Best Afternoon Tea in Lake District

Considering an Afternoon Tea in Lake District 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 Lake District 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:

25 Afternoon Tea Lake District Has To Offer

afternoon tea Lake district - The Wild Boar

The Wild Boar

Windermere ,LA23 3NF

The Wild Boar offers an Afternoon Tea with a twist. Instead of sandwiches expect mini fish & chips, pork scratchings and pigs in blankets. This is all finished off with classic scones with jam and cream.

There is also a vegetarian Afternoon Tea available.

From £25 per person

Served from 12 noon – 4.00pm

afternoon tea Lake District - Lakeside Hotel

Lakeside Hotel

Newby Bridge, Cumbria, LA12 8AT

The Lakeside Hotel is situated right on the shore on the west side of Lake Windermere and afternoon tea is served in their conservatory – or when possible outdoors. They offer a traditional afternoon tea, gluten free and a vegan afternoon tea.

£32 per person

Served 1.00-4.00pm

afternoon tea Lake District - Storrs Hall Hotel

Storrs Hall Hotel

Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3LG

Here you’ll enjoy wonderful views over the grounds to lake Windermere and the surrounding fells. Indulge in delicious homemade cakes, pastries and freshly baked scones served with Cornish clotted cream and jam. All of which are served along side a selection of sandwiches and savouries, with a choice of teas. They also offer a Tiny Tots Afternoon Tea.

From £22.50 per person

Served daily from 1.00-4.30pm

afternoon Tea Lake District - Hillthwaite House Hotel

Hillthwaite House Hotel

Thornbarrow Road, Windermere, LA23 2DF

Enjoy a delicious treat and be indulged with a selection of sandwiches, scones with locally sourced preserves and masterly created mini-desserts and pastries.

Sparkling Afternoon Tea is £56 for 2 people

Served from 12.30-3.30pm

afternoon tea Lake District - The Hazelmere Cafe

The Hazelmere Cafe

1-2 Yewbarrow Terrace, Grange-Over-Sands, Cumbria , LA11 6ED

At the Hazelmere cafe you’ll delight in finger sandwiches; scones with homemade blackcurrant and gin conserve, Cheshire clotted cream and a selection of homemade cakes and fancies washed down with a choice of tea from our extensive tea menu.

£18.95 per person

Served from 2.00-3.30pm

afternoon tea Lake District - The Fizzy Tarte

The Fizzy Tarte

8 Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere, LA23 3EB

For a beautiful looking afternoon tea that’s designed for sharing head to theThe Fizzy Tarte which is set in the streets of Bowness-on-Windemere. With a great vibe and jazz playing you can enjoy a selection of cocktails alongside your afternoon tea. This quirky setting gives a unique modern twist.

From £24.95 per person

Visit the website for opening times

afternoon tea Lake District - Brysons

Bryson’s Tearoom

42 Main St, Keswick CA12 5JL

Welcoming customers for many years, this bakery is a cornerstone of the community and is a much-loved favourite. With everything baked fresh using local ingredients.

Visit the website for further details

afternoon tea lake distraict - Mae's Tearoom and Gallery

Mae’s Tearoom & Gallery

Uldale Old School, Uldale, Cumbria CA7 1HA

Set in an old school building in Uldale, is Mae’s Tea Room & Gallery. If you’re looking for a tea served in a location with character then this is the one for you – and you can even purchase the artwork on display too.

Visit the website for further details

afternoon tea Lake District - Swallows and Amazons Tearoom

Swallows and Amazons Tearoom

Bank Ground Farm East of the Lake, Coniston LA21 8AA

Situated in Bank Ground Farm between Brentwood and Coniston, the Swallows & Amazons Tearoom is a must for any lover of literature and some of the rooms had been used in the 1970s edition of the film. Breakfast, brunch, lunch and tea and cakes are all available.

Open daily from 8.30am-5.00pm

afternoon tea Lake District - The Midland

The Midland

Marine Rd W, Morecambe LA4 4BU

Sip on exquisite loose leaf teas, nibble on delicately delicious sandwiches and treat yourself to sweets whilst admiring the panoramic view of Morecambe Bay. There are three-tiers of homemade finger cakes, fruit and plain scones served alongside delicate finger sandwiches. Choose from a variety of perfectly infused teas, or even a glass of Laurent Perrier champagne.

From £21 per person

Served daily from 1.00-3.00pm

Armathwaite Hall Hotel

Bassenthwaite Lake Keswick Cumbria, CA12 4RE

Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches and pastries, followed by a selection of sweet cakes, pastries and choice of plain or fruit scone, with strawberry jam and clotted cream. Includes a choice of tea or coffee.

£26.50 per person

Served from 12:30pm-5:00pm

afternoon tea lake district Macdonald Leeming House

Macdonald Leeming House

Watermillock Ullswater near Penrith Cumbria, CA11 0JJ

Macdonald Leeming House is set in tranquil surroundings on Lake Ullswater and provides a perfect spot to enjoy afternoon tea. You can have it in either the Lake View Lounge, or the outdoor terrace which boasts superb views.

