Kensington Palace Pavilion is the only place in London where you can enjoy a traditional afternoon tea in the grounds of a royal palace. Sit back, relax and treat yourself to beautiful food and drink surrounded by over 300 years of royal history. We are open from 10am serving breakfast and lunch as well as afternoon tea.
The Pavilion Restaurant is now open Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00 – 16:00.


The Kensington Palace Pavilion is open from 10:00-16:00. To avoid queues at busy times you are welcome to make a booking using the reservation tool.

For reservations for more than 12 guests, please  call us on 0203 166 6113.

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How to find us


The Kensington Palace Pavilion
Kensington Palace
Kensington Gardens
W8 4PX

Tel: 020 3166 6113

Access to The Kensington Palace Pavilion is via Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens.

By London Underground
Nearest stations:
Use District & Circle lines to High Street Kensington (10 – 15 minutes walking time) or Bayswater (15 – 20 minutes walking time).
Use Central Line to Queensway
(10 – 15 minutes walking time) or Notting
Hill Gate (20 – 25 minutes walking time).

By bus
Bus routes: 70, 94, 148, 390 to Bayswater Road or 9, 10, 49, 52, 70, and 452 to Kensington High Street.

For additional help in planning your journey, please telephone 020 7222 1234 or use the Transport for London Journey Planner. For more details please visit TFL

Please email The Kensington Palace Pavilion if you have any questions or enquiries.

    Gift Cards

    Our beautifully presented afternoon tea gift vouchers give double the pleasure; the delight of opening the gift and the wonderful experience of The Kensington Palace Pavilion visit.

    Traditional Afternoon Tea £46.00 per person

    Royal Afternoon Tea

    Includes a choice of:
    Pimm’s £54.00 or
    Sparkling Rose £54.00 per person
    English Sparkling wine £58.00
    Children’s afternoon tea £24.00 per person

    We are now open Wednesday to Sunday and serve afternoon tea from 10.00 to 16.00. From December 24th The Kensington Palace Pavilion will be permanently closed, the new Orangery will reopen in Spring 2024.

    To purchase vouchers please call us on 020 3166 6113.