The east of England covers a wide area of the country, spanning from the home counties of Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire through to Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and Essex. With such expanse there is naturally plenty to see and do in the east of England, from the world famous historical city of Cambridge to the beautiful British coastal areas of Suffolk. There are delightful little villages dotted throughout each county, whilst the seaside towns play host to countless visitors during the summertime. Historical cities, sleepy villages, seaside resorts and interesting towns, the east of England has plenty to offer including some rather delightful afternoon tea venues. Enjoy afternoon tea in luxury hotels, afternoon tea by the sea and afternoon tea in a pretty rural tea room. Whatever kind of afternoon tea you are after; you are certain to find it in the east of England.
The wood panelled, baronial Oak Hall provides a majestic setting. Relax in front of the fire and indulge in the delights of afternoon tea or a light snack.
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Hallmark Hotel Flitwick Manor
Church Road, Flitwick from £25.00 per person
Step back in time as you drive up a beautiful tree-lined driveway to the listed 17th century manor house that is Flitwick Manor.
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Angel Hotel Bury St Edmunds
3 Angel Hill, Bury St Edmunds from £19.50 per person
The Angel Hotel is bursting with iconic images and wonderful design features. The AA Rosette Eaterie restaurant complements the interior and offers great cuisine in this Suffolk haven.
Tudors Restaurant at Marygreen Manor
London Road, Brentwood from £17.50 per person
Marygreen Manor is a classic and beautiful 16th century building in Brentwood offering a lovely afternoon tea in Tudors Restaurant.
Needham House Hotel
Little Wymondley, Hitchin from £19.95 per person
The Needham House Hotel is a charming hotel in Hitchin offering Traditional Afternoon Tea and Champagne Afternoon Tea with petit fours.
Seckford Hall Hotel
Seckford Hall Road, Woodbridge from £18.00 per person
Seckford Hall is a hidden gem of a hotel, nestled in the beautiful Suffolk countryside near Woodbridge. This grand Tudor building has a rich heritage, with a reference in the Domesday Book dating to 1185.
Bannatyne Spa Kingsford Park
Kingsford Park, Colchester from £18.00 per person
Enjoy afternoon tea in Maxine's Restaurant at Bannatyne Spa. A great selection of menus including a children's tea menu.
Great Hallingbury Manor
Great Hallingbury, Bishops Stortford from £16.95 per person
Great Hallingbury Manor is on the border of Hertfordshire and Essex. A Tudor-style manor house, popular for weddings, serves an affordable afternoon tea daily.
Rainsford Road, Chelmsford from £18.00 per person
The new Best of British afternoon tea is much more savoury affair. You'll be able to savour Puffed Pork Scratching Sticks, Free range Pork and Apple Scotch Egg and a Chunky Sausage Roll.
Browns Brasserie & Bar
23 Trumpington Street, Cambridge from £16.95 per person
On the fabulously named Trumpington Street, right in the heart of Cambridge, is Browns Bar & Brasserie.
Granta Place, Cambridge from £19.95 per person
Perched right next to the river is the DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge hotel.
Quy Mill Hotel
Church Road, Cambridge from £18.95 per person
Enjoy afternoon tea in Cambridge overlooking the beautiful gardens at the wonderful Quy Mill Hotel.
Horringer, Bury St Edmunds from £21.50 per person
The Ickworth is a truly stunning hotel close to Bury St Edmunds. A visit for afternoon tea is made even better when you see the amazing Rotunda. A jewel in the Suffolk countryside, we recommend you take time to visit the grounds of Ickworth.
35 New London Road, Chelmsford from £14.95 per person
Now in its 17th year, Acanteen is a true family-run restaurant. Taking pride in their ethically sourced food, the mother and daughter team at Acanteen provide a charming environment for afternoon tea.
Hemel Hempstead Road, St Albans from £28.00 per person
Centurion Club in Hertfordshire is so much more than a modern classic golf course. West of St Albans, the name is associated with the grand Roman tradition of the area and the dining at Centurion has an excellent reputation for both service and quality.
Ipswich Road, Norwich from £20.00 per person
A few miles south of Norwich you'll find the grand Dunston Hall, a beautiful Elizabethan mansion that dates back to 1859.
Tewin Bury Farm Hotel
Hertford Road, Tewin from £25.00 per person
The Cowshed at Tewin Bury Farm Hotel is one of the nicest places in Hertfordshire to take afternoon tea. A wonderful setting with a great tea menu, including a super 'free from' menu.
Barnham Broom Hotel
Honingham Road, Norwich from £15.95 per person
Overlooking 300 acres of beautiful Norfolk countryside, Barnham Broom is one of the region's best luxury hotels.
Places to take Afternoon Tea in East of England
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