Image shows an afternoon tea with scones, cakes and sandwiches, as served at Pom's Kitchen in LichfieldIndulge in a dainty sandwich, sweet treat and a brew at one of these fine establishments – home of some of the best afternoon teas in Staffordshire.

Join in and celebrate Afternoon Tea Week (7-13 August) by sampling some of the sumptuous delights on offer in glorious Staffordshire. 

Read on to find out more about some of Staffordshire’s must try teas and treats…

Pom's Kitchen & Deli

We start our tour with Staffordshire's Tea Room/Coffee Shop of the Year 2023 Pom's Kitchen & Deli, Lichfield.

Crowned at the Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism & Good Food Awards in March, this popular establishment has been serving the very best fresh local ingredients in their delicious meals for over 15 years.

Their delicious Afternoon teas are on offer all week long with a selection of Suki teas, freshly made sandwiches and sweet treats.

Don’t forget to soak up the surrounds in Lichfield with the historic Lichfield Cathedral, relaxing Beacon Park and culture at The Garrick Theatre.

Competition News: We have a Pom's Kitchen Afternoon Tea for Two including a bottle of Prosecco up for grabs in our Afternoon Tea Week competition!

To enter, head to our Afternoon Tea competition page and answer the simple question before 5pm on Sunday 13th August.

World of Wedgwood Tea Room

Afternoon tea stand with 2 ladies toasting with cocktailsNext up is the stunning Wedgwood Tea Room, at World of Wedgwood, Stoke-on-Trent, offering one of the most elegant and exquisite afternoon teas in Staffordshire.

Savour a traditional afternoon tea in sumptuous surroundings, served on the finest Wedgwood china, for a truly memorable experience.

The Little Gardeners Afternoon Tea provides a child-friendly spin on the traditional menu, with sandwich triangles, fresh fruit watering can, chocolate brownie soil, and milk, milkshake or Fruit Shoot to wash it all down.

And a Vegan Afternoon Tea is also available, with sandwiches including chilli and sundried tomato hummus, and a selection of desserts like chickpea and coconut meringue.

It's the perfect end to a day exploring the incredible history of Wedgwood, witnessing amazing craftsmanship, and creating your own masterpiece to take home in the decorating studio or at the potter's wheel.

Looking for more like this? What could be more British than a cream tea on a steam train? Indulge with Churnet Valley Railway's Staffordshire Cream Tea experience, dining in style in a heritage train carriage as you wind your way through the captivating Churnet Valley.

And the Afternoon Cream Tea Trains at Foxfield Railway offers a great day out for the family, with its Children's Afternoon Cream Tea boxes.

The Moat House Acton Trussell

Alternative afternoon tea stand

Looking for Afternoon tea with a twist?  Then visit the The Moat House Acton Trussell, overlooking the serene Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal in the award winning Orangery restaurant.

Be a little daring and try their alternative afternoon tea, consisting of a mixture of savoury samples including tasty delights such as triple cooked chips, sausage rolls and chicken goujons, with desserts chocolate or fruit desserts to follow, washed down with ale, prosecco or a variety of hot drinks.

Or savour a beautifully presented traditional tea, with homemade scones, Teapigs loose leaf teas and hand-roasted Chartley coffee, served alongside sandwiches, home-baked scones and additional savoury treats and tempting desserts.

Looking for more like this? The Rabbit Hole Tea Room in Stoke-on-Trent is a quirky Alice in Wonderland inspired treat, close to the China Hall at Spode, home of great events like the British Ceramics Biennial.

Denstone Hall Farm Shop and Cafe 

A Selection of sandwiches, quiche and scones with a pot of teaA tea for two (or more) in East Staffordshire?

We have got you covered…pay a visit to award-winning tea room & coffee shop Denstone Hall Café, near Uttoxeter, where you will be presented with a traditional tea of delicious finger sandwiches, quiches, and a selection of sweets, accompanied by refillable Taylors tea or Americano coffee.

Looking for more like this? Check out our other award winner, our 2023 Bronze award Ramblers Retreat Country Tea Room in Dimmingsdale, in the picturesque Staffordshire Moorlands.

Tuck into afternoon tea in Staffordshire at stunning locations like the Three Horseshoes Country Inn & Spa, with its breath-taking views of The Roaches, and The Country Kitchen at Essington Farm in South Staffordshire.

The Tawny Hotel

Afternoon tea with two glasses of proseccoServed in The Perch at the  Plumicorn restaurant hosted at the The Tawny Hotel in the Staffordshire Moorlands, enjoy a quientessentially English afternoon tea.

Sample their environmentally friendly Jaunty Goat hot drinks alongside a variety of sandwiches, scones and desserts.

Looking for more like this? For more afternoon teas with beautiful backdrops, head for the heavenly Hoar Cross Hall, or the tea room over-looking the peaceful, picturesque Dorothy Clive Garden

The Peel Aldergate offers an enticing afternoon tea, experience close to Tamworth Castle, the Tamworth Assembly Rooms, and the Snowdome.

The Granary at Weston Park

Aftrenoon tea stand with scenic backdrop of gardensSituated in Weston-under-Lizard, on the Staffordshire-Shropshire border, The Granary Grill at Weston Park serves a scrumptious tea Wednesday to Saturday afternoons.

