Afternoon tea is soaked in British tradition. People come from all over the world to indulge in this very majestically British institution that has made a dramatic surge in popularity over the past few years. Although some of the most esteemed venues for afternoon tea is considered to be in London, there are a vast amount of quaint, luxurious places that offer exquisite afternoon tea, especially down here in Pembrokeshire.
We’ve hand picked the top 9 places for afternoon tea in Pembrokeshire, and we invite you to discover the delicate luxury we all deserve as a treat now again!
If you’re looking for traditional afternoon tea at a country house that is set in 600 acres of land that’s rich in beautiful, unspoiled Welsh countryside then Crug Glas is perfect for you. The afternoon tea is highly acclaimed and has Welsh history woven into it by offering Welsh Cakes and Bara Brith as part of their delectable dishes.
If you’re searching for an afternoon tea in a relaxed yet highly prestigious location, look no further than St Brides Bay in Saundersfoot. The hotel is a stone’s throw away from the sea, but not your typical seaside hotel.
Afternoon tea here promises a lavish afternoon banquet, with a selection of fine teas, delicate finger sandwiches, scrumptious scones and an array of cakes.
The Grove located in Narberth, Pembrokeshire is a stunning boutique hotel that offers a mouth-watering afternoon tea that is perfect for a celebration or just a treat for you and your loved ones. This is the perfect location to relax in elegance in their superior lounge by a log fire. After tea, take the opportunity to explore Narberth, with its boutique shops and delis.
Blas Restaurant, in Twr Y Felin Hotel, is a gem right on our doorstep. This luxurious restaurant serves up incredible cocktails and provides a fine dining service at the top of the tiny city. Their afternoon tea is stunning and usually served in the Oriel Lounge, with comfy sofas and lots of natural light. The hotel’s contemporary style is reflected in the unique way your afternoon tea is served. The presentation is as memorable as the delicious content!
If you’re looking to cosy up in the comfort of your own holiday cottage, Mamgu Welshcakes has you covered! Order their Welsh Afternoon Tea Box online, a delicious hamper with everything you need for a traditional teatime feast. Including Welshcakes (of course), bara brith, cheese, chutney, and more. All that’s needed is a log fire to complete the dreamy afternoon at home.
This unassuming little place in the small village of Mathry serves delicious afternoon teas. Siop Fach (Little Shop) is also bursting with antiques and collectables to browse and maybe take home as a souvenir of your holiday on the Pembrokeshire coast.
Scolton Manor, just outside Haverfordwest, is a beautiful Victorian manor house bursting with things to see. Take a tour around the house itself, wander through the magnificent gardens or even visit the beekeeper centre! Round off your explorations with an exquisite afternoon tea at Edie’s Tea Room.
Dulse is a fresh, modern place to eat on Milford Marina serving divine afternoon teas! The menu is packed with unique takes on the traditional fayre, like basil and tomato scones with whipped Welsh goat’s cheese. After your tea, walk it off with a wander around the Marina, taking in the shops and cafes or simply sitting and listening to the breeze swaying the boats’ masts.
Lastly, but certainly not least, is Penally Abbey in Tenby. Afternoon tea here is served either in the gorgeous dining room or in front of a log fire. This most definitely feels like you are away from it all. Wile away an afternoon talking, eating, and drinking with loved ones.
Has this got you longing to explore Pembrokeshire, one afternoon tea at a time?