The Guardsman

1 Vandon Street, Westminster, SW1H 0AE View map

From £65 .00 Per Person

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Afternoon Tea Awards 2023 - 'Award of Excellence'

The Guardsman is a five-star hotel in the heart of Westminster, close to St James’ Park, Buckingham Palace and The Houses of Parliament.

Winner of the Best Afternoon Tea by Condé Nast Johansens, their Afternoon Tea is served in The Drawing Room and Library, with a sumptuous Art Deco theme, chandeliers and mirrors.

Enjoy a quartet of finger sandwiches, from Burford brown egg mimosa and rocket mayonnaise served on turmeric loaf through to Goldstein Scottish salmon, cream cheese and lemon butter on sourdough. The patisserie selection features Raspberry Posey, Black rose, Flower Pot and Toadstool, all inspired by the Royal Parks. Freshly baked fruit and plain scones are served with Dorset clotted cream and preserves.

Choose from a selection of fine teas and infusions from Canton Teas, widely recognised as one of the world’s finest suppliers. 

The Guardsman’s Afternoon Tea is priced at £65 per person, inclusive of a glass of Mumm Cordon Rouge Champagne. Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten-free Afternoon Teas are also available (see menu for details).

Please note that The Guardsman requires a deposit of 25% in order to secure your booking. A member of their team will contact you via email with a payment link when they receive your enquiry.

Please note the Festive Afternoon Tea will replace the traditional offering between Wednesday 1st December until Sunday 2nd January, more details and menu here.


Afternoon Tea is served daily from 12pm to 5pm
Nearest railway station
St James Park
Where to sit
Drawing Room, Library, Dining Room
Dress code
Smart casual
Children of all ages are welcome
Children's Menu
Take Away
Outdoor Seating
Disabled access
Gluten Free
Yes, see menu for details. Please request when booking.
Yes, see menu for details.
Nut Free
Yes. Please request when booking.
Award Winner
Afternoon Tea Awards 2023 - 'Award of Excellence'


The Guardsman
1 Vandon Street, Westminster, SW1H 0AE

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