Our award-winning Tea Room is a lovely place to relax with friends or family and enjoy the scrumptious selection of cakes or a light lunch on vintage china. It is open the same hours as the rest of the Museum and we use fresh, local produce whenever possible, including produce from the Museum’s own period gardens.

Hot drinks

A selection of award-winning loose leaf teas, a range of coffees from espresso to latte and luxury hot chocolate.


A selection of homemade and traditional cakes, including a gluten-free selection.

Afternoon tea

Cream teas and other light snacks.

Avoncroft Afternoon Tea

A perfect way to celebrate a special occasion.  Soak up the atmosphere of the Edwardian Tea Room whilst you enjoy sandwiches, scones and homemade cake served with our award-winning loose leaf tea, all on presented on our pretty mis-matched vintage crockery. Price – from £12.99 per adult.

Please book your Afternoon Tea a minimum of 24 hours in advance.

During the winter the Edwardian Tea Room is open Saturday and Sunday, so please make your reservation for a Saturday Afternoon Tea by the previous Sunday. Bookings can be made by calling the Edwardian Tea Room on 01527 831363.

Afternoon Tea gift vouchers are also available, please contact the Edwardian Tea Room on 01527 831363 for further information.


A selection of light lunches and refreshments, including soup of the day, oven-baked jacket potatoes and delicious savouries. You can visit the Tea Room independently from the Museum during any of the Tea Room opening hours, excluding big event days.