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Afternoon Tea in Dorset

Indulge yourself in a classic afternoon tea in Dorset. We've got an exciting list of the best spots to stop and enjoy a delicious traditional afternoon tea or cream tea in Dorset.

Whether you're spending the day with friends and family or just looking for a luxurious treat, here are our favourite places to try an array of delicate sandwiches, home baked scones and an abundance of mouth-watering pastries and teacakes, with pots of freshly brewed tea, all of which will certainly satisfy your taste buds.


Queens Hotel Bournemouth

Mercure Bournemouth Queens Hotel & Spa

About: Mercure Bournemouth Queens Hotel & Spa offers a delightful afternoon tea service that is perfect for anyone looking to enjoy a relaxing and elegant experience.

Their classic afternoon tea includes a selection of carefully prepared sandwiches, scones with jam and clotted cream, and a variety of sweet pastries and cakes. If you want to make it extra special opt for their incredibly delicious sparkling afternoon tea.


  • Classic Afternoon Tea - £19.95
  • Sparkling Afternoon Tea - £24.95

Address: Meyrick Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3DL

Telephone: 01202 554415

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The Kings Head

The Kings Head

About: This traditional English pub provides a quintessential afternoon tea. The Kings Head is bursting with 16th century character and offers an exceptionally fresh homemade afternoon tea.

It's the perfect place to catch up with friends or celebrate a special occasion. 

Serving Times: Wednesday - Sunday from 3pm


  • £12.95pp for the standard afternoon tea
  • £15.95pp with a glass of Prossecco

Booking: Pre-booking is essential as everything is made fresh on the day.

Address: 6 High Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1BP

Telephone: 01202 681150

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Little Pickle at the Mill

Little Pickle at the Mill

About: Little Pickle at The Mill in Wimborne is a highly recommended venue for those looking to indulge in a traditional afternoon tea. 

They offer a delectable range of traditional sandwiches, cakes, and scones with jam, and clotted cream. The cosy and inviting atmosphere provides the perfect setting for a relaxing afternoon with friends or family. 

Alongside the traditional afternoon tea, they also provide an afternoon tea that's perfect for your little ones. Their children's afternoon tea includes sandwiches, cakes, and a mini milkshake or Babycino.


  • Traditional Afternoon Tea - £18pp
  • Add a Glass of Fizz - An extra £6pp
  • Children's Afternoon Tea - £6.50pp

Address: Walford Mill Crafts, Knobcrook Road, Stone Lane, Wimborne, BH21 1NL

Telephone: 07961 347721

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