The Grand Saloon at The Lane

Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5JF View map

From £49 .00 Per Person


The historic Grade 1 listed Theatre Royal Drury Lane has been restored to its former 1812 glory and reimagined as a new destination for entertainment, food, bars, art and culture, so the iconic interiors can be enjoyed by everyone, not just theatregoers.

Treat yourself to an unforgettable Afternoon Tea experience in The Grand Saloon, featuring dazzling chandeliers, ornate ceilings, beautiful furnishings and fine art.

The seasonally changing menu is created by renowned ‘Queen of Cakes’ artisan baker and cake designer Lily Vanilli.

Taking inspiration from the theatre, as well as the popular Regency period, Afternoon Tea in the Grand Saloon is served on custom fine bone china featuring Mythical Characters designed by British interior designers Kit and Willow Kemp.

Savoury bites include madeleines topped with lapsang-souchong glazed salmon and pickled fennel, bitesize cannelés with goats cheese and pickled beetroot, and Lily’s signature puff pasty sausage roll made with Cornish sausage meat, roast bacon lardons and a cider vinegar deglaze.

Warm scones will be brought to the table with salted whipped butter, cream and homemade jam while you sip on Rare Tea Company teas.

To round things off, a trolley will roam the room, summoned table-side to serve Lily’s absinthe mint choc chip ice cream by the scoop.

Gluten Free, Vegan and Children's Afternoon Tea menus are also available.

Regency Afternoon Tea costs £49 for Adults and £35 for children.

Theatre Royal Drury Lane is located at the heart of Covent Garden, just a short walk from Soho, Leicester Square and the River Thames.


Afternoon Tea is served from 12pm - 3pm Monday - Sunday
Nearest railway station
Covent Garden
Where to sit
Grand Saloon
Dress code
Smart casual
Children of all ages welcome
Take Away
Outdoor Seating
Terrace during summer, subject to availabilty on arrival
Disabled access
Guide Dogs only
Gluten Free
Yes. Advance notice required
Yes. Advance notice required
Nut Free
Yes. Advance notice required
Award Winner
Yes. Advance notice required


The Grand Saloon at The Lane
Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5JF

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