Afternoon tea is a widely enjoyed in tearooms, hotels and restaurants across the UK, and the Cotswolds area is certainly no different. Read on to hear some of the best destinations you can enjoy afternoon tea in and around the Cotswolds area.
Tisanes Tea Room – Broadway
Occupying a 17th-century building in the village of Broadway, Tisanes Tea Room is full of traditional charm. With Britons consuming approximately 160 million cups of tea each day, Tisanes ensures that all tastes are catered for by offering more than thirty different types of tea, showcased on a dedicated tea menu.
Aunt Martha’s Victorian Tea Rooms – Drybrook
This Victorian Tea Room gives diners an authentic 19th-century high tea experience, featuring an oil-lamp lit dining area, traditional Victorian-inspired recipes and costumed servants. There is also an array of themed afternoon teas available, including The Aristocratic, Her Ladyship’s and The Viscount’s, all with their own specialist menus.
Thornbury Castle – Thornbury
A Tudor castle which has been transformed into a hotel, Thornbury Castle is located in the market town of Thornbury, boasting 500-year-old architecture and an array of delicate treats and freshly baked scones, whilst the Champagne Tea also gives the opportunity for a glass of house bubbly.
Lucknam Park Hotel -Wiltshire
Set amongst 500 acres of parklands and gardens, Lucknam Park Hotel is an 18th-century parkland offering afternoon tea in an idyllic setting, only six miles from Bath. The quiet yet accessible location of the hotel makes it a great choice for park home owners passing through the area to enjoy a well-deserved pit stop. If you are interested in park homes for sale Gloucester is an excellent location. Visit http://www.parkhomelife.com/ to see the range of options available.
Marshmallow Tea Room, Moreton-in-Marsh
The Marshmallow Restaurant and Tea Rooms is an award-winning establishment which is nestled in the quaint village of Moreton-in-Marsh. The Marshmallow Tea Room is also a recipient of the prestigious Tea Guild of Excellence, which guarantees that you are in for a superb quality cup of tea, not to mention homemade fruit scones, cakes and sandwiches.
The Teas Chest, Lechlade
The Teas Chest is quirky café located in the town of Lechlade offering a wide range of tea blends, including Mojito Mint, Smokey Russian Caravan, Earl Grey and Spiced Masala Chai, alongside the traditional afternoon tea.