The Milestone Hotel

1 Kensington Court, London, W8 5DL View map

From £55 .00 Per Person

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Afternoon Tea Awards 2019 - Highly Commended

Taking its name from the original cast iron milestone that stands against one of its walls The Milestone Hotel is a deluxe 5 star boutique hotel overlooking Kensington Palace, former home to Princess Diana, and Kensington Gardens. Built in the late 19th Century as two townhouses, the hotel is a listed building and the restoration has been meticulously done according to English Heritage standards with original fireplaces, carved wood panelling, high ceilings and large ornate windows. 

Their Afternoon Tea is served in either the Park Lounge or the Chenestons Restaurant and the choice is at the discretion of the venue dependant on availability.

The interior of the Park Lounge is decorated with antiques and elegant furnishings that provides guests with an opulent environment to indulge in a selection of delicious sweet and savoury treats.

Chenestons Restaurant provides a similiarly sophisticated experience. Deriving its name from an early spelling of Kensington, this luxurious restaurant features traditional mahogany furniture and wood panelling that creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere to enjoy Afternoon Tea.

The Milestone Hotel was awarded a Highly Commended certificate at the Afternoon Tea Awards in 2018 and 2019 in recognition of its high quality Afternoon Tea service.

Please note that from 24th November 2021 until 2nd January 2022 only the Festive Afternoon Tea menu will be served priced from £58pp. See here for full details.

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Festive Afternoon Tea

Embrace the magic of Christmas with a Festive Afternoon Tea at The Milestone Hotel. Tuck into a delightful array of Christmas-inspired sweets and savouries with this seasonal offering available 24th November - 2nd January.

Afternoon Tea Picnic in the Park

Enjoy an Afternoon Tea Picnic in Kensington Gardens, served in traditional wicker baskets from The Milestone Hotel. London is famous for its glorious parks and The Milestone's picnic hampers are filled with delicious al fresco fayre - perfect for a lazy afternoon.


Afternoon Tea is served at 1pm - 5pm daily.
Nearest railway station
High Street Kensington
Where to sit
Guests will be seated in The Park Lounge and also Cheneston’s Restaurant in accordance with social distancing guidelines
Dress code
Smart casual
Children of all ages welcome
No live music
Take Away
Yes - Afternoon Tea picnic hamper available for takeaway
No, but Kensington Park is available for Picnic in the Park
Outdoor Seating
Disabled access
Dogs are very much welcome
Gluten Free
Yes, please give at least 24 hours notice
Yes, please give at least 24 hours notice
Nut Free
Yes, please give at least 24 hours notice
Award Winner
Afternoon Tea Awards 2019 - Highly Commended
Yes, please give at least 24 hours notice


The Milestone Hotel
1 Kensington Court, London, W8 5DL

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