Best Afternoon Tea in Colchester

Considering an Afternoon Tea in Colchester 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 Colchester 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:

Best Afternoon Tea Colchester

Wivenhoe House Hotel

Wivenhoe Park, Park Rd, Colchester CO4 3FA

Wivenhoe House is bringing Afternoon Tea into the 21st century. Afternoon tea is served in their in-house Brasserie.

Relax and tuck into a collection of delicious homemade treats. If you’ve had your caffeine fix for the day, you can always add bubbles to your Afternoon Tea.

Served Wednesday to Sunday from 12 noon – 4.00pm

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Greyfriars Restaurant

High St, Colchester CO1 1UG

Two beautiful rooms are blessed with natural light and bespoke Murano chandeliers providing the perfect setting for Afternoon Tea in the Rose Room.

They also serve Cream Tea and Lounge Afternoon Tea every day in their comfortable and elegant Lounges, Baroque Bar and Terrace.

Served daily from 12 noon – 5.00pm

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Trinity St, Colchester CO1 1JN

Afternoon Tea at Tymperleys is served on the traditional three tiers.

With a selection of sandwiches on the bottom tier, miniature cakes and fancies on the middle tier and small fruit and plain scones on the top tier served with clotted cream and Tiptree jam.

You can choose from any of their selection of loose leaf teas or have it with a cafetiere of coffee.

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Slug and Lettuce

111 High St, Colchester CO1 1TB

Sleek and sophisticated, the newly refurbished Slug and Lettuce bar is the most stylish place in Colchester to meet no matter what the occasion is.

Afternoon tea includes sandwiches and wraps, scones with clotted cream and Tiptree strawberry jam and a selection of bite-sized desserts.

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Poplar Nurseries

Coggeshall Rd, Marks Tey, Colchester CO6 1HR

This spacious restaurant is perfect for stopping by for a bite to eat. Afternoon Tea bookings must be at least one day in advance.

They can cater for mid-morning groups, early lunches and afternoon teas.

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Prested Hall

Feering, Colchester CO5 9EE

Relax and rewind with a delicious Afternoon Tea in Essex at Prested Hall. Afternoon tea is served on crisp white linen tablecloths with Tea in a teapot.

Not just any teapot but a glass teapot, with over a dozen different leaf teas to choose from including Organic Darjeeling and Egyptian Mint.

Afternoon tea at Prested is freshly prepared by our talented chefs, thus our menu changes according to the season.

Afternoon tea is served with style in The Hall and it can also be enjoyed on the decking or lawns outside (weather permitting).

Served from 12 noon – 4.00pm

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The George Hotel

116 High St, Colchester CO1 1TD

A quintessential English Afternoon tea will be served in the new Tea Room, ’T at The George’ – an eclectic Victorian themed experience.

Giving you the chance to indulge with friends over freshly brewed tea, delicious sandwiches, fresh scones and sweet treats.

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Tiptree Tea Room

Tiptree Jam Shop & Tea Room, Factory Hill, Tiptree, Essex, CO5 0RF.

The Tiptree tea room offers traditional table service in comfortable surroundings. There’s top quality food with a wide range of ‘Tiptree’ products.

During the summer months, you are welcome to eat outside on the terrace. Alternatively there is the ‘Tiptree Secret Tea Garden’ – located just behind the tea room.

In the grounds of ‘Trewlands’, a former farm house of the Wilkin family, is a beautiful walled garden. With its weeping wisteria and traditional English roses.

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