Swan, Shakespeare's Globe21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London, SE1 9DT

Enjoy a Midsummer Night's Dream Afternoon Tea in the Swan, Shakespeare's Globe. Indulge in a selection of treats inspired by the play and worthy of the fairy queen herself.

The tea includes a collection of sweet and savoury delights, many of which can be traced back to the food and characters seen in the play. The menu features pea flower, which is the flower from which Oberon's love potion is squeezed, interfering with the lovers' fates throughout the play, apricots, which Titania feeds to Bottom when she is cast under the potion's spell, and mulberries, the tree under which Pyramus and Thisbe agree to meet in the play within a play.

The tea is served on bespoke crockery reflecting the themes of the play, specially designed by illustrator Annika Wester.

However, at Swan, Afternoon Tea doesn't have to mean sweetness and light. Their Gentleman's Tea is a feast of savoury tea-time treats including Legbar scotch eggs, fish finger sandwiches and potted salmon. And it's not just for gentlemen!

Swan, Shakespeare's Globe is located in the heart of Bankside, just a stone's throw away from Borough Market and London Bridge.

  1. Times:

    Afternoon Tea is served 12pm - 3pm Monday to Sunday

  2. Booking:

    Booking is essential

  3. Nearest railway station:

    Blackfairs/ London Bridge/ St Paul's

  4. Approach:

    Member of Staff

  5. Where to sit:

    Swan Restaurant

  6. Dress code:

    Smart casual

  7. Children:

    Children of all ages welcome

  8. Music:

    No live music

  9. Credit cards:

    All major credit cards accepted

  10. Gardens:

    No

  11. Outdoor Seating:

    No

  12. Disabled access:

    Yes

  13. Dogs:

    Guide dogs only

  14. Gluten free:

    -

  15. Vegan:

    -

  16. Nut free:

    -

  17. Award Winner:

    -

  18. Halal:

    -

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Enjoy a Midsummer Night's Dream Afternoon Tea in the Swan, Shakespeare's Globe. Indulge in a selection of treats inspired by the play and worthy of the fairy queen herself.

Minimum group size: 7 people

Maximum group size: 70 people

Price: From £26.50 per person

Dietary requirements: Please let venue know of any dietary requirements at least 72 hours in advance

Private Rooms are available, however a minimum spend may be required.

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  • Afternoon Tea
    12pm to 3pm
    Monday to Sunday
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