Jane Austen Centre's

Regency Tea Room


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After your visit to the Centre, enjoy a special Afternoon Tea, some home-made cake, a delicious cream tea or a tasty light lunch upstairs in the famous Regency Tea Room.

We have achieved Tea Guild ‘Award of Excellence’ status so you can expect an exceptional level of quality and service from our friendly staff.

Our Tea Room is open to the public and visitors to the Jane Austen Centre receive an additional 10% off their bill.

The Menu

All our ingredients are sourced locally where possible 
Sample menu

Mr. Darcy's Afternoon Tea

£19.50 Or £37 For Two

A decadent and delicious serving of exquisite cakes, divine finger sandwiches and a delightful warm scone served with Dorset clotted cream and seasonal jam.

Prosecco Afternoon Tea

£27 Or £52 For Two

Includes a 20cl bottle of Bottega Gold Prosecco each to go with the delights of the Tea with Mr Darcy.

Champagne Afternoon Tea

£65 For Two

Includes a 35cl bottle of champagne to go with the delights of the Tea with Mr Darcy.

(Vegetarian / Vegan options available on request) 

Miss Dashwood's Afternoon Tea

£11.50 Each

Combining our mouth-watering fresh finger sandwiches with a warm scone served with Dorset clotted cream and seasonal jam. 

Lady Catherine's Cream Tea

£9.00 Each

A traditional serving of 2 warm scones served with delectable Dorset clotted cream and scrumptious seasonal jam.

Mrs Bennet's Cake of the Day

A scrummy treat of a cake served with seasonal fruit and a raspberry coulis


All our ingredients are sourced locally where possible. Gillards of Bath ~ Bakers of Bath ~ Didi Cakes ~ Waterhouse Fayre 
All of our teas, jams and chutneys are available for purchase. 

All of our Teas are Loose leaf and have been skilfully blended by the dedicated tea tasters at Gillards of Bath,
many recipes being over 100 years old.

Tea and Coffee served with semi-skimmed milk, please ask for a slice of lemon or dairy free alternative.

Jane Austen Blend £3.25

A light blend of China black teas, popular in regency times, when Indian teas were not readily available.

English Breakfast £3.25

Traditional English tea made from a mix of India and Ceylon.

Earl Grey £3.25

Black China tea, with citrus bergamot oil.

Russian Caravan £3.25

Bold China tea with a smoked flavour.

Oolong £3.25

Between black and green tea, rich in antioxidants.

Assam £3.25

Black tea with malty flavour and bright colour.

Darjeeling £3.95

The ‘Champagne of teas’ with a light delicate flavour.

Chun Mee Green £3.25

A pale green China tea, low in caffeine.

Spicy Black Chai £3.95

An Indian Black tea with cinnamon, aniseed, chicory, ginger.

Rooibos £3.95

Red South African tea, sweet nutty and caffeine free.

Peppermint £3.95

Light tea with peppermint oil, naturally refreshing.

Coffee £3.25

Americano, Cappuccino, Espresso, Latte, Mocha or Cafetière.

Hot Chocolate £3.95

Marshmallows, cream on request.

Champagne, Prosecco and Wine 

Duval Leroy Brut 75cl btl £55.00 Half btl £33.00

Bottega Prosecco 75cl btl £28.00 20cl btl £9.50  

Cabernet Sauvignon 175ml btl £4.00  

Sauvignon Blanc 175ml btl £4.00  

Soft Drinks  

Garden lemonade £2.75  

Elderflower £2.75  

Dandelion and Burdock £2.75  

Ginger beer £2.75  

Coca cola £2.50  

Bottled water £2.50

If you have any special dietary requirements or allergies, please speak to a member of staff.
Please note a discretionary 10% service charge will be applied to groups of 6 or more.