Festive Afternoon Tea Menu

If you are looking for an indulgent Afternoon Tea in Suffolk then try a selection of delicious sweet & savoury delights from our new Afternoon Tea menu. From freshly baked scones with clotted cream & strawberry jam to homemade cakes, pastries, sandwiches, and Dingley dell sausage rolls. Whether you are looking to treat someone special or want to treat yourself to a little luxury, you’ll enjoy the Retreat East Afternoon Tea experience. Our afternoon tea is £26.00 per person with an option to upgrade to our Indulgent Afternoon Tea which includes a glass of crémant or cocktail for an additional charge. Please note, from 27th November we will be serving our Festive Afternoon Tea menu.

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Our afternoon tea is available on a Monday - Saturday from 12.00pm to 3.00pm in The Great Barn restaurant. For afternoon tea bookings, we require 24 hours' notice.


If you have an allergy please let our team know at the time of booking so we can cater for allergies and dietary requirements.

Retreat East Afternoon Tea

Scones and Pastries

Fruit scone

Served with clotted cream and strawberry jam

Seasonal Cakes

Our afternoon tea is served with a selection of seasonal cakes, which change daily.

sandwiches and savouries

Finger Sandwich

Free range suffolk egg and mayonnaise

Finger Sandwich

Dingley Dell Cured Meat & House Pickles

Finger Sandwiches

Smoked Salmon & Creme Fraiche

Dingley dell pork

Apricot sausage roll

Festive Afternoon Tea

Sandwiches & Savouries

Turkey with Chestnut

Sage Apricot Stuffing & Granary Bread GFO

Smoked Salmon

Dill Crème Fraiche, Sourdough GFO

Egg Mayonnaise

Chive & Watercress & Brioche Bun GFO,V

Dingley Dell Sausage Roll

Burnt Apple Purée

For the sweet tooth

Freshly Baked Sour Cherry Scones

Served with Cornish Clotted Cream and English Strawberry Preserve VEO

Homemade Warm Mince Pie

A selection of seasonal cakes & pastries

Plant-based Afternoon Tea

Scones & Pastries

Fruit scone

Served with diary free butter & English strawberry jam

Seasonal Cakes

Served with a selection of seasonal cakes, which change daily.


Finger Sandwich

Tomato | Vegan Feta, VE

Finger Sandwich

Coronation chickpea sandwich on granary bread

Finger Sandwich

Avocado & chilli

Beetroot & plant based pesto sausage roll

Festive Plant-based Afternoon Tea


Freshly Baked Sour Cherry Scones V, VEO

Warm Mince Pie

A selection of seasonal cakes & pastries


Beetroot Goat Cheese VEO, GFO

Crushed Peas & Broad Beans, Chilli, Sourdough

Mushroom Pâté Tartlet, Cep Powder

Vegan Sausage Roll, Burnt Apple PuréeVE

Our afternoon teas are the perfect accompaniment to your weekend break in Suffolk, an indulgent treat after a relaxing spa day or a decadent gift for someone special. If you still have questions about our afternoon tea experiences, take a look at our FAQ section below or contact our team for further information.

Commonly asked questions

Is your afternoon tea menu available all day?
Can you cater to dietary requirements with the afternoon tea menu?
What drinks are available with your afternoon tea?