Afternoon tea is a fabulously British tradition that we take very seriously indeed! We have the perfect setting – an enchanting Grade II listed Country House with pretty gardens and brimming with old English charm, so the magic begins as soon as you travel down our tree-lined driveway, leaving the hubbub of every day life behind…
Step inside, and your table awaits! Bedecked in crisp white linen with fresh flowers, English vintage china and gleaming silverware; this is where your romantic journey back in time begins. Choose from our exquisite afternoon tea menu to enjoy a selection of speciality loose-leaf teas, elegant finger sandwiches, freshly baked sweet delicacies and warm scones served with Devonshire clotted cream and preserves. For added glamour, our Celebration Afternoon Teas include a flute of Laurent Perrier champagne.
Traditional Afternoon Tea: £19.95 per person
with a flute of Champagne: £30.45 per person
Afternoon tea is served daily from 1:00pm – 5:00pm in our intimate dining room or, on fine days, in the gardens. Last sitting is at 3:00pm; booking is essential. Please note that every Wednesday is Ladies Day – enjoy a Traditional Afternoon Tea with a Bucks Fizz aperitif on arrival for just £19.95.
Afternoon tea gift vouchers are available; they make a wonderful gift whatever the occasion!
We believe Netherstowe House offers the widest range of afternoon teas in Staffordshire and have lovingly-designed our menu to ensure there’s a tea for every taste!
Brasserie Afternoon Tea
For a thoroughly alternative affair, we have the Brasserie Afternoon Tea. Served on slate presentation plates in the extravagant playpen of the city’s only vaulted cellar restaurant, you can feast on a grilled cheese and onion sandwich, Huntsman's pork pie, homemade fish goujon and chunky chips, chicken liver parfait and grape chutney, dark chocolate and white chocolate brownie, Sultana scone accompanied by Devonshire clotted cream and strawberry preserve - it’s a taste sensation! We’ll quench your thirst with a choice of teas, but if this doesn’t quite hit the spot, a glass of house wine can be added. Whatever your weakness, our Brasserie offers a concentrated mix of intimacy and indulgence, against a truly original rustic backdrop.
Brasserie Afternoon Tea: £24.95 per person
with a glass of house wine: £30.15 per person
Gluten Free Afternoon Tea
Enjoy a tier of home made gluten free sweets, gluten free sandwiches and scones with Devonshire clotted cream and seasonal preserve. Please book at least four days in advance.
Gluten Free Afternoon Tea: £21.00 per person
with a flute of Champagne: £31.50 per person
Chocolate Indulgence Afternoon Tea
Delve into a delectable tier of scrumptious homemade sweets, all designed to delight chocolate lovers! This exquisite selection will include a selection of carefully-crafted delicacies alongside a deliciously-light chocolate dusted scone, elegant finger sandwiches and loose leaf tea.
Chocolate Indulgence Afternoon Tea: £24.95 per person
with a flute of Champagne: £35.45 per person
Deluxe Afternoon Tea
This is the ultimate afternoon tea! Begin by choosing your favourite loose leaf tea in preparation for the delight that awaits… Start the feast with a savoury course of Stilton and Leek Tart, Smoked Salmon Blinis and Mature Cheddar and Quince Bites, Followed up by a delicious palate cleansing Sorbet. Finish off the day with a selection of sweet treats including fresh fruit, a selection of Chef’s favourite sweets and a freshly baked scone served with Devonshire clotted cream and seasonal preserve.
Deluxe Afternoon Tea: £45.00 per person
with a flute of Champagne: £55.50 per person
Festive Themed Afternoon Tea
Throughout December we will be serving a Festive Themed Afternoon Tea. Choose from our exquisite afternoon tea menu to enjoy a selection of speciality loose-leaf teas, elegant finger sandwiches, freshly baked sweet delicacies and warm scones.
Festive Afternoon Tea: £19.95 per person
with a flute of Champagne: £30.45 per person
Celebrating a Special Occasion?...
If you are looking for an occasion with a difference and delicious food then our ‘Vintage’ themed Afternoon Tea Party package could be perfect for you. Inspired by a sense of timeless elegance and romance, our mouth-watering Afternoon Tea is served on mismatch vintage fine china perfect for any special occasion including Bridal Showers and Baby Showers. Crisp white linen, gleaming silver and fresh flowers on each table complement the theme.
The Vintage Afternoon Tea Party package includes the following:
- A glass of traditional Pimm’s per person for your drinks reception
- A selection of canapés including Roasted Chorizo, Smoked Salmon and Crème Cheese Pin Wheel, and Fruit Skewers
- Vintage Afternoon Tea served on three tiered stand comprising a selection of finger sandwiches including: (Smoked Salmon, Dill, Lemon and Cream Cheese; Duck Egg and Watercress; Coronation Chicken; 3 Cheese and Pickle; Roast Ham, Honey and Mustard Mayonnaise, Rocket) homemade scone, Devonshire clotted cream, strawberry preserve and assortment of cakes baked by our cake maker with fresh ingredients
- English breakfast tea or freshly brewed coffee
- Glass of red or white wine per person to accompany the Afternoon Tea
- A flute of Laurent-Perrier Brut champagne per person
- Use of our vintage crockery including mismatch tea cups, saucers and side plates
- Arthur Price cutlery
- White linen table clothes
- Fresh Flowers
- Use of our cake if required
- Table plan and place cards
- Free car parking for you and your guests
(Vintage Afternoon Tea Party bookings require minimum 7 guests, maximum 30 guests. Available between 1pm and 3pm, last sitting 3pm, must be vacated by 5pm. Price based 3 canapés per person. House wine is included - if you would prefer a different wine this would be at a supplement charge. Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance)
Vintage Afternoon Tea Party Package: £45 per person