Morning Coffee and Afternoon Tea
Swinton Park Afternoon Teas
Afternoon Tea is served on Mondays to Saturdays from 3pm – 6pm and on Sundays from 4pm – 6pm. Please call to make a reservation in advance of your visit, as occasionally the hotel is fully booked with a private event.
You are welcome to enjoy our selection of afternoon teas in the Bar, Sitting Room, Drawing Room or, during summer months, on the Terrace. They can also be served as room service for guests resident at the hotel. All cakes and scones are freshly baked in our kitchens and we use local artisan preserves.
Traditional Wensleydale Tea Your choice of tea served with Wensleydale cheese and fruitcake. £7.50
Cream Tea Choose your tea from our Tea Selection. This is served with a warm home-made scone, clotted cream and preserves. £9.00
Full Afternoon Tea Your choice of tea served with hand-cut sandwiches, fruit loaf, shortbread, fruitcake, tartlet, chocolate brownie, home-made scone, clotted cream and preserves. £21.00
Royal Garden Party Afternoon Tea Your choice of tea served with hand-cut sandwiches, fruit loaf, shortbread, fruitcake, tartlet, chocolate brownie, home-made scone, clotted cream and preserves with that all important glass of champagne. £33.00
Afternoon Tea is served from 3pm until 6pm, Monday to Saturday and from 4pm until 6pm on Sundays. Orders for Coffee, Hot Chocolate or Tea can be taken throughout the day and are served with home made shortbread.
Coffee and Hot Chocolate
Cafetière of Freshly Ground Coffee
Cappuccino / Latté/Americano
Espresso / Dbl Espresso
£2.75 / £3.25
Hot Chocolate, Marshmallows and Chocolate Flakes
After tasting many teas and testing lots of suppliers we have found we had the best in flavoursome and interesting teas on our doorstep. We are proud to be offering tea from Taylors of Harrogate. For three generations their family business has been blending excellent tea which are served in the splendour of Swinton Park.
Swinton Park is a member of the Tea Guild and is honored to have been awarded the prestigious “Award of Excellence” in recognition of the quality of the ingredients used and service of tea.
All our teas can be served as they are or with milk or lemon. Please let us know what you would prefer. .
£3.25 per person
Swinton Park’s Blend
A blend that has been made especially for us. Very similar to Yorkshire Tea and perfect for all-day drinking.
Assam Single Estate
From the finest Assam tea grown in the Brahmaputra Valley in North-East India. This tea is selected from the second flush when leaves are at their best. The flavour is distinctively malty.
Darjeeling Single Estate
Selected from an estate on the foothills of the Himalayas. Again picked on the second flush, giving it a subtle muscatel flavour.
Taylors purchase their Ceylon Orange Pekoe teas from Sri Lanka. The Dimbula teas taste light and citrus like, whereas Uva teas have wintergreen taste characteristics.
The recipe for this popular blend was presented to the second Earl Grey in the 1880s and has become renowned for its elegant flavour of citrus and bergamot.
This is a black tea from China incorporating rose petals adding a lovely floral character.
Depending on quality this distinctive smoky tea is Chinese or Taiwanese in origin. The flavour comes from the leaves being withered over pine-wood fires.
Blue cornflower petals are added to this Ceylon tea to reflect the famous blue sapphire gemstones that are mined close to the Ratnapura region of Sri Lanka.
Green Teas and Herbal Infusions
£3.25 per person
We also offer a selection of Green Teas and herbal infusions which are caffeine-free and contain no added sugar.
Green Tea; Green Tea with Jasmine; Green Tea with Passionfruit
Blackberry and Elderflower; Organic Chamomile; Organic Peppermint; Raspberry and Vanilla
We are delighted to have received planning approval for our Country Club and Spa, which will include an indoor swimming pool with full spa and fitness facilities, as well as a 40-seat conservatory restaurant, coffee shop and Swinton Estate shop. Please see our press release for more information. In the meantime, book fabulous Thalgo treatments in our current spa to look your best for the Christmas party season and enjoy our tempting Festive Lunches and Afternoon Teas or inspiring Christmas Chef’s Tables and seasonal cookery courses, amid the castle’s glorious decorations.