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Afternoon Tea

For more than a decade we have served homemade Afternoon Tea.

Our Executive Pastry Chefs have remained faithful to the classic combination of finger sandwiches, homemade scones, and sweet pastries. Our ingredients are sourced locally, skilfully prepared and served fresh each day.

The centerpiece of afternoon tea is, of course, the drink itself. In keeping with our ethics of sourcing as many products locally, our loose leaf teas are provided by Newcastle based company Ringtons, who have been in the tea making business for over a century. Working hand in hand with our Executive Pastry Chef’s they have carefully selected teas that will complement your food perfectly.

Gluten free afternoon teas available, please advise our team when making your reservation.

If you would like to visit us for afternoon tea we recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment.

Children’s Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea is not just for grown-ups, now they can indulge with their own platter of deliciousness in the Drawing Room and Library Restaurant.

  • Ham & Cheese Toastie
  • Scones with Homemade Jam & Clotted Cream
  • Assorted Homemade Cakes
  • Served With Your Choice of Chocolate, Vanilla or Strawberry Milkshake


Served from 12:00pm – 4.00pm Monday to Saturday, 3:00pm – 4.30pm Sunday.

  • Classic Afternoon Tea: £18.50
  • Children’s Afternoon Tea: £9.95
  • Classic Afternoon Tea with a Chilled Glass of our house Champagne: £28.50
  • Classic Afternoon Tea with a Chilled Glass of Prosecco: £25.95
  • Cocktail Afternoon Tea (Classic Afternoon Tea with a tea pot of cocktail!) £23.95
  • Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea: £19.50

From the Gift Shop…

Champagne Afternoon Tea Voucher


For that special treat, treat your loved one to our Champagne afternoon tea in the gorgeous Library restaurant here at Matfen Hall.

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Classic Afternoon Tea Voucher


Enjoy a relaxed afternoon in our Library restaurant.

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Cocktail Afternoon Tea Voucher


Enjoy all the delights of Classic Afternoon Tea but with a cocktail instead.

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