Sparkling Afternoon Tea

Credit: Cheryl Dally,

Due to overwhelming demand
all our 2017 High Teas are now fully booked.

If you have a gift voucher that expires imminently please contact the office regarding extending it into the 2018 season but you will also be able to book onto a 2018 Sparkling Afternoon Tea very soon using a 2017 gift voucher, as long as you make your booking before the voucher expires.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

If you would like to buy a Sparkling Afternoon Tea gift voucher for the 2018 season please go to our online shop, under Gift Vouchers.

Dates for the 2018 season will be available to book from October at the latest, so watch this space.



Sparkling Afternoon Tea Service

This quintessentially British treat is served on-board our Mendip Belle Dining carriages and combines a delicious selection of sandwiches, followed by mouth-watering dainties and finally a scone, with preserve and clotted cream, all served with a sparkling glass of prosecco (a non-alcoholic drink is available by request at time of booking).

This delicious treat is only 27.50 per person.




The Sparkling Afternoon Tea is served on the 3.30pm train and includes the following per person:

4 finger sandwiches with a selection of fillings
1 scone (with jam and clotted cream)
3 dainties (miniature cakes)
1 glass of prosecco
(a non-alcoholic drink is available by request at time of booking)
We can also provide a vegetarian or gluten free Sparkling Afternoon Tea for an extra 2.50 per person.






ADVANCED BOOKING ESSENTIAL - To book a date please click here

For customers wishing to book using a Voucher, Please Email us with your name, address, telephone number, voucher number and the date you would like to book. Alternatively give the Ticket Office a call selecting option 3.

*Please Note*
Although your High Tea is only served on the 3.30pm train you are welcome to travel on earlier trains, should you wish, as well as visit our Engine Shed and Workshop and other points of interest around the railway.

Terms & Conditions

Every effort will be made to run the trains and our High Tea services according to the timetable but unforeseen circumstances may entail alteration or cancellations. The East Somerset Railway reserves the right to vary any of the provisions of this service without prior notice.

Please note Dogs (except assist dogs) are not allowed on dining trains