Time for Afternoon Tea
Looking for a lavish afternoon tea menu to remember? We preview venues offering some of the best afternoon tea in South East England from refreshingly good tea rooms to the indulgence of top quality hotels, National Trust properties and even themed events.
From hotels, restaurants, cafes and bistros to pubs, museums and stately homes, there really is more to be discovered where afternoon tea is involved. Many offer a range of mouth watering scones, cakes and sweets to accompany a pot of English tea along with the traditional finger sandwiches.
One of the most popular choices in the south is Cliveden afternoon tea at the National Trust Gardens near Maidenhead in Berkshire. Combined with a stroll around the gardens, bookings are recommended to be made up to three weeks in advance during high season. For afternoon tea ideas with larger groups, check out our dedicated guide with venus catering for groups.
So why not treat yourself, a friend, a loved one, or a family member to a sumptuous afternoon tea in South East England. So whether you're looking for afternoon tea in Hampshire, Sussex, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Surrey, Kent or the Isle of Wight, click 'map view' on the list below for our top recommendations.