Afternoon tea underneath Cutty Sark

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Cutty Sark, Lower Ground: The Dock, Cutty Sark Cafe

After exploring the ship and meeting the characters on board, relax and enjoy the British tradition of afternoon tea. Located underneath the world’s sole surviving tea clipper, the Cutty Sark café is a great place to relax as well as being in a unique setting of underneath the original hull of this spectacular ship.

Cutty Sark was built in 1869 to challenge the best tea clippers on the China tea run. While Cutty Sark's days of racing across the oceans to get the finest and freshest teas back to London may be over, the tradition continues under its copper hull of bringing a tea experience to our visitors.

Celebrating a birthday or special occasion? Visiting Cutty Sark is a great family day followed by a tasty afternoon tea for the whole family.

Afternoon tea includes:

  • A selection of finger sandwiches
  • A homemade traditional raisin scone, Devon clotted cream and strawberry jam
  • A selection of mini cakes
  • A pot of English breakfast tea

Why not make it even more indulgent by enjoying a glass of Prosecco? Book online your afternoon tea at £27 per person. Please note this includes admission to the ship. Pre-booking is essential with a minimum of 72 hours in advance. See the Afternoon Tea menu here.

Members receive an additional discount on Afternoon Tea. Please contact our bookings team on 020 8312 6608 or at to make a booking as a Member.

For bookings of 15 or more people, please visit our group’s page.

We fully respect and accommodate all allergies and special dietary requirements wherever possible. Please email at least 3 days ahead of your visit. We cannot make any amendments after this point.