5 afternoon teas to suit all budgets

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Take a relaxing trip to one of our local market towns and treat yourself to an afternoon tea. We have pulled together a selection of venues which will suit a range of budgets.

Many of these tea rooms have been offering takeaway and if you plan on eating in you may need to book. Make sure you check out the businesses’ individual websites or social media for more details.

Christina’s Afternoon Tea Room & Gift Shop – Henfield

If you’re looking for something delightfully traditional, take a trip to Christina’s Afternoon Tea Room and Gift Shop. This beautiful tearoom is set in the village of Henfield. Sample a selection of their fresh sandwiches. Satisfy your sweet tooth and enjoy homemade scones with jam and cake.

Whilst your there, explore their gift shop and browse their assortment of gifts and treats.

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The Steyning Tea Rooms – Steyning

Famous for their award-winning scones, this tearoom is located in the heart of Steyning. Enjoy their signature homemade rhubarb scones with rhubarb jam and cream. Why not take a stroll down Steyning High Street afterwards and pop into some of the local independents?

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Pretty Things – Horsham

Wander down to Park Place in Horsham located near Piries Place and visit Pretty Things. This tearoom and general store offers beautiful décor and a delicious afternoon tea, with homemade sandwiches, scones and cake. Choose from their range of loose-leaf teas or freshly brewed coffee to pair with your afternoon treat.

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Joanna’s Boutique Tearoom - Storrington

Just a stone’s throw away from Storrington High Street, this tearoom is well-known for Joanna’s father’s welsh rarebit which features on their afternoon tea menu. You can also enjoy dainty sandwiches, warm sausage rolls and handmade desserts and patisseries for a unique afternoon tea experience. Delight in the beautiful interiors and discover their hidden courtyard whilst you’re there.

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Afternoon Tea at Leonardslee House – Lower Beeding

If you’re looking for luxury, why not try some of the posh patisserie at Leonardslee House. Experience amazing views of the gardens and South Downs, whilst you enjoy a delectable afternoon tea brought to you by Head Chef Jean Delport from the Michelin Star Restaurant Interlude. You can choose from the savoury or classic menu and there’s also a menu especially for children too.

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