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Afternoon tea in Basingstoke and Deane

Nothing beats someone making afternoon tea for you and taking a few hours in your day to enjoy it with friends and family. We’ve done some research and decided to share with the Love Basingstoke readers a few places they could enjoy afternoon tea locally.

The Parlour Tearoom at Viables

The cake here is delicious! The Parlour Tearoom is an award-winning family-run traditional English tearoom located in a beautiful old milking parlour at Viables Craft Centre. From the quaint and quirky interior to the vintage china cups, they offer their take on traditional afternoon tea with homemade bakes. Voted best café Hampshire and Isle of Wight 2019, it is definitely worth a visit. It also offers a takeaway service so you can enjoy afternoon tea in the comfort of your own home without having to make it!


Bob-i-tea-boo offer bespoke afternoon teas all served in a pretty vintage caravan named Dolly. Choose from various themed teas including Beauty and the Beast, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Step Back in Time and The 80s! The caravan is exclusively yours for your booking so you can enjoy a special occasion in a special way. Check out the takeaway service to enjoy afternoon tea at home.

Oakley Hall Hotel

Oakley Hall Hotel is the perfect place to enjoy afternoon tea for a celebration. Choose between the 2 AA Rosette Glasshouse Restaurant or on the garden terrace with stunning views over the back lawn. They serve afternoon tea seven days a week between 12pm and 5pm and it can be enjoyed with or without an indulgent glass of champagne. Kids can also join by enjoying a children's afternoon tea option.

Oakley Hall Hotel

Palm Brasserie

Nestled between Oakley and Overton, The Palm Brasserie offers casual dining, private dining or al fresco dining options.  They have options that include champagne or cocktails to complement your afternoon tea.

Apollo Hotel

Sit back and relax in the library bar or lounge and enjoy afternoon tea at The Apollo Hotel.  They serve 12pm to 5pm, seven days a week and you will need to book to reserve a table.

Audleys Wood Hotel

A real treat, settle back for speciality teas, dainty sandwiches, handmade cakes and scones in the Conservatory overlooking the gardens at Audleys Wood Hotel.

White Hart, Overton

The White Hart offer afternoon tea between 12noon and 5pm Monday to Saturday, with a choice of afternoon tea for two for £39.95, cream tea for £11.95 a person or Prosecco cream tea for £49.95. You'll need to book in advance.

Celebrate at home

If you would prefer afternoon tea in the comfort of your own home then Brew and Bakes have you covered. Providing everything you need for an afternoon tea at home without having to make it.

Please note the inclusion of any business within this listing should not be seen as an endorsement of their services. While the information is considered to be true and correct at the date of publication, changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact on the accuracy of the information. 

June 2023

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