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Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea from £30 per person
Cream Tea from £12.50 per person
Afternoon tea rack on a table featuring scones, sandwiches and cakes with tea cups and tea pot

An indulgent English classic

Served daily 2pm - 6pm

Indulge in an English classic paired with coastal views and attentive service.

No visit to Cornwall would be complete without a delicious Cornish cream tea or should you wish for an extra indulgence opt for an afternoon tea. Imagine freshly baked scones, jam and lashings of Cornish clotted cream or indulge with the addition of freshly prepared finger sandwiches, homemade cakes and pastries with an afternoon tea. What better place to indulge in the finest English treat than cosied up in the luxury of The Carlyon Bay Hotel? 

Set on the cliff tops of St Austell you can savour sweet treats, savoury delights, and maybe even a glass of champagne all in our cosy relaxed lounge with incredible views over the bay of St Austell. 

Booking & Availability

While our online dining reservations are typically limited to 24 hours in advance, we do accommodate bookings within this timeframe. We kindly ask you to contact the hotel directly to make your reservation on 01726 812304 (option 2). 

Afternoon tea with champagne
Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea from £30 per person

Enjoy a delightful selection of finger sandwiches, warm scones, homemade cakes and pastries, served with one of our fine Cornish loose-leaf teas or coffees. Served in our cosy lounge overlooking St Austell Bay, savour the moment in comfort. Why not enhance your experience with an extra indulgence in the form of an ice-cold glass of champagne?

Carlyon Bay Hotel Couple Enjoying Afternoon Tea Outdoors
The Cornish Cream Tea

Cream Tea from £12.50 per person

Sit back, relax and enjoy a traditional pastime in the form of a Cornish cream tea. Served in the Terrace Lounge or should the weather allow it, savour the moment on our outdoor terrace. 

Tuck into two fresh homemade scones, strawberry jam, Cornish clotted cream and a freshly brewed 'Cornish Grown' tea or coffee. Remember when in Cornwall, the traditional way to prepare your scone is jam and then the cream. 

Couple with an afternoon tea in the Terrace Lounge at the Carlyon Bay Hotel
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Know someone that will love a delicious afternoon tea indulgence? Treat them to the ultimate gift experience with a luxury cream tea or afternoon tea at The Carlyon Bay Hotel. Our gift vouchers are the perfect present for anyone and everyone. 

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