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13 Places in Devon to celebrate Afternoon Tea Week

PUBLISHED: 15:53 06 August 2015

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Afternoon Tea Week runs from Monday 10th until Sunday 16th August. Visit Devon has discovered the perfect places for a Devon Afternoon Tea experience

Plymouth

1. Tea at the Top

Plymouth’s first luxury hotel, the Duke of Cornwall which celebrated its 150th year in 2013, offers a unique cream tea experience for two at the top of the hotel’s iconic watch tower with stunning 360 degree views of the city. Priced at £70.00 for 2 people exclusively, the experience even includes a Butler. Tea at the Top is available on Wednesday’s and Sunday’s from 1-3pm and 4-6pm. To book Telephone: 01752 275850.

2. Afternoon tea at the Tudor Rose Tea Rooms

Set in a listed premises on the Barbican’s New Street, the building dates back to 1640. The traditional tearooms offer cream tea including two homemade scones, clotted cream, strawberry jam and a pot of tea for £5.95 per person. Tudor Rose Tea Rooms, 36 New Street, The Barbican, Plymouth. Telephone: 01752 255502.

3. Tea at Will’s Restaurant

Will’s Restaurant at Residence ONE in Plymouth’s Royal William Yard offers a variety of tea, cake and scone options including a savoury tea which comes complete with cheese scones, chutney and a selection of fine cheeses. For further information and to book Telephone: 01752 831 740.

Dartmoor

4. Devon Cream Tea at The Bedford Hotel

For a treat not to be missed, and in Tavistock where the Benedictine Monks historically created this Devon classic, visitors can enjoy a classic Devon Cream Tea. Complete with local strawberry jam and rich clotted cream, or a full afternoon tea with a glass of Prosecco, cream teas are served everyday from 2:30pm until 5:30pm. Pop in or Telephone: 01822-613221.

5. Bovey Castle

The most civilised treat of the day and a Bovey Castle speciality. Scones, sandwiches, homemade cakes and pastries and fine teas served in china cups. All enjoyed seated in the Great Western restaurant, or, in the summer months, on the terrace overlooking the hotel’s gardens. Children of all ages are very welcome to enjoy afternoon tea and Gluten free afternoon tea is available on request. For reservations Telephone: 01647 445 000.

6. Afternoon Tea Indulgence at Gidleigh Park

Enjoy a Devonshire Cream Tea with homemade fruit and plain scones with Devonshire clotted cream and strawberry jam served with tea for £16.00 per person or why not enjoy a Full Afternoon Tea with a selection of smoked ham, egg mayonnaise, smoked salmon and chicken finger sandwiches. Fruit tartlet, assorted cakes; carrot, lemon Madeira and chocolate cake as well as fruit and plain scones served with Devonshire clotted cream, strawberry jam and your chosen tea. £30.00 per person. To make a reservation Telephone: 01647 432 367.

7. South Devon

‘His and Hers’ Afternoon Tea at Buckland Tout-Saints

A twist on the traditional afternoon tea, designed with hearty treats and a pint of local real ale for those that prefer a glass of beer to a pot of tea, and a delicate selection of cakes and sandwiches with a glass of bubbly.

£29.95 per couple. Available Sunday – Thursday until the end of September 2015, pre-booking essential. Telephone: 01548 853055.

8. Langdon Court

High Tea is a time-honoured tradition, which is why at Langdon Court we treat it with the reverence it deserves. For the traditionalists, we offer a selection of speciality teas and classic finger sandwiches; for those looking to truly indulge, we recommend you sip upon a glass of Prosecco alongside your clotted cream scone. Telephone: 01752 862358.

Exeter

9. Cream Tea in the City

Enjoy a delicious Cream Tea at the Magdalen Chapter Hotel where you can escape the city for a relaxing cream team in the contemporary lounge. The modern hotel also offers Cream Tea from £7.50 and full Afternoon Tea from £15.00 and they even offer a Children’s Afternoon Tea option with ham or cheese Sandwiches, a slice of cake, macaroons and a milkshake for just £5 per child. Telephone: 01392 590257.

10. Speciality Afternoon Tea in East Devon

The Salty Monk in the village of Sidmouth, East Devon, is the perfect place for those that like speciality tea with over 22 loose leaf teas to choose from. A pot of tea of choice is served with warm mouth-watering scones, fresh Devon clotted cream and delicious homemade jam for just £7.50 per person. Savoury Tea is also on the menu and a pot of speciality tea is served with a warm sweet potato, red pepper & cheese scones, grain mustard, cream cheese and smoked salmon at just £8.50 per person. Telephone: 01395 513174.

North Devon

11. The Best Tea Rooms in North Devon

Voted the Best Tea Room in North Devon, The Docton Mill Gardens and Tearooms offer fine cream teas with locally sourced, homemade produce. The menu also offers home-made soups, pasties, salads and filled rolls. Docton Mill also grows its own organic salad leaves to lavishly garnish with a focus on freshness and locally sourced ingredients as a priority. Visitors can enjoy a large range of loose leaved teas and sparkling presse. Telephone: 01237 441369.

12. English Riviera

English Afternoon Tea

Enjoy an English Afternoon Tea at the Tearooms at Torre Abbey Gardens in Torquay. Enjoy warm fruit scones with lashings of strawberry jam, Devon clotted cream and Tea or Coffee for £6.95 for 1 and £9.95 for 2. Torre Abbey also serves a Savoury Cream Tea complete with warm home-made cheese scones and served with cream cheese & onion chutney. Telephone: 01803 208516.

13. Rose Cottage Tea Room in Cockington, Torquay

The gorgeous Rose Cottage Tea Gardens and Tea Room in the ancient doomsday village of Cockington are perfect for a quintessentially English experience. Guests can enjoy piano jazz while they indulge in a delicious Devon cream tea. With a lakeside pagoda and ducks playing on the ornamental ponds it’s the perfect spot to relax. For prices and bookings Telephone: 01803 606607.

For further information on Devon please go to www.visitdevon.co.uk

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