Science Afternoon Tea

Join us on a journey of discovery, where physics, chemistry and gastronomy meet in a curious alchemy to create an out-of-this-world dining experience.

Our inspiration came from our South Kensington neighbour, the Science Museum. Here, they experiment with sounds and visuals, making each experience interactive. We wanted to do the same with our food. Expect a mix of exciting and curious dishes, from jams served in petri dishes, to chocolate spacemen and dinosaur biscuits.

This one-of-a-kind experience, unique to The Ampersand, won Best Themed Afternoon Tea at the Afternoon Tea Awards 2018. Each treat is expertly prepared by our chefs in unique and unusual ways. Your food is served with tea, coffee and — if you like — Champagne.

Why not enjoy Afternoon Tea from the comfort of your home with our delivery service?


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Gluten Free

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Teapot Tails

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Our Science Afternoon Tea is Served

Mon – Fri: 12noon – 6:30pm

Sat – Sun: 11:30am – 7:30pm


For any queries please email:

[email protected]


For private afternoon tea parties or groups of 8 or more people

Please contact our events team on:

+44 (0)20 7591 4706 or [email protected]


Science Afternoon Tea makes a wonderful gift for someone special

Find our Afternoon Tea Gift Vouchers here

Due to the high number of enquiries we receive we are unable to accept bookings over the telephone or by e-mail. Bookings for afternoon tea are for one afternoon tea per person or a cover charge of £15 will be charged per person. If you have any special dietary requirements or are celebrating a special occasion then please put this in the comments when making a booking.

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