If you’re looking for somewhere to go for afternoon tea in Worcestershire, you’ve come to the right place. This guide lists places that offer a delicious afternoon tea. I’ve put it in alphabetical order by town. If you’re looking for somewhere that will welcome your dog too, you can also check out my list of dog friendly pubs in Worcestershire.
Most places serving afternoon tea in Worcestershire do require you to book in advance.
Afternoon tea in Worcestershire
Abberley afternoon tea
The Elms boasts cakes, canapes, sandwiches and freshly baked scones to accompany your choice of a variety of teas or coffee. Dietary requirements can be catered for.
Afternoon tea is served on fine china adorned with vintage napkins and fresh flowers in the peaceful Garden Tearoom. In addition to freshly baked sandwiches, tiny cakes, quiche, sausage rolls and homemade scones, the tearoom offers complimentary refills of tea and coffee.
Enjoy a variety of freshly prepared cakes, scones, sandwiches, and speciality teas or soft drinks while you take in the view in the garden. Upgrade to a champagne afternoon tea for extra indulgence.
Broadway afternoon teas
As you might expect due to being in the Cotswolds, there are plenty of places to have afternoon tea in Broadway. You usually need to book in advance and I highly recommend checking out the prices before you book. Some tearooms in Broadway are more budget friendly than others!
Enjoy freshly baked scones, Cornish clotted cream, jam, sandwiches and sweet treats with tea or coffee. Gluten free alternatives are available.
Choose from a cream tea, full afternoon tea or champagne afternoon tea. Enjoy scones, jam, clotted cream and your choice of tea or coffee with the cream tea. Add sandwiches, treats and cakes with the full afternoon tea and finally upgrade to enjoy a glass of Laurent-Perrier Brut with the champagne afternoon tea. In November and December they serve a festive afternoon tea instead.
Enjoy sandwiches including smoked salmon, roast chicken or beef. These are followed by scones with jam and clotted cream and sweet treats such as lemon meringue tarts and macarons. Gluten free and vegetarian options are available.
Having afternoon tea at this popular hotel on the high street is a bit of an iconic pastime in Broadway. Chose between classic or champagne afternoon tea with scones, sandwiches and cakes. They even offer a children’s afternoon tea and cater for all dietary requirements as long as you give them 24 hours notice.
Tisanes is a classic Cotswolds tea room set in a Cotswold stone building. Unlike most places serving afternoon tea, Tisanes don’t take reservations. Their afternoon tea consists of sandwiches, a scone with jam and cream and a slice of cake. You can choose between tea or coffee and gluten free bread and scones are available.
If you’ve never visited Broadway Tower, I highly recommend doing so while you’re in the area. The views are absolutely beautiful and there are some lovely walks around the area as well. My dad recently ate at the Tower Barn restaurant and he absolutely loved it so I’m sure the afternoon tea will be delicious.
They offer afternoon tea with a selection of cakes, sandwiches and scones along with tea or coffee. They also have a selection of alcoholic drinks including local beer and cider.
Bromsgrove afternoon tea
Choose between various cream teas, afternoon teas and sparkling afternoon tea with bubbly. Enjoy it on the terrace or as a picnic if the weather allows! Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free diets are all catered for and sample menus are on their website.
Enjoy a selection of sandwiches, tarts and fishcakes as your savoury options. These are followed by scones and mini desserts. Choose from a selection of teas or coffee with complimentary refills. Vegetarian and gluten free afternoon teas are available.
This is very much a group option as they create a group afternoon tea for 12 or more people. If you’re looking to attend without a group, they do have pop-up dates available. Eat in the gardens or marquee and if it’s a special occasion, you can even order a cake! The afternoon tea varies with the season and dietary requirements can be catered for.
This is a proper family-run tearoom serving home-cooked, fresh food from locally sourced ingredients. They offer both cream teas and afternoon teas. Afternoon teas are served on a traditional three-tier cake-stand and come with unlimited tea or coffee.
Enjoy finger sandwiches, fruit scones with jam and clotted cream and homemade cakes. This can be purchased as a gift or booked as a treat for yourself.
Droitwich afternoon tea locations
Whilst most of us visit Churchfields for the ice cream, they actually do a pretty fabulous afternoon tea as well! Enjoy sandwiches, a cupcake, sweet treats and a scone with clotted cream and jam. They offer a children’s afternoon tea as well! This one doesn’t cater for vegans or nut allergies.
Webbs afternoon teas use local ingredients and include mini scones, sandwiches, clotted cream and jam. Choose from a selection of teas or coffee. This can also be purchased as a gift voucher.
I’ve linked to the menus page on this one and if you click through to the food menu, afternoon teas are at the top of the page. They have an amazing selection of different afternoon teas! I particularly love the addition of hot buttered crumpets to an afternoon tea.
The potted pantry offer cream tea, afternoon tea and Prosecco afternoon tea. Afternoon teas are only served from 2 pm onwards. They include sandwiches, scones, cakes and tea or coffee.
Kidderminster cafés serving afternoon tea
Enjoy an afternoon tea made from locally sourced ingredients from Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Warwickshire. Menus vary with the season, a children’s version is available and you can upgrade to enjoy champagne with your food. For the ultimate luxury, combine afternoon tea with a spa treatment.
