Best Afternoon Tea in New Forest

Considering an Afternoon Tea in New Forest 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 New Forest 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 New Forest Has To Offer

Afternoon Tea New Forest - The Bell Inn

The Bell Inn Afternoon Tea New Forest

Brook, New Forest, Hampshire, SO43 7HE

At the Bell Inn you can choose to have a more formal tea in the Garden Room, a relaxed afternoon tea on the sofa in the lounge or maybe take tea al fresco in the garden if the sun is shining. There are four different afternoon teas available including a Pimms afternoon tea.

From £13.50 per person

Served daily 3.00-5.00pm

Afternoon Tea New Forest - Balmer Lawn Hotel

Balmer Lawn Hotel

Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst, New Forest, SO42 7ZB

Enjoy an indulgent Traditional Afternoon Tea in the comfortable lounge or on the beautiful front terrace. It includes a pot of Birchall Tea, freshly prepared finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam and a selection of home baked cakes and biscuits.

From £23.50 per person

Served from 2.30-4.30pm

Afternoon Tea New Forest - Rhinefield House Hotel

Rhinefield House

Rhinefield Road, Brockenhurst SO42 7QB

Known locally as the ‘Jewel in the Forest’, Rhinefield House is the only AA four red star hotel in the New Forest. Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, plain and fruit scones and sweet treats such as strawberry cakes and tropical pavlova.

From £26.50 per person

Served from 1.00-4.00pm

Afternoon Tea New Forest - New Park Manor Hotel

New Park Manor Hotel

Lyndhurst Road, New Forest, SO42 7QH

New Park Manor’s Afternoon Tea theme for this summer has been inspired by the Wind in the Willows, and features some of the favourite food of the characters including Mr Toad, Badger, Ratty and Mole. The menu includes a selection of finger sandwiches as well as delights including a truffled cheddar and ham scotch egg with pickles, freshly made savoury and sweet scones, and a number of desserts including Ratty’s lemonade posset and Badger’s chocolate and berry swiss roll.

From £27 per person; children £15

Visit the website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea New Forest - Careys Manor

Careys Manor

Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7RH

Indulge in Traditional Afternoon tea with a selection of finely cut sandwiches, speciality cakes including freshly baked scones with New Forest Jam and thick clotted cream, all complimented by a large selection of the finest artisan teas from Camellia’s Tea House and Fair Trade coffee.

From £24 per person

Visit the website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea New Forest - Montagu Arms Hotel

Montagu Arms Hotel

Beaulieu, New Forest, Hampshire. SO42 7ZL

Afternoon tea at The Montagu Arms is reminiscent of the rituals of its 1840s origins, with a twist. You’ll get a selection of traditional finger sandwiches including Longman cheddar and chutney; homemade fruit scone with Devon clotted cream and homemade strawberry preserve and a selection of homemade cakes and pastries from the pâtisserie.

From £27.50 per person; children £13.75

Served from 2.00-5.00pm.

Afternoon Tea New Forest - Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen

Christchurch Road, New Milton BH25 6QS

Named after the celebrated naval officer, Captain Marryat, afternoon tea at the Chewton Glen features sandwiches, cakes, scones, jams and teas – most locally sourced. Enjoy afternoon tea in The Dining Room, or in fine weather on the terrace overlooking the croquet lawn.

From £35.50 per person

Served from 3.00-4.30pm.

Afternoon Tea New Forest - Lime Wood Hotel

Lime Wood Hotel

Beaulieu Rd, Lyndhurst, Hampshire SO43 7FZ

Lime Wood’s afternoon tea includes a selection of finger sandwiches, homemade scones, clotted cream and strawberry jam and sticky eclairs, with your choice of tea. Plus choose a big slice of one of the homemade cakes, and tuck into some of the daily pick and mix treats. Perfect to pair up with a glass of fizz or a cup of Lime Wood blend.

From £32 per person

Served daily from 2.00-4.00pm.

Afternoon Tea New Forest - Stanwell House Hotel

Stanwell House Hotel

14-15 High Street, Lymington SO41 9AA

Select your tea from a range of SUKI teas and then then work your way through three tiers of assorted freshly prepared sandwiches and homemade sweet treats. Finish off with homemade scones served with clotted cream and jam. Menus change regularly to offer the freshest, locally sourced produce in line with the season.

