Afternoon Tea for Two Redditch

Afternoon Tea for Two Redditch

While away a few hours in Worcestershire with our lovely afternoon tea near Redditch! These vouchers give the two of you the chance to enjoy a sumptuous afternoon treat at a hidden gem of a hotel.

In the heart of the countryside not far from Redditch you’ll find the Old Rectory Hotel with its lovely Orangery restaurant. This charming former rectory is every inch the attractive country manor house. Packed full of period features and stylish decor this is a great place for a relax and a catch up over tea and scones.

We are offering three different packages for you. Keep it classic and you’ll sip away on a nice tea or coffee with your sweet and savoury goodies. If you’d like a bit of fizz to your afternoon fix in Redditch you can add on a glass of bubbly for both of you. If you want to mix up the flavours we can highly recommend the trio of tasty tipples served with the tea and cocktails option.

You’ll be taking tea in the delightful Orangery. It’s a modern conservatory designed to be very in keeping with the Victorian and Georgian styling of this lovely residence that is now a welcoming four-star hotel. The vibe is very much country farmhouse style so it’s warm cosy and relaxing too.

As you pull up a chair and chat your tiered platter will be served. And what a feast for the eyes. Delicious sandwiches delicate little macarons and cakes along with freshly baked scones with all the usual trimmings. You can just tell a lot of care and attention to detail has gone into making your afternoon tea at this Redditch hideaway so tuck in and enjoy.

As the hotel sits in three-acres of landscaped gardens you might well fancy taking a wander around the grounds for a relaxing post teatime walk. If the sun is out there are tables and chairs set up on the terrace so you could eat al fresco.

Whether you go classic fizz or cocktails we think these afternoon teas near Redditch in this historic hidden gem of a hotel are the perfect antidote to a busy day. And don’t forget the vouchers are for two people to enjoy tea together so have a think who’d you’d like to invite along with you and let them join you for this extra special treat.

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Afternoon Tea at Swinton Park

Afternoon Tea at Swinton Park

Elegant sophisticated and utterly delicious – that’s Swinton Park’s afternoon for you! This is a gorgeous location for the two of you to sit back relax and while away a very pleasant afternoon filled with smiles laughter chat and of course a delectable selection of sweet and savoury goodies.

This really is afternoon tea at the castle. Swinton Park is a glorious slice of Yorkshire history having originally been constructed in the late 17th century for a wealthy local family. The ancestors of the current family go right back to the mid-18th century when the house was re-built with its distinctive Gothic style that dominates still today. With turrets and battlements it’s certainly an impressive sight as you arrive.

Afternoon teas are offered in several of the Swinton Park’s public rooms. For a small intimate setting there’s the bar or the sitting room with windows overlooking Home Lake and the deer park. The very grand drawing room is the main venue for afternoon tea. With its large curved bay windows and lush furnishings its always very popular. If the weather is agreeable you can take tea out on the lawn which is just delightful.

As you’d expect from a hotel of this standard the food is sumptuous and the service attentive but discrete. The scones are freshly baked in the hotel’s kitchens and you’ll be spreading locally produced artisan preserves onto them too. And the tea? Well you’re in the heart of Yorkshire at Swinton Park so it’s Taylor’s of Harrogate for your freshly brewed cuppa. There’s an extensive tea menu including a Swinton Park blend specially produced for the hotel.

Swinton Park’s afternoon tea has been presented with an Award of Excellence by the highly-regarded Tea Guild so you know the hotel has reached a very high standard when it comes to serving this traditional offering. If you fancy adding an extra little sparkle to your afternoon go for Swinton’s Champagne tea option.

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Afternoon Tea for Two Bournemouth

Afternoon Tea for Two Bournemouth

A treat for two at one of the country’s best-loved seaside towns when you enjoy afternoon tea in Bournemouth! These vouchers are for the two of you to take a classic afternoon tea at the wonderfully traditional Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel.

Situated on the popular residential West Cliff side of Bournemouth the hotel is just a few minutes’ walk from Durley Chine which leads down to the best sandy beaches in the area. It’s always been a popular hotel and it’s a great place to get together for a lovely afternoon treat.

Inside this imposing Victorian red-brick hotel you’ll find a very warm welcome from the staff. You’ll be shown through to the extensive lounge area where your tea will be served. The decor is very much your comfortable and relaxed hotel lounge bar. There are cosy corners for a romantic date for two and large tables overlooking the spa centre for a jovial get together.

Once settled in your teatime goodies will be served – and it’s just as you’d expect from a traditional hotel in Bournemouth. Many afternoon tea guests have commented on the generous size of the scones. The bigger the better we say – especially when they are freshly baked and served with lashings of clotted cream and deliciously fruity sweet jams.

