You’d expect an island famous for its dairy produce to serve up a mouth-watering and memorable afternoon tea, complete with buttery scones and lashings of cream. Jersey doesn’t disappoint. Here you find plenty of traditional afternoon tea trays brimming with local produce, all served with beautiful island backdrops.
Will you choose to take your tea with a cube of countryside charm or a spoonful of stunning sea views?
Tea time in the countryside.
If you’re opting for a cosy tea in the country then be sure to check out the stunning 17th century Greenhills Country House Hotel. Taking tea at Greenhills is a trip through time when ladies spent affable afternoons sipping tea, enjoying dainty sandwiches, cakes and fancies. Whether you chose to enjoy afternoon tea in the comfortable lounge or al fresco in the hotel’s beautifully designed garden, you’ll enjoy a deliciously decadent time at this country retreat.
Another superb countryside choice is La Mare Wine Estate, where you can relax and enjoy an al fresco afternoon tea overlooking the vines. The delicious La Mare Afternoon Tea is a firm favourite made using the finest award-winning, home-made produce including Jersey Black Butter chutney, or the Estate’s own delicious strawberry jam.
A peaceful and luxurious setting, exceptional service, the best homemade cakes, freshly cut finger sandwiches and a huge selection of teas make Longueville Manor, a lovingly restored Jersey Manor House, a firm favourite for a sumptuous afternoon tea. Enjoy afternoon tea by the pool when the sun shines, or alongside a roaring fire when the weather’s not so kind.
Want to take tea by the sea?
No problem. There are so many wonderful venues which offer unsurpassed sea views.
Beautiful St. Brelade’s Bay is the backdrop to afternoon tea at L’Horizon Beach Hotel & Spa. Savour the experience and soak up the sea air – afternoon tea here is served the traditional way with loose leaf tea, perfectly prepared pastries and fruit scones. There’s even Jersey Black Butter to add a local touch to this Jersey afternoon tea experience.
The views across the Ocean from The Atlantic Hotel are simply stunning; combine the peerless vista with the luxurious New England style setting and complete with a tea tray of delicate cakes, pastries and perfect petits fours and you have a quintessential afternoon tea treat not to be missed.
One of Jersey’s best known afternoon tea locations is Tides restaurant at the Somerville Hotel. Set against the backdrop of the pretty St. Aubin’s Bay, here you can mix it up with a choice of a traditional afternoon tea or a distinctly more macho version with homemade pork and apricot pie, charcuterie, pickles and pulled lamb doughnuts, and a pot of Hendrick’s Gin or Innis & Gunn Beer.
When harbourside hunger strikes, pop into the The Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel and tuck into their tasty afternoon tea as you watch the boats bobbing outside.
Take tea for two at these delightful spots.
Dating from 1674 and nestled within the 'green lanes' of the countryside, the hotel offers a unique blend of luxury and traditional Jersey charm. Recently refurbished to the highest standards, the bedrooms are oozing charm, character and stunning design using the finest blends of colours, textures and fabrics.
Located in the attractive waterfront area, this hotel is only a short walk to the town centre of St. Helier. Set directly along the waterfront promenade, the hotel provides immediate access to the marina, cultural attractions and a wide range of shops and boutiques.
Château La Chaire is a grade II listed country house in Jersey set on the cliffs of a picturesque green valley by the sea. Now one of the island’s top hotel and restaurants, renowned for its luxurious rooms, fine dining and warm, friendly service. You get a sense of being away from it all as soon as you arrive.
Standing majestically on St. Brelade’s beachfront and with five acres of stunning gardens, The St. Brelade’s Bay Hotel is the epitome of charm and style. Stay in one of 77 luxurious rooms and suites, choose one of our perfect venues for dining, cocktails or a light meal or energise yourself at the Health Club.
The four star hotel and spa offers an extensive choice of facilities. Our luxurious Ayush Wellness Spa and Healthhaus fitness centre are complemented by our award-winning gardens and our La Terrasse Restaurant & Bar, with spectacular views of the sunset from the al fresco terrace.
Ransoms Tearoom and Restaurant is a place where you can have breakfast, brunch, lunch and tea in one unifying, buzzing and friendly atmosphere. You may choose a delicious sandwich with a cup of coffee, or you may prefer a full three course menu with wine, there is no wrong choice... but don't forget to try the homemade cakes!
The most highly rated of all Jersey hotels and the only AA 5 Red Star hotel and Relais & Châteaux member in the Channel Islands. Guests can expect a sophisticated yet relaxed 'home from home' feeling from the moment they arrive and exceptional facilities to enjoy during their stay.
Grand Jersey’s bedrooms have been design led, which means that sophistication and comfort go hand in hand. There are 123 bedrooms, including six suites, giving you a choice of spaces, whether its a couple or a family, you will find the ideal room for you. Many of the bedrooms offer ocean views and all are fully air conditioned.