Bennet's Tea at Stoneleigh

Traditionally, the upper classes serve a “low” or “afternoon” tea around 4:00 PM,like at the fashionable promenade in Hyde Park, at which one might find  sandwiches, scones, and cake.

Middle and lower classes have a “high” tea later in the day, at 5:00 or 6:00. It is a more substantial meal essentially, it’s dinner which includes bread, meats, pies, scones and cake.



The names derive from the height of the tables on which the meals are served. Low tea is served on table, which in the United States would be called “coffee tables.” High tea is served on the dinner table.


Our Elizabeth Bennet tea at Stoneleigh Abbey consists of tea or coffee served with sandwiches, a cream fruit scone and a slice of cake, all for just £26.95 per person (which includes your grounds entry ticket)

Or really treat yourself and add a sparkle to your tea,

with a glass or two of proseco for just £5.95 per 125ml glass

(over 18 only)


Sorry no Gluten free or Vegan alternatives.

Bingley's Cream Tea


A luxury full fruit scone served with clotted cream, strawberry jam and a choice of tea or coffee for just £6.95 per person, a grounds ticket of £7 per person is required to visit the tea rooms
Sorry no Gluten free or vegan alternatives

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