Then of course you’ve got your cakes and sandwiches. All the customary fillings feature and the cakes are a real delight so there’s a good choice of sweet treats to complement your scones. As with all the best High Teas hot drinks will be served alongside and you can always ask for a refill.

The attentive and courteous staff is what really makes this afternoon tea experience in Bournemouth. The hotel itself is a really popular place to meet for tourists and locals alike serving around 30 guests everyday for this most classic of English traditions. Isn’t it time you took out someone you love to a delightful afternoon tea in Bournemouth?

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Vintage Bus Gin Tea Experience for Two

Vintage Bus Gin Tea Experience for Two

This is your invite to the bistro on the big red bus! Take one beautifully restored vintage bus add in some gin cocktails and a traditional teatime spread and you’ve got yourself a vintage bus gin tea experience. What’s more this is afternoon tea for two on a roll as your bus tours Edinburgh or Glasgow whilst you eat and drink.

Why sit in a hotel or cafe with the same view out of the window when you can watch the ever-changing scenes as you travel onboard your lovely vintage double decker bus? After many years of pounding the streets packed with commuters these Routemaster buses have been lovingly converted into tea rooms on the move. There are some lovely touches of Scottishness too with slate and tartan adorning the tables of these much-loved vintage buses.

The gin tea idea is beautifully simple and unique too. Guests will enjoy an hour and a half travelling around the city centre of Glasgow or Edinburgh whilst tasty sweet and savoury treats are served. The extra little twist to the story is that you will sampling the speciality gin pot-tails. That’s to say gin cocktails served in clear glass tea pots. Genius!

Flavoured with liqueurs and fresh herbs then served with edible flower decorations these unusual gin pot-tails really stand out. And of course they are really tasty too. It might be a mix of gin with bitter lemon or perhaps a blend of raspberry liqueur mixed with a dash of Prosecco. Whichever gin cocktails are being served onboard they will be a superb accompaniment to your cakes sandwiches and scones.

If you’re really not a gin lover you can ask in advance for the gin to be substituted by a different spirit. And if you have dietary requirements these can be booked in advance too. Although these vintage double decker buses aren’t wheelchair accessible there are tables on the lower deck which means you don’t have to climb the stairs to the tables on the upper deck.

Whether you choose to cruise past the likes of Holyrood House on the Edinburgh route or Provand’s Lordship on the Glasgow route you’re bound to love this nostalgic bus trip with afternoon tea and those eye-catching gin pot-tails included!

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Crowne Plaza Afternoon Tea and Spa Day

Crowne Plaza Afternoon Tea and Spa Day

Anyone for Crowne Plaza afternoon tea? A classic high tea awaits at Marlow’s four star Crowne Plaza hotel with all your favourite sweet and savoury goodies. But it’s not just about sitting down and tucking in these afternoon tea packages at the Crowne Plaza come with access to the spa facilities for the day too!

As well as the warm sultana scones and the even warmer sauna we’ve thrown in beauty treatments courtesy of the Crowne Plaza’s in-house beauty therapists to make this a superb comprehensive spa and tea package. Spa and tea lovers can choose a package that gives you one 25 minute treatment or you can really indulge yourself with a 55 minute treatment.

What’s great about these spa days with afternoon tea is that you can make the most of everything the Crowne Plaza has to offer all day and not just in the afternoon. If you fancy getting a bit of fresh air there are nice grounds to wander around with a lake and fountain. There are also footpaths leading from the hotel to the River Thames a lovely place for a bit of a walk whilst you contemplate your next move.

And your next move could well be straight into the very inviting mosaic-tiled indoor swimming pool. The sauna steam room jacuzzi and even an outdoor hot tub are all close by too so you can really connect with your inner water baby for a couple of hours. If you want to work the weights or have a bit of a cardiovascular workout there’s a gym with Life Fitness machines too.

Your next work out will be in the Crowne Plaza hotel cafe and bar lifting those china cups filled to the brim with piping hot freshly brewed tea or coffee. Then there’s the platter of finger sandwiches with a variety of fillings on mixed breads. And of course they’re joined by a selection of yummy cakes tarts and scones. You can take your classic tea out on the terrace if it’s sunny or you gaze out of the floor to ceiling windows in the conservatory.

The Crowne Plaza serves afternoon tea from 2pm to 5pm daily and it’s totally up to you how you plan your time at the hotel. You could round off your spa day with High Tea late afternoon or delve into your treats earlier and head back into the spa afterwards. However you work it it’s going to be a delightfully relaxing day with treats all the way!

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