Afternoon tea at Penally Abbey is best way to spend any afternoon with family and friends.
Served in the beautiful dining room, it is a relaxing ritual where the most pressing matters are delicious homemade cakes and sandwiches.
Put your feet up and enjoy a long, luxurious afternoon where the serious things can wait.
We ask for 24 hours notice on all bookings as our chefs bake everything fresh each morning.
If you would like to make a booking, please call us on 01834 843033 to check availability.
Please note that we require valid card details to secure afternoon tea bookings, if you have a voucher please quote your voucher code upon booking.
We are able to cater for vegetarian and gluten free, we do not cater for dairy free or vegan diets.
Please note that we add a 12.5% service charge to all food and drink bills.
This is discretionary, if you would like it taken off just let us know and we will be happy to remove it from your bill.
If you feel like our services did not meet your expectations please do let us know what we could improve on, we value all feedback.
Large afternoon tea bookings will only be accommodated in our private dining space 'The Courtyard' which does incur a hire cost. Please do contact us direct to make a group booking.
We understand life can get in the way of good time-keeping sometimes but if you have a booking and you are running late, just give us a call and let us know when to expect you. We always ask for the best contact number and will give try to call guests who are more than 15 minutes late on busy days. If we haven’t heard from you within 30 minutes of your booking, the table will be released.
Talk to us
We strive to give our guests a really special experience here at Penally Abbey, we appreciate your ongoing support and you are always welcome to chat with us about any issues.
Penally Abbey car park is reserved for our guests who are staying with us. With this in mind, we do not provide parking for customers having afternoon teas. We recommend you park on either the village green just beneath the hotel or at Penally village train station, just a few minutes walk away.
Special Dietary Requirements
We can cater for vegetarian and gluten free guests. We do not offer a vegan or dairy free option.
For all afternoon tea bookings we require card details to secure your booking. These details are securely kept with a third party payment platform, Stripe and will only be charged if the cancellation terms are not met. If you want to cancel or to reduce numbers of your reservation please give us 24 hours notice before your booking time.
Fail to give this notice and cancel on the day of your booking or you are a no show you will automatically incur a charge of the full amount of our afternoon tea at £32.00 per person as everything is freshly made on the day.
As a small business, last minute cancellations can affect us quite significantly and when plenty of notice is given allows us to rebook tables, plan our staffing, cook lovely food with minimal waste and remain priceworthy for all of our guests.