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Afternoon Tea & Buckingham Palace

Highlights / General details Enjoy a Traditional Afternoon Tea at the Rubens at the Palace featuring a selection of mouthwatering finger sandwiches and delicious sweet treats including a selection of freshly baked scones served with homemade strawberry preserve and clotted cream. The Rubens Afternoon Tea (Sample Menu) •Egg and cress; Smoked salmon; Ham and mustard; Cucumber and cream cheese; Chicken bridge roll. •Carrot cupcake; White chocolate and passionfruit cheesecake; Lemon meringue pie; Jasmine and mango marshmallow; Chocolate Easter egg. •Plain scone; •Raisin scone; •Served with homemade strawberry preserve and clotted cream. * Little Prince and Princess Tea (Children 5-11) includes freshly made bite-size sandwiches, freshly baked scones, selected pastries and a choice of milkshake, hot chocolate, tea or soft drink. Buckingham Palace State Rooms: Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her Majesty the Queen. It is one of the few working royal palaces remaining in the world today. In August and September, when the palace is not being used in its official capacity, visitors can enjoy the State Rooms, which form the heart of the working palace - nineteen rooms, lavishly furnished with the finest treasures from the Royal Collection, including paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Poussin and Canaletto and some of the finest English and French furniture. Visitors end their tour with a walk along the south side of the Palace garden, which splendid views of the west front of the Palace and the famous lake. Inclusion The services of a professional Tour Guide; Afternoon Tea. Exclusion Transportation to and from departure locations; Gratuity. Hours of operation Available: Monday-Friday, August-September ONLY; Starts at 2:30pm. Duration Approximately 3.5 hours. Hours of operation Available: Monday-Friday, August-September ONLY; Starts at 2:30pm. Duration Approximately 3.5 hours. Location Rubens at the Palace, 39 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0PS. Nearest Underground: Victoria. Itinerary 2:30pm - Afternoon Tea at the Rubens. 4:30pm - (in August) Visit Buckingham Palace State Apartments. 4:15pm - (in September) Visit Buckingham Palace State Apartments. Policies Guest must check in at Rubens at the Palace by 2:20pm for the 2:30pm Tea time. The palace operates a timed entry system and you will be booked for the 4:30pm time slot (4:15pm in September). Please be there 15 minutes before. Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher. **All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**