Afternoon tea & cream teas are the most quintessential of English customs, perhaps surprisingly, a relatively new tradition.
To experience the best of the afternoon tea tradition, indulge yourself with a trip to one of Gloucestershire's finest hotels or quaint tearoom.
Steeped in history and known around the world as a British pastime, when visiting the Cotswolds afternoon tea is a tradition that should always take priority. Experience an unforgettable afternoon tea from award winning venues across Gloucestershire.
Dating back to the 1830s, the tradition of afternoon tea was founded by the Duchess of Bedford. It is documented that she did not like the period of time between luncheon and dinner, so opted for a long and social event with friends. Almost 200 years later, this quintessential English tradition remains as loved as when it was first created.
Make mum feel extra special on Mother’s Day with some baked treats – there is everything from scones to slices of cupcakes to cookies. Some venues even offer hampers you can take on a picnic.
Their chef serves a delicious selection of finger sandwiches, cakes and treats so all you do is sit back and enjoy the feast. The afternoon tea can be eaten anywhere you fancy, whether it’s in the Garden Room Restaurant or on the terrace.
They offer a range of afternoon teas but their traditional afternoon tea consists of sandwiches with Wiltshire ham & mustard, egg & cress, smoked salmon & cream cheese & coronation chicken. Freshly baked fruit scones, clotted jersey cream & English strawberry jam. Selection of afternoon tea cakes & macaroons. Pot of tea or coffee of your choice.
Enjoy a delicious afternoon tea in this beautiful setting, tucked away in a peaceful haven with stunning views over the Golden Valley. Afternoon tea features a selection of scones and cakes which are prepared by their in house pastry chef.
Traditional yet modern, their afternoon tea offers an unforgettable tasting experience. You can expect to enjoy loose leaf teas, dainty sandwiches and seasonal menus; all complete with locally made teapots and Robert Welch silverware.
Relax and take part in a quintessentially British pastime. They strive to bring you the best quality afternoon tea, prepared with care and passion from their dedicated chefs. Enjoy dainty finger sandwiches, moreish scones, delicate cakes and vibrant tarts – all served with a good cup of tea.
Enjoy the freshest, homemade scones, sandwiches and cakes, all served with a piping hot pot of your favourite blend. Make it a celebration and add a glass of fizz! Served in their tranquil garden terrace or indoors.
For your thirst, choose from a range of hand picked teas from classic Earl Grey to Strawberry & Mango or even Tiramisu, sip on homemade infusions of hot ginger or fresh mint or pick from a coffee selection of Espresso, Macchiato or Hot Chocolate. For those looking to make it a truly special occasion, upgrade your Cotswolds afternoon tea with a cold glass of sparkling wine or champagne.
For your hunger, enjoy a selection of classic sandwiches including smoked salmon and crème fraiche, ham and red onion marmalade, free range egg and cress and cucumber with cream cheese. Savor freshly baked scones with Devonshire clotted cream and strawberry preserve as well as a selection of delicately handcrafted cakes and pastries.
Enjoy a great British tradition of an afternoon tea menu that may include homemade finger sandwiches, fruit and plain scones with clotted cream and seasonal preserves, a selection of delicious sweets and fancies. Served with your choice of Newby London teas or coffee. A Champagne afternoon tea with a glass of bubbles is also available.
Why not enjoy the famous Slaughters Manor afternoon tea hamper. Featuring all of the treats expected, even served with your choice of tea or coffee, kept warm all day in a hot flask. Find a spot within the gardens, in the lounges or take to your bedroom or with you for a walking day trip.
Treat someone special to a sumptuous afternoon tea experience at The Slaughters Manor House with their afternoon tea gift vouchers.
You are invited to enjoy afternoon tea in Gloucestershire on the lawn during glorious weather, or relax in the lounge in the cooler seasons, where you can sip your tea and sample cakes with a log fire crackling beside you. Make your visit last longer with a stroll around their stunning flower and herb gardens and have an unforgettable afternoon in the heart of the Cotswolds.
They offer various sizes of full afternoon tea boxes with a selection of sandwiches which may include roast beef, honey roast ham, egg & cress, cheese & cucumber. Mini quiches or sausage rolls, scones with clotted cream and jam. A selection of cakes, tarts or confections with Smugglers Brew tea bags.
For that extra special occasion or just catching up with a friend a traditional afternoon cream tea does it with style. Tables are laid out with their best china tea sets and the food is served on pretty cake stands and vintage platters to create that sense of occasion.
A typical cream tea would consist of a selection of finger sandwiches, mini cheese & chive scone, sweet mini scone with jam and clotted cream and a miniature selection of homemade cakes.
Tea and coffee and for those extra special occasions they can do a glass of prosecco or offer corkage on champagne.
However you take your afternoon tea, you’re guaranteed a wonderful experience at this tearoom. Whether you choose to sit outside in their charming courtyard or indoors in the 300 year old tea room with exposed beams and flagstone floor, you’ll savour a wonderful atmosphere, as well as tasty food and drinks.
Enjoy one of the UK’s finest traditions afternoon tea in Gloucestershire. A scrumptious afternoon tea, served in the charming Terrace Bar whilst enjoying an unrivalled view of the beautiful golf course and countryside. Choose one of their afternoon tea options and indulge in a selection of freshly prepared sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam, and beautiful mini cakes.
Treat yourself to a Trouble House cream tea with homemade scones with jam & clotted cream or a full afternoon tea with tea or coffee, homemade scones with jam & clotted cream, selection of cakes & finger sandwiches.