Visit the website for further details

afternoon tea Lake district - Rothay Manor Hotel

Rothay Manor Hotel

Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0EH

Close to Ambleside town centre, and at the head of Lake Windermere, you will find Rothay Manor – a Regency building in the heart of the Lake District. Afternoon tea is served in the bright and airy lounges and the friendly staff will help you enjoy it to the full.

Visit the website for further details

afternoon tea Lake District - Daffodil Hotel & Spa

The Daffodil Hotel and Spa

Keswick Road, Grasmere, Cumbria LA22 9PR

This stylish hotel set on the lakeside is a place that certainly needs to be visited. Combining stylish contemporary interiors with the stunning natural beauty of its surroundings, The Daffodil provides an elegant experience for visitors to enjoy afternoon tea.

From £15.95 per person

Served daily 12 noon – 3.30pm

afternoon tea Lake District - Inn on The Lake

Inn on the Lake

Ullswater, Glenridding, CA11 0PE

The Lake View Lounge Bar and terrace offers the perfect location to relax and enjoy morning coffee, lunches and afternoon tea whilst taking in the spectacular views of Ullswater and the surrounding mountains. Open throughout the day to residents and non-residents. A wide range of speciality coffees, teas and herbal teas and a wide choice of alcoholic beverages including cocktails and real ales are available.

From £26.95 per person

Served from 2.30-5.00pm

afternoon tea Lake District - HriSHi at Gilpin Hotel

HriSHi at Giplin Hotel

Crook Road, Windermere LA23 3NF

The Michelin starred HRiSHi restaurant at the Gilpin offers a unique and contemporary take on a British classic, with its ‘Posh Scran’. There are samosas, finger sandwiches and prawn tartlets; as well as scones and lots of sweet treats.

From £25 per person

Visit the website for opening times

afternoon tea Lake District - Holbeck Ghyll

Holbeck Ghyll

Holbeck Lane, Windermere LA23 1LU

Seventeen acres of grounds surround this Grade II listed Georgian mansion house.

Enjoy scrumptious cakes, fresh scones, pastries and sandwiches in the lake view lounges or terrace. Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches and an array of beautifully dainty cakes.

From £19.50 per person

Served daily from 12 noon – 4.30pm

afternoon tea Lake District - Waterhead Coffee Shop

Waterhead Coffee Shop

Borrans Road, Ambleside LA22 0EY

This cute little coffee shop is in an enviable spot with a perfect view overlooking Windermere, offering delicious food. They serve afternoon tea – with fresh and tasty scones in a variety of flavours.

Visit their Facebook page for further details

afternoon tea Lake District - Gillam's Tea Rooms

Gillam’s Tea Rooms

64 Market Street, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7LT

This traditional family-run tea room is a Lake District gem, and offers a tempting selection of cakes, all made using organic ingredients and accompanied by a wide range of loose leaf teas. Expect a traditional afternoon tea in a traditional tea shop.

Open Tuesday to Saturday 9am-3.00pm

afternoon tea Lake District - Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa

Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa

B5289, Keswick CA12 5UX

Relax in the cosy atmosphere of the Lake View lounge with its roaring fire; a wonderful spot to indulge in a luxury afternoon tea.

Visit the website for further details

Served 12 noon – 5.00pm

afternoon tea Lake District - Skiddaw Hotel

Skiddaw Hotel

31 Main Street, Keswick CA12 5BN

The relaxing atmosphere of the Skiddaw Hotel makes it the perfect place to enjoy afternoon tea in Keswick. The cosy atmosphere of the lounge or sitting in the bright conservatory offers a wonderful spot to indulge in a luxury afternoon tea.

Visit the website for further details

afternoon tea Lake District - Ravenglass Railway

Ravenglass Railway

Copeland, Cumbria, CA18 1SW

Enjoy a wonderful day taking in some of Britain’s most beautiful landscapes with this fantastic train experience. You’ll enjoy a delightfully lazy seven-mile journey through the stunning Cumbria countryside in a steam pulled train, travelling down the Eskdale Valley from coastal Ravenglass to the foot of the Scafell Mountains and back. What’s more, you’ll also receive a tasty cream tea at Dalegarth Station. Tuck into an assortment of sandwiches and fluffy scones with tea or coffee.

Visit the website for prices and availability

afternoon tea Lake District - Cedar Manor

Cedar Manor

Ambleside Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AX

Treat yourself to Afternoon Tea at Cedar Manor in Windermere. The menu will include savouries and finger sandwiches, our own fruit and plain scones, warmed, with clotted cream and homemade strawberry jam, and a selection of homemade desserts and cakes.

Visit the website for prices

Served Thursday to Monday from 1.30-4.00pm

Sawrey House Hotel

Near Sawrey, Ambleside, LA22 0LF

Afternoon Tea is served in their stylish restaurant, where guests can relax and unwind in the welcoming surroundings of this humble hideaway set in stunning Ambleside.

Their menu features a selection of sandwiches, scones with preserves and a sumptuous range of tasty sweets.

From £18.95 per person

Served from 11.30am-3.00pm

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