Afternoon Tea delights at Seaham Hall

Festive Afternoon Tea Available from the 1st December 2016 - 2nd January 2017

There is nothing more wonderful than an afternoon spent indulging in tasty treats and sipping on a delightful cup of tea...Enjoy a selection of tasty festive treats this Christmas Season at Seaham Hall where you can enjoy in our cosy lounge overlooking our beautiful gardens...the perfect setting for getting in the Christmas mood!

Festive Afternoon Tea £22

  • Smoked Salmon and Dill Mini Quiche
  • Coronation Chicken with a Sesame Seed Bun
  • Cave aged Cheddar and Beetroot in a Brioche Bun
  • Honey Glazed Ham, Radish and Mustard Mayo Wrap
  • Chocolate and Stout Fondant Fancy
  • Irish Cream and Hazelnut Macaroon
  • Pear and Chestnut Mulled wine Verine
  • Stollen
  • A selection of Plain and Fruit Scones
  • A selection of our finest Teas will be available on the day

Or add a glass of Champagne to your Afternoon Tea for some added sparkle - for only £10 extra.

Due to the popularity of the season pre-booking is essential, so to book please call 0191 516 1400 or email

  • Festive Afternoon Tea £22 per person
  • Champagne Festive Afternoon Tea £32 per person

Duchess of Bedford Afternoon Tea Available from the 3rd January 2017

Anna Maria Russell, 7th Duchess of Bedford found a light meal of tea (usually Darjeeling) and cakes or sandwiches to be the perfect refreshment between luncheon and dinner.  So much so, that she soon began inviting her friends to join her. Afternoon Tea quickly became an established and convivial repast in many middle and upper class households. Now you can enjoy an afternoon tea in the heart of county Durham too. 

Duchess of Bedford Afternoon Tea £22
Homemade Finger Sandwiches
Egg Mayonnaise with Watercress and Raddish
Smoked Salmon with Creme Fraiche and cucumber (wrap)
Cheese and Mustard savoury with Baby Gem and pickled Onion
Ham, Lettuce and Tomato with Wid Garlic Creme Fraiche

Homemade fruit and plain scones
served with housemade strawberry jam
and Devonshire clotted cream

Selection of desserts, cakes and pastries from our pastry chef

All served with free flowing teas and coffees of your choice

Anna Maria Russell Champagne Afternoon Tea £32

Afternoon Tea at Seaham Hall is a real treat to be enjoyed either in our lounge or on the outdoor terraces overlooking the coast and extensive gardens, weather permitting of course.

Afternoon Tea is the perfect gift for that special someone, please visit our gift voucher pages to make your selections and read more about Afternoon Tea Durham on our blog.