Best Afternoon Tea in Southampton

Considering an Afternoon Tea in Southampton 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 Southampton 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:

Best Afternoon Teas Southampton Has To Offer

Grand Cafe

South Western House, Terminus Terrace, Southampton, SO14 3AS

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Grand Cafe

Enjoy a delicious traditional Afternoon Tea with your friends and family in the perfect setting of Grand Café.

Enjoy freshly cut sandwiches, Scones with clotted cream and preserves, cupcakes, seasonal fruit, Chef’s Petits Fours of the day and a

choice of Teas from around the world. They also offer a Champagne or prosecco afternoon tea.

Served Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12noon – 6pm

Southampton Harbour Hotel & Spa

5 Maritime Walk, Southampton SO14 3QT

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Harbour Hotel & Spa

This luxury hotel offers three different types of afternoon tea including Champagne afternoon tea for two. Perfect if you’re after a quick but delicious refreshment, or something for a special occasion.

They also offer a ‘Tea for kids’, a smaller version of the traditional tea.

Served daily 3pm–5pm in HarBar

New Park Manor

Lyndhurst Road, New Forest, Hampshire, SO42 7QH

The latest afternoon tea being served is Matilda themed.

For The Adults – the afternoon tea experience has been lovingly crafted to celebrate the magical foodie moments from the Matilda story, allowing you to share in all the surprise and delight of the tale together and create wonderful family memories.

They guarantee that the “Brucie chocolate cake” will be one to remember

For The Youngsters – The creation of the children’s afternoon tea is an experience to treasure featuring a selection of treats.

Inspired by Matilda’s magical foodie moments, served alongside Matilda themed activity sheets for children to enjoy during service, or to continue the experience at home.

See website for opening times

Macdonald Elmers Court

South Baddlesey Road, Lymington, SO41 5ZB

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Macdonald Elmers Court

Set within acres of beautiful and picturesque grounds  the Macdonald Elmers Court is the ideal venue for your Afternoon Tea.

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 a glass of Champagne

Afternoon Tea is served in The Solent 12noon – 3.30pm, Tuesday – Saturday only.

Norton Park

Sutton Scotney, Winchester, SO21 3NB

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Norton Park

Enjoy a decadent variety of tea sandwiches and scones served with the iconic clotted cream and jam.

For an extra special treat, why not enjoy a Hendricks gin & tonic or glass of Champagne.

They also have a delicious Vegan Afternoon Tea menu.

See website for opening times

Long Barn, Alresford

The Old Sheep Fair, Bishops Sutton Road, Alresford SO24 9EJ

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Long Barn, Alresford

Tasty local, fresh and seasonal produce are always on the menu at Long Barn Café.

A great destination for breakfast, morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea, their homemade cakes are delicious and you can browse the lavender shop selling plants, gifts and homeware.

Visit the website for prices and opening times

The Montagu Arms Hotel

Palace Lane, Beaulieu, Brockenhurst SO42 7ZL

Afternoon Tea Southampton - The Montagu Arms Hotel

Tea is served in the Victorian styled Magnolia Lounge with cosy log fires, or in the conservatory overlooking the manicured gardens.

Tea at The Montagu Arms offers a unique ‘course by course’ tasting journey starting with a savoury selection of delicate finger sandwiches and fresh oven baked homemade scones, before arriving at an array of sweet treats.

Visit the website for prices and opening times⠀

Rhinefield House Hotel

Rhinefield Road, Brockenhurst SO42 7QB

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Rhinefield House Hotel

Known locally as the ‘Jewel in the Forest’, Rhinefield House is the only AA four red star hotel in the New Forest.

Add to the country mansion’s exquisite surroundings, its distinguished reputation, impeccable service.

Delicious handmade food and Taylors of Harrogate tea strained to your own taste, afternoon tea at Rhinefield House is a real treat.

Served from 1pm – 4.00pm

The Old Station Tearooms

Station Road, Burley, Ringwood BH24 4HY

Afternoon Tea Southampton - The Old Station Tearooms

Created in a time when steam ruled the country and promoted by local solicitor Charles Castleman, The Station House at Holmsley was a sad casualty of the Beeching cuts in the 1960’s.

During afternoon tea you’ll savour on a round of finger sandwiches, fruit or plain scone with Dorset clotted cream and Tiptree preserve or if you prefer more savoury, a cheese and chive scone with cream cheese and chutney.

There’s a choice of  homemade patisseries or a slice of handmade cake and either a tea or coffee.

See website for opening times

Careys Manor Hotel

Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst SO42 7RH

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Careys Manor Hotel

At Cambium at Careys Manot Hotel you’ll enjoy loose leaf teas, homemade macaroons and delicate finger sandwiches.

A selection of Camellia artisan loose leaf teas or fair trade coffee, cakes and pastries, fruit & plain scones served with butter, jam and clotted cream and delicious finger sandwiches.

The Ageas Bowl Hotel

Botley Road, West End, Southampton SO30 3XH

Afternoon Tea Southampton - The Ageas Bowl Hotel

Enjoy a spot of tea and savour freshly prepared delicacies at Hilton at the Ageas Bowl.There are gluten free and vegan offerings too.

The Takeaway Afternoon Tea menus feature the same wonderful cakes, scones and finger sandwiches but you can savour them from home or even pay a visit to family and friends with a delightful treat.

Served daily, between 12 noon and 5.00pm

Halladays Tea Rooms

6 Bedford Place, Southampton SO15 2DB

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Halladays Tea Rooms

Halladay’s Tearooms is an elegant tearoom filled with class, style, high quality food and service, located right in Southampton’s city centre.

They serve luscious fresh baked cakes which are locally and an original Halladay’s cream tea until late afternoon.

Afternoon tea includes sandwiches, scones, cakes, jam and cream served with tea or coffee.

Served Wednesday to Sunday and open from 9.30am to 3.30pm.

Kettle and Cake

1 Freegrounds Road, Hedge End, Southampton SO30 0HG

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Kettle and Cake

This family run tea room is located in Hedge End and serves homemade cakes, freshly prepared sandwiches, cream teas and afternoon tea.

You’ll get a sandwich of your choice, fruit or plain scone with cream and jam and a slice of cake from their daily selection and tea or coffee.

See website for opening times

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