For something really unusual, why not go for a First Class afternoon tea onboard a vintage train on the Severn Valley Railway? This takes place on selected dates only. I’ve linked to the What’s On page so you can check out the next available date.
Malvern Worcestershire afternoon tea
Malvern is another place a bit like Broadway that has a huge selection of places to eat afternoon tea. But as I’ve eaten at quite a few of them, I’m only sharing my favourites.
Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea of sandwiches, scones and delicious sweet treats, or go for a smaller cream tea of scones with clotted cream and jam. All dietary requirements can be catered for with prior notice. Food is delicious at the Bank House and I love the spa there as well. However, I do find that the atmosphere in the café can be a little bit flat so I recommend doing this one as a group so you can bring your own atmosphere! You can also read my full review of a mini break at the Bank House.
This has to be the most reasonably priced afternoon tea in Worcestershire so do check it out if you’re on a budget. The Bluebird Afternoon tea comes with tea, sandwiches and a scone with clotted cream and jam for just £7.50. If you’re hungry, there’s a larger option of a traditional afternoon tea for £14 per person.
Enjoy one of the best views in Worcestershire along with a delicious afternoon tea served on a three-tiered stand. Warm scones, cakes, pastries and sandwiches. Choose between tea or coffee or upgrade to champagne. Served from 3pm each day. Vegan, vegetarian, lactose free and gluten free options are available, as are cream teas and gift vouchers.
Enjoy sandwiches, scones and fancies served in the atmospheric restaurant at the Malvern. Choose a full afternoon tea or a healthier option and add a glass of fizz for extra indulgence. This would make a lovely addition to a spa day but the café is equally lovely in its own right. You can read my review of a spa day at the Malvern.
This stunning setting offers a modern twist on the classic afternoon tea. Everything is handmade by the head chef and you can choose between a glass of bubbly or loose-leaf tea to drink.
Choose between a cream tea or afternoon tea and add a glass of fizz or a Cotswold gin and tonic for a touch of luxury. Afternoon teas include sandwiches and savouries, scones, clotted cream, jam, cakes and sweet treats.
Choose a cream tea, afternoon tea or Prosecco afternoon tea at the Angel in the heart of Pershore, Worcestershire. An alternative vegan menu is available.
Redditch afternoon tea
Enjoy a selection of sandwiches, scones, cakes and tea in beautiful surroundings. Views stretch across the Vale of Evesham. Gluten free, vegan and Halal options are available.
Enjoy sandwiches, sweet treats and scones with clotted cream and jam. Choose between Lounge 98, the Terrace or the outdoor patio. A children’s afternoon tea is available and you can choose to add a glass of Pimms or Prosecco.
Enjoy a cream tea or afternoon tea with vegetarian options and children’s portions available. Sandwiches, mini cakes and scones can be enjoyed along with your choice of tea or coffee.
Tenbury Wells afternoon tea
Garden centres are a great place for an afternoon tea, the atmosphere always feels particularly relaxing. Your sweet and savoury selection will be served on a three-tier cakestand along with your choice of hot drink. This is served on weekdays only from 2 pm.
Worcester’s best afternoon teas
When I’m looking for a Worcester café or restaurant with parking, I often go to Ego at Manor Farm. It’s slightly out of the town centre, but if you’re driving it’s really easy. They serve traditional, vegetarian and gluten free afternoon teas. Menus include sandwiches, savouries, scones, mini desserts and your choice of tea or coffee with complimentary refills.
Enjoy afternoon tea with sandwiches, cakes, scones and tea or coffee. This was one of Google’s top rated afternoon teas in 2023. Its location on Friar Street is convenient for a break from shopping and the building itself is beautifully traditional.
Choose a sweet or savoury afternoon tea at St Peters Garden Centre. Sweet afternoon teas include mini cakes, traybakes, petit fours, scones, clotted cream, jam and sandwiches. Savoury afternoon teaas include quiche, sausage rolls, yorkshire pudding, scotch eggs, pork pies, cheese scones with cream cheese and pickle and finger sandwiches. Choose between tea or coffee to drink, or add Tosti Prosecco or Pink Moscato Prosecco for the ultimate indulgence. Vegan and gluten free options are available for sweet afternoon teas. I can HIGHLY recommend the scones at St Peters, in fact I had a blueberry and white chocolate one this morning and it was delicious.
Lighter appetites can choose a toasted teacake or fresh scone along with tea or coffee. Alternatively, go for the traditional afternoon tea including sandwiches, cakes and scones. Add a glass of fizz for the ultimate indulgence.
Afternoon tea in Worcestershire FAQs
In terms of food quality and the setting, my favourite place to have afternoon tea is the Cottage in the Wood in Malvern. If you’re looking for something a little unusual, I would also recommend Severn Valley Railway. Don’t forget to look out for the elephants when you’re on the train! (Yes, really!)
Marks and Spencer Cafés do serve afternoon tea and there is a café in both the Malvern and Worcester branches. It costs £10 per person and gluten free and vegetarian options are available. You can also add Prosecco or alcohol-free fizz for an additional £5.
Traditionally, afternoon tea will include delicate sandwiches with crusts removed, scones with clotted cream and jam and small or light cakes.
Good establishments will allow you to choose your favourite type of tea or coffee to accompany your sweet and savoury treats. Upmarket places with an alcohol licence usually allow you to have Champagne or Prosecco instead of a hot drink.