An Insider’s Guide To The 8 Best Places For Afternoon Tea In Surrey

An Insider’s Guide To The 8 Best Places For Afternoon Tea In Surrey

Bang and the Food is Scone! Afternoon teas in surrey

An afternoon tea is the perfect way to treat and spend time with an elderly relative. As a county, Surrey has a wealth of afternoon tea options to offer. This Age Space guide will look at the best of the best, along with providing accessibility and contact details so that you can plan a special afternoon for your family.

All afternoon tea options require booking. Please mention accessibility needs and dietary requirements when you book so that the hotel or café can cater for you.

You may also be interested in Top 5 Accessible Days out in Surrey for the Elderly and Cultural Activities for the Elderly in Surrey.

The Dabbling Duck, Shere

The Dabbling Duck is small cafe in Shere, a village near Guildford. They are famous for their afternoon tea, served on white linen and vintage china cups. The style at The Dabbling Duck is rustic shabby chic with the furniture collected from various antique fairs.

The set afternoon tea menu includes finger sandwiches, a warm savoury tart, scones and dainty cakes. There is an extensive range of tea and coffee. All of the food is home-made on the premises using high quality, locally sourced ingredients.

The Dabbling Duck also caters for kids, with a mini afternoon tea option available for those under 10. Booking far in advance is recommended as the Dabbling Duck can only take a few reservations each day. Weekends in particular get booked up fast.

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Price Guide

Afternoon Tea: £25 per person
Kids Afternoon Tea: £10 per person

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible and all dogs welcome.

Contact

Address: The Dabbling Duck, Middle St, Shere, Guildford GU5 9HF
Opening Hours: Everyday, served from 3pm – 5pm
Telephone: 01483 205791
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Afternoon Tea at the Tea House, Reigate

The Tea House is a boutique furniture shop and specialist tea room focusing on cream teas, healthy lunches and sandwiches. The small business is run by carefully selected and friendly staff, making for a welcoming and comfortable environment.

Afternoon Tea consists of freshly brewed teas and delicious home-made cakes. Prosecco, beer and wine are also available.

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Cakes and sandwiches galore for afternoon teas in Surrey

Price Guide

Afternoon Tea: £17.50 per person

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible.

Contact

Address: The Tea House, 17 Church Street, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 0AA
Opening Hours: Everyday, served from 1pm
Telephone: 01737 226 561
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Foxhills County Club, Ottershaw

Foxhills County Club present the full quintessential English afternoon tea experience. Tea is served in the Manor House, a grand example of 19th century Victorian architecture. Enjoy tea in the Surrey sunshine on the patio in the summer months, or by the roaring fireplace in the winter.

The luxurious afternoon tea set menu includes seasonal finger sandwiches, sultana scones and the chef’s selection of sweet treats.

Foxhills also has golf, spa and sporting facilities which can be made use of on the day. The county club is a short distance from Woking and Guildford, and easily accessible from the M3 and M25.

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Price Guide

Traditional Afternoon Tea: £22.95 per person
Champagne Afternoon Tea: £32.95 per person
Childrens Tea: £12.95 per child (under 14 years)

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible.

Contact

Address: Foxhills County Club, Stonehill Road, Ottershaw, KT16 0EL
Opening Hours: Everday, served from 1pm to 5pm
Telephone: 01932 704500 
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Oatlants Park Hotel, Weybridge

Set in an 18th century beautiful building, the Oatlands Park Hotel tea room boasts panoramic views across the Surrey countryside. Oatlands has 10 acres of private land to enjoy.

Mouth-watering treats include elegant finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and delicious cakes, served on a tiered stand. Champagne can be added at an extra cost. Children of all ages are welcome and there is a kids afternoon tea available for under 12s.

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Brilliant and delightful afternoon teas that are accessible in surrey

Cream Tea: £11.95 per person
Weekday Classic Afternoon Tea: £26.95 per person
Weekend Classic Afternoon Tea: £28.95 per person
Kids Afternoon Tea: £15 per child
Tea packages including alcohol are more expensive.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible and guide dogs welcome.

Contact

Address: Oaklands Park Hotel, 146 Oatlands Dr, Weybridge KT13 9HB
Opening Hours: Everday, served from 3pm to 5pm
Telephone: 01932 847 242 
Email: info@oatlandsparkhotel.com
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Afternoon Tea at the Mandolay Hotel, Guildford

Rated by the AA as amongst the top 5% of hotels in the UK, The Mandolay is a highly regarded destination for Afternoon Tea. Situated in Surrey’s county town of Guildford, the hotel is easily accessible by rail.

Home made fruit and savoury scones, macoroons and freshly baked cakes are all on the menu at the Mandolay. There is a wide selection of truly fine teas and an extensive wine list.

To make it a special occasion, the Mandolay also offer the free flowing prosecco experience with afternoon tea. Consumption of prosecco is unlimited for an hour – a great way to celebrate birthdays and anniversaries.

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Delicious afternoon teas in surrey

Traditional Afternoon Tea: £18.95 per person
Free Flowing Prosecco Afternoon Tea: £32.95 per person

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible and guide dogs welcome.

Contact

Address: Mandolay Hotel, 36-40 London Rd, Guildford GU1 2AE
Opening Hours: Everday, served from 2pm – 4pm
Telephone: 01483 303030
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Pennyhill Park, Bagshot

Highly commended in the 2019 Afternoon Tea awards, afternoon tea at Pennyhill is something special. Award winning chef Sarah Frankland puts a modern twist on classic sandwiches and desserts. Afternoon tea is served in the beautiful Ascot Bar, and if the weather allows for it can be taken outside on the terrace.

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Price Guide

Afternoon Tea Ultimate Package: £60
Alcohol charges are on top.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible and guide dogs welcome.

Contact

Address: Pennyhill Park, London Rd, Bagshot GU19 5EU
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 1.30pm – 4.30pm; Saturday & Sunday: 12.30pm to 4.30pm
Telephone: 01276 486150
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Afternoon Tea at the Hog’s Back Hotel and Spa, Farnham

This charming hotel provides the traditional British afternoon tea in picturesque surroundings at great value. The main restaurant, where tea is served, features modern decor in a welcoming and peaceful environment.

On the set menu are classic finger sandwiches and exquisite sweet treats accompanied by the finest loose-leaf teas. Scones and prosecco are also available. If the weather is permitting, guests can enjoy Afternoon Tea outside. The Hogs Back is situated between Farnham and Guildford; it is a short drive away from each railway station.

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Accessible Afternoon Teas in Surrey

Price Guide

Set Afternoon Tea: £14.95 per person

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible and guide dogs welcome.

Contact

Address: The Hog’s Back Hotel and Spa, Seale, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 1EX
Opening Hours: Everday, served from 12pm to 4.30pm
Telephone: 01252 782345
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Woodlands Park Hotel, Cobham

Set in beautifully landscaped grounds and gardens, Woodlands Park Hotel has a grand Victorian style. Afternoon Tea is served in an oak-panelled room with fabulous antiques.

There is an option for sweet or savoury tea, both including finger sandwiches and scones. There is a vast choice of infused teas to choose from. Champagne can be added and children of all ages are welcome. Woodlands lies a short drive from Cobham railway station.

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Price Guide

Traditional Afternoon Tea: £26.50 per person
Sweet Afternoon Tea: £26.50 per person
Champagne Afternoon Tea: £33.75 per person

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible and guide dogs welcome.

Contact

Address: Woodlands Park Hotel, Woodlands Lane, Cobham, KT11 3QB
Opening Hours: Everyday, served from 2pm to 4.30pm
Telephone: 01372 843933
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