Who doesn’t love tea and cake? We sure do! And here in Wexford, you will find many excellent places to stop and indulge in some afternoon tea.
It’s been a mad year and a hectic festive season so afternoon tea is a great way to catch up with a friend and unwind. Sit back and relax with a hot mug of tea in your hand and take in your surroundings in some of Wexford’s finest hotels, resorts and restaurants. Pair a hot brew with a choice of bitesize cakes, pastries, scones and sandwiches that are sure to be a tasty treat.
Our #TravelTuesday tip: Book ahead! With restrictions in place, many hotels and restaurants will have limited capacity. To avoid disappointment, call ahead to book a table to guarantee your afternoon tea slot. Be sure to follow the guidelines in place on the premises and don’t forget to bring a face covering.
Afternoon tea at Monart Destination Spa takes place in the 18th century house’s elegant Eileen Grey-inspired library. It starts at €25 per person and features a selection of sandwiches, sweet treats and even some bubbly beverages.
Overlook the grounds of Seafield Hotel & Spa Resort from The Greenroom Restaurant while nibbling away on their afternoon tea treats. Traditional afternoon tea is priced at €25 per person or add bubbly for €32 per person.
If you are going to treat yourself to afternoon tea, why not have afternoon tea in one of the top tea rooms in the world? The Georgian Tea Rooms at Kilmokea Country Manor & Gardens are open from March to November where you can see for yourself just how great the tea rooms are
At Marlfield House Hotel & Restaurant, you can choose to indulge in afternoon tea in their drawing room, conservatory or on the terrace where you are treated to views of the gardens. Wash the delicious food down with tea for €27 per person, prosecco for €35 per person or champagne for €42 per person.
Located just a short distance from the magnificent Dunbrody Abbey, the Dunbrody Abbey Tearooms are a must-visit if you are exploring the abbey. With many freshly baked cakes and pastries to choose from, you will be sure to satisfy your sweet tooth here.
Header image credit to Ferrycarrig Hotel
Feast your eyes on beautiful views of the River Slaney while you feast on treats and tea at Ferrycarrig Hotel. A cake stand costs €19 for one person or €33 for two people and you can add a snipe of prosecco for €8.50.
Afternoon tea is served in the lobby and upper mezzanine of the Ashdown Park Hotel and you can choose between classic afternoon tea, afternoon tea with prosecco and their new chocolate afternoon tea. Prices start at €29 for two people.
We are sure we don’t need to tempt you much more so if you wish to enjoy afternoon tea at any of the above, be sure to call and book ahead.