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Afternoon Tea at The George Hotel in Lichfield

Afternoon Tea at The George Hotel Lichfield

The George Hotel is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a traditional English afternoon tea with friends.

In winter you can take your afternoon tea in the restaurant or stylish lounge bar, and in the summer you can sit outside in the flower filled courtyard - whatever time of the year you visit The George you will be sure of a warm welcome from our friendly and professional staff.

Afternoon teas includes an assortment of freshly prepared sandwiches, a fruit scone with cream and strawberry jam and a selection of cakes. To accompany your afternoon tea, you can choose from a selection of teas or a pot of freshly ground coffee.

Available Monday to Saturday

£22.50 per person | £11.25 per child under 12
Upgrade to Celebration Afternoon Tea to include a glass of Prosecco for £29 per person

We look forward to welcoming you to The George!

Anthony Greenidge
General Manager

Please note a £10 deposit per person is required when booking a table at The George in the restaurant for Afternoon Tea, Sunday Carvery and for tables over 6. There is no reservation needed to dine in the Lounge Bar or in the courtyard. All payments are non-refundable but are transferable to a new date providing you move your booking 48 hours in advance.  If you have a gift voucher you would like to redeem, please contact the hotel directly on 01543 414822 or email [email protected] to book. Your gift voucher will act as a deposit, and if you cancel within 24 hours, the voucher value is no longer redeemable.

What is the best afternoon tea in Lichfield?

If you’re looking for somewhere to enjoy afternoon tea in the Lichfield area, The George Hotel is the place for you. The George Hotel is widely regarded as one of the finest places to unwind with traditional English afternoon tea in the area.

An elegant, welcoming environment

Guests tend to enjoy afternoon tea in the restaurant or elegant lounge bar during the colder months of the year, heading out to the flowery courtyard in the spring and summer. No matter when you visit The George, you can expect to enjoy the highest standard of hospitality.

What to expect from our afternoon teas

We serve our full afternoon teas Monday to Saturday. When you enjoy our afternoon tea, you get the chance to sample our freshly prepared sandwiches, fruit scone with cream and strawberry jam and our incredibly popular afternoon tea cakes. There is also a fine selection of teas and invigorating freshly ground coffee available. 

The history of afternoon tea

Afternoon tea is a long-standing tradition that was first enjoyed in mid-19th century England by the Duchess of Bedford. It was designed to address the hunger felt by people during the lengthy gap between breakfast and dinner. First embraced by the upper classes, it eventually became popular amongst people from all walks of life.

Packages for everyone

There are many afternoon tea packages available to you at The George, ensuring you’re well catered for when you feel like treating yourself. The basic Cream Tea option consists of a pot of tea or freshly ground coffee, a fruit scone, strawberry jam and cream. The Celebration Afternoon tea includes sparkling wine, finger sandwiches and cakes with a pot of tea or freshly ground coffee. There’s also a gin-based option, with seasonal specials being available throughout the year.

Why visit The George?

At The George, we are proud to offer a high-quality service to our local guests as well as customers from further afield. The building itself is noted for its highly distinctive and historic character, being a characterful Georgian coaching inn with a warmly welcoming atmosphere. Located just steps away from the magnificent Cathedral, Beacon Park and various popular shops and museums, we can provide the outstanding hospitality you require whether you’re popping in for refreshments or staying with us overnight.

We also offer free parking, 24-hour room service, the best price guarantee, free Wi-Fi, a lounge bar with more than 30 gins, meeting rooms, a carvery, and full English breakfasts.

Book today

To find out more about afternoon tea in Lichfield at The George or any of the other services that we offer, contact us today. You can reach us by giving us a call on 01543 414822 or contact us via our bot on our website. Alternatively, send an email to [email protected].

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