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The Athenaeum

Mayfair

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With a glamorous decor and mouthwatering menus, Athenaeum dining embraces every occasion. Intimate meals, relaxed chats, vital business dinners and celebratory cocktails are all effortlessly accommodated. We take great care in sourcing ingredients of exceptional quality. All our dishes are cooked to order and our menus change seasonally in celebration of the best fresh natural produce.

The food is “Essentially English”. We offer a comprehensive range of dining available throughout the day, made up from a selection of classic British dishes, using local products wherever possible. Our . Quintessentially English, Afternoon Tea is a perfect way to spend an afternoon. Relax and refresh yourself with the Evergreen Afternoon Tea (not available for online booking) at the Athenaeum which is delightfully indulgent, yet frivolous. Recipient of Top London Afternoon Tea Award of Excellence for four years running.

Venue name: The Athenaeum
Contact:
Address: 116 Piccadilly
London
W1J 7BJ
Price: £26 to £40
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gloria l

I  had emailed Athenaeum to book the afternoon tea for 21st March, to my delight they had availability on that date when I had emailed them, so I replied that I would see them there! Taking it as no news is good news. I turned up for the afternoon tea, only to be told that I did not have reservation and that they were fully booked, even though it was completely empty and there was a slot on their reservation sheet clearly visible. I was extremely disappointed that no member of staff contacted me by email or telephone (my number was in the email), especially as it was my birthday. 


Top tip: Do not book through Athenaeum itself.