Delicious homemade Dorset tea and cakes served in stylish and comfortable surroundings in the heart of Beaminster.
We offer spectacular high-teas; our Head Chef Geraldine Gay specialises in pâtisserie, which can be enjoyed all year in the medieval lounge or in warmer months in the hotel’s ancient walled garden. All of our preserves, scones, pastries and sandwiches are baked and made fresh to order. Please note, we do require notice for some of our afternoon teas, please get in touch if you'd like to book in advance.
*Reservations are only required for the Traditional, Savoury, and Celebratory special afternoon teas in advance.
All of our Afternoon Teas are served with a choice of Teas or Coffee.
Baked freshly daily
With butter and strawberry jam
Scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam or
Cheese scones & chive butter
A warm slice of Dorset Apple Cake and local clotted cream
Choice of locally produced Clipper Black Teas:
Choice of locally produced Clipper Herbal Teas:
All of our coffees are freshly ground. They're sourced from Ferns Coffee & The Italian Connection - simply the finest ground Italian coffee.
Made with our delicious Italian chocolate. Which can be served with fresh cream and marshmallows or a shot of Brandy.
If you have any special requests, dietary requirements or suffer allergy intolerance, please ask a member of our team and we will do our best to accommodate you. A full list of allergens contained in our dishes is available on request. Gluten-free available with 24 hours notice.