An English Tradition

Afternoon Tea

Heart-warming and elegant in all the right measures, Washingborough Hall Country House Hotel is the perfect spot to enjoy afternoon tea in Lincoln. Just under 3 miles from the bright lights and winding streets of Lincoln, the hotel enjoys a quiet, green location with plenty of parking and pretty gardens.

On warmer days, afternoon tea can be served alfresco on the terrace. But when the weather’s a little more inclement, you can snuggle up by the log fire, hunker down in the country-check snug, enjoy the elegance of the Dining Room Restaurant, or pull up a pew in the charming lounge-bar. Booking essential. 

Afternoon Tea


Afternoon Tea

£25.95 per person

There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to afternoon tea! Our menu changes every quarter for those wishing to return & enjoy new seasonal delights! See our afternoon tea menu below: 

Afternoon Tea

Served from 16th May 2024


Summer Vegetable Muffin

Lincolnshire Poacher Cheese Straw


Selection of Finger Sandwiches

Smoked Salmon, Dill & Cucumber 

Chicken, Watercress, Mustard Mayonnaise

Humous, Roasted Onion, Red Peppers


Homemade Fruit Scones

Clotted Cream,Strawberry Jam


Jammy Dodger - Strawberry & Vanilla Tartlet

Milk Chocolate & Praline Eclair

Lemon Meringue Drizzle Cake


Choose from loose leaf, Fruit, Herbal Teas, Hot Chocolate or Coffee

£25.95 per person

Cappuccino, Latte, Flat White £3.25

Espresso £2.75

Mocha £3.05

Served from 12.30pm – 4pm Monday to Saturday

3pm to 4pm Sundays


10% service charge is added to all food bills, please advise your server if you wish to have this removed

Please note a non-refundable deposit of £10 / person is required on all bookings.

 Larger parties of 12+ for special celebrations; a menu is available on request, an exclusive room hire charge will apply & a non-refundabe deposit is required on booking.

Full payment with final numbers 10 days before the function.


Whilst we will always do our best to reduce the risk of cross contamination in our restaurant and other food service areas, we do not guarantee that any of our dishes are free from allergens and therefore cannot accept any liability in this respect. Guests with severe allergies are advised to assess their own level of risk and guests must understand they consume dishes at their own risk.

Afternoon Tea

Bring the family

Feeling Tempted?

Afternoon Tea is served as follows:

Monday to Saturday between 12pm and 4pm. Sundays  2:30pm to 4pm. Subject to Availability.


Booking is a must as our treats are baked daily, and we hate to run out! Please call us on 01522 790 340.

Non-refundable deposit taken for all bookings of £10 per person. Tables of 9 and over require Full Payment on booking. We can cater for larger parties of 12+ for special celebrations; a menu is available on request, a room hire charge will apply & full payment is required before the function date.

Fancy That!

Visit our gift voucher boutique to treat somebody special to a gift their sweet tooth will love! Afternoon tea gift vouchers are available to buy securely online. They can be posted in a gift box, or sent instantly as an e-voucher…how delightful!


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