A sumptuous Afternoon Tea is the ultimate treat and there's lots of cake and experiences to choose from in Cheshire, from traditional handmade cakes at Davenports and something a little bit different at Oddfellows, this is your top guide to experiencing an Afternoon Tea you’ll never forget in Chester and Cheshire.

Cottons Hotel | Knutsford

Afternoon Tea at Cottons Hotel, Knutsford
The afternoon teas at Cottons Hotel are all about great quality ingredients and great flavours for the ultimate treat. Choose your refreshments from their Taylors of Harrogate Selection, followed by a marvellous selection of savoury bites and delicacies and a selection of homemade cakes and desserts. Served daily until 5 pm
£30 per person. Make it special by adding a glass of fizz (Prosecco or Champagne) Call the Restaurant Team on 01565 650333 to book your table | Cottons Hotel

Rookery Hall Hotel | Nantwich

Afternoon Tea at Rookery Hall Hotel

A day of indulgence awaits you at Rookery Hall Hotel, where you can enjoy one of the most delightful experiences of afternoon tea Cheshire has to offer. Treat yourself to a truly memorable afternoon tea in Cheshire, served in the cosy Drawing Room alongside the open fireplace, or alfresco on the terrace during the summer months overlooking stunning gardens and views of the Cheshire countryside. Why not make a day of it and indulge in a Spa & Afternoon Tea package offering a range of treatments designed to relax and refresh.  

At Rookery Hall you can even share afternoon tea with your pooch, as they offer a 'doggy afternoon tea' available alongside your own traditional afternoon tea. Priced at £15 per dog it includes dog beer, a Woofin and some treats | Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa 

Carden Park Hotel | Chester

Afternoon Tea at Carden Park, Chester
You have lots of options when it comes to Afternoon Tea at Carden Park Hotel, you can enjoy a luxurious afternoon tea in Cheshire at Goldie’s Lounge or Morgan’s Bar. Afternoon tea is also available to enjoy in Elements restaurant during your spa day in The Spa at Carden.

Indulge in your afternoon tea with tea, coffee, or if you’re wanting something a little different, then why not indulge in a glass of Carden Park Estate Reserve Sparkling Wine? Grown on their very own 3 acre Cheshire vineyard, located just 20 minutes from Chester. You can replace your glass of Carden Park Estate Reserve with Warners Gin, Lanvin Champagne, or Bollinger Champagne. Scroll down to view your different afternoon tea options | Carden Park Hotel, Chester

Davenports Tea Rooms | Northwich

Afternoon Tea at Davenports Tea Rooms
Davenports Tea Room is a speciality tea room serving a range of award winning afternoon teas.  Themed with Alice in Wonderland memorabilia and murals and even offering themed events such as the Mad Hatters tea Party or Victorian Christmas.  With over 50 loose leaf speciality teas, his is a very popular venue for afternoon tea.  All cakes are locally made within 20 miles or home made and the freshly baked, homemade scones served warm with Cheshire clotted cream. You can even enjoy Davenports from home with their gift boxed afternoon tea. Bookings available from 12:00 through 3pm – advance booking recommended with at least 24hrs required.  For more details call 077733385342 | Davenports Tea Room

The Gardener's Cottage, Tatton Park | Knutsford

Afternoon Tea at the Gardener's Cottage, Tatton Park
The Gardener's Cottage at Tatton Park offers an exclusive dining experience in the beautiful setting of its famous award winning gardens. Full of cosy, cottage character you’ll have the option to be served inside or out (weather permitting) with views of the garden’s beautiful orchard and walled gardens. It's the perfect location for a relaxing specialty afternoon tea, served using garden produce available right on their doorstep to create truly unique dishes | Gardeners Cottage, Tatton Park

Grosvenor Pulford Hotel and Spa | Chester

Afternoon Tea at Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa, Chester
Enjoy a delectable afternoon tea in the stunning surroundings of the unique Palm Court Restaurant, Bar & Piano Lounge at the Grosvenor Pulford Hotel. Afternoon tea is a real speciality at Palm Court with a variety available including Prosecco, Laurent Perrier, G&T and Cocktail featuring quirky tea based cocktails. A delightful afternoon tea with exceptional service in a chic yet welcoming setting, with bubbling fountains and the sounds of a baby grand piano to create the perfect ambience. This is more than just afternoon tea, this is an experience.

Afternoon Tea is served Monday to Friday 12noon - 5pm and Saturday 12pm - 4pm. It is recommended to book in advance for Afternoon Tea. To enquire or make a reservation call or email Palm Court | 01244 570560 or reservations@grosvenorpulfordhotel.co.uk 

Mottram Hall | Macclesfield

Afternoon Tea at Mottram Hall, Macclesfield

Afternoon tea at Mottram Hall has retained its popularity ever since the hotel opened its doors in 1940. Put simply, you can’t pay a visit to Mottram Hall without sampling some of the mouth-watering dishes from their afternoon tea menu. 

If you are looking for a traditional afternoon tea in Cheshire, then it's the perfect choice. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion, or just fancy an indulgent treat, you will be spoilt with a homemade selection of freshly cut finger sandwiches and warm scones smothered in jam and clotted cream. Plus, you’ll be able to choose from an exceptional range of speciality leaf teas or coffees. 

