Best Afternoon Tea In Poole

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There are plenty of places to enjoy afternoon tea in Poole, a very British tradition in a British seaside town.

Jam or cream first on your scone? Whether you enjoy the traditional egg sandwich, or perhaps cucumber and cream cheese or smoked salmon, there are afternoon tea menus in Poole to suit all tastes. Why not treat yourself!

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The Courtyard Tea Rooms

48a High St, Poole BH15 1BT

Enjoy an afternoon tea consisting of finger sandwiches, scone and a selection of sweet treats at the Courtyard Tea Rooms. In nice weather why not dine in the courtyard garden. Prices are £13.50 per person, booking essential.

Compton Acres Cafe And Tea Rooms

162 Canford Cliffs Rd, Poole BH13 7ES

If you’re visiting Compton Acres to explore the gardens, why not enjoy boxed afternoon tea in the tea rooms afterwards. You can enjoy afternoon tea for one for £15.95 or for two for £25.95. 24 hours notice is required if you would like to purchase.

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The View Restaurant At Harbour Heights Hotel

73 Haven Rd, Poole BH13 7LW

You can enjoy afternoon tea between 2.30pm – 5.30pm in The View restaurant at Harbour Heights hotel in Poole. Choose from traditional afternoon tea, bubbly afternoon tea. You can ene enjoy a selection of cakes with tea if you want to pass on the sandwiches.

Non residents of the hotel are required to pre-book for their afternoon tea.

Haven Hotel

161 Banks Rd, Sandbanks, Poole BH13 7QL

Why not enjoy afternoon tea with a view at Haven Hotel. Available daily between 3pm – 5pm for both residents of the hotel and non residents.

The cost is £21.50 per person to include a selection of freshly made sandwiches, homemade scones, clotted cream and jam, mini cakes and your choice of tea or coffee.

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Sandbanks Hotel Afternoon Tea

15 Banks Rd, Poole BH13 7PS

Available daily between 3pm – 5.30pm, you can enjoy a choice of either traditional cream tea, traditional afternoon tea, or afternoon tea with fizz included.

Prices start from £7.50 per person through to £25 per person if including champagne. Pre booking is essential.

Poole Afternoon Tea Cruise

Imagine enjoying your afternoon tea in Poole whilst touring around Poole Harbour enjoying the sights of Brownsea Island, Sandbanks and more. You can enjoy a 1.5 hour cruise with your afternoon tea, departing from Poole Quay. Cruises depart at 1.30pm and 3.15pm, and include a live commentary, unlimited tea or coffee as well as a three tier afternoon tea.

You can also enjoy afternoon tea with bottomless Prosecco aboard the Dorset Queen. Treat yourself to a cruise along the coastline of Lilliput, passing Parkstone Yacht Club and Salterns Marina as well as the Royal Motor Yacht Club. See Brownsea Island and Millionaire’s Row whilst enjoying Prosecco and sandwiches and scones.

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Poole Quay Hotel

The Quay Poole BH15 1HD

Enjoy views across Poole Harbour as you enjoy afternoon tea at the Thistle hotel. Available between 11am – 4pm Monday to Saturday, prices start from £16.95 per person.

Slug and Lettuce Poole

35-37 High Street, Poole, BH15 1AB

Available every day between 12pm and 4.30pm, you can opt for a traditional afternoon tea, or perhaps a tipsy afternoon tea.

Included in the tipsy afternoon tea is the choice of two glasses of Prosecco or two cocktails. 

Prices start from £12 per person to £18 per person depending on choices. Pre booking is essential.

The Kitchen, Poole Park

Poole Park, Parkstone, Poole, BH15 2SF

If you’re visiting Poole Park, why not enjoy an afternoon tea looking out across the lake. Available Monday to Saturday, prices are £15 per person, with the option to add a glass of fizz.

24 hours notice is required to book your afternoon tea.

Hotel Du Vin

The Quay, Thames Street, Poole, BH15 1JN

Why not enjoy afternoon tea on Poole Quay at Hotel Du Vin. Afternoon tea consists of delicate finger sandwiches, scones with strawberry preserve and clotted cream. There’s also cakes and savouries. Why not add a glass of Champagne. Or simply enjoy the classic Cream Tea.

Served Monday to Sunday 3-6pm

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Maison Sax

20 Britannia Rd, Poole BH14 8BB

Enjoy a variety of afternoon tea options at Maison Sax including the Classic Maison cream tea including fruit and vanilla scones with jam and clotted cream.

The full afternoon tea includes traditional pub sandwiches including roast beef and horseradish, prawn and marie rose, Wookey Hole cheddar and pickle. Served with chocolate and caramel eclairs, Dorset apple cake, scones, jam and clotted cream.

The Barn Cafe

Bere Farm Cottages, Wareham Rd, Lytchett Minster, Poole BH16 6ER

Open since 2014 the Barn Cafe is situated in a beautiful farm courtyard at Bere Farm (Lytchett Matravers), along with Romans VII Furniture, The Old Piggery Garden Centre & White Pepper Cooking School.

Cream teas are served all day. Including two fluffy fruit scones, Dorset clotted cream and homemade Raspberry Jam. Served with a pot of loose leaf Barn Café Brew tea. Also available is the savoury cream tea, including one large Cheese Scone with cream cheese and chilli jam. Served with a pot of loose leaf Barn Café Brew.

Upton Country Park

The tea rooms at Upton Country park offer afternoon tea for two. Including fresh handmade sandwiches, cake and delicious scones with clotted cream & jam. Plus your choice of tea or coffee

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