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Jan 16, 2007 04:45 PM

Afternoon Tea - all you can eat?

I've read in other posts that Brown's tea in London is an all-you-can-eat affair, where they keep refilling your plate with sandwiches and scones. Is this true for any of the other tea places in London?
I'd like to go for the less expensive tea at the Wolseley, but I'm not sure they refill your plate and my travelling companion can really pack it away. :)

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  1. Long ago I had all you can eat at Harrod's. It may have changed, but you could investigate.

    1. The Tripadvisor forum folks told me the nicer hotel teas are usually all-you-can-eat, such as Brown's, Lanesborough, Savoy, Ritz...

      1. I've had tea at the Ritz and the Savoy and I don't believe that's true. But then again, we didn't ask for more. Maybe if you ask? I do remember at Harrod's department store the waitresses coming around with cakes again and again. My friend and I ate far more than we should have.

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        1. re: Glencora

          I've had tea at the Ritz, the Savoy, Brown's, and the Milestone (very cozy--worth checking out). At all places they were happy to refill our food and tea as many times as we liked.

        2. I did go to tea at the Lanesborough, and it was all you can eat, although we nearly didn't need it. Perfect for my boyfriend who kept scarfing down the pastries before I could taste them. We were each able to taste everything, though we could have used more scones for slathering with clotted cream. yum!

          1. I'd definitely eat more scones and clotted cream and jam. Good cake you can get a lot of places.