Alternatively, their champagne afternoon tea allows you to mark the occasion with a glass of bubbles alongside your sweet and savoury treats. Mottram Hall's afternoon tea service runs from 12 pm to 4 pm every day of the week. | Mottram Hall Hotel

The Queen at Chester Hotel

Afternoon Tea at the Queen Hotel ,Chester
Wherever you go in the Queen at Chester Hotel, you will find wonderful areas to relax and unwind. Enjoy afternoon tea in the magnificently restored Albert Lounge and sink into a wonderfully deep chair and relax by the fire. The Albert Lounge at the Queen Hotel is famous for the delightful afternoon tea which has been served for over 150 years. The Queen’s scones are not to be missed! Call or email to book either a Traditional, Champagne or Gentleman’s afternoon tea | 01244 305 000 | The Queen at Chester Hotel, BW Premier Collection | Hotels in Chester, Cheshire

The Mere | Knutsford

Afternoon Tea at The Mere
Jam and a big dollop of clotted cream, or cream seeping into a warm scone with jam on top – there’s been much debate on right way to indulge in a scone! The Mere encourages you to enjoy your Afternoon Tea in whichever way suits you best. Have your scones before your sandwiches, and (quietly) slurp your tea. When you’re at The Mere, you can make yourself at home. The Mere serves Afternoon Tea from 12pm to 5pm every day in Browns and the Lobby Lounge. | The Mere

The Chester Grosvenor | Chester

Afternoon Tea at the Chester Grosvenor
Served daily at The Chester Grosvenor since 1882, the tradition of 'taking tea' has been enjoyed by many since its launch and is long established as being the finest afternoon tea in Chester. A Traditional Grosvenor Afternoon Tea for £37.50 per person includes sweet creations made by award winning chefs, served along side a selection of finger sandwiches, fruit and plain scones with clotted cream and strawberry preserve and freshly brewed tea or coffee. The Indulgent Champagne Afternoon Tea includes a chilled glass of champagne with strawberries and clotted cream for £55 per person. Afternoon tea is served from 12.30pm to 4:30pm Wednesday to Sunday. Please note that advance booking is highly recommended | The Chester Grosvenor

Crewe Hall | Crewe

Afternoon Tea at Crewe Hall Hotel
Relax in the Sheridan Lounge and enjoy Crewe Hall’s famous Afternoon Tea. The Sheridan Lounge in the old hall was once Lord Crewe’s dining room where he entertained King George V and Queen Mary during their visit in 1913, amongst notable guests. Afternoon Tea is served throughout the week from 12pm to 4:45pm, and booking is advisable by visiting | Crewe Hall Hotel

Peckforton Castle | Tarporley

Afternoon Tea at Peckforton Castle
Afternoon tea is a well-known and loved English tradition and nowhere offers a more extravagant experience than our 2010 Brasserie. From the classic selection including finger sandwiches, French pastries and scones, to the indulgent choice including a glass of Joseph Perrier Champagne or a refreshing gin and tonic. Afternoon Tea at Peckforton Castle is unforgettable – for all the right reasons.  Afternoon Tea from £22 per person | Peckforton Castle

Oddfellows | Chester

Afternoon Tea at Oddfellows, Chester
With natty interiors and a huge helping of humour and fun, Oddfellows presents the ultimate afternoon tea with a splash of 'Odd'. Freshly prepared finger sandwiches are served using flavours of the season, including the classic scones, jam, and clotted cream. Enjoy the chef’s selection of treats, inspired cakes and tarts with tea or coffee. To book visit | Oddfellows, Chester

Please note booking in advance is advisable for all of the above establishments. 


Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa
Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa

Located just outside the historical city of Chester, yet surrounded by the scenic countryside of Cheshire and Wales, the four star Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa beautifully combines traditional elegance with contemporary luxury.

Davenports Tea Room
Tea Room/Coffee Shop
Davenports Tea Room

Davenports family has celebrated over 90 years of business trading in the Northwich area and has a reputation for a quality afternoon tea experience

Champneys Mottram Hall Hotel
Mottram Hall,Champneys

Indisputably one of the finest hotels in Cheshire, Mottram Hall is exclusively nestled amidst 270 acres of immaculately landscaped gardens and an impressive golf course.

The Queen at Chester
Reception at the Queen, Chester

Built opposite Chester station to serve first-class rail passengers, this hotel has an illustrious past.

The Mere Golf Resort & Spa
The Mere Golf Resort & Spa Entrance

Nestled in the heart of the undulating Cheshire countryside, yet only minutes from the motorway, The Mere Golf Resort and Spa offers a tranquil setting for a short break, spa treat, round of golf or family celebration.

The Chester Grosvenor
The Chester Grosvenor, situated in the heart of beautiful Chester

Housed in an historic building with a black and white timbered façade, The Chester Grosvenor is situated in the centre of the beautiful Roman city of Chester.

Crewe Hall
Crewe Hall, a stunning Grade I listed building

Magnificent hotel that contrasts the very best of traditional and contemporary styles. Enjoy Traditional Afternoon Tea in the Sheridan Lounge, or a meal in our award winning Brasserie.

Peckforton Castle Hotel
Peckforton Castle bedroom

Spectacular medieval style castle situated in beautiful Cheshire countryside, Nestled atop of the Beeston Hills over looking the Cheshire plain.

Gardener’s Cottage Tea Room Tatton Park
Tea Room/Coffee Shop
Outdoor dining experience at Tatton's famous Gardener's Cottage

Nestled in the beautiful setting of Tatton’s famous award winning gardens.

Carden Park Hotel – Cheshire’s Country Estate
Carden Park Hotel – Cheshire’s Country Estate

Carden Park Hotel truly is Cheshire's Country Estate.

Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa
Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa

Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa is a magnificent country house hotel set in 38 acres of beautiful grounds and gardens near Nantwich, Cheshire.

Cottons Hotel & Spa
Guest bedrooms furnished to a high standard at Cottons Hotel & Spa

Staying at Cottons Hotel and Spa, guests are perfectly placed to venture further afield to cities of Chester, Manchester and Liverpool and even an overnight stay before heading off from Manchester Airport too.



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