A ritual fit for royalty
Afternoon Tea is a quintessentially English tradition and is upheld in its finest form here at The Milestone, recently highly commended at the Afternoon Tea Awards, 2017 and 2016. Served in Cheneston's Restaurant, the Park Lounge or the Conservatory, it is a treat in more ways than one - a delicious array of delicate finger sandwiches is accompanied by warm freshly baked scones served with Devonshire clotted cream and home-made preserves, as well as a selection of pastries including éclairs, tartlets, cupcakes and macaroons.
Accompanied by a vast tea menu or perhaps a glass of champagne, enjoy tea at your leisure in fine surroundings and experience the superior service for which The Milestone is renowned.
Top tip: Make sure you let us know which treat you liked best and we'll be happy to bring you another, as well as free flowing top-ups of your selected tea or coffee.
Themed Afternoon Teas
Gentlemanly Afternoon Tea
Throughout November 2017
By popular demand, our special Gentlemanly Afternoon Tea returns this November and is bound to satisfy the gusto of all men!
This is an Afternoon Tea with a difference, featuring old English favourites including mini spinach and feta quiche, salmon and red chilli fish cake, mini beef Wellington, and maple syrup cured bacon scones with truffle butter, finger sandwiches and of course a few sweet tasty treats to complete the experience.
Available with unlimited Tea.
Festive Afternoon Tea
27th November until 7th January 2018 (excluding Christmas Day)
Celebrate the season in style with a generous Afternoon Tea themed with festive favourites for you to enjoy with friends, family or colleagues. Hand-cut sandwiches include smoked Scottish salmon & cream cheese; roast Norfolk Bronze turkey breast & cranberry; Mull of Kintyre cheddar & tomato and more. This is accompanied by warm freshly baked fruit and plain scones and a delicious assortment of pastries such as a festive cupcake, Christmas cake, chocolate éclair and cheesecake.
Served daily throughout December at 1:00pm, 3:00pm and 5:00pm in the elegant Park Lounge, contemporary Conservatory and quaint Cheneston's Restaurant. We recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.
Share the Experience
Do you know where your tea comes from?
Go into any house in Britain and you’ll likely be offered one of the oldest, most popular drinks in the world - tea. But do you really know where and how your tea is sourced? To find out more about the art of making quality tea, its tasting notes and characteristics, our Food & Beverage Manager, Fabrizio Russo, visited Sri Lanka to meet our ethical tea suppliers PMD tea.
Afternoon Tea Parties
An Afternoon Tea is the ideal way to celebrate a special occasion - or simply the perfect excuse to get together with friends!
The Oratory and Conservatory are an excellent option for those looking to book a private Afternoon Tea - and we even have our very own Sabrage Master who will be more than happy to open your Champagne with a sabre, which is bound to impress.
Special Dietary Requirements
We will be delighted to accommodate your Afternoon Tea with any special dietary requirements that you and your guests may have, including vegetarian sandwiches, gluten free breads, pastries and scones. If requested, please note that we will endeavour to ensure that there are no nuts in the Afternoon Tea offering – however all products are produced in an environment where nuts are used and we cannot guarantee that our food is 100% free from nuts or nut traces.