There’s nothing more traditional than Afternoon Tea. We offer a traditional afternoon tea from £19.00pp (per person). For those special occasions you can add a glass of champagne from £4pp. As an alternative you can have our Stilton Cheese board for only £11pp.
With Afternoon Tea being the Inn thing, head to The Bell and enjoy a delicious afternoon tea, royalty style and choose from either our classic cream teas, regal afternoon tea or champagne afternoon tea.
All of our afternoon teas include a selection of cakes, scones and sandwiches and is perfectly accompanied by our range of teas. We may even add in some of our famous cheeses for good measure.
Our Afternoon Tea’s are served daily from 12 noon – 6pm (12 noon – 2pm pre-bookings only).
Pre Bookings only (we make everything to order so require notice)
Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford is widely understood to have been been the driving force behind afternoon tea in the 1840’s. She is said to have complained of “having that sinking feeling” during the late afternoon. It was common at that time for people to take only two main meals a day, breakfast in the morning, and dinner at around 8 o’clock in the evening. The Duchess’ solution was a pot a tea and a light snack, taken privately in her boudoir during the afternoon. This quickly became a treat with her friends and developed into a social event.
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