Harrods Tea Room, London

Reviewer: Foodnut.com

Harrods Tea Room

87-135 Brompton Rd - 4th Fl

Knightsbridge, London, England SW1X 7XL

+44 (0)20 7225 6800

Harrods Tea Room Website

We visited London right before the Covid 19 Pandemic Hit. This restaurant may have changed their seating, menu, and more.

Harrods Tea Room, London

Why did we dine here? – Harrods Tea Room is a proper place to experience afternoon tea in London. With a ton of history and outrageous selection of goods, Harrods is always on our list for a visit.

Those with dietary requirements will be pleased to find a ‘free-from’ afternoon tea, specially created by their patisserie chefs without gluten, meat, dairy or nuts.

Insider Tip – Reserve ahead to avoid waiting. You can have Tea Service early, like for lunch.

Cuisine – British
Location – London. Knightsbridge
Opened – 1849

Service – Harrods Tea Room had good service, the server did not check back enough to warrant any upgrade. They are good at working around dietary issues.
Verdict – Harrods Tea Room is a great place to experience a true British tradition. The room is beautiful as is the store.
10% service charge.

Is this restaurant worth a 5 minute drive? Yes. 30 minute? Yes. 1 Hour? Maybe

Harrods Tea Room Signature Dishes – Afternoon Tea (£59)

Harrods Tea Room’s Menu has both a la carte and Afternoon Tea set menu. You can do either so the entire table does not need to participate.

Website Harrods Tea Room Menu

Harrods Tea Room Food Picks:
Rose Garden (£9) is a jasmine tea based drink that hits the mark. 8/10

Harrods Tea London afternoon tea

Afternoon Tea (£59) is the real deal. Frankly you should get 1 to share between 2 people! Everything was carefully made. You get 4 scones at the end, which is just way too much..

Sandwich selection
Packington Farm Coronation chicken with cucumber raita
‘The King George’ salt beef with pickles and mustard
Cucumber and cream cheese with freshly cracked black pepper (v)
Harrods Faroe Islands smoked salmon with roasted beetroot
Line-caught-tuna mayonnaise with chive and lemon

Patisserie selection
Victoria sandwich
Fluffy duck-egg sponge sandwich cake with raspberry compote and vanilla cream

Lemon drizzle roulade
Lemon sponge rolled with lemon curd sitting on a sable Breton base

Cherry Bakewell
A classic Bakewell with cherry compote and frangipane, finished with a cherry on top

Harrods Signature
Harrods No. 14 English breakfast tea-infused chocolate mousse, milk panna cotta and chocolate sponge sitting on a malted biscuit.

Harrods Tea London scones

Freshly baked scones
Clotted cream and Harrods jam
8/10

Harrods Tea London the king george salted beef sandwich

The King George (16.50) Sliced salted beef, pickled onions, gherkins, gruyere, and sweet mustard is their classic sandwich. 2 large portions with a tiny salad. Hearty, not too salty sandwich. 7.5/10

Harrods Tea London signature sourdough

Mini Bread with truffle butter (6) was exceptional. Reminds us of Tartine Bread in San Francisco. Truffle butter is a little too much. 9.5/10

OK: (Order if you like this dish)
None

Pans: (We would not reorder these dishes)
None

Do you agree with our review? Have you found other similar restaurants that are better?

Harrods Tea Room Overall Rating: (Very Good 2.5)

Come Back?

Food Rating: (Very Good)
Service Rating: (Very Good)
Atmosphere Rating: (Excellent)
Value Rating: (Good)

Guide: 0 = poor, 1 = Below/Average, 2 = Good, 2.5 = Very Good, 3 = Excellent , 4 = Extraordinary

Alcohol:Full Bar
Attire:Dressy
Parking:Street
Reservations:Yes

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