10 of the best afternoon teas in Hampshire

PUBLISHED: 13:58 21 March 2019

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Treat yourself to lunch and tea with a visit to one of these fantastic Hampshire tea rooms

Rosie Lea Tea House and Bakery, Brockenhurst

Rosie Lea were a winner in the Tea/Coffee Shop of the Year category at the 2016 Hampshire Life Food & Drink Awards. All produce is locally sourced and they also serve fully gluten free afternoon teas. The Royal Tea includes a scone with all the trimmings, sandwiches, cakes and bakes.


The Parlour Tea Room, Basingstoke

A traditional English tearoom with free parking serving homemade cakes and lunches. Open from 10am-5pm (Tuesday to Saturday).


The Tea Cosy, Hurstbourne Tarrant

This family run business joined The Parlour Tea Room and Rosie Lea as a finalist in our 2014 Food & Drink Awards! They offer a range of loose tea, coffee, light lunches and homemade cakes. They also have Themed Afternoon Teas in the settings of your favourite characters.


Long Barn Lavender Café, Alresford

Tasty local, fresh and seasonal produce are on the menu and make the Long Barn Cafe a great destination for breakfast, morning coffee or lunch. Enjoy afternoon tea in an informal, relaxed environment.


Lilly’s Tea and Coffee House, Wickham

A whole host on offer at this location overlooking Wickham Square, including breakfast between 9am and 11.45am followed by lunch and afternoon tea. Lilly’s Classic Afternoon Tea is £12.95 per head.


Lyndhurst Tea House, Lyndhurst

A range of fresh food, light lunches, cream teas and freshly baked scones and pastries are available at this family owned, independent New Forest tea house. They source products from local suppliers (often family-owned) as much as possible.


The Royal Hotel, Isle of Wight

Beautiful afternoon teas served on the conservatory, terrace or Hambrough Bar. Enjoy an assortment of sandwiches, cakes, patisseries and of course, scones and cream.


Oakley Hall Hotel, Basingstoke

Enjoy afternoon tea in Oakley Hall Hotel’s Glasshouse Restaurant or in better weather, on the garden terrace. Served seven days a week (3pm-5pm weekdays, 2.30pm-5.30pm weekends), it includes, artisan sandwiches, scones, cakes and of course tea/coffee.


Balmer Lawn Hotel, Brockenhurst

Go all out at this Brockenhurst hotel with a champagne afternoon tea (£32.50) includes a pot of Birchall Tea, sandwiches, scones, home-baked cakes and biscuits.


The White Horse, Romsey

This highly rated hotel and brasserie offer a Sparkling Afternoon Tea that includes all the aspects of their traditional afternoon tea, with a glass of Prosecco per person.



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