Experience the Finest Afternoon Tea in the Cotswolds

Steeped in history and known around the world as a British pastime, when visiting the Cotswolds afternoon tea is a tradition that should always take priority. Experience an unforgettable afternoon tea from the award-winning team at Lords of the Manor.

Afternoon tea is always special at Lords. You are invited to enjoy it on the lawn during glorious weather; or relax in the lounge in the cooler seasons, where you can sip your tea and sample our cakes with a log fire crackling beside you. When visiting our luxury hotel in the Cotswolds, you’re welcome make the visit even more of an occasion with a stroll around our stunning flower and herb gardens – or perhaps take tea as a reward for the one hour circular walk to Lower Slaughter (please ask at reception for a map to this most beautiful of short walks. An unforgettable afternoon in the heart of the Cotswolds.

Loose Leaf Tea Menu

We offer a varied and hand-picked selection when it comes to our loose leaf menu. Accept no imitations – Afternoon Tea should always include the highest standard loose leaf.

Darjeeling 2009 – A fully fermented black Indian tea remaining light and delicate
Oolong Poobong – A quite delicate semi-fermented black Indian tea with a light golden cup
Whole Leaf Whyte – Indian Whyte Darjeeling tea in whole leaf form. Light coloured cup with a delicate flavour
Earl Grey – Assam based tea flavoured with Bergamot oil
English Breakfast Tea – A blend of East African and Assam teas
Keemun Gong Fu – A Chinese black tea, light, lively and clean, good for everyday drinking
Lapsang Souchong – A Chinese smokey black tea with a strong aroma
Ceylon Chai – A blend of fine Ceylon teas with cinnamon, star anise and spices
Jasmine Pearls – A Chinese green tea deeply infused with jasmine. A flowery aromatic tea
Kalahari Redbush – A South African caffeine-free red tea, with orange peel, lemongrass and mallow blossom
Bouquet Royal – A black tea with whole blackcurrants, berries and cracked hibiscus shells making a sumptuous herbal infusion
Herbal Infusions: Chamomile, Peppermint, Green Tea, Hibiscus, Rose Hips, Hawthorne Berry & Cranberries

Our Afternoon Tea in Cheltenham is available 12pm – 5.00pm, Monday – Friday and served 3.00pm until 5.00pm on Saturday and Sunday. Due to popularity, booking is always recommended. Please call us on 01451 820243 to make your table reservation.

Lords ‘Full Afternoon Tea’
Full Afternoon Tea: £27.50 per person (£37.50 to include a glass of our House Champagne)

A selection of four Finger Sandwiches, two Freshly Baked Scones with Clotted Cream and Strawberry Preserve,

A Selection of Pastries & Cakes

with a choice of Tea or Coffee

Lords ‘Cream Tea’
£12.50 per person

A selection of two Freshly Baked Scones (fruit scone and plain scone) with Clotted Cream and Strawberry Preserve,

with a choice of Tea or Coffee

Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate – 6.00 per person

A Choice of Tea (see our loose-leaf tea menu below) or Coffee with biscuits.

We also offer a Rich and Indulgent Dark Chocolate or a Smooth, Rich and Creamy White Chocolate, using whole-bean roasted chocolate from Belgium.


 Afternoon Tea at Lords of The Manor Hotel Dine at Lords of The Manor Hotel