Afternoon Tea at the House

Afternoon Tea at the House

Afternoon Tea will be reopening on Thursday 15th April 2021!


Please note afternoon tea will be served outside only, in line with government guidance. 

Afternoon tea will be available Thursday to Sunday, from 2pm until 5pm. 


Our brasserie afternoon tea is perfect for any occasion, enjoyed in a relaxed, informal setting, overlooking one of our famous cork oak trees, this really is a modern take on the traditional, refined afternoon tea experience.

You will be greeted at the restaurant and taken to your table, where delicious sandwiches,  freshly baked scones and beautifully presented cakes and pastries will be served.

Tea and coffee will be served and replenished as required.

Prosecco is optional at an additional cost, however, to waken your taste buds we will serve a complimentary non-alcoholic mocktail on arrival (not included in private room bookings)


Afternoon tea will be served Thursday-Sunday, from 2-5 pm

£19.50 per person

Children’s afternoon tea £9.95 per child 

Prosecco afternoon tea –  £27.00 per person 
Champagne Afternoon tea  –  £33.50 per person
Rose Champagne afternoon tea – £34.50 per person


To book

Book online here 

01206 863666

Buy a gift voucher, and treat that someone special 


find us, however you travel
By car:

When using a SATNAV please enter the location WIVENHOE, Colchester (do not use a postcode as this will direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park).

Take the exit marked Colchester (A133)
Follow the A133 towards Clacton
Please follow signs for WIVENHOE
You will see a black sign on your right which says, ‘Wivenhoe House & The Brasserie’, turn right here into PARK ROAD
The entrance for Wivenhoe House is shared with the University of Essex, but PARK ROAD leads you through Wivenhoe Park and you will be able to see our beautiful house from the road on your right
CONTINUE to follow the signs for WIVENHOE HOUSE and it will lead you to us.

If you would like any help with directions, please do call us on 01206 863666 and a member of our will be able to assist you.

By train:

Colchester station, Colchester Town station, Wivenhoe station and Hythe stations are all between 10-15 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Trains run between London (Liverpool Street) and Colchester station every 10-20 minutes. The journey takes around an hour. Also connect with Colchester from Norwich, Ipswich, Felixstowe & Harwich. Some trains from London (Liverpool Street) also stop at Wivenhoe Station. When travelling from the Clacton/Walton direction, alight at Wivenhoe or Hythe Stations.

By plane:

Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.