Voltaire Cocktails & Champagne Bar at Crowne Plaza London - The City is located in London's historic architectural Square Mile. Set within a grade II listed building on the site of the former Bridewell Palace which was built as a residence of King Henry VIII. Voltaire once used to be a prison, and subsequently as a bank, still features old stone vaults, now used to offer guests private space.
Voltaire features contemporary interiors inspired by its regal past, complete with private VIP vaults including temperature control, a music system and smoking accessible. The vaults are located on the outdoor cigar terrace featuring silken awnings and outdoor chandeliers. Afternoon Tea is served at the main bar in premium spacious booths. Seating in vaults can be arranged upon request.
You can enjoy Classic Afternoon Tea and indulge in a choice of 24 teas ranging from Silver Needle white tea, fermented Pu-erh, milky Oolong, Tisanes, classic green and black tea's including Crowne Plaza London The City's exclusive blend, along with a selection of succulent finger sandwiches, crumbly warm fruit and plain scones with clotted cream and strawberry preserve, as well as an assortment of delicate pastries and freshly baked cakes.
The popular Voltaire Afternoon Tea and Cocktails is accompanied by three miniature cocktails to compliment each course. Firstly a Pumpkin with Rosemary Infused Vodka to enjoy with a selection of sandwiches, followed by Hendricks, Elderflower & Cucumber Martini to accompany fruit and plain scones, and lastly Lemon, Limoncello & Lemon Syrup Fizz served with a selection of cakes and pastries.
Alternatively, guests can opt for Champagne Afternoon Tea, served with a glass of chilled Pommery NV champagne.
For special dietary requirements, please notify the hotel 48 hours in advance.
Afternoon Tea is served 2pm to 5pm every day Monday to Saturday
Booking is essential
Blackfriars Railway and Underground Station
Voltaire Bar Manager
Voltaire Cocktails & Champagne Bar in premium booths
Children of all ages welcome
No live music
All major credit cards accepted
Guide dogs only
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