As a quintessentially English town, Stratford-upon-Avon has to be one of the best places to indulge in afternoon tea, whether you fancy a simple cream tea or the full works complete with a glass of champagne.
After strolling about the attractive town soaking up the atmospheric setting of Shakespeare’s birthplace, you will be spoilt for choice with numerous venues serving afternoon tea in magnificent period buildings.
Afternoon tea in Stratford can be taken in many of the town’s best restaurants and hotels, including The Arden or the historic Falcon Hotel. But if you want to truly step back in time and experience afternoon tea in its full English glory, a visit to Hathaway Tea Rooms will not disappoint.
Without doubt one of the best places in Stratford to treat yourself to afternoon tea with a difference is at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre’s Rooftop Restaurant; here you can enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Warwickshire countryside as you tuck into your scones, jam and cream.
Browse the Food and Drink section of our website to find the best cafés, tearooms and restaurants Stratford-upon-Avon offers for afternoon tea lovers.