Where do I go for the nicest afternoon tea in Bath? Certainly, after your visit to the Jane Austen Centre you should go upstairs to enjoy some home-made cake, a delicious cream tea, a tasty light lunch or our famous 'Tea With Mr Darcy' in the splendid 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.
Regency Tea Room Menu
The menu items below are served with one of our great teas or coffees of your choice; all our teas can be topped up free of charge upon request.
Tea with Mr. Darcy
£26.50 per person
A decadent and delicious serving of exquisite cakes, divine finger sandwiches and a delightful warm scone served with Dorset clotted cream and seasonal jam.
Jane's Juvenilia Tea
£13.25 per person
A smaller version of our Tea with Mr. Darcy, especially for our younger visitors (when accompanied by an adult). Includes yummy finger sandwiches, a fresh scone, a miniature cake, and a choice of squash.
Also available with the following options:
Reach true elegance with a bit of tipple on top of the Mr Darcy elements. Includes a 20cl bottle of Bottega Gold Prosecco. - £33.75 per person.
For the ultimate high tea experience. A 37.5cl bottle of champagne to go with the delights of the tea with Mr Darcy. - £82 for two.
(Vegetarian / Vegan / Gluten free options available for all of the above on request)
Miss Dashwood's Afternoon Tea
Combining our mouth-watering fresh finger sandwiches with a warm scone served with Dorset clotted cream, seasonal jam and your choice of tea or coffee.
Lady Catherine's Proper Cream Tea
A traditional serving of warm scones served with delectable Dorset clotted cream, scrumptious seasonal jam and your choice of tea or coffee.
Mrs Bennet's Cake of the Day
A scrummy treat of a slice of today’s cake.
Toasted Tea Cake
A delicious traditional Tea Cake served with butter and your choice of jam.
For our afternoon tea in Bath, 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 - £3.50
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 - £3.50
An Indian Black tea with cinnamon, aniseed, chicory, ginger.
Rooibos - £3.25
Red South African tea, sweet nutty and caffeine free.
Peppermint - £3.50
Light tea with peppermint oil, naturally refreshing.
Coffee - £3.75
Americano, Cappuccino, Espresso, Latte, Mocha or Cafetière.
Hot Chocolate - £3.95
Marshmallows, cream on request.
Champagne, Prosecco and Wine
Duval Leroy Brut - 75cl btl £60.00 or 1/2 btl £33.00
Bottega Prosecco - 75cl btl £30.00 or 20cl btl £9.50
Garden lemonade - £3.00
Elderflower - £3.00
Raspberry Lemonade - £3.00
Pomegranate elderflower - £3.00
Ginger beer - £3.00
Coca cola - £2.75
Diet coke - £2.75
Coke zero - £2.75
Bottled Bath water - 330ml £2.50 or 750ml £4.00
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.