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An Insider’s Guide To The Best Places For Afternoon Tea In Berkshire

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Afternoon tea is a great way to spend the afternoon with your elderly relative in Berkshire and make them feel special. Finger sandwiches, scones and perhaps even champagne – what’s not to like?


Across Berkshire, there are a wealth of afternoon tea options to choose from. In this guide, we have outlined our favourites, along with their accessibility, pricing and contact details so that you can plan your afternoon.

For other options of ways to spend time with your elderly relative, you may be interested in 5 accessible days out in Berkshire and cultural delights in Berkshire.

7 Flowers & Tea, Reading

A truly unique experience away from your stereotypical tea and coffee, in the centre of Reading. The leafy and green decoration creates a tranquil atmosphere and tea is served in quirky crockery which is available to buy in the adjoining boutique home decor store.

7 Flowers & Tea is vegan friendly with several vegan cakes available. The list of loose teas is particularly extensive.

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Price Guide

  • Classic afternoon tea - £21.99 (works off a voucher system - book here)

Accessibility

7 Flowers & Tea are able to accommodate wheelchairs, please mention when booking.

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Age Concern Windsor's Afternoon Tea with Tunes

Age Concern Windsor’s Afternoon Tea with Tunes group meets once a month on the fourth Tuesday of each month between 1:00pm and – 3:00pm for afternoon tea and an hours entertainment from a live performer.

The cost is £5 per head to attend and they recommend you get in contact to check that upcoming dates are going ahead.

Cantley House Hotel, Wokingham

Set amongst acres of beautiful, Berkshire countryside, Cantley House is a very in-demand and popular place to have afternoon tea. The award winning Milton’s restaurant serves a fabulous choice of afternoon teas in a relaxing setting. Tea is served everyday between 1:00pm – 6:00pm.

Vegetarian afternoon tea is available. Please let Cantley House know in advance if a member of your party has allergens.

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Price Guide

  • 'Milton's' afternoon tea including sandwiches, scones, cake and tea - £22.00
  • Champagne afternoon tea - £32.00

Accessibility

Afternoon tea is wheelchair accessible; please mention when booking so Cantley House can make your visit as comfortable as possible.

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Coworth Park, Ascot

Coworth Park is hidden away in the woodlands of the Berkshire countryside. Afternoon tea is served in the beautifully designed drawing room, which fills with natural light. Aside from the picturesque location, Coworth’s afternoon tea is traditional and delicious with a classic combination of sandwiches, scones and delicate pasties. In 2018, Coworth Park was voted the best traditional afternoon tea at the Afternoon Tea Awards.

Served Monday to Thursday from 12.30pm and Friday to Sunday from 2.30pm.

Please note there is a smart casual dress code.

Price Guide

  • Traditional afternoon tea - £38.00
  • Champagne afternoon tea - £50.00
  • Children's afternoon tea - £20.00

Accessibility

Afternoon tea is wheelchair accessible and assistance dogs are welcome. Coworth Park is a hotel and has disabled purpose built rooms if you would like to stay.

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Oakley Court, Windsor

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Located in the surroundings of Windsor Castle, this beautiful country house has magnificent, rural grounds resting on the banks of the River Thames. Afternoon tea consists of the classic combination of sandwiches, cakes and scones.

Tea is served from Wednesday to Sunday between 12:00pm and 3:00pm. Special diets can be catered for, but please mention when booking.

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Price Guide

  • Classic afternoon tea: £43.00 (add £12.50 for a glass of champagne)
  • Children's afternoon tea: £22.00

Accessibility

The afternoon tea is wheelchair accessible – please mention when booking so that staff can ensure you have an ideal space. Oakley Court also has two accessible bedrooms designed for disabled guests if you wish to stay.

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The Tea Shop by the Canal, Newbury

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Set in a grade II listed building on the edge of the Kennet and Avon waterway lies this unique tearoom. The Tea Shop prides itself on buying fresh, high quality ingredients and presenting them in a unique manner. The comfort and warmth of Italian culture is fused with the traditional rituals of English afternoon tea. Tea is served each afternoon until 5:00pm.

The Tea Shop by the Canal’s speciality is homemade cakes and tray bakes. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free dietary requirements can all be catered for.

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Price Guide

  • Classic afternoon tea: £29.00
  • Sparkling afternoon tea: £36.00

Accessibility

Good wheelchair access on the downstairs level. Please mention requirements when booking.

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The Vineyard, Newbury

Afternoon tea at the Vineyard is a quintessentially British experience. On the menu are delicious and meticulously prepared sweets and savouries. These treats are paired with exotic teas from around the world.

As the Vineyard is also a destination for wine lovers, afternoon tea can also be paired with fine wine or champagne. The vineyard’s wine cellar has over 30,000 bottles! Tea is served everyday (apart from Mondays) from 3:00pm.

Price Guide

Classic afternoon tea – £36.00 per person

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Accessibility

Afternoon tea is wheelchair accessible. The Vineyard is also a hotel and has disabled accessible rooms if you wish to stay overnight.

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