Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt accepted a very royal invitation on Friday, when they joined Prince William and Kate Middleton, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, for tea and Kensington palace. It was the first time the two couples had sat down together, with the 'informal' meeting being said to have taken months to co-ordinate.

Angelina Jolie and Brad PittBrad and Angelina enjoyed tea at Kensington Palace on Friday.

A Kensington Palace spokesman confirmed to US Weekly that the meeting took place saying, "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Pitt at Kensington Palace on Friday afternoon."

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"They discussed their shared interest in combatting the illegal wildlife trade.” Brangelina had been visiting the British capital as Jolie was attending a lunch at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office on Monday, as part of her work on UK foreign policy and her ongoing campaign to end sexual violence in war zones.

An insider spilled to US Weekly that the Duke and Duchess were "really excited" about having tea with the Hollywood couple, revealing that Prince George waited outside their apartment 1A home to greet them.

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The source also said that the Jolie-Pitt’s came bearing a gift for the Duke and Duchess’ newest arrival, Princess Charlotte, who was born in May. “Everyone got on splendidly,” the source added. “Brad and Angelina spent much longer with the Duke and Duchess than planned. They ended up staying for almost a few hours."