Afternoon Tea at 51


To satiate the UK’s resurgent passion for traditional afternoon tea 51’s Executive Chef, Vikas Milhoutra, has created a tea menu to tie in with some key calendar events. Guests relaxing in the lush and leafy surroundings of The Courtyard can enjoy the lovely summer sunshine with a selection of afternoon teas. All teas also include a selection of scones and finger sandwiches.

Floral Tea

Sugar flowers in coffee soil, hibiscus jelly & vanilla pannacotta, treacle tart with plum rose, blackberry and lavendar sablé. Please click here to view the Floral Afternoon Tea menu. Available: 4th to 28th May.

Diamond Jubilee Tea

Queen’s recipe drop scones, union jack shortbread and Eton Mess shots. Please click here to view the Diamond Jubilee Afternoon Tea menu. Available: 29th May to 24th June & 9th July to 30th August.

Wimbledon Tea

Earl Grey shortbread, strawberry and cream mousse and macaroon delights. Please click here to view the Wimbledon Afternoon Tea menu. Available: 25th to 8th July.


To make a booking please call 020 7963 8373

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Diamond Jubilee Celebrations at 51

Just moments away from Buckingham Palace, 51 Buckingham Gate is the ideal location to immerse in the royal spirit of the Diamond Jubilee weekend celebrations.

On Sunday 3rd June, the Diamond Jubilee Pageant will be the biggest gathering of historic boats ever to be assembled on the Thames. Over 1m people are expected to line the Thames to catch a glimpse of this once in a lifetime spectacle. Why not treat yourself to a luxury facility with the best river side views?

On Monday, 4th June, there will be a star-studded concert, set against the spectacular backdrop of Buckingham Palace. Enjoy an Al Fresco lunch in the Courtyard at 51 just moments away.

On Tuesday, 5th June, the Thanksgiving service at St Paul’s Cathedral will be followed by a formal carriage procession with the Queen. What better way to finish that weekend than a Royal Afternoon Tea just seconds away from the carriage route?

Diamond Jubilee Package starts from £1,149 ex VAT and includes

  • A luxurious Junior Suite for two nights and Breakfast for two
  • Royal Afternoon Tea for two
  • Exclusive Diamond Jubilee gifts
  • Two tickets for the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant including VIP seats on the private jetty grandstand; luxury mini champagne picnic basket; live string quartet and live commentary.

Package is valid for a minimum of two nights, booked between 2nd and 5th June 2012.

Additional nights available at £285 ex VAT, including breakfast for two

Reservations at 51 Buckingham Gate

Tel: +44 (0)20 7769 7766


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