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:

 15 Afternoon Teas Southampton Has To Offer

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Grand Cafe

Grand Cafe

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

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.

£22.95 per person

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

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Harbour Hotel & Spa

Southampton Harbour Hotel & Spa

5 Maritime Walk, Southampton SO14 3QT

This luxury hotel offers three different types of afternoon tea ranging in cost from £7.95 to £45 for the 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.

£9.95 per child

Served daily 3pm–5pm in HarBar

Afternoon Tea Southampton - New Park Manor

New Park Manor

Lyndhurst Road, New Forest, Hampshire, SO42 7QH

To coincide with the reopening in May 2021, two new Wind in the Willows afternoon teas will be served until the end of September 2021.

The tea features some of the favourite food of the famous characters including Mr Toad, Badger, Ratty and Mole. The Wind in the Willows adult menu includes a selection of finger sandwiches, 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.
£27 per person

See website for opening times

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Macdonald Elmers Court

Macdonald Elmers Court

South Baddlesey Road, Lymington, SO41 5ZB

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

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

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

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Norton Park

Norton Park

Sutton Scotney, Winchester, SO21 3NB

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.

From £21 per person

See website for opening times

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Rosie Lea Tea House and Bakery

Rosie Lea Tea House and Bakery

76 Brookley Road, Brockenhurst SO42 7RA

Rosie Lea offer fantastic homemade cakes and scones using local New Forest ingredients and a wonderful selection of tea. These items are available for collection currently.Enjoy a selection of freshly made finer sandwiches, two large scones, clotted cream and jam, rounded off with a selection of mini bakes and cakes all packaged with tea for two.

Afternoon tea for two £30

See website for further details

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Long Barn, Alresford

Long Barn, Alresford

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

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

Afternoon Tea Southampton - The Montagu Arms Hotel

The Montagu Arms Hotel

Palace Lane, Beaulieu, Brockenhurst SO42 7ZL

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⠀

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Mercure Dolphin Hotel

Mercure Dolphin Hotel

34, 35 High St, Southampton SO14 2HN

Sit within the comfortable and relaxed environment of the Signature Restaurant and enjoy a traditional afternoon tea.

There’s a selection of sandwiches, chef’s homemade cakes and desserts and homemade Scones with Devonshire clotted cream and New Forest strawberry jam. There is also a sparkling tea and a cream tea option.

See website for prices

Served daily between 12 noon – 5.00pm.

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Rhinefield House Hotel

Rhinefield House Hotel

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. 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.

From £26.50

Served from 1pm – 4.00pm

Afternoon Tea Southampton - The Old Station Tearooms

The Old Station Tearooms

Station Road, Burley, Ringwood BH24 4HY

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.

Afternoon tea £15 per person

See website for opening times

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Careys Manor Hotel

Careys Manor Hotel

Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst SO42 7RH

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.

£24 per person please see website for opening times

Afternoon Tea Southampton - The Ageas Bowl Hotel

The Ageas Bowl Hotel

Botley Road, West End, Southampton SO30 3XH

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.

From £18.50 per person

Served daily, between 12 noon and 5.00pm

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Halladays Tea Rooms

Halladays Tea Rooms

6 Bedford Place, Southampton SO15 2DB

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.

From £15 per person

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

Afternoon Tea Southampton - Kettle and Cake

Kettle and Cake

1 Freegrounds Road, Hedge End, Southampton SO30 0HG

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.

£13.50 per person

See website for opening times

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