From £20 per person

Served daily from 12 noon – 5.00pm

Afternoon Tea New Forest - MacDonald Elmers Court hotel

Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel

South Baddesley Road, Lymington SO41 5ZB

Included are an array of fresh finger sandwiches, warm baked scones served with Devonshire clotted cream strawberry preserve as well as a selection of pastries cakes and macaroons.  Served with a choice of fine teas, or if you’re feeling indulgent, with a glass of Champagne.

Traditional Afternoon Tea at £23.00 per adult; £12.50 per child

Served in The Solent 12 noon – 3.30pm, Tuesday – Saturday only.

Afternoon Tea New Forest - The Thatched Cottage

The Thatched Cottage

16 Brookley Road, Brockenhurst SO42 7RR

Enjoy afternoon tea or a cream tea atThe Thatched Cottage or out in their beautiful garden. Located in Brockenhurst in the heart of the New Forest National Park, the hotel is within easy walking distance of the rail station, village centre, open heathland and forest.

Afternoon tea £19

Visit the website for opening times, must book 24 hours in advance.

Afternoon Tea New Forest - South Lawn Hotel

South Lawn Hotel

Lymington Road, Milford on Sea, Lymington SO41 0RF

The South Lawn Hotel is a county house retreat near Milford on Sea. Enjoy Afternoon Tea in the Cedar Tree Restaurant, with views across their manicured gardens. Indulge in a selection of sandwiches, cakes and scones served with clotted cream and jam along with a choice of tea or coffee.

Visit the website for prices and opening times.

Afternoon Tea New Forest - The Old Station Tea Rooms

The Old Station Tea Rooms

Station Road, Burley, Ringwood BH24 4HY

These tearooms were once a railway station which was last in use back in the 1960’s. The track is now a picturesque gravel walk and cycle track between the villages of Sway and Burley. The Old Station Holmsley Tearooms serve cream teas with scones, jam, and cream or, go for the full monty of sandwiches, plain, fruit along with home-made patisseries and cake.

From £15 per person

Visit the website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea New forest - Rosie Lea House

Rosie Lea House

Southampton Road, Lymington SO41 8PT

What was once a country pub is now a shabby chic cafe with a gorgeous garden filled with cottage blooms overlooking fields and countryside. The afternoon tea menu includes all of the usual homemade treats with twists of Pimms, fresh berries, strawberry or tutti-frutti jam and gooey chocolate brownies in very generous portions.

From £16.50 per person

Served from 12 noon – 4.30pm.

Afternoon Tea New Forest - Cliffhanger Restaurant

Cliffhanger Restaurant

Waterford Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5JA

The restaurant is on the cliff top – close to Highcliffe Castle, and next to a path leading down to the beach. The views are breathtaking and span the whole of Bournemouth Bay overlooking the Isle of Wight. They have delicious scones with cream, and jam and homemade cake.

From £16.50 per person

Served daily from 3.00-5.00pm

Afternoon Tea New Forest - The Woodlands Lodge Hotel

The Woodlands Lodge Hotel

Bartley Road, Woodlands, Southampton SO40 7GN

The Woodlands Hotel on the edge of the New Forest at Ashurst has a Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea available, complete with pork pies, Scotch quails eggs, mini steak and stilton sandwiches and beer and bacon scones with chocolate stout cake. There is also a traditional style tea available.

From £15 per person

Served daily from 2.00-5.00pm.

Afternoon Tea New Forest - Forest Lodge Hotel

Forest Lodge Hotel

Pikes Hill, Lyndhurst SO43 7AS

Tucked into the woodland near Lyndhurst, Forest Lodge serves freshly-baked scones and clotted cream with strawberry preserve. Everything is beautifully presented it almost looks too good to eat.

Visit the website for prices and opening times.

Afternoon Tea New Forest - The Buttery Tearooms

The Buttery Tearooms

25 Brookley Road, Brockenhurst SO42 7RB

Work your way through three tiers of assorted freshly prepared sandwiches and homemade sweet treats. Finish off with homemade scones served with clotted cream and jam. And warming mug of tea or coffee.
Cream tea from £14.95 per person

Check Out all of the Afternoon Tea Choices available throughout the UK.

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