Stone is a gorgeous little market town with a selection of places for tasty afternoon tea, the perfect way to celebrate a special occasion or enjoy time with friends and family.
Though a small market town, Stone has a few lovely places for afternoon tea and plenty in the surrounding area. We have visited all these suggested locations, so you just have to pick your favourite for your next afternoon out!
The Secret Tea Room
The Secret Tea Room is a pretty spot in Stone for a delicious afternoon tea or brunch. The vintage-style decor and delicate teacups will make you feel like royalty while enjoying your tea. And don’t even get us started on their cakes and sandwiches – they’re out of this world! Were still dreaming of the Strawberry Pavlova Cake. Even TripAdvisor agrees, with tons of rave reviews. It’s the perfect spot to celebrate a special occasion with your loved ones. The staff are lovely; they are very accommodating. The Secret Tea Room cater to everyone’s dietary needs with vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.
Location: Unit 2 Adie’s Alley, Stone, ST15 8YQ
Oak Tree Farm Rural Project Tea Room
Oak Tree Farm provide training and supported occupation for adults with learning disabilities. The team members have the opportunity to learn new skills and improve their existing ones, which can lead to sheltered employment for some and a purposeful occupation for others.
Their Oak Leaf Tea Room is a must-visit spot on the farm. Nestled in a stunning larch building, it boasts a sales area with a huge selection of plants and cut flowers grown on the farm. It’s open to the public and offers a relaxed environment for customers to enjoy morning coffee, a light lunch or afternoon tea. And, if you have a sweet tooth, you won’t want to miss their cakes, which have an excellent reputation.
They strive to serve you as promptly as possible, but it may take a little longer during busy times. Remember, the tea room is here to allow the team members to learn new skills and occupations.
If you’re after a more exciting afternoon tea experience in Stone, Enchant Bar is perfect. You can indulge in limitless decadent offerings and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere. Enjoy their exquisite sandwiches, each expertly prepared with classic fillings like cheese, ham salad, and tuna sweetcorn on fresh, buttery bread. No afternoon tea would be complete without a tasty scone served with clotted cream and generous lashings of jam. End on a high note with a range of luxurious mini desserts, each more beautiful and delicious than the last. And the best part? You can drink as much as you like, with refill after refill available to ensure your cup is always full. Treat yourself to this extravagant bottomless afternoon tea.
The Crown Hotel is an ideal place to stay if you want to explore Stone and its surroundings. It’s located on high street, where you can find plenty of traditional pubs, bars, and restaurants within a 5-minute walk. The hotel is conveniently located south of Stoke-on-Trent, making it easy to reach local attractions like Downs Bank, The Monkey Forest, or the of course Alton Towers! Here you can enjoy a delightful selection of sandwiches and sweet treats or even try their afternoon tea with an Indian twist. It’s a lovely place to catch up with friends in a cosy and relaxed atmosphere. They serve a range of delicious cakes and sandwiches perfect for sharing.
Wedgwood Tea Room
Wedgwood Tea Room is one of our favourite spots for afternoon tea near Stone. We have celebrated many events here. They have a wide range of menu options, including the Little Gardener’s Afternoon Tea for kids to join in the fun. The sandwiches, cakes and scones are delicious, and the tea room is extremely pretty, with Wedgwood China and cutlery. For those who love tea, visit their Tea Emporium, which offers a great selection of teas to suit all tastes. Whether you have specific dietary requirements such as vegan, vegetarian, dairy-free, or gluten-free, the staff here will make you feel welcome. This is a great option whether you’re celebrating a milestone like a baby shower or just enjoying a little victory. And if you need a space to celebrate with family and friends, two semi-private dining areas are available.
Location: 9 Pelham St, Nottingham, NG1 2EH
Whether you’re a fan of traditional English tea or just looking for a unique and enjoyable way to spend an afternoon, we highly recommend giving one of these lovely places a try.