Have you got a special occasion coming up? There’s no better way to celebrate than with a delicious afternoon tea with exceptional views. From afternoon tea down by the river, up in the sky, or watching over historic ships, here at Hampshire’s Top Attractions, there are so many fascinating places to enjoy those tasty scones and sweet treats with your family and friends. Keep reading to find out the top places to head out for afternoon tea in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight!
Enjoy a luxury afternoon tea in the Garden Restaurant at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, with stunning botanical views. Prepared by in-house pastry chefs and chocolatiers. Reserve your table in the restaurant call 01794 368787. Afternoon Tea vouchers make a great gift and are available to purchase here.
New for 2022, guests can now enjoy an afternoon treat with amazing views from the Mary Rose’s VIP balcony overlooking HMS Victory and out to sea (above). Perhaps even catch a glimpse of one of the famous aircraft carriers if they are in port. Your afternoon will begin with a high afternoon tea on the balcony provided by our onsite caterers Baxterstorey. Then make your way down to the museum where your guide will take you around the museum. Discover the largest collection of Tudor objects anywhere in the world, and marvel at Henry VIII’s pride and joy, his beloved Mary Rose.
This Christmas at MAST Mayflower Studios Café Bar are offering Alice in Wonderland-inspired Afternoon Teas! With selected performances of their Christmas Youth Production of Alice; A Musical Adventure in Wonderland you can book a delightful afternoon tea, just like you’re at the Mad Hatter’s tea party!
Something to celebrate? Whitchurch Silk Mill offers Afternoon Tea for groups of 10 or more in our function space. Their Weavers Teas are also available to enjoy whilst soaking up the tranquil views from our Riverside Café.
Treat a loved one (or yourself!) to a special day out of watching incredible birds and delicious food with an Afternoon Tea at the Hawk Conservancy Trust! Enjoy your tea and coffee with tasty cakes, scones, sandwiches and more whilst experiencing world-class flying demonstrations, spotting 130 birds of prey, and wandering around 22 acres of beautiful woodland and wildflower meadow.
The perfect destination for walkers and cyclists, the Captain’s Table at Buckler’s Hard is also the perfect place to treat your loved one to an indulgent afternoon tea.
A Spinnaker Tower High Tea in The Clouds is unique – a quintessentially English, traditional experience with a twist. It’s served with panoramic views that stretch out 23 miles and include some of the most spectacular sights in the British Isles. From your table you can watch the world go by as you take your tea and enjoy a range of delicate sandwiches, traditional fruit scones with clotted cream and local jam and a selection of mini sweet treats.
A custom that dates back to 1840, Queen Elizabeth II is renowned to be a fan of the quintessential Afternoon Tea, and it is most definitely one of the ‘must do’ experiences when you visit the Isle of Wight. If you are heading over to the Isle of Wight for a holiday, you will be spoilt for choice of all the quality venues to enjoy afternoon tea, you might have to make it a daily occurrence!
Have you enjoyed reading about all the fantastic places to enjoy a delicious afternoon tea here in Hampshire or the Isle of Wight? We have lots of blogs and itineraries online that are so useful for planning your days out! Make sure to download your vouchers to save money on your family days out here. Stay up to date on the latest events and news by following us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.