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Indulge in history whilst enjoying spectacular views over the River Thames and Big Ben.
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The Library

At County Hall

It's always time for tea
Located in the London Marriott Hotel County Hall, The Library décor features the original oak bookcases stacked with the classics and adorned with busts of literary and historical figures. Indulge in history whilst enjoying spectacular views over the River Thames and Big Ben.
  • Opening Hours
  • Monday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday - Friday 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Saturday 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Sunday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Quintessentially British Afternoon Tea
  • From British Afternoon Tea with a view…
  • Dessert selection
Enjoy spectacular views over the River Thames and the Houses of Parliament

A hidden gem in one of the city's most vibrant areas

Until the 18th August
Chapel Down x The Library Afternoon Tea Week Afternoon Tea Week is definitely one of our favourite event of the year. You won't find any better location to celebrate this quintessentially British past time than The Library. This year, in partnership with Chapel Down, we are offering a glass of sparkling wine to complete your traditional afternoon tea.
Book your table now to benefit from this offer.
Afternoon Tea with Chapel Down
Mon-Fri 2pm - 6pm Sat-Sun 12pm - 6pm
Traditional Afternoon Tea Freshly prepared by our creative pastry chefs, afternoon tea features reimagined classics including a delectable arrangement of cakes and pastries, sweet and savoury scones served with seasonal jams and clotted cream, and full flavoured finger sandwiches. Refreshing fine leaf teas, flutes of champagne and botanical gin cocktails compliment these dishes to perfection.
Traditional Afternoon Tea
Tuesday to Saturday 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Dinner at The Library The unique setting of The Library provides an elegant dining experience featuring seasonal classics,ensuring the quintessentially British experience need not end. Relax over dinner whilst taking in the sun setting over the River Thames and Houses of Parliament with breath-taking views and savour some of the best seasonal British produce on offer.
Woman pouring tea with snacks
Gift voucher Give the gift of an unforgettable British experience at The Library. Treat family, friends or colleagues to a traditional afternoon tea overlooking the River Thames and the Houses of Parliament.
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