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For afternoon tea in Cornwall, head to The Alverton for the ultimate experience. With views across the manicured gardens, graze on delightful finger sandwiches, home baked scones with lashings of Cornish clotted cream and jam, and divine miniature cakes.

Afternoon tea changes with the seasons. So, in the summer, indulge in high tea on the sun-drenched terrace with refreshingly fruity flavours, and cosy up by the roaring fire in the winter months for a festive twist on this wonderfully British past-time. Now that's our kind of afternoon...

Afternoon teas are served Monday to Saturday from 12pm until 5pm and 3pm until 5pm on Sundays.

Vegan and gluten free options are available, with 24 hours' notice required. Please note that we also advise booking all afternoon teas at least 24 hours in advance, to avoid disappointment.

Afternoon tea menu


Cream tea

  • Homemade scones, strawberry jam, clotted cream V VGOR £11

Afternoon tea

  • Gluten free and vegan options available on request. £25
  • SWEETS
  • Chocolate peanut brownie/ whipped peanut butter V N
  • Cheesecake / raspberry/ lime
  • Vanilla panna cotta / rhubarb
  • Macaron / chocolate glaze V N
  • Homemade scones / strawberry jam/ clotted cream V



SAVOURIES

  • Coronation chicken farmhouse sandwich
  • Mature cheddar and onion jam sandwich V
  • Ham, egg, rocket and mayonnaise malthouse sandwich
  • Smoked salmon and chive tart / creme fraiche
  • NEED A TOP UP?
  • Refill your tea or coffee 3.50
  • Locally grown Tregothnan Tea 4
  • Add an Alverton infused G&T 7.50
  • Glass of prosecco 8.50

Please note that occasionally due to current supply chains, some of our ingredients may be temporarily unavailable or substituted for a similar product or dish. We will verbally advise you if this is the case and apologies in advance.

V = Vegetarian VG = Vegan VGOR = Vegan On Request N = Nuts

Please see the full allergen menu here. 

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