Afternoon Tea

Mrs. Farquhar's Afternoon Tea


1n 1905, Shaw House was purchased by the Honorable Mrs. Farquhar, the youngest daughter of Thomas, 1st Lord Deramore. Mrs. Farquhar was a wealthy widow with a taste for the finest things that Edwardian life could offer. During her ownership, the house was furnished with expensive antiques and the gardens were adorned with beautiful rose beds.

Afternoon tea takes place in the Chandos Dining Room which was originally used as the parlour where tea was traditionally served.

Afternoon tea is freshly produced to order by Mrs. B’s Kitchen, Newbury and includes;

A selection of Fair Trade tea
Finger sandwiches with fillings of ham salad, cheddar cheese and tomato, salmon and cream cheese and cucumber
Freshly baked mini scones with cream and homemade jam
Homemade Victoria sponge cake and lemon and rosemary drizzle cake
£14.95 per person

And for a special occasion, why not add a little sparkle to your afternoon with a glass of Prosecco
£18.95 per person

Available on selected Fridays throughout the year at 2pm.

Book online or call 01635 279 279. Places are limited and to avoid disappointment we advise you book early.

You can download our Afternoon Tea Brochure here.

Dietary requirements: We can cater for most requirements, if you would like to discuss in more detail please telephone 01635 279279. Requirements can also be requested when you book online.

Afternoon Tea Enquiry

Please note, this is an enquiry form only, if you would like to book and pay online please visit What's On pages and select the Afternoon Tea category.

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