Celebrate Afternoon Tea Week in Cornwall

Posted by Natasha on 08th August 2017

Events, Food and Drink

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Afternoon Tea Week celebrates the fabulous tradition and legacy of afternoon tea from 14th to 20th August.  This week sees a host of activities, afternoon tea themed menus, and lots of great offers from a range of cafes, restaurants, and hotels throughout Cornwall.  There are lots of venues hosting exclusive and special events around the region to celebrate Afternoon Tea Week and we've selected a few of the best places to enjoy a scrumptious afternoon tea.

The Bay Restaurant, Penzance

With a fabulous waterfront location, The Bay Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy a traditional afternoon tea.  It has gained several awards for quality and culinary excellence, with many visitors saying ‘The Bay serves the best Afternoon Tea, west of the Ritz'.

The Eden Project, Bodelva

Not your usual place to think of for a spot of afternoon tea but what better place to experience an iconic Cornish attraction paired with delicious tea and cake. The Eden Project is offering a fabulous Afternoon Tea package which includes entry, a guidebook, and delicious tea and cake in the Eden bakery.

Fowey Hall, Fowey

This beautiful coastal manor house is said to have inspired Toad Hall in ‘Wind in the Willows' and is the perfect location to experience a traditional afternoon tea with homemade cakes, Cornish clotted cream, and delicious scones.  Fowey Hall overlooks the port of Fowey and has spectacular views far out to sea, it provides a fabulous spot to enjoy an afternoon tea and soak up the sunshine.

There is a huge selection of events happening across the region during Afternoon Tea Week, ranging from quintessential English style venues to quaint vintage tea shops.  This event is perfect for the whole family to enjoy and celebrate a fabulous English tradition.  Take a look at the Afternoon Tea Week website to find the perfect place to enjoy this delightful treat.

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