Bristol Afternoon Tea; Relax, Unwind & just Enjoy!
It’s not everyday you get to relax in the afternoon, take time
for yourself and indulge in a sumptuous afternoon tea. It’s time to
Popular theory says the tradition of afternoon tea was created
by Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford in the early 19th Century.
Customary for dinner to be served late in the day, Anna created a
new meal to satisfy the gap between lunch and dinner ……and
afternoon tea was born.
After a time, friends were invited to join her for this new
meal. Popularity increased and the idea of afternoon tea quickly
spread, the meal becoming a fashionable event in social
The tradition of afternoon tea continues in England to this day
and is the perfect indulgent treat. Delicate finger sandwiches,
delectable freshly baked scones accompanied by sweet preserves and
clotted cream, beautifully made cakes, alongside freshly poured tea
all combine to create a wonderfully mouth-watering experience.
Traditional Afternoon Tea is served at The Bristol
Hotel , from £17.50 per person, in the relaxing surroundings of
River Lounge. A selection of delicacies awaits you, with a view
that calms the soul. Why not join us for this delicious and
here to see our Afternoon Tea Menu