Best Afternoon Tea in West Sussex

Considering an Afternoon Tea in West Sussex 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 West Sussex 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 West Sussex Has To Offer

Ashdown Park Hotel

Wych Cross, Forest Row, East Grinstead RH18 5JR

Afternoon Tea at the Ashdown Park Hotel consists of homemade sandwiches, cakes, and scones piled high on bone china plates with accompanying pots of strawberry jam and thick clotted cream.

The period lounges are the perfect place to enjoy Afternoon Tea, or if the weather is nice and warm, the terrace overlooking the lawns.

Served daily from 2.00pm – 6.00pm

Please visit the website for further details

Amberley Castle

Church St, Amberley, Arundel BN18 9LT

Enjoy a home-made afternoon tea of finger sandwiches, fruit and plain scones with clotted cream and seasonal preserve, and a selection of cakes, quiche and sausage rolls.

Served with your choice of tea or coffee.

This will be served in the lounges, the Great Room and the terrace.

Served Wednesday to Sunday from 12.30pm – 4.30pm

Please visit the website for further details

Belinda’s Tea Rooms

13 Tarrant St, Arundel BN18 9DG

Belinda’s Tea Rooms in Arundel offers a selection of finger sandwiches, plus a mini sausage roll or slice of quiche; a slice of cake or sweet per person and a plain or sultana scone with jam and cream or clotted cream, or cheese scone with butter.

Please visit the website for further details

The Boathouse in Littlehampton Marina

Marina Ltd, Ferry Rd, Littlehampton BN17 5DS

The Boathouse is a small independent restaurant within the marina at Littlehampton. They believe in good food at a fair price and cook from scratch.

They are fully licensed and have amazing views across the marina and river.

Please visit the website for further details

Christina’s Afternoon Tea Room

High St, Henfield BN5 9HN

Enjoy the delicious afternoon teas served in this period High Street building in the heart of the West Sussex village of Henfield.

The tearoom menu – offers a mouth-watering combination of sandwiches, scones and cakes, with a variety of teas – all locally sourced.

Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10.00am – 4.00pm Please visit the website for further details

Cockburn’s Tea Room

43 High St, Arundel BN18 9AG

Established in 2013, Cockburn’s is an independent tea room located in Arundel.

They are committed to locally sourced produce, homemade food, friendly service and a relaxed, timeless atmosphere.

Visit them for morning coffee, a delicious lunch, or an indulgent afternoon tea.

Open daily from 10.00am – 4.30pm

Please visit the website for further details

Joanna’s Boutique Tea Rooms

River House, 34 High St, Storrington, Pulborough RH20 4DU

Joanna’s is a beautifully appointed tearoom with glistening chandeliers and white linen table cloths, within their courtyard garden.

Sample delicious menus including special Afternoon Teas, homemade cakes and their famous Welsh Rarebit.

Please visit the website for further details

Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens

Brighton Road, Horsham RH13 6PP

Afternoon tea is without a doubt the most delicious English tradition.

Set within the drawing room of Leonardslee House, which dates back to 1801, and sits on a natural terrace above the steep west side of a valley.

Guests are able to view the kaleidoscope of colour with impressive views over the gardens and South Downs.

Served Thursday to Sunday from 1.00pm – 5.00pm

Please visit the website for further details

The Milk Churn

The Brickworks, Kiln House, 4 Lynwick St, Rudgwick, Horsham RH12 3DH

The Milk Churn is located in Rudgwick on the Surrey and Sussex border, on the site of a former brickworks.

The Milk Churn has grown considerably over the years and they deliver a first-class service with a smile, in a warm and friendly environment.

They offer a simple menu, which features their own products along with quality, local ingredients.

Please visit the website for further details

Motte and Bailey Cafe

49 High St, Arundel BN18 9AG

At Motte and Bailey Cafe you can enjoy a traditional cream tea with a fruit or plain scone, clotted cream and jam served with a pot of tea or filter coffee.

There is also a savoury option with a wholemeal cheese scone, cream cheese and chutney.

Please visit the website for further details

Wickwoods – The Glass House Restaurant

Shaves Wood Ln, Albourne, Hassocks BN6 9DY

Set in beautiful grounds and gardens, surrounded by woodland in the West Sussex countryside, enjoy an afternoon at The Glass House, Wickwoods.

Dine in the orangery with stunning views. In the warmer months enjoy our adjoining terrace in the garden.

Enjoy sweet and savoury treats, finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and patisserie.

Choose from artisan teas and coffees or, why not add a glass of sparkling wine?

Please visit the website for further details

Tottington Manor

Edburton Rd, Henfield BN5 9LJ

Enjoy an Afternoon Tea at Tottington Manor with a selection of freshly made finger sandwiches, cakes, treats and your choice of Hoogly Tea or Coffee.

Why not make an afternoon of it with a beautiful bottle of Sussex Sparkling wine of Prosecco?

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South Lodge Hotel

Brighton Rd, Lower Beeding, Crabtree, Horsham RH13 6PS

Afternoon tea at South Lodge is available in The Camellia restaurant, sitting in one of the lounges in the spring sunshine, relaxing outside on the terrace on a summer’s day.

Overlooking the display of autumn colours or snuggled deep in a sofa in The Drawing Room during the winter months.

Served daily from 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Please visit the website for further details

Bolney Wine Estate

Foxhole Ln, Bolney, Haywards Heath RH17 5NB

Bolney Wine Estate offers afternoon tea events throughout the year.

For example the vineyard of this beautiful Sussex Estate is offering an English Afternoon Tea in the vines on Sunday 7th and Monday 8th May, 2023.

Please visit the website for further details

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