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Enjoy a truly royal day out with a visit to the Queens Gallery followed by a delicious afternoon tea at St. James’ Hotel Mayfair. Between November 2019 and May 2020 explore the special exhibition: George IV: Art & Spectacle which present’s Georges’ life through the art that enriched his world and from June 2020 enjoy the special exhibition: Japan: Courts and Culture which showcases the most significant examples of Japanese art and design from around the world.
You will then take a short stroll to enjoy your afternoon tea at St. James’s hotel which offers an historical themed 1840 Afternoon Tea, designed by Executive chef William Drabble of in-house Michelin star restaurant. Guests will be transported to Victorian times and taste classic cakes of that period, keeping its originality but with a modern day twist.
Enjoy the likes of:
Tipsy cake soaked in sherry and served with custard
Lemon drizzle cake
Victoria sponge cake
Other dishes include:
Cheshire cheese scones, made with the oldest recorded British cheese
Plain scones with jam and clotted cream
As well as an array of traditional savoury sandwiches
All served on Victorian inspired Burleigh’s Blue Asiatic Pheasants crockery
And washed down with a cup on an exclusive fine loose tea blend from The East India Company – created especially for St. James’s Hotel.
All to be washed down with a glass of bubbly
This experience is available Monday to Sunday, tea can be booked from 3pm until 5:30pm. The Queens Gallery is closed from 4th May until 12th June.
This experience will last approximately 2-4 hours.
This experience is for two people, there will be other people there on the day.
The minimum age is 18 years old.
Opening times: 10am - 5:30pm, last admission 4:15pm. During Buckingham Palace summer opening (20th July - 27th September), opening times are 9:30am - 5:30pm, last admission 4:15pm
1st January – 4th May 2020 – George IV: Art & Spectacle. 12th June – 31st December 2020 - Japan: Courts and Culture
We would advise you to book at least 2 weeks in advance.
This is for a voucher entitling the holder to any of the activities supplied by Activity Superstore up to the value stated.