Afternoon Tea

back on certain dates

What better way to engage in this age-old British custom than in a beautifully refurbished, 400-year-old English country mansion, surrounded by spectacular Essex countryside. Only a 20-minute drive from Chelmsford and 10 minute drive from Billericay, afternoon tea at Downham Hall is a unique and luxurious treat, within easy reach of London, the A12 and the A127.

Enjoy afternoon tea at its best in our De Beauvoir suite with high chandeliered ceiling, grand bay window, and Adam’s inspired fireplace.

Our afternoon tea features a delicious selection of freshly prepared, delicate finger sandwiches, freshly baked home-made scones served with clotted cream, strawberry preserve and a delightful selection of exquisite cakes and pastries. Enjoy with a refillable pot of freshly brewed loose leaf tea from Camellia’s Tea House or Columbian filtered coffee, served with bone china teacups. Or for that extra special touch, why not add a glass of chilled prosecco?

Dates we have right now

Afternoon Tea is available from 12pm to 3pm, available dates:

Classic £25⠀
Gin & Tonic £32⠀
Sparkling £32⠀

Dates for Afternoon Tea are:⠀
August |⠀
7, 11, 12, 25, 26th⠀

September |⠀
8, 9, 11, 22, 23, 25th⠀

October |⠀
6, 7, 20, 21, 23rd⠀

November |⠀
3, 4, 17, 18, 20th⠀

December |⠀
1, 2, 15, 16th ⠀

£10pp deposit required on booking.⠀


Enjoy afternoon tea at its best in our Orangery
Afternoon Tea at Downham Hall
Exterior Downham Hall
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