than Royal Afternoon Tea at the Rubens at the Palace. Walking up to the hotel, which overlooks the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace, is an impressive sight. The friendly doorman at the entrance of the Edwardian façade of the newly refurbished Rubens at The Palace Hotel is welcoming. As you step inside, you find yourself immersed in traditional English elegance. The reception room and adjacent Palace Lounge is well-appointed.
High tea with a view of Buckingham Palace is a great way to get to discover English Traditions while taking a break from a day of sightseeing in London. The comfy oversized couches and chairs invite you to sit back and relax while dining on finger sandwiches, scones, and sweet treats.