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Luton Hoo - Afternoon Tea

105 The Mall | The Mansion House, Luton LU1 3TQ, England
+44 1582 698888
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (57 reviews)
“cream and jam” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
105 The Mall | The Mansion House, Luton LU1 3TQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Have just returned from Luton Hoo afternoon tea. Terrible. Bread was stale ,gammon smelt suspicious ,pastry on tartlets was soft Scones not warm and tea weak .Spoke to a deputy manager Didn't seem bothered Definitely The Grove Watford is a hundred times better

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely place for a spot of afternoon tea. Would recommend it to any one looking for a taste of "English-ness".

Thank Eatin_thru_Malli
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit like going back in time when grandeur was what Luton hoo was all about, we were greeted at the front door and shown to the old ball room where we had a delightful array of sandwiches and tea. It was my mother's 90th...More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awful experience. No one to greet us upon entrance to the restaurant, we needed to ask the doormen outside. Once seated, we waited and waited and waited for service. As a guest of 9 people on a birthday celebration, on two occasions a birthday plate...More

Thank summersueLondon
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Mansion - Lovely Afternoon Tea Exceptional service. The rooms vary in size with rooms in the Mansion and the Country Club / Stables.

Thank Elena K
Reviewed 5 November 2017

The setting for afternoon tea is simply stunning, the service excellent, the pianist very good, the cakes good but, like so many afternoon teas, the sandwiches were something of a disappointment. Small sandwiches were expected although one may ask why when they are so cheap...More

Thank swh61
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Luton Hoo is an excellent setting for afternoon tea, whether or not it is a special occasion. The experience can easily take 2 hours with endless refills of tea and coffee. The individual cakes and sandwiches are excellent, but on this occasion the scones were...More

Thank mikesierra
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful venue , excellent sandwiches , cakes and scones . Good choice of different teas , staff were very attentive and my tea cup was never empty .

Thank Warmwood
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Excellent service from the minute you walk in, beautiful surroundings we seated facing beautiful garden views, served lovely finger sandwiches and cakes not forgetting the lovely warm scones and clotted cream with jam, endless tea and coffee as much as you can drink !!! Highly...More

Thank Linda
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I had no idea what treat had been arranged for my 69th birthday, but found the surprise afternoon tea at Luton Hoo exceeded all expectations. The palatial building and ornate grounds were a suitable setting for a delightful feast - too much to eat at...More

Thank Alan H
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24 November 2017|
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Response from Alan H | Reviewed this property |
2 houes or so
27 April 2017|
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Response from jeffree456 | Reviewed this property |
We went for afternoon tea, but they like you to look smart eve for them. No jeans , So I recommend smart dress code.
11 August 2016|
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Response from Currentbun21 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know the price of afternoon tea. I am sure if you look on line you will find a price or ring Luton Hoo and they will help you. Hope you enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 The Mall | The Mansion House, Luton LU1 3TQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Luton
  • Phone Number: +44 1582 698888
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