Luxurious afternoon tea for just £18 per person.

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Served every day from 12-5pm

The Connaught Afternoon Tea

The Connaught Hotel and Spa is the perfect place to enjoy an afternoon tea in Bournemouth, whether you’re catching up with a few friends or celebrating something special as a large group.

In the summer months, bask in the sun on your choice of beautiful garden terraces. And in the winter, an afternoon tea by the open fire in our Drawing Room is the perfect way to indulge. We don’t want to boast but we do believe that we have the best afternoon tea Bournemouth has to offer!

Hand-made by our talented team of AA Rosette chefs, we serve traditional afternoon tea, and at 48 hours’ notice we also offer vegan afternoon tea, vegetarian afternoon tea and gluten-free afternoon tea.

Treat someone special with an afternoon tea gift voucher, or for those looking to truly indulge we also offer spa day gift vouchers which include a day of pampering plus an afternoon tea or two course lunch.

Booking isn’t essential, but we recommend making a reservation in advance so that we can guarantee availability.

Afternoon tea menu

All Connaught afternoon tea is available as a vegan afternoon tea, vegetarian afternoon tea and gluten-free afternoon tea at 48 hours’ notice.

Traditional Afternoon Tea

£18 per person or £17.50 each when there’s two or more people.

Traditional Afternoon Tea includes:

  • A selection of tasty sandwiches
  • Two fluffy scones with clotted cream and jam
  • A selection of miniature cakes
  • A pot of tea of your choice

Prosecco Afternoon Tea

£22.50 per person
Same as Traditional Afternoon Tea, plus a glass of prosecco.

Gin Afternoon Tea

£21.50 per person
Same as Traditional Afternoon Tea, plus a G&T – choose from the 60 varieties of gin available in The Connaught Gin Bar.

Champagne Afternoon Tea

£24.50 per person
Same as Traditional Afternoon Tea, plus a glass of champagne.

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Spa and afternoon tea

Enjoy a day of pure rest and relaxation in our luxury spa, then just when you think your day can’t get any better, treat yourself with a delicious Connaught afternoon tea.

We offer a choice of spa days, all of which include spa treatments plus full use of our swimming pool, jacuzzi, gym, sauna & steam room.

This is the proper way to experience an afternoon tea in Bournemouth!

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Afternoon tea for special occasions

An afternoon tea in Bournemouth is a great way to celebrate a special occasion, and we certainly know how to celebrate at The Connaught Hotel and Spa!

Mother’s Day afternoon tea

Treat Mum to a Mother’s Day afternoon tea in Bournemouth in our boutique hotel, it’s the perfect way to spend quality time together. What could be better than enjoying a delicious meal together at a relaxed pace, in beautiful surroundings.

Baby shower afternoon tea

If you’re expecting soon, how about organising a baby shower afternoon tea? It’s a really popular way to mark this wonderful occasion and is much easier to organise than a regular lunch.

If you’re thinking about holding a baby shower afternoon tea in Bournemouth, The Connaught Hotel and Spa is the perfect venue – with our luxury spa and gin bar you can enjoy a real girly day of indulgence!

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Festive afternoon tea

£24.50 per person
Available throughout December

Christmas at The Connaught Hotel and Spa Bournemouth is one of the highlights of the year, and our Festive Afternoon Tea doesn’t disappoint. Think traditional afternoon tea but with a Christmas twist.

Relaxing with a Festive Afternoon Tea by our open fire is a real treat after a long day of Christmas shopping. Booking is essential, and we’re also available for private bookings for 8-100 guests.

Our Festive Afternoon Tea includes:

  • Chilled glass of prosecco
  • A selection of dainty finger sandwiches
  • Warm plain and cranberry scones, Roddas clotted cream and jam
  • Mince pie lattice slice
  • Cinnamon spiced festive shortbread
  • Chocolate orange mousse
  • Homemade carrot cake
  • Pot of Dorset tea


Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel and Spa
30 West Hill Road, West Cliff,
Bournemouth, BH2 5PH

We’re just a five minute walk from Bournemouth town centre and a few minutes from the beach. Five miles east of Poole and 33 miles from Southampton.

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