We are serving Afternoon Tea from 17th May 2021


Relax and rewind with a delicious Afternoon Tea in Essex here at Prested Hall.

Undeniably a quintessentially British institution to be enjoyed with friends or family at your leisure.

Your afternoon tea is served on crisp white linen tablecloths with Tea in a tea pot, not just any teapot but our renowned glass teapot, with over a dozen different leaf teas to choose from including Organic Darjeeling and Egyptian Mint. Conversely, if you prefer Yorkshire Tea, please ask, we do that too!

Afternoon tea at Prested is freshly prepared by our talented chefs, thus our menu changes according to the season.  Afternoon tea is served with style in The Hall in one of our lovely reception rooms between 12.00noon -4pm. Alternatively it can also be enjoyed on the decking or lawns outside (weather permitting).

We change our afternoon tea menu regularly throughout the year, please see below our current menus that we have in place.

Traditional Afternoon Tea Menu

Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea Menu

£21.00 per person for bookings of standard afternoon teas. Champagne afternoon tea will be £28.00. Children’s price is £10.


To reserve your table for Afternoon Tea we require a £5 per person deposit at time of booking. Should you wish to make a booking before the hotel re-opens on 17th May 2021 then we will take the deposit after this date.

If we are unable to go ahead with your booking due to updated government restrictions we will contact you to reschedule for a later date.

Please note that at this time tables will be limited to numbers following the current government guidelines. Tables will be allocated outside whenever possible and will be appropriately distanced.

To book, call Reservations on 01376 573300 or email reservations@prested.com

Don’t forget you can purchase vouchers for our wonderful Afternoon Tea – they make great gifts. Click here to order online, or call our Reservations Team

“I booked afternoon tea for nine. A special 80th birthday treat for a special friend. We had a wonderful time. Excellent food. Service. Especially our waitress Emily. Our table was in the window overlooking the lake. So peaceful. I would definitely book again. Highly recommend afternoon tea.” Tripadvisor review.


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