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Tea at the Royal Opera House

Enjoy an elegant and sophisticated treat in the beautiful setting of the Paul Hamlyn Hall.

Most recent event

There are no upcoming events scheduled at the moment. The most recent was on 12 December 2015.


Tea at the Royal Opera House will be paused from mid-December 2015, due to work on our Open Up project. We will share details of new dates when we have them.

Tea at the Royal Opera House is your opportunity to enjoy a sophisticated Afternoon Tea in the beautiful surroundings of the Paul Hamlyn Hall. We mark this delightful occasion with specially commissioned screens featuring exotic birds, plants and flowers in Fauvist style, inspired by Covent Garden’s historic flower market.

The menu begins with brioche, sandwiches and freshly baked scones accompanied by a changing roster of homemade seasonal fruit jams. There follows a fabulous range of cakes and pastries combining the finest British ingredients with sumptuous recipes and elegant presentation.

Naturally, Tea at the Royal Opera House offers guests a wide range of loose leaf teas, tisanes, tea-themed cocktails and Champagne from Ruinart. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, nut-free and dairy-free menus are also available.

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