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

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

Small cakes as part of afternoon tea in Kent

Going for afternoon tea is a great idea for an afternoon out with your elderly relatives, treating yourselves to sandwiches, scones, pastries and hot drinks.

Here Age Space has put together a guide to some of the best places to take afternoon tea with elderly relatives in Kent, all of which are accessible.

Broadview Tea Room, Tonbridge

Enjoying a cup of tea in fine china in Kent

The Broadview Tea Room, which was recently refurbished, overlooks the beautiful Broadview Gardens in Hadlow. You can choose to have your afternoon tea indoors or take it out to the garden on a sunny afternoon.

In addition to the ever-present sandwiches, scones and tea you have the choice of a sweet afternoon tea with cakes, or a savoury afternoon tea with their home-made sausage rolls. You can also choose to add Prosecco or local beers to your afternoon tea for a small price. Tea is served from 2pm to 4pm Monday to Saturday, and from 2pm to 3pm on Sundays.

Price Guide

The Broadview afternoon tea is reasonably priced at £18.50 for their sweet or savoury afternoon teas for two. The price increases to £25 with Prosecco or £23 with beers. If you fancy something smaller they also offer Cream Tea for one, for under £4!

Accessibility Assistance

There is parking available, and the tea rooms are wheelchair-accessible.

Contact

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Telephone: 01732 853211
Email: broadview@hadlow.ac.uk
Address: Hadlow College, Tonbridge Road, Hadlow, TN11 0AL


Secret Garden, Ashford

Chocolate afternoon tea in Kent

At the Secret Garden in Ashford you can choose from either traditional afternoon tea or savoury afternoon tea (Gentleman’s Relish). If you’re in the mood for something a bit different then you could try their Chocolate Afternoon Tea, which includes chocolate scones, chocolate cakes and mini chocolate pastries.

Tea is served in their their stunning converted coach house and gardens in Mersham Le-Hatch. A very luxurious experience for you and your elderly relatives to enjoy.

Price guide

Their full afternoon teas cost between £23.95 and £33.95 per person, depending on your menu choice and whether or not you want alcoholic drinks. If you fancy something smaller, they offer Mini Teas for just £15 per person.

Accessibility Information

There is a car park available on site, and the whole grounds are fully wheelchair-accessible.

Contact

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Telephone: 01233 501586 
Email: info@secretgardenkent.co.uk
Address: Restaurant & Gardens The Court Yard, Mersham-le-Hatch Business Village, Hythe Road, Ashford, TN25 6NH.


Fleur de Thé, Bexleyheath and Rochester

Fleur de Thé have two tea rooms in Kent with a lovely, relaxed atmosphere. Their chic tea rooms offer homemade cakes and pastries, traditional teas and coffees. You can choose from their traditional, luxury, sparkling and chocolate afternoon tea, depending on what you are looking for!

48 hours notice is required for their afternoon teas, and they can accommodate for groups of up to 8, thought you will all have to do choose the same afternoon tea menu.

Price Guide

cake and hot drinks for afternoon tea

The Fleur de thé Traditional Afternoon Tea, their most affordable option, costs £13.95 a head. The largest price you could pay is for their Sparkling Afternoon Tea which costs £23.95 a head.

Accessibility Information

The tea room at Danson House, Bexleyheath is fully accessible as it is on the ground floor with an accessible toilet.

The tea room in Rochester has a ramp for wheelchair access, but its toilets are not wheelchair accessible as they aredownstairs.

Contact

Danson House, Bexleyheath

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Telephone: 020 8304 6486
Email: dansonhouse@fleurdethe.co.uk

Address:
Fleur De Thé Ltd.
Danson House
Danson Park
Bexleyheath,
DA6 8HL

Rochester

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Telephone: 01634 402950
Email:
rochester@fleurdethe.co.uk 

Address:
Fleur De Thé Ltd.
134 High Street
Rochester
ME1 1JT


Hythe Imperial, Hythe

The Hythe Imperial hotel offer over 10 selections of tea, finely cut sandwiches, delicate pastries and freshly baked scones as part of their afternoon tea offering. You can enjoy your tea in their traditionally decorated salon with Victorian-styled China and Champagne Flutes. An authentic afternoon tea experience. Teas are served at 12 noon, 2pm and 4pm.

Price Guide

Afternoon Teas from £19.95 per head, increasing dependent on whether or not you want Prosecco.

Accessibility Information

Hythe Imperial is fully accessible for people with all mobility needs.

Contact

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Telephone: 01303 267441
Email: reception@hytheimperialhotel.com


Proper Coffee House, Margate

Coffee group

Proper coffee house in Margate’s afternoon tea includes unlimited tea, scones, jam, cupcakes, lemon posset, macrons and a selection of sandwiches served on a slate server. It has been voted on TripAdvisor as the best place to get a quick bite in Margate!

Price Guide

Afternoon tea at proper coffee house is reasonably priced, usually costing £12.50 per head, or £15 on bank holidays.

Accessibility Information

The entrance to the coffeehouse is wheelchair accessible, and service dogs are welcome. There is parking available on the street.

Contact

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Telephone: 44 7539 154928
Email: propercoffeemargate@hotmail.com


Rowhill Grange, Dartford

Afternoon tea in tradiitonal Victorian china in Kent.

Rowhill Grange’s luxurious afternoon tea offers finger food with a touch of elegance. From sandwiches with their freshly baked bread to desserts from their pastry chefs, Rowhill Grange is a great place to take your elderly relatives for a decadent afternoon tea experience.

You can enjoy your afternoon tea in the dining area, lounge, or the gardens if it is sunny. Afternoon tea is served daily from 12pm until 5.30pm.

Price Guide

Prices range from £25 to £37, costing more with Prosecco and at weekends.

Accessibility Information

There is disabled parking available at Rowhill Grange, and wheelchair access to the dining room and gardens.

Contact

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Telephone: 01322 615136
Address: Rowhill Grange, Top Dartford Road, Wilmington, Kent, DA2 7QH

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