Where to enjoy an afternoon tea this Christmas

Afternoon tea with snack, pastries and wine

Influenced by the classic flavours of Christmas, Tunbridge Wells’ Salomons Estate and One Warwick Park Hotel have switched up their afternoon tea menus introducing a festive flare to the quintessentially British tradition. Expect bacon and cranberry, gingerbread scones, and sherry trifle, all from just £22.50 per person.


Salomons Estate

Set in an oasis of rolling gardens, afternoon tea at Salomons Estate is served overlooking 36 acres of picturesque grounds and from November 21 – December 23, the estate will be introducing a new menu for the Christmas season.

In keeping with the heritage of the main house, the menu offers a lavish selection of sweet treats and savoury delights allowing guests to indulge in a spread that boasts traditional festive favourites.

Start with a selection of fresh cut finger sandwiches including brie, bacon and cranberry and poached salmon and lime chili salsa before moving onto the warm gingerbread scones.

And for the main attraction, expect white forest Christmas gateau, sherry trifle and iced vanilla and caramel profiteroles perfectly accompanied by hot tea or a glass of bubbles.

£22.50 per person for Traditional Afternoon Tea

£27.50 per person for Prosecco Afternoon Tea

£12.50 for children’s Afternoon Tea

Christmas themed table with pastries, sandwiches and coffee

One Warwick Park Hotel

Littered across Instagram feeds everywhere, afternoon tea at One Warwick Park Hotel promises a decadent affair and this Christmas, you can enjoy the delicious spread with a unique twist.  

Earlier this week the hotel announced their new winter afternoon tea menu that pays homage to festive favourites including honey roast ham and sticky ginger loaf cake.

Boasting four-tiers and available to book now, guests can indulge in a selection of fresh cut finger sandwiches that sees options varying from smoked salmon and cream cheese to honey roast ham with dijon mustard before sampling the vanilla and sultana fruit scones.

To finish, there will be a selection of cakes including sticky ginger loaf with orange cream cheese frosting, lemon macaron and passion fruit tart.

Choose between a classic tea for £25.00 per person or add a glass of prosecco for £28.50.

Christmas themed afternoon tea with snack, pastries and mistletoe

Editors’ Notes: Elite Leisure Collection is an independently owned group of companies and includes One Warwick Park Hotel, Salomons Estate, Bewl Water and One Media UK Ltd. Formed in 2008, the growth of each brand has welcomed a diverse group of hardworking employees all who share nine core values of care, consistency, diversity, fun, memorable, passionate, pride, going above and beyond and knowledge.