The winner of Silver in the Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year category at the 2023 Enjoy Staffordshire Tourism and Good Food Awards, The Granary Grill uses mostly home grown or local ingredients to produce the finest selections of savoury and sweets, and alcoholic options are available to wash them down.

With a warm and relaxed atmosphere, the open plan kitchen and grill is at the heart of the restaurant where the sights, sounds and smells create a sense of theatre.

The restaurant is within the Weston Park stately home grounds, and has idyllic scenery and countryside surrounding it, including Temple Wood and the Walled Kitchen Gardens to enjoy.

Have we missed your favourite out?

There are many more delicious afternoon teas in Staffordshire on our Afternoon Tea page, but we'd love to know if your afternoon tea haunt of choice is not on our list!

Get in touch on Facebook or Twitter and we'll give them a shout-out.

(Always check your Afternoon tea destinations in advance – often requires pre booking)


World of Wedgwood Tea Room
Tea/Coffee Shop
World of Wedgwood Tea Room

Welcome to World of Wedgwood, the home of our iconic Wedgwood Tea Room and Wedgwood Afternoon Tea.

Pom's Kitchen & Deli
Poms Kitchen - a place for friends

We're Pom's Kitchen and Deli based in Lichfield. We aim to give you a truly amazing experience from the moment you walk through our doors.

Hoar Cross Hall
Spa Hotel
Wedding in the Meynall Suite

Hoar Cross Hall combines the sumptuous pleasures of staying in an elegant English Stately Home with the facilities of a superb modern Spa Resort.

The Dorothy Clive Garden Tearoom
Tea Room
The Dorothy Clive Garden Tearoom

The Dorothy Clive Garden Tea room is set in the middle of the 12 acre garden and opens from 10:00 serving a range of light snacks, homemade scones, cakes, hot and cold beverages, alcohol and also Cheshire Farm Ice cream.

Restaurant at the Three Horseshoes Country Inn
Restaurant - Casual Dining
Three Horseshoes Country Inn

The Country Inn offers award winning food served in a relaxing atmosphere with Oak Beams, Open Fires and views over the Staffordshire Peak District.

Hilton at St George's Park
Outside the Hilton Hotel

Located in the national home of English Football, the Hilton at St George's Park boasts stylish guest rooms, exceptional cuisine and a luxurious health club and spa - the perfect choice for a special countryside get-away.

The Country Kitchen at Essington Farm
Tea/Coffee Shop
Sample the homemade food from the tea room

Traditional farmhouse cooking using ingredients grown on the farm and other local farm produce the Head Chef has created menus for every season.

Denstone Hall Café
Tea/Coffee Shop
Enjoy the atmosphere is this popular tea room

Denstone Hall Farm Shop and Café is beautifully situated on the Staffordshire/ Derbyshire border between the market towns of Uttoxeter and Ashbourne in the village of Denstone.

Betley Tearoom
Tea/Coffee Shop
Betley Tearoom

We are a family run tearoom situated on a 180 acre beef and sheep farm in the lovely village of Betley, near Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire. Providing an extensive menu as well as traditional afternoon tea using local suppliers.

Churnet Valley Railway
Steam Railway
Churnet Valley Railway

The Churnet Valley Railway takes you on a journey back to the 1950s and 1960s. Take a break from busy urban life and hop on board a heritage steam train to ride through delightful countryside with riverside views and the Caldon Canal.  Why not join one of our First-Class dining train experiences? Choose from breakfast, lunch or afternoon cream tea.

Foxfield Steam Railway
Steam Railway
Foxfield Heritage Steam Railway, Blythe Bridge, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Welcome to one of Britain’s oldest heritage steam railways! Enjoy a traditional family day out, create magical memories and enjoy exciting new experiences. Foxfield Railway is a volunteer run railway for families and rail enthusiasts (and their dogs!), set in the beautiful Staffordshire countryside.

Ramblers Retreat Country Tea Room
Tea/Coffee Shop
Ramblers Retreat tea room nestled in the Churnet Valley at Dimmingsdale

We are a family run country tearoom nestled in Dimmingsdale, in the heart of the beautiful Churnet Valley in Staffordshire. For over 40 years, we have offered a range of high quality, traditional home-made food – from hearty breakfasts, to delicious three course lunches to tasty snacks – not to mention our extensive range of mouth watering home-made desserts!

The Granary Restaurant
Restaurant - Casual Dining
The Granary Grill ready for service

From lazy lunches to special occasions, The Granary Restaurant is home to delicious homecooked food. Weston’s award-winning Head Chef, Anna Jones, leads a team of passionate and talented chefs who create delicious dishes daily using the finest local and seasonal produce.

The Orangery Restaurant at The Moat House
Restaurant - Fine Dining
Inside the restaurant at the Moat House Acton Trussell

Visit our 2 AA rosette, award winning conservatory restaurant, set in the tranquil canal side setting of rural Staffordshire. The Moat House provides the perfect setting for those special occasions be it business or pleasure.

Canalside Farm Cafe
Tea/Coffee Shop
Canalside Farm Front

Canalside Cafe serves a wide range of meals, including all day Breakfasts, Seasonal Lunches as well as freshly baked cakes and afternoon tea accompanied by our home-made strawberry jam!