Afternoon Tea at xxx

Gloucester has a number of great spots to enjoy the quintessential afternoon tea as well as a number of less traditional quirky options.

The Tara Restaurant at Hatton Court Hotel

Just slightly outside Gloucester you can find the exquisite Hatton Court Hotel. Set in beautiful grounds the Hatton Court Hotel offers the full luxurious Cotswold country house experience. Afternoon tea is served daily between 2pm and 5pm. Prices start at £45 for two which includes a bottle of prosecco. 


Lily’s is set in the medieval heart of Gloucester right next to Gloucester Cathedral. It is celebrated for its fine cakes and scones and charming interior. It’s a great choice for larger groups especially hen parties as it offers a private dining room. Afternoon tea is served daily from 2pm on weekday and 2:30pm on weekends.

The Monk’s Kitchen at Gloucester Cathedral

For a more casual afternoon tea experience head over to the Cathedral. Nestled amongst the imposing stone architecture of Gloucester Cathedral is the Monk’s Kitchen café. The perfect retreat from sightseeing in the city the Monk’s Kitchen offers freshly made sandwiches and scones baked from scratch. Prices start from £10.50 per person.

Hedley’s Sandwich Bar

Bring the afternoon tea to you. Hedleys Sandwich bar offer a delivery service perfect for an outdoor socially distanced picnic. Minimum order is £5 and bookings are required in advance. 

Mercure Bowden Hall

Just outside the city in the village of Upton St Leonards you’ll find the Art Deco Bowden Hall Hotel set in its own beautiful grounds. Enjoy afternoon tea in the lakeside dining room with a classic selection of sandwiches, scones and cakes. Prices start from £15 per person and includes a glass of prosecco.


The Tara Restaurant at Hatton Court Hotel
Food at the Tara Restaurant

We believe that local produce, cooked creatively and well is the heart of a good restaurant. And that’s just what we do at Hatton Court.

Lily's Restaurant & Tea Room
Tea Room/Coffee Shop
Outside Lily's Restaurant & Tea Room

At Lily’s Restaurant we specialise in serving fresh, home cooked breakfasts, lunches and afternoon teas and guarantee you a warm and friendly welcome.

The Monk's Kitchen
Gloucester Cathedral

A relaxing atmosphere inside of one of the worlds most magnificent Cathedrals. Situated just off the west walk of the cloisters, you will find a selection of beverages, cakes, hot soup and sandwiches.

Hedley's Tea and Coffee House

Timber framed merchants house setting for a traditional but modern Tea & Coffee House. A relaxed setting for breakfasts, lunches and afternoon tea close to Gloucester Cathedral.

Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall
Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall

Regency style building set in 12 acres of private ground with a range of luxury facilities.



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