Top spots for afternoon tea

From country manors to quaint tea shops, The Bath Magazine discovers the best places to indulge in afternoon tea and a glass of Champagne


Ston Easton Park

Ston Easton Park is a privately owned country house hotel situated in beautiful Somerset countryside. The house itself is surrounded by parkland designed by the...

The Bath Priory Hotel

Afternoon tea at The Bath Priory is a delightful and serene experience. Tea can be taken in the drawing room, library or in the pantry, and if fine weather perm...

Bailbrook House Hotel

In celebration of the latest Alice in Wonderland movie, Bailbrook House Hotel is offering a special Alice in Wonderland themed afternoon tea. The Mad Hatter ...

The Manor House

Situated on the edge of the quintessential English village of Castle Combe, The Manor House, a stunning 14th century country house hotel, offers its guests a lu...

The Gainsborough Bath Spa

What could epitomise ‘the Bath experience’ more perfectly than taking a quintessentially English afternoon tea in the classic yet irrefutably modern Gainsbo...

Lucknam Park Hotel

Where better to indulge in a traditional English afternoon tea than at Lucknam Park Hotel, an 18th century Palladian mansion set amidst 500 glorious acres of be...

Combe Grove Hotel

At Combe Grove, chef Leigh Evans has created a delicious cream tea combination of warm scones, local jam and cream, homemade cakes and moreish macaroons. Make t...

Emily’s Tea Room at The Francis Hotel

Set in a beautiful 18th century townhouse and in time-honoured British tradition, a selection of afternoon teas are served daily in Emily’s Tea Room at The Fr...

Café Lucca

For an alternative to afternoon tea, the relaxed environment of Café Lucca is the perfect spot for a delicious slice of cake and refreshing cup of tea. From...

The Holburne Museum

In June the Holburne is celebrating its 100th birthday at the top of Great Pulteney Street. To mark this occasion the museum is hosting a series of special exh...

Comins Tea

Take a trip down Monmouth Street to find a truly unique tea experience. Comins Tea are tea merchants, with owners Rob and Michelle travelling the world to sourc...

Jolly’s Tea Room

Jolly’s Tea Room prides itself on creating a delicious afternoon tea which can be enjoyed as an addition to your retail therapy. Browse the departments of the...