Jane Austen Centre's

Regency Tea Rooms

The Tea Rooms are currently closed. 


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 Rooms.

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 Rooms are 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

Tea with Mr. Darcy

£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.

With Champagne: £65 (For Two)
With Prosecco: £52 (For Two)

Ladies' Afternoon Tea


Combining our mouth-watering fresh finger sandwiches with a warm scone served with Dorset clotted cream and seasonal jam. If you're feeling decadent, exchange the scone for a delicious slice of cake for an additional £1.
Or exchange the scone for a slice of cake for an additional £1

Lady Catherine's Proper Cream Tea


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

The Savoury Tea


Fancy something slightly different? How about our savoury tea served with a tantalising cheese scone, roast gammon ham, brie and a flavoursome spicy tomato and caramelised onion chutney

Vegan Savoury Tea


A delightful vegan scone served with a caramelised onion chutney, vegan spinach rolls and houmous finger sandwiches.

Mrs Bennet's Cake of the Day

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


We serve 12 types of loose leaf tea, coffee, hot chocolate, soft drinks and a full licenced selection of alcoholic drinks.