Celebrate the King’s Coronation with the best Afternoon Teas and Coronation menus
With London getting ready to make history at Charles’ coronation, TheFork are celebrating with a list of restaurants fit for a King. From special Coronation-menus to traditional Afternoon Tea at heritage dining destinations, our list will have you dining in regal surroundings on this very-special occasion.
With menus to suit all tastes, read our curated list of restaurants below to behold the crowning glory of London’s culinary scene.
Make a toast to the King as you enjoy views over the River Thames at the Corinthia, a historic destination hotel near Whitehall in London. Like any classic Afternoon tea, expect to enjoy delicious finger sandwiches, filled with a variety of luxurious ingredients.
From Roasted Cornfed Norfolk Chicken, Watercress on White Onion Seeded Bread, to Forman’s London Cured Smoked Salmon with Horseradish, Dill & Caviar on Brown Bread. For dessert, indulge in a choice of Sweet Delicacies, with seasonal inspirations.
TheFork Rating: 9.5 Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 02:00PM - 06:00PM, Saturday - Sunday 01:00PM - 07:00PM
The Rubens at the Palace Hotel in Westminster benefits from pleasing views over Buckingham Palace, home of Britain’s soon-to-be-crowned monarch. Reserve a table on TheFork to rub elbows with royalty this coronation weekend.
Serving a special ‘street-party’ Afternoon Tea menu, you are welcomed to enjoy treats and indulgences from sweet to savoury, from the vision of chef Sarah Houghting. Book now for the perfect day out for the whole family, little princes and princesses included!
TheFork Rating: 9.3 Opening Hours: Sunday - Friday 12:00PM - 05:00PM, Saturday 12:00PM - 06:00PM
Headed by Chef Ben Kelliher is The English Grill, which is well-situated for the King’s Coronation in the historic Rubens Hotel, in Buckingham Palace Gardens.
On the plush lounge seating and under twinkling chandeliers, book your ticket for a very special evening on TheFork, where you’ll be served a menu of finery befitting this great occasion. Splash out a little extra and you can enjoy refined, refreshing glasses Lanson champagne with your dinner.
TheFork Rating: 9.5 Opening Hours: Sunday - Monday Closed, Tuesday - Saturday 05:30PM - 09:00PM
Indulge in a luxurious high-tea experience at The Lanesborough, situated in the lavish Knightsbridge neighborhood of West London. Here, Chef Shay Cooper delivers a dazzling service, perfect for those Coronation celebrations. The five-course coronation dinner begins with Coronation Crab salad, takes you to Orkney with its Roasted Scallops, before arriving at Hogget from the Rhug Estate. A celebration of British beef is one of the more tempting main dishes to choose, and don’t miss the cheese course, featuring Beauvale cheese, Welsh cake and fig chutney.
TheFork Rating: 9.5 Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 07:00AM - 10:30AM, 02:30PM - 04:00PM, 06:30PM - 10:00PM, Sunday 03:30AM - 02:00PM, 03:30PM - 04:30PM, 07:00PM - 10:00PM
Head to Galvin Bistrot Bar in East London’s famous Spitalfields market to celebrate the King’s coronation in resplendent style. Book a seat with luxury booths and enjoy the sparkle of twinkling chandeliers as you enjoy this great Coronation menu. Begin with Matjes Herring, Sour Cream, Pickle Vegetables and Dill, before exploring a second course of Loch Duart Salmon, Crushed Potatoes and Sorrel Velouté. To end, try the delicious Lemon Verbena Crème Brulée, or a cheese feast featuring Brie De Meaux, Quince Jelly and Biscuits.
TheFork Rating: 9.0 Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 12:00PM - 09:15PM, Sunday Closed
The beauty of the The Winter Garden Restaurant at The Landmark Hotel in London is well known, with its impressively tall winter garden dining rooms. Now, they’re offering a sumptuous Afternoon tea, all to mark the occasion of the King’s Coronation. The Coronation High Palms High Tea features a selection of sandwiches from Lapsang Souchong Smoked Scottish Salmon to Coronation Chicken on Walnut Bread, as well as Classic Cucumber. After, enjoy warm, freshly-baked Raisins and Apple Scones with Cornish Clotted Cream.
TheFork Rating: 9.3 Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 03:00PM - 04:30PM, Saturday - Sunday 01:00PM - 04:30PM
If traditional high-tea isn’t your bag and you fancy something a bit more fresh for the new King’s Coronation, then try something a bit different with the special set menu at trendy Japanese spot Heddon Yokocho. Expect tasty Tokyo street-food favorites, with a special twist, like Coronation Chicken Karaage Bun and Coronation Pumpkin Croquette Buns. Hot, hearty bowls of ramen noodles like the Hakata Tonkotsu, and desserts British and Japanese in equal measure, from Eton Mess to Japanese Matcha.
TheFork Rating: 8.7 Opening Hours: Monday - Sunday 12:00PM - 10:00PM
In the popular visitor destination of Covent Garden is this much acclaimed Japanese restaurant, Shoryu, known for serving delicious authentic ramen noodles and more. To celebrate the crowning of the new King, they are offering a must-have menu featuring some of their hit dishes, with a few inventive special additions. Classic Chicken Karaage and Pumpkin Croquettes are given a Coronation twist, and Shoryu Tonkotsu dishes are served in Ganzo and Yusu varieties. End on a zingy scoop of fresh, vegan Yuzu Sorbet.
TheFork Rating: 8.8 Opening Hours: Tuesday - Thursday 12PM–10:30PM, Friday - Saturday 12PM–11PM, Sunday 12PM–10PM
In London’s well-heeled Belgravia district is the upmarket Boisdale of Belgravia London. For this special occasion, they’re doing a fantastic Coronation Lunch Service, available to book now on TheFork. Begin with a dressed Cornish Crab & Fine Scottish Smoked Salmon with English asparagus, Crab Mayonnaise and Radish, before a fitting entrée of Coronation Chicken with Avocado, Roast Fig and Almonds. Dessert is, of course, Jersey Cream Vanilla 'Posset' with English Strawberries - a classic.
Opening Hours: Monday & Saturday 05:00PM - 01:00AM, Tuesday - Friday 12:00PM - 01:00AM, Sunday 12:00PM - 04:00PM
At this famous five-star luxury hotel near Knightsbridge, you can treat yourself to the most regal day out, with Afternoon tea at The Lanesborough - perfect for celebrating this truly royal occasion. Book now on TheFork to secure your spot at this illustrious table.
Begin with a selection of sandwiches, featuring the most rarefied and deluxe ingredients, before indulging in warm, hearty pastries, baked on site. Don’t forget the traditional homemade Scones, served with fruit preserves & clotted Devonshire cream.
TheFork Rating: 9.1 Opening Hours: Monday - Thursday 02:30PM - 04:00PM, Friday - Saturday 12:00PM - 04:00PM, Sunday 03:30PM - 04:30PM
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