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Thames Foyer at the Savoy

The Strand | The Savoy, London WC2R 0EU, England
+44 20 7420 2374
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  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
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The Strand | The Savoy, London WC2R 0EU, England
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1 - 10 of 241 reviews

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Since the $400 million renovation a few years ago, my wife and I have enjoyed several stays at this iconic hotel. The famous Thames Foyer, was, after the renovation, simply the most beautiful and elegant place for high tea in London, beating in ambiance, in...More

Thank lhbz
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director, The Savoy at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Dear lhbz, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit to the Thames Foyer for Afternoon Tea at The Savoy. I truly appreciate you taking the time and trouble to review your visit. Although I am delighted you enjoyed the food and service, may...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

Afternoon Tea at Thames Foyer was just what tea should be, quiet, orderly, not a tourist attraction, filled with plenty of tea, a variety of finger sandwiches and sweet treats. Service was very good, beautiful piano music, and soft, comfortable chairs made for an experience...More

Thank DRL615
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Dear DRL615, Thank you for your delightful review, we really do appreciate our guests taking the time to leave feedback. At The Savoy we pride ourselves on delivering the most memorable of experiences to all of our guests, and I am so glad we achieved...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Our visit was a maternity/leaving work celebration for a colleague. The Thames Foyer is a very beautiful setting and the tables aren't too close together, the pianist was very good and gave a lovely ambience. The food as expected was presented well and the service...More

Thank ChelleBrailey
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Dear ChelleBrailey, Thank you for your very kind words and for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted you chose Afternoon Tea at The Savoy as the venue for your celebration. At The Savoy we are very proud of the standard of...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

I hesitate rating the savoy as average but the food really was just that...average. A few days earlier we had visited the Ritz, we felt unwelcome and the customer service was simply lacking. Basically we weren't spending a fortune so they were disinterested in providing...More

Thank Melb19721
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Dear Cameron A, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to The Savoy. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed a warm Savoy welcome and found the service to be faultless and exceed your expectations. At The Savoy we do pride...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I visited here with my mum for part of her 60th birthday. It was a lovely afternoon. The staff were friendly and helpful, they fully explained the menu and were very attentive. The food was beautiful and we were offered extra sandwiches and cakes (we...More

Thank Gillian C
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Dear Gillian C, Thank you so much for taking the time to provide such a positive review of your Afternoon Tea, and for your kind words. At The Savoy we consistently aim to meet and indeed exceed our customers expectations, and I was delighted to...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very curtous staff who gave great service... for the first hour. After that, she was not to be seen. The food was as good as the other good Afternon teas in London, nothing to complain about. Homemade curd is a plus, but it could have...More

Thank Terese S
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear Terese S, Thank you for reviewing your visit to the Thames Foyer for Afternoon Tea, we are delighted you enjoyed your experience, and the service and food met your expectations. We hope you will return to The Savoy very soon to enjoy more of...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

The epitome of fine dining. Classic service with comfortable chairs,couches and tables laden with fine china, white linens and fragrant roses. Everything from the porridge with fresh fruit to Egg's Benedict was presented beautifully and tasted delicious.More

Thank janisfleck
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear janisfleck, Thank you for your very kind words and for taking the time to write such a positive review. We are delighted you enjoyed your breakfast in the Thames Foyer, and it gave you the very best Savoy start to your day! I will...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017

Had a wonderful time. Beautiful surroundings and brilliant service. Nothing was too much trouble. Beautiful sandwiches and pastries.More

Thank Chard9
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Dear Chard9, Thank you for your positive review, we really do appreciate our guests taking the time to leave feedback. At The Savoy we pride ourselves on delivering the most memorable of experiences to all of our guests, and I am so glad we achieved...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a fab day in London. The highlight being afternoon tea at the Savoy. What a fantastic experience & one I'd highly recommend. There are so many taste 'experiences' I don't know where to start. Let's begin with the finger sandwiches which were...More

Thank DudleyDicky
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Dear DudleyDicky, Thank you for your very kind words and for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted you chose to join us for Afternoon Tea during your time in London, and to hear that your visit to The Savoy was the...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Lunch here was perfect, a table overlooking the Thames and a leisurely pace,cooking excellent and reasonably priced. Cocktails beforehand in the bar, it was exactly as I imagined. I did not stay the night so can only comment on the dining.More

Thank Jonathan T
PhilipBarnes1, Managing Director at Thames Foyer at the Savoy, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Dear Jonathan T, Thank you for your outstanding review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your lunch, and we were able to deliver a perfect experience in the beautiful surroundings of The Savoy. I was so pleased to read that all aspects of your visit...More

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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
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hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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Response from RL111970 | Reviewed this property |
yes Open table is very safe company and we are using them very often to book a tables in London. also yes you will pay once you finish your afternoon tea Hope you will enjoyed as much as we did Ranka x
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Response from LondonerHere | Reviewed this property |
If this was for the cocktail and dessert combo, I certainly did! The vouchers were accepted discretely without a fuss. There was only a service charge to pay at the end, which I gladly did, as the service was... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Strand | The Savoy, London WC2R 0EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Neighbourhood: Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7420 2374
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  • This restaurant is at The Savoy
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