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The Crystal Moon Lounge

Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2BD, England
+44 20 7321 3150
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (84 reviews)
“clotted cream” (8 reviews)
“cake” (16 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00 Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2BD, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A present from family,this was a wonderful experience. The elegant champagne flutes,the stunning exclusive china,the plentiful sandwiches and the warm scones. The pastries and cakes were amazing. We couldn’t eat them all so they were elegantly packed up for us to take away. Wonderful choice...More

Thank Jill W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The chandelier and the abundant array of floral arrangements are captivating. Afternoon tea here is not to be missed.

Thank npsNewOrleans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been for afternoon tea many times but this was the first time since it seems to have been re-branded. The setting and staff were still as lovely as ever and the tea, sandwiches and scones were absolutely delicious. Although we did not like...More

Thank Ilovecake90
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here several times in the past. Always enjoyed a nice tea and slice of cake in the afternoon. Came back after a few months today and they no longer do cakes in the afternoon, just all day pastries. Bizarre decision and won't be...More

1  Thank F2116ITpaul
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Crystal Moon Lounge is the "heart" of the splendid Corinthia Hotel. Its majestic dome houses a unique and grandiose chandelier adorned with 1001 crystal baccarat bubbles. Whether during the day or at nightfall, the 1001 reflections make it a magical place of breath-taking beauty....More

3  Thank Véronique M
Reviewed 10 April 2018

The lounge has a wonderful classy ambiance and an extensive menu. It is expensive, but you pay for what you get here. Very good for a pre-dinner drinnk.

Thank GeorgieScarles
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We had the easter afternoon tea with my partner on a Sunday, sandiches were exquisite and pastries specially made for Easter. Service was perfect, tea selection was very original! We had extra sandwiches and pastries for no charge, and 3 different teas including traditional matcha.

1  Thank Laury S
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Amazing place, so cozy, nice live piano msic. Exceptional service from the staff. There is also a terrace. Great place to have some tea or some drinks

Thank Megan B
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I spent a couple of hours here on a beautifully sunny (but very cold) February Saturday afternoon. It’s a beautiful place to be, with comfortable chairs, thick blankets and powerful outdoor heaters. The cigar humidor is great (not at the level of...More

Thank OAH_1982
Reviewed 13 February 2018

The Crystal Moon Lounge is the "jewel" of the Corinthia Hotel. Its majestic dome houses a unique and grandiose chandelier adorned with 1001 crystal baccarat bubbles. Whether during the day or at nightfall, the 1001 reflections make it a magical place of breath-taking beauty. This...More

2  Thank Véronique M
ThomasKochsGM, General Manager at The Crystal Moon Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Dear Véronique, Thank you for your very kind review of The Crystal Moon Lounge, we really appreciate you sharing your comments and will look forward to welcoming you again soon.

If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a
grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to
start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster
Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square,
and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham
Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just
up the road as well. As captivating as the
architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are
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22 June 2016|
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Response from ThomasMFischer | Property representative |
Good afternoon, yes we serve a full menu all day, including a selection of coffees and pastries. Please go to our website and check out the menu. We look forward to welcoming you. Kind regards, Thomas M. Fischer, General... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$86
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Westminster
  • Neighbourhood: Westminster
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7321 3150
  • E-mail
Illuminated by a spectacular Baccarat Chandelier and overlooking a picturesque, maple-lined courtyard, the central position and effortless style of the crystal moon lounge area makes it the natural heart and soul of our fabulous new building. A convenient meeting place for all business and leisure events and offering all-day dining, the services of a trained tea sommelier ensures true homage to the intricacies of Britain's world-renowned tea culture.
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