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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%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
105 The Mall | The Mansion House, Luton LU1 3TQ, England
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Reviewed 23 December 2015

We visited the Luton Hoo in December 2015 for Afternoon Tea. The building and grounds are stunning. We have visited many other hotels for Afternoon Tea but this was very different. The service was fantastic, and the afternoon tea was very nice, I was very...More

Thank SarahGowdy
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Staff so welcoming , warm ans friendly. This such a amazing house ! It is a must to visit.😍 Just to know that one of England's fab county homes has been lovely preserved, when so many have gone . 🤗

Thank Ingrid B
Reviewed 16 December 2015

6 of us went to Luton Hoo for afternoon tea but we did not tell her where we were going. When we turned on the the long drive it was only then that the surprise was revealed. Dusk was falling but we could see lots...More

Thank Roger G
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Afternoon tea was beautifully served, we were waited on hand, foot and finger, however, we found that we did not enjoy sitting on low sofa's and chairs for our food. The sandwiches were very nice, but there were not many, if you wanted more it...More

Thank hairylenghts
Reviewed 14 December 2015

It was almost Christmas so the lounges were full. People of all descriptions in couples, threes and larger parties all having afternoon tea. In our view what makes it special is the location and quality of the building. Service was efficient and friendly. My husband...More

Thank Mimihop
Reviewed 13 December 2015

I have been a few times and have always enjoyed the food, atmosphere and service. I always ask for a table by the window overlooking the garden. Some tables are low with sofas and some are in a columned hall. The Queen spent part of...More

Thank Doreen S
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Starter lovely main course awful. Lamb so tough and was impossible to eat waiter asked if I would like a steak knife!!!!!. At this point all I had eaten was a roll and some soup. The dessert was an improvement however the evening was spoilt...More

Thank Shirley C
Reviewed 10 December 2015

We asked to be in the much lighter room overlooking the garden when we booked and were given a table near the window.Service was good and friendly and individual requests catered for such as a beef sandwich with no horseradish. I was offered the chance...More

Thank MarianneS758
Reviewed 7 December 2015

The afternoon tea was lovely. Nice choice of finger sandwiches, cakes and scones. Dan refreshed our drinks at regular intervals. We did not feel rushed at any point. Fantastic, fabulous service. The surroundings were beautiful, due to the size of our party we were in...More

1  Thank MichelleAJW
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Beautiful surroundings we had Sunday lunch with two small grandsons they made us very welcome very posh but joked with boys made them laugh excellent quality succulent beef starter excellent prawn and crayfish boys loved the dessert trolley strawberries tasted like they used too only...More

1  Thank Sandranicholls0612
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what is the dress code for dinner
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.
Would like to know the price for afternoon tea for 4 people please
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!
Hi, do you have to pay extra for more tea and coffee after the one pot or is it refilled as part of the fixed price?
9 July 2016|
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Response from pollllly | Reviewed this property |
You do get lots anyway but they did ask us if we wanted more tea. We go there often for dinner as well and the staff are wonderful. They are very helpful and can't do enough for you, so if you ask for more tea I'm sure... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining
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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