Best Afternoon Tea in The Cotswolds

Considering an Afternoon Tea in the Cotswolds but unsure which establishments offer afternoon tea and which are the best places to go.

We have compiled a list of the best afternoon tea Cotswolds can provide, so if you are looking for the perfect afternoon tea with friends, a romantic valentines afternoon tea, a mothers day afternoon tea treat for your mum, a fathers day treat for your dad or just a special treat for yourself, check out:

18 Afternoon Tea Cotswolds Has To Offer

Afternoon Tea Cotswolds - Dormy House

Dormy House

Broadway, Worcestershire, WR12 7LJ

Tuck into a selection of sandwiches including ham and mustard, cheese and pickle and prawn and Marie Rose. Followed by a blackcurrant and pistachio tart, lemon cheesecake macaroon, chocolate and raspberry choux, fruit tea loaf as well as  scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam.

£29.50 per person

Served Thursday to Sunday from 2.00pm-4.30pm.

Afternoon Tea Cotswolds - Cotswold House

Cotswold House

Upper High Street, The Square, Chipping Campden, GL55 6AN

Indulge in an array of savoury and sweet treats, complete with a steaming pot of tea or coffee or a glass of Champagne.

From £21.50 per person

Served from 2.00-5.00pm.

Afternoon Tea Cotswolds - Tisanes Tea Rooms

Tisanes Tea Rooms

Cotswold House, 21 The Green, Broadway WR12 7AA

Tisanes Tea Rooms in the pretty village of Broadway, is housed in a charming 17th-century stone building. Tuck in to sandwiches, scones, cake and tea or coffee.

Visit the website for prices

Served daily from 12 noon -4.30pm.

Afternoon Tea Cotswolds - Huffkins


Unit 1, Old Red Lion Court, Bridge Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6AB

Huffkins is housed in a 17th-century building in Stow-on-the-Wold. Afternoon tea includes a selection of sandwiches, cakes and scones with clotted cream and jam served with tea.

Tea for two is £34.95; Cream tea is £5.95 per person

Open Monday to Saturday 8.30am-5pm; Sunday 10am-5pm.

Afternoon Tea Cotswolds - Barnsley House

Barnsley House

Barnsley, Cirencester GL7 5EE

Barnsley House is in a beautiful Tudor manor house near Stow-on-the-Wold in Gloucestershire. Afternoon tea is served in the Potager restaurant, with views over the gardens. Enjoy sandwiches, fruit scones, cakes and tea.

From £22.50 per person

Afternoon tea is served from 12 noon – 4.30pm.

Afternoon Tea Cotswolds - The Kitchen

The Kitchen

7 High St, Minchinhampton, Stroud GL6 9BN

At The Kitchen, in the town of Minchinhampton, you can choose between classic, traditional and vintage afternoon tea. The last one comes in china cups and the table is dressed for the occasion with fresh linen and flowers.

Visit the website for further details

Served daily from 3pm-5pm.

Afternoon Tea Cotswolds - Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa

Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa

Easton Grey, Malmesbury SN16 0RB

At Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa, you can enjoy tea in an 18th-century country house hotel on the outskirts of Malmesbury. The traditional version includes delicious savouries, classic finger sandwiches, fruit scones and an elegant selection of cakes and sweet treats.

From £34 per person

Served daily from 2.00-5.00pm

Afternoon Tea Cotswolds - Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa

Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa

Colerne, Chippenham SN14 8AZ

The Palladian mansion of the Lucknam Park Hotel is just six miles from the centre of Bath and is set in 500 acres of Wiltshire countryside. Enjoy a selection of sandwiches, warm scones, dainty patisserie and tea or coffee

From £34 per person

Served daily 1.30-4.00pm.

Afternoon Tea Cotswolds - The Lygon Arms

The Lygon Arms

High Street, Broadway, Worcestershire, WR12 7DU

Delicious, traditional and served against the backdrop of over 600 years of history, where better to afternoon tea than at The Lygon Arms?

Aside from the freshly baked scones, dainty finger sandwiches and cakes, this selection can be perfectly paired with Veuve Clicquot Champagne or Veuve Clicquot Rich for an extraordinary twist.

