Picasso Portraits Exhibition and Afternoon Tea

To celebrate the Picasso Portraits exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery shown from 6th October 2016 to 5th February 2017 we are offering a complimentary glass of Champagne (normally £16) with our Afternoon Tea at 7.30pm and a ticket to see the exhibition.

Picasso Portraits

The highly anticipated exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery is the first major show in twenty years to focus on Picasso’s portraits.  The display includes over eighty works of people in his intimate circle. They range from well-known masterpieces to paintings that have never been seen in Britain before.

‘A must see’ The Telegraph

‘The blockbuster art show’ Mail on Sunday

Afternoon Tea is a quintessential British experience served in the elegant ambience in the magnificent Palm Court. Guests can enjoy an extensive selection of 18 loose-leaf teas to choose from and a complimentary glass of Ritz Champagne. The tiered tea stand includes finely cut sandwiches, freshly baked scones with strawberry preserve and clotted Devonshire cream and an assortment of tea cakes and pastries. Guests can indulge from a selection of cakes from the cake trolley.

Advance booking is highly recommended.

This offer is priced at £69.50 per person and is pre-paid at the time of reservation.

To make a reservation please call our dining team on +44 (0)20 7300 2345

Terms and conditions:

• This offer is valid Monday to Thursday at the 7.30pm Afternoon Tea sitting until 30th November 2016 and from 1st January 2017 to 5th February 2017.

• This offer is subject to availability and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers.

• Vouchers cannot be used with this offer.

• This offer is NOT valid if you print this page and show it to the host/hostess on arrival.



Every day between the times of 11.30am and 9.00pm you will be entertained by our resident pianist. Harpist or String Quintet playing classic and contemporary tunes whilst you enjoy your delectable Afternoon Tea.

Every Tuesday – Thursday evening from 7.30pm to 8.45pm, Soprano Miranda Heldt will entertain you with her sensational voice and charismatic charm.

View The Palm Court’s selection of entertainment.


Afternoon Tea Menu

Please click here to view the complete Afternoon Tea Menu.

We take the utmost care to ensure that all reasonable dietary requests are accommodated when visiting at The Ritz; however, due to the nature of our offering we are unable to guarantee that any item will be 100% allergen free. Please advise us in advance if you have any special dietary requirements.


Reflecting the elegant nature of the hotel’s architecture The Ritz London has a dress code in different areas of the hotel as follows: Gentlemen are required to wear a jacket and tie (jeans and sportswear are not permitted for either ladies or gentlemen) for afternoon tea in The Palm Court and for lunch and dinner in The Ritz Restaurant and Terrace. In all other areas of the hotel (The Ritz Restaurant breakfast service, The Rivoli Bar, The Long Gallery) and The Ritz Club, smart casual attire is suitable. Please note that trainers and sportswear are not permitted in any of the hotel or Club’s restaurants or bars.