Now 38, the striker spent six years at the Lane in a professional career that has now spanned almost 20 years.
Capped 17 times by England, Les' time at Spurs was hampered by a number of injuries including a serious Achilles problem but he still managed 33 goals in 97 starts in the Premier League.
Fourth in the all-time Premier League goalscoring chart with 149 goals, Les spent last season on Reading's books.
He said: "I'm very honoured but it hasn't really sunk in. I suppose it won't until it all happens and I collect my award.'"
Former Spurs favourite Les Ferdinand has received an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.