Oscar Wilde Lounge at Hotel Cafe Royal
Oscar Wilde Lounge at Hotel Cafe Royal

Oscar Wilde Lounge

If only walls could talk...

Nestled between the elegance of Mayfair and the creativity of Soho, the Oscar Wilde Lounge is the space where great minds came together to change the world. It is in this very room that Oscar Wilde fell in love with Lord Alfred Douglas, Aubrey Beardsley debated with Whistler, David Bowie retired Ziggy Stardust and Mick Jagger, the Beatles and Elizabeth Taylor danced the night away.


Dating back to 1865 and formerly known as the Grill Room, this gilded room was renamed in honour of our most famous patron becoming the Oscar Wilde Lounge. Home to Hotel Café Royal's award-winning afternoon tea service, this room can also be booked as an exclusive venue for private event. 

Afternoon Tea

The Oscar Wilde Lounge is home to Hotel Café Royal's traditional afternoon tea service. Awarded Best Traditional Afternoon Tea in the UK in the 2017/2018 Afternoon Tea Awards, a seasonal menu is served alongside fine Champagnes and your choice of over 20 tea blends and infusions, whilst a live pianist adds to the celebrative ambience. 

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Private Hire

One of London's most historic and iconic rooms is available for private hire for lunches, dinners, receptions, press junkets and more. For more information please call our restaurants team on +44 (0)20 7406 3310 or email via the enquiry button below.

Afternoon Tea Bookings

Email: restaurants@hotelcaferoyal.com
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7406 3310

Private Hire Enquiries

Email: eventsandgroups@hotelcaferoyal.com
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7406 3333

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