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.

Rest your legs after a wild west coast ramble at the Jersey Pearl Café. Tuck into their scrumptious afternoon tea brimming with treats and a side of sweeping St. Ouen’s Bay views.

Afternoon tea in the capital.

After a thrilling morning of exploring St. Helier, why not relax, sit back and tuck into some of island’s tastiest lunchtime treats.

Try Bohemia’s Afternoon Tea which is served in The Club Bar, on Bohemia’s fabulous Roof Terrace – the perfect spot to while away an afternoon.

Soak up the island’s stunning southern coastline on the terrace at the Grand Jersey Hotel as you savour dainty sandwiches and exquisitely prepared pastries. Or when harbourside hunger strikes, pop into the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel and indulge in their tasty afternoon tea and watch the boats bobbing outside.

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