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Fawsley Hall Afternoon Tea

Fawsley Hall Afternoon Tea

Fawsley Hall Afternoon Tea

Looking for a luxurious venue for afternoon tea in Northamptonshire? Fawsley Hall is the perfect place to visit. 

This country house hotel has occupied its pretty corner of Northampton in some form since the 15th century, when the wealthy Knightley family began to build the manor. The building’s oldest part, the South Wing, still stands to this day.

If you’d like to indulge in a great British tradition, there’s no better place to do so than in the Tudor Bar and Lounge, the Conservatory or Great Hall of this living piece of history. 

Fawsley Hall’s afternoon tea menu includes:

  • Delicious cakes
  • Decadent pastries
  • Savoury bites

A range of hot, soft and alcoholic drinks

Evey tasty mouthful is crafted daily by our Head Pastry Chef. All you’ll need to do is sit back and take in the splendid surroundings. 

History of Fawsley Hall

Fawsley Hall has regal roots, as it was used as a country escape for the Tudor monarchy and landscaped by iconic British garden architect Capability Brown in the 1760s. Now, you can soak up its glittering history by enjoying a classic Fawsley Hall afternoon tea. 

The Knightley family were residents of Fawsley Hall, Northamptonshire, for more than 500 years. It’s said they were fantastic entertainers and were rumoured to have even welcomed Tudor queen Elizabeth I for a royal weekend escape. 

And when they weren’t entertaining, ladies including Louisa Knightley would take their tea in the bay window of the Tudor Great Hall, overlooking the pasture and the Church of St Mary. 

Let yourself travel back in time at this grand venue for a memorable afternoon tea.

Book your afternoon tea in Northamptonshire

Fawsley Hall’s afternoon tea is served in one of three beautiful locations across the property: 

  • The magnificent Tudor Great Hall
  • The bright and airy conservatory 
  • The cosy Tudor Bar and Lounge

Each setting has plenty of character, thanks to features like the exposed-beam walls, or offers views across the manicured gardens. During the warmer months, you can also choose to enjoy your afternoon tea out in the courtyard. 

Afternoon tea is available Monday to Friday from 12:30pm to 5:30pm, or from 1:30pm to 5:30pm on weekends. Prices start from £26.50.

Afternoon tea for all

If you’re feeling traditional, you’ll be served the classic combination of finger sandwiches, dainty cakes and pastries and a freshly-brewed cup of Twining’s Tea as part of your afternoon tea.

However, Fawsley Hall’s afternoon tea menu offers something to suit every guest, including:

  • Savoury afternoon tea
  • Champagne afternoon tea
  • Young guest’s afternoon tea

Booking your Northampton afternoon tea

You can book for up to 8 people using our online booking diary. We’re able to accomodate larger parties too, so please get in touch if you’re interested in booking. 

To make sure everyone stays safe and has a relaxing afternoon tea experience, we’ve introduced a number of health and safety measures to stop the spread of Covid-19. You can find out more information about what to expect during your dining experience here.

Price: from £26.50

Available: Monday to Friday 12.30pm - 5.30pm | Weekends 1.30pm - 5.30pm

Paul Soczowka

Head Chef

 01327 892000


All our food is prepared in a kitchen where nuts, gluten and other allergens are present and our menu descriptions do not include all ingredients. If more information about allergens is required, please ask a member of the team.