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Afternoon Tea in Bath

Going out for Afternoon Tea in Bath is always a popular choice with locals and visitors to the city. Fortunately the city of Bath is filled with a variety of fantastic Tea Rooms serving up lavish afternoon tea's. Find afternoon tea spots throughout Bath below including the luxurious Royal Crescent Hotel and traditional afternoon tea at Bath's historic Pump Rooms.

Afternoon Tea is one of Britain's most cherished traditions, having stood the test of time and dating back to 1840. Since then, Bath has become one of Britain's most popular afternoon tea destinations with a host of the city's best restaurants, hotels, and tea rooms serving up delicious cream tea lunches for thousands of visitors every year.

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Watch our video review of The Royal Crescent's Champagne Afternoon Tea experience below: 

The Francis Hotel

The Francis Hotel

About: The Francis Hotel are proud to serve the most elegant afternoon tea in Bath with a menu and style of service that evokes and celebrates their hotel's noble Regency heritage.

Their selection of Afternoon Teas are served daily for your delectation in Emily’s Tea Room at the Francis Hotel. Their beautifully presented Afternoon Teas include hand-made sandwiches and freshly-baked cakes and sweet treats, combining quintessentially English favourites with seasonal offerings and speciality delights.

Choose from a selection of the finest tea infusions and freshly ground coffees. Or for a celebration tea with extra fizz, swap hot brews for bubbles.


  • Traditional Afternoon Tea - £21pp
  • Glass of prosecco W/ Afternoon Tea - £26pp 

Booking: Essential to avoid disappointment.

Serving Times: 12pm - 5pm daily

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Address: Queen Square, Bath, Somerset, BA1 2HH

Telephone: +44 1225 424105

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The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa

About: What could possibly be more decadent than Afternoon Tea in The Georgian Splendour of The Royal Crescent Hotel? A flight of Champagne, fantastic world teas, beautiful finger sandwiches, delicate cakes, savouries and Bath’s best scones and buns; all within Bath’s most Iconic and Famous location. Sit down and Relax into Old World Heritage combined with New World Luxury.


  • Afternoon Tea - £37.50 per person
  • Children's Tea Menu - £19.50 per child

Booking: Is advised to avoid disappointment. 

Serving Times: Afternoon Tea is served daily at 1.30pm until 5.00pm (Last sitting is at 4pm)

TGtB Recommends: Adding some sparkle to the occasion with a flute or flight of Taittinger Champagne to your Afternoon Tea.

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Address: 16 Royal Crescent, Bath, BA1 2LS

Telephone: 01225 823333

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Cafe Retro

Cafe Retro

About: This quaint and cosy cafe is situated in the prime location near multiple Bath hot spots. Providing a delicious Afternoon tea with scrumptious Bath buns or tasty cakes. Enjoy a delicious cream tea with divine scones, clotted cream, strawberry jam and of course a classic pot of tea.

Price: £6.00pp

Booking: Not essential

Serving Times: Monday - Friday from 9am until 2.30pm and Saturday - Sunday from 9am until mid/late afternoon.

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Address: 18 York St, Bath, Somerset, BA1 1NG

Telephone: 01225 339347

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Secret Garden Doubletree by Hilton Bath

Secret Garden

About: Afternoon Tea at the Doubletree by Hilton Bath's Secret Garden restaurants is a spectacular treat. The Traditional British Afternoon Tea includes a variety of delectable sweet and savoury favourites. Situated with beautiful views of the River Avon and popular Pultney Bridge, the scenery is as wonderful as the food.

Booking: Essential

Serving Times: 2.00pm to 5.00pm

Address: Walcot Street, Bath, BA1 5BJ

Telephone: 01225 463411

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The Architect

The Architect

About: The Architect serves a beautiful quintessential English afternoon tea. There afternoon tea includes sandwiches, cakes and traditional scones with clotted cream served with a pot of tea or coffee.

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  • Standard Afternoon Tea - £24.50pp
  • Prosecco Afternoon Tea - £31.50pp
  • Champagne Afternoon Tea - £34.50pp

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Serving Times: Available from Monday to Saturday (excluding bank holidays) between 2pm and 5pm

Address: Orange Grove, Bath, Somerset, BA1 1LP

Telephone: 01225 439610

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Abbey Hotel Kitchen

Abbey Hotel Kitchen

About: There is something wonderfully indulgent about afternoon tea and a visit to the historic city of Bath would not be complete without dedicating a couple of hours to sampling a selection of sweet treats, warm scones and delicate sandwiches all at the beautiful Abbey Hotel.

Price: Abbey Kitchen Afternoon Tea £23.00pp

Booking: Essential 

Serving Time: 12.00pm - 5.00pm

TGt Recommends: Adding a glass of fizz or one of their bespoke cocktails to their decadent.

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Address: North Parade, Bath, Somerset, BA1 1LF

Telephone: 01225 461 603

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The Bath Bun

The Bath Bun

About: The Bath Bun offers guests a quintessential English tea experience. Situated on a quiet corner of Abbey Green; The Bun’s tantalising menu hosts an array of homemade cakes, gourmet sandwiches and specialist teas. Read our review here.

Booking: Is essential. 

Serving Times: Afternoon Tea is served all day, every day. 

TGtB Recommends: High Tea £13.50

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Address: 2 Abbey Green, Bath, BA1 1NW

Telephone: 01225 463928


Where can you have afternoon tea in Bath? There are plenty of great destinations in Bath including Country Living at Lansdown Grove, The Royal Crescent, Bath's Pump Rooms, The Abbey Hotel and many more. So make sure you check out our afternoon tea in Bath guide to find out where all the best places to indulge in some delicious homemade treats are.

What time is afternoon tea served? Typically afternoon tea is served at 4pm, however most Bath locations serve it anytime between 11am and 6pm. Take a look through our afternoon tea in Bath guide to find out exactly when the top afternoon tea spots in Bath serve their fresh and utterly delicious afternoon teas.

The Royal Crescent Hotel Bath

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa is a five-star haven of elegance and tranquillity in the historic city of Bath, located in the centre of arguably the world's finest crescent.

16 Royal Crescent , Bath, Somerset , BA1 2LS

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