Best Afternoon Tea in Ipswich

Considering an Afternoon Tea in Ipswich 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 Ipswich 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 Ipswich Has To Offer

Ufford Park Woodbridge

Yarmouth Rd, Melton, Woodbridge IP12 1QW

Treat yourself to afternoon tea at Ufford Park, where you can enjoy a beautiful selection of sandwiches, homemade cakes and scones with your choice of either tea or coffee.

Throughout the year, they offer a range of seasonally themed afternoon tea menus; keep a lookout while visiting the hotel or on their social media pages for details.

Served daily from 2.00pm – 5.00pm

Please visit the website for further details

Milsoms Kesgrave Hall

Hall Road, Kesgrave, Ipswich IP5 2PU

Enjoy a proper tea with a selection of sandwiches, delicious scones with jam and clotted cream and an array of cakes.

This is available every day at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall and The Pier at Harwich; during the year both restaurants have themed teas, such as Christmas and Easter, for a special treat add a glass of Moët Champagne.

Afternoon Tea is available at Kesgrave Hall, there is no need to book and tea will be served every afternoon from 3.00 to 5.00 pm.

Please visit the website for further details

Salthouse Harbour Hotel

Neptune Quay, Ipswich IP4 1AX

Afternoon Tea is perfect if you’re taking time out from a hard day’s shopping where you can relax in their waterfront eatery and gaze over the harbour.

With 3 packages to suit every need and appetite, all offering freshly made treats. Choose from a Cream Tea, Traditional Afternoon Tea or celebrate with our Luxury Afternoon Tea.

This includes teas from around the world, a selection of savoury delights, fruit scones with jam and Jersey cream and a variety of homemade cakes.

Served daily from 12 noon – 4.00pm

Please visit the website for further details

The Shed Suffolk

1A High St, Sproughton, Ipswich IP8 3AF

The Shed is a 1940’s style Tea Room where they serve you the most fabulous light lunches and cake in true vintage style – beautiful china crockery and the type of service that you’d expect from a top class war-time tea room.

They can cater for Gluten Free and Vegan with advance notice. Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with Roddas clotted cream and preserve and various cakes and fancies.

The tearoom closes at 4.00pm – last orders are taken until 3.45pm. Afternoon Tea must be booked in advance.

Please visit the website for further details

Riverhills Health Club & Spa

Clarice House, Bramford Rd, Bramford, Ipswich IP8 4AZ

Afternoon Tea at Riverhills includes a selection of finger sandwiches, a fruit scone served with preserve and clotted cream, a selection of cakes and fancies and a choice of a pot of tea or a cafetiere of coffee.

Served from 3.00pm – 4.30pm

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The Blitz 1940s Tea Room

31 St Peter’s St, Ipswich IP1 1XF

Afternoon Tea at The Blitz 1940s tea room consists of a choice of sandwich per person, and a scotch egg or sausage roll.

There are fruit scones with jam and cream as well as delicious cakes. Please note Afternoon Tea is normally by pre-booking.

Open Tuesday to Saturday from 10.00am – 4.00pm

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Applaud Coffee

19 St Peter’s St, Ipswich IP1 1XF

At Applaud Coffee in Ipswich you can enjoy a selection of mini sandwiches (such as, ham & mustard, cheddar & homemade chilli jam, egg mayo & chives and cream cheese & cucumber).

There is a home made sausage roll, freshly baked fruit scones with jam and clotted cream, two mini homemade cakes and unlimited hot drinks.

Served Monday to Saturday from 2.00pm

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Suffolk Food Hall

Ipswich IP9 2AB

Afternoon tea is served in the Restaurant at Suffolk Food Hall, with unrivalled views. It consists of a selection of sandwiches, cakes, savouries and a fruit scone with cream and jam, with tea or a coffee if preferred.

They offer three variations of afternoon tea, a traditional, a vegetarian and a vegan option.

Booking is essential and at least 24 hours in advance, as the teas are made from scratch specifically for each customer.

Service begins at 3.00pm

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1 Dial Ln, Ipswich IP1 1DJ

Housed in a building dating back to the 15th century and believed to have been the office of Thomas Wolsey’s secretary, Pickwicks Coffee and Tea House occupies a truly unique position in Ipswich.

There is plenty to choose from on the menu including cakes, cream teas, scones, toasted tea cakes and gluten free and vegan options.

Please visit the website for further details

The Grazing Sheep

Regatta Quay, 15a Key St, Ipswich IP4 1FH

The Grazing Sheep adds a slice of opulence to afternoon tea. There are finger sandwiches, scones with jam and cream and a selection of delicious cakes washed down with a pot of English tea.

There is also a savoury option which includes a cheese scone, sausage roll with red onion jam and butter.

Served from 2.00pm – 6.00pm

Please visit the website for further details

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