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Graze on a mouth-watering selection of finely cut sandwiches, speciality cakes including freshly baked scones smothered in New Forest Jam and thick clotted cream, all complimented by a large selection of the finest artisan teas from Camellia’s Tea House and Fair Trade coffee. Who could resist such delicious delicacies?

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An Afternoon Tea in the New Forest is a wonderful experience to share with with your closest friends and family. Why not treat Mum for her birthday or give the gift of afternoon tea for your anniversary this year?

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Afternoon Tea Menus

Try our vegan and gluten free afternoon tea menus or make a day of it pair your New Forest afternoon tea with a lazy afternoon at the spa.

Questions?

Below you will find some commonly asked questions. For more in depth answers, please visit our FAQ pages or contact us and we will be happy to help.

  • Socially distanced outdoor dining areas have been created and are available for you to enjoy breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks, and dinner al fresco.

    The restaurants are open with a reduced number of tables and offer outdoor dining spaces.

    All staff wear face coverings and guests are required to do so also whilst in public areas.

    Takeaway picnics are available for residents to pre-order or at the hotel during your stay.

    Cash will not be accepted, and credit/debit card details will be required for contactless payments.

  • In line with current government restrictions, all our restaurants are currently closed.

    Our typical opening times are as follows:

     

    Cambium

    Breakfast – 8am to 10.30am (weekends) & 7.30am to 10am (weekdays)

    Snacks – All day

    Dinner – 5:30pm to 9:30pm

     

    The Zen Garden

    Dinner – 6pm – 9.30pm, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday.

    Please note: No children under the age of 12 at dinner. A smart/casual dress code is requested at dinner.

     

    Le Blaireau

    Lunch – 12pm-2.30pm, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday.

    Dinner – 6.30pm-9.45pm, Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday.

  • We have a comprehensive list of all of the dishes/foods and drinks available throughout the hotel which highlights 14 key allergens if present. This guidance document is readily available from any member of our team upon request.

    Please speak to our Reservations Team for help with your specific request but in most circumstances we would ask that you book your dining ahead of time and to inform our reservations or reception team of your allergy or intolerance at the time of booking so they can ensure the kitchen team and chefs are fully aware and prepared for your visit.

  • We have three onsite restaurants: Le Blaireau, our French brasserie, welcomes children of all ages and offers a children’s menu.

    In our modern British restaurant, Cambium, the minimum age to dine is 8 years old.

    In our Thai restaurant The Zen Garden, located in the spa, the minimum age is 12 years old.