Afternoon Tea at The Library Lounge

The London Marriott Hotel, County Hall, London, SE1 7PB +44 2036417694

Food Spend £32

A truly fantastic time. Staff were friendly and bubbles really were free flowing.

Nadine Mcdowell 15 April 2014
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Offering postcard-worthy views over Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Afternoon Tea at The Library Lounge is housed in the Marriott County Hall Hotel. In this landmark building, gorgeous library-style surroundings offer old world charm.

On The Library Lounge menu, freshly-cut finger sandwiches feature traditional fillings with a refined twist, with offerings like cucumber & mint, Surrey duck egg mayonnaise and succulent roast beef with horseradish. Irresistible arrangements of cakes and fancies include English rhubarb and white chocolate lollipop or Valrhona chocolate mousse, as well as sweet and savoury scones served with seasonal jams and artisanal cheeses.

Piled high bookshelves and plush armchairs make for wonderfully cosy surroundings at The Library Lounge London. Luxurious liquid accompaniments include fine leaf teas, elegant flutes of champagne and sparkling wine, and cleansing gin cocktails.

A quintessentially English retreat in one of the city’s most vibrant areas, The Library Lounge South Bank is 4 minutes’ walk from Waterloo Station. The Library Lounge can be accessed via the main entrance to the London Marriott Hotel on Westminster Bridge Road. Alternatively, enter via the South Bank (Queen's Walk), above the London Aquarium. Valet parking is also available on site.

Customer Reviews for Afternoon Tea at The Library Lounge


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20 April 2014 by Donna Washer from Birchington
Really enjoyed the experience. The free flowing bubbles was the icing on the cake! !
19 April 2014 by Jacqui Mattyasovszky from surrey
A lovely afternoon spent with a friend. Fabulous setting (overlooking the Thames & Big Ben) This is my 3rd visit here and it never fails to please. Perfect birthday present for friends who have everything! Service is excellent which adds to the pleasure of the outing.
15 April 2014 by Nadine Mcdowell from London
A truly fantastic time. Staff were friendly and bubbles really were free flowing.
13 April 2014 by Sheyline Wheatley from Woking
Lovely views, tasty afternoon tea & excellent cava!
12 April 2014 by Helen Wilson from London
Place is lovely, food great and staff excellent.
11 April 2014 by Katrina from Maidstone
Staff were very welcoming and friendly. Food was lovely - especially the scones!! It really was free flowing bubbles too!!
10 April 2014 by Salina Jamal-fitch from Bromley
My second visit here. The Library Lounge is beautiful. We had the most lovely afternoon - excellent service, wonderful views, and great value for money. Thoroughly enjoyable. I would definitely come again and recommend to others.
10 April 2014 by Michelle Allen from Essex
Service was fabulous, staff were friendly, helpful and any additional items which were requested arrived in no time at all. The 'free flowing bubbly' was definitely flowing with glasses being refilled automatically. The selection on different teas was amazing, didn't know there were do many variations to try. It was a great relaxing start to the Easter Holidays with fabulous views of the Thames . Would definitely recommend ??
9 April 2014 by Katy Lawrence from London
Lovely service and atmosphere. The free flowing bubbles were genuinely free flowing and the food was very good. Once you got past the maze like Marriott entrance, it felt like a private members' club. Fantastic.
7 April 2014 by Rod Peters from London Borough of Southwark
This leaves the Ritz , and other establishments ,way behind in all departments, for the Afternoon Tea experience.The library is intimate, and cleverly arranged so you feel there is no one else there, the staff are well trained and treat you as special ( nothing was too much trouble ), a romantic setting overlooking Big Ben,and great value for money. The afternoon tea "deal "included "a glass "of champagne, or so I thought - BUT they continually topped up our galsses ! Lastly the actual choice of sandwiches, scones and cakes was well presented and imaginative. All in all, a 5 star experience, and in my opinion just cannot be beaten in London

Afternoon Tea at The Library Lounge

The London Marriott Hotel, County Hall, London, SE1 7PB

General: +44 2079028000
Reservations: +44 2036417694

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