From £25 per person; children’s tea from £12.50

Served daily from 2.30pm – 5pm

Afternoon Tea Cotswolds- Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace

Woodstock OX20 1PP

If you’re in the mood to treat yourself, Blenheim Palace in Woodstock is the grandest venue you could choose for tea and cake. The Orangery offers an amazing backdrop for an afternoon spent sipping champagne and nibbling macaroons.

From delicate finger sandwiches to scones served with clotted cream and strawberry preserve, plus cakes, these afternoon teas are all about indulgence. To celebrate the launch of the Winston Churchill exhibition there is a special Afternoon Tea menu, complete with Pol Roger Brut Réserve – his favourite Champagne.

Traditional Afternoon Tea for £29.75 per personChurchill Afternoon Tea for two guests at £72

Served Monday to Wednesday 1.00-4.30pm.

Afternoon Tea Cotswolds - Charingworth manor

Charingworth Manor

Charingworth, Chipping Campden GL55 6NS

The hotel’s lounge and restaurant serves a delicious range of classic tea-time treats, including sandwiches and a selection of  home-made sweet treats to both visitors and residents alike. Alternatively enjoy the tranquil terrace with panoramic views of the Cotswolds.

From £22.50 per person

Served daily from 2.00-5.00pm

Afternoon Tea Cotswolds - Ellenborough Park

Ellenborough Park

Southam, Cheltenham GL52 3NJ

Ellenborough Park, a grand manor house built in the 1500s on the original Cheltenham racecourse estate, now serves as a 5 star luxury hotel and venue.

Served on silver cake stands and fine china, it includes a selection of delicate sandwiches, freshly baked scones with rich clotted cream and preserves as well as an assortment of handcrafted cakes and pastries.

From £30 per person

Served daily from 2.00-4.30pm.

Afternoon Tea Cotswolds - Burleigh Court

Burleigh Court

Burleigh, Stroud GL5 2PF

Burleigh Court is an intimate manor house hotel with plenty of country charm and a splash of luxury. Seating is available inside in the historic oak panelled dining room perfect to enjoy your afternoon tea.

Visit the website for further details

Served Wednesday to Sunday 3.00-5.00pm.

Afternoon Tea Cotswolds - The Tea Chest

The Tea Chest

The Riverside Park End Wharf, Lechlade GL7 3AQ

A quirky café just off the River Thames in the Cotswold town of Lechlade, The Tea Chest offers plenty of tea blends and a traditional afternoon tea. Perfect to wash down the cakes and savoury snacks also on offer.

Visit their Facebook page for more details.

 Afternoon Tea Cotswolds - Jelly Pickle Jam

Jelly Pickle Jam

16 Vine Mews, Evesham WR11 4RE

Located in Evesham, Jelly Pickle Jam celebrates local and sustainable produce. In their vintage tea rooms, staff serve high quality teas, sandwiches or crumpets with scones, cakes and of course tea or coffee.

From £16.95 per person

Visit the website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Cotswolds - Lavender Bakehouse

Lavender Bakehouse

20 London Road, Chalford, Stroud GL6 8NW

The Lavender Bakehouse & Coffee Shop is a café and bakery located in the village of Chalford. It offers a range of speciality teas, sandwiches, sweet and savoury scones plus homemade cakes.

From £14.95 per person

Served from 2.30pm Sunday to Wednesday; 3.00pm Thursday to Saturday.

Afternoon Tea Cotswolds - Lords of The Manor

Lords of the Manor

Upper Slaughter, Cheltenham GL54 2JD

This spectacular countryside hotel has view of manicured lawns, set in more than 8 acres of grounds and gardens, guests can come and take a stroll to work up their appetite. Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, scones, pastries and cakes with tea or coffee.

From £27.50 per person

Served Monday-Friday from 12pm, Saturday- Sunday from 3pm. Booking recommended.

Afternoon Tea Cotswolds - The Painswick Hotel

The Painswick Hotel

Kemps Lane, Painswick, Stroud GL6 6YB

Relax in the boutique style interiors of this 18th Century mansion, a traditional venue with a modern take on service. Afternoon tea includes sandwiches, pork pie, scotch egg, scones and cakes.

From £18 per person

12:00pm – 4:00pm (Monday to Saturday) 

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