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Tea at the Royal Opera House

Tea at the Royal Opera House is an exciting new opportunity to enjoy an elegant and sophisticated treat in the magnificent setting of the Paul Hamlyn Hall. World-renowned pastry chef Claire Clark MBE has created a fabulous range of cakes and pastries that combine seasonal British ingredients with classic recipes and her typically innovative presentation. Royal Opera House Gateau Opera, blackberry and apple tart, and pistachio éclair with praline are among the delights in store. Book your tickets now.


‘I’m very excited to be designing Tea at the Royal Opera House. Tea is experiencing a real revival in London at the moment and the Paul Hamlyn Hall is such a beautiful space associated with so much heritage and culture.’ says Claire Clark MBE.

Find out more and view the Afternoon Tea menu.

Sandwiches and freshly baked scones, with homemade seasonal fruit jams made from the finest ingredients, are on the menu. Add a wide range of loose leaf teas, tisanes, tea-themed cocktails and Champagne from Ruinart and you’ll see why we think Tea at the Royal Opera House is going to be a real treat. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free options are also available.

The Alice Tea

Over the festive season, Tea at the Royal Opera House features a wondrous selection of fun fancies in tribute to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Familiar favourites such as Victoria sponge, chocolate teacakes and jammy biscuits are given curious twists that will appeal to adults and children alike. View the Alice Tea menu.


Tickets for Tea at the Royal Opera House will be available to purchase up to eight weeks prior to your visit, and booking is now open. Book your tickets now.

Why not buy a Royal Opera House gift certificate? The recipient can redeem the certificate against their afternoon tea purchase.