Best Afternoon Tea in Reading

Considering an Afternoon Tea in Reading 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 Reading 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, or just a special treat for yourself, check out:

15 Afternoon Teas Reading Has To Offer

Afternoon Tea Reading - Malmaison Reading


18-20 Station Road, Reading, RG1 1JX

Get together for an indulgent afternoon tea at Malmaison. Choose a classic cream tea or the full afternoon tea. Malmaison gets full marks serving hot smoked salmon with creme fraiche and chipotle chicken wraps, fruit smoothies and your choice of speciality teas. They also do a ‘tipsy’ version with cocktails.

From £27 per person

See website for opening times

Afternoon Tea Reading - The Jolliffe Cake Company

The Jolliffe Cake Company

You can order six finger sandwiches (two in each flavour), one scone of your choice, a sweet tart or cheesecake, one baked item and either a Victoria Sandwich or English Madeleine, all in one hamper – delivered to your door.

The Jolliffe Cake Company offers free delivery on orders £15 and over within a seven mile radius of its base in Shinfield.

Costs £20

Visit the website for further details

Afternoon Tea Reading - Blue Orchid Bakery

Blue Orchid Bakery

Peach Street, Wokingham RG40

The Blue Orchid Bakery provides an afternoon tea delivery service to Reading and the Wokingham area. Customers can order a light, standard or special seasonal afternoon teas.

The Light Afternoon Tea includes a smoked salmon sandwich, quiche, an onion roll, a brea parcel and scones. The Standard Afternoon Tea includes an onion roll, a mini chorizo sandwich, a palmier, a quiche, a brea parcel and scones.

Light tea £20 per person; Standard £25 per person

Visit the website for further details

Afternoon Tea Reading - Browns Brasserie & Bar

Browns Brasserie & Bar

Unit 5a, Oracle Centre, Reading, RG1 2AG

There is so much to enjoy at Browns Brasserie from prawn and baby gem lettuce sandwiches, scones with clotted cream, strawberry jam, apricot jam and yummy sweet treats including Victoria sponge, lemon drizzle cake, almond macarons, chocolate praline mousse in a chocolate flower pot!

From £19 per person

Served daily until 5pm

Afternoon Tea Reading - 7 Flowers & Tea

7 Flowers & Tea

4 Cross Street, Reading RG1 1SN

Is it a florist or is it a tea room? It’s both,7 Flowers & Tea is a Instaworthy place. Settle in for a decadent afternoon tea surrounded by fresh blooms and a faux plant wall. The cakes and sandwiches served on a three-tiered stand are absolutely delicious.

£18.99 per person

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Afternoon Tea Reading - The Roseate Hotel

The Roseate Hotel

26 The Forbury, Reading RG1 3EJ

Enjoy a delicious range of sandwiches and savouries made with bread from our their own bakery, fresh scones served with clotted cream and homemade jams and a selection of sweet treats served with the finest blended and first-flush teas from around the world.

From £26 per person

Served daily from 12 noon to 4.30 pm.

Afternoon Tea Reading - The Elephant Hotel

The Elephant Hotel

Church Road, Pangbourne, RG8 7AR

Indulge in delicious sweet treats, a range of teas, a mouth-watering selection of homemade cakes, finger sandwiches and seasonal produce served in The Herd restaurant, BaBar lounges or out in the beautiful gardens.

Full Afternoon Tea £17.95

Served Sunday  to Friday from 12 noon – 5.00pm (pre-booking is essential)

Afternoon Tea Reading - Cliveden House

Cliveden House

Cliveden House & Spa, Taplow, SL6 0JF

Cliveden House sits on the Berkshire and Bucks border and was the place Megan Markle chose to spend the night before her wedding to Prince Harry. So you just know an afternoon tea here isn’t going to disappoint. Tea is served in the Great Hall on Sundays and in the Cliveden Dining Room from Monday – Saturday.

Prices start from £50 per person.

Monday to Saturday 12 noon – 2.30pm.

Afternoon Tea Reading - Monty's at Holiday Inn

Monty’s at Holiday Inn

Wharfedale Road, Reading, RG41 5TS

Monty’s is an intimate space within the Holiday Inn, where guests can enjoy this Great British past time of afternoon tea at its finest. Whether you’re a traditional tea lover or wish to celebrate with champagne, there is a classic high tea and an indulgent high tea.

From £22.95

Visit the website for opening times

Afternoon Tea Reading - Pierreponts


High Street, Goring-on-Thames, RG8 9AB

Choose from a variety of teas, sandwiches and delicious homemade cakes to compliment what will be an unforgettable afternoon at Pierreponts.

Visit the website for prices and opening times

Afternoon Tea Reading - Bill's


Chain Street, Reading, RG1 2HX

Bill’s serve a mouth-watering selection of teatime treats including finger sandwiches, cakes and warm fruit scones, served with Bill’s strawberry jam and clotted devonshire cream. Guests have the choice of a large pot of tea or a glass of fizz.

Visit the website for prices and opening times

Afternoon Tea Reading - The Swan at Streatley

The Swan at Streatley

High Street, Streatley-On-Thames, Nr Reading, RG8 9HR

This stunning riverside restaurant is a lovely spot for afternoon tea; with panoramic views and sweeping lawns. Indulge in an assortment of sandwiches, fresh pastries and champagne as you relax overlooking the picturesque banks of the River Thames.

Visit the website for prices and opening times

Afternoon Tea Reading - Riseley Village Tea Room

Riseley Village Tea Room

Riseley, Nr Reading, RG7 1SD

If you fancy a treat how about a vintage-inspired cuppa with all the extras, Risley Tea Room is the perfect choice. Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea comprising of a selection of homemade finger sandwiches, cakes, scones, preserves, clotted cream and tea of your choice.

From £14 per person

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Afternoon Tea Reading - Crowne Plaza Reading

Crowne Plaza

Caversham Bridge, Richfield Avenue, Reading, RG1 8BD

Enjoy a beautifully presented and delicious Afternoon Tea in the Riverside Restaurant. If the weather is warm, Afternoon Tea will be available on the river-facing terrace.

Traditional tea £19.50 per person

Served 12 noon to 5.00pm (booking advised)

Afternoon Tea Reading - Slug and Lettuce

Slug & Lettuce

The Oracle Centre, Reading, RG1 2AG

Afternoon Tea comes in a beautiful bird cage filled with tasty treats. Indulge in one of  two afternoon teas, offering tasty savouries alongside scones served with Tiptree strawberry jam and clotted cream and Limoncello drizzle sponge and cookie-crumb profiteroles.

From £16 per person

Served daily 12 noon – 4.30pm

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