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INFORMATION

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Indulge in an award-winning Afternoon Tea in the Coach House

AFTERNOON TEA

The Tea Room is situated in our award-winning Coach House wedding venue, set under the gaze of the Elizabethan Hall. 

Delight in a delicious selection of dainty finger sandwiches, Hambleton’s special breed pork sausage roll, freshly baked scones with clotted cream and jam and an array of famous Doddington cakes and sweet treats.

There’s something to suit the whole family with our traditional, savoury inspired and children’s Afternoon Tea. 

We also offer vegetarian, vegan and gluten free afternoon tea choices too.

For younger customers, the children’s afternoon tea will tempt with a choice of sandwiches, crisps, cupcakes, and sweet treats.

HOW TO BOOK

Please click here to check availability and make a reservation.

Table times are allocated at 12pm, 12.30pm, 2.30pm & 3pm. Please note that tables are booked for a maximum of 1.5 hours from the start of the sitting.

When booking please make sure to include any children in the numbers for your booking and notify us of any of the following in the ‘Special Requests’ section:

  • Any allergies or dietary requirements
  • If any children’s high chairs are required
  • If wheelchair access is needed

Please note that dogs are not permitted in the Tea Room or in the garden – Assistance dogs only.

If you have purchased or been gifted a voucher we do not need to know beforehand that you are using this, just bring the voucher along with you on the day.

Please click here to read our FAQs

If you require a table for more than 6 people, or have any other enquiries, please contact us on the details below: 

01522 812508

andrewlowley@doddingtonhall.com

“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.”

THE VENUE

The Coach House is a stylishly refurbished Elizabethan building with its own secluded ‘Secret Garden’ and delightful, light, airy and modern extension. Standing just metres from Doddington Hall, it is a flexible and tasteful space suitable for either an intimate afternoon tea for 2 or a larger celebration. Our own kitchens provide delicious, quality, award-winning catering.

CARRUTHERS ROOM

Garden and Hall views from the 1st floor of the refurbished Elizabethan Coach House. Ideal for festivities including hen parties, birthdays, anniversaries, baby showers and naming ceremonies and is available for private hire.

At just £40pp and £12pp for children, our all-inclusive package includes unlimited tea and coffee, a lovely afternoon tea, and private room rental.

Select from seating arrangements that can accommodate up to 32 people at three round tables or a maximum of 14 people at one long table.

Please be aware that the first floor cannot presently be accessed by lift.

We can offer you the following time slots: 12:30 to 14:30 or 15:00 to 17:00. This includes access for any setting up you require before guests arrival.

To secure your booking in the Carruthers Room we require £10 per person initial deposit which must be paid as a lump sum from one account. Once you have confirmed your numbers we will email you an online payment link to make the deposit payment. The remaining balance can be paid individually on the day by card or cash. Any additional items bought will be added to the bill to be paid on the day. Please be aware that the deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable should guests drop out after the initial deposit payment is made.

We do ask for a pre-order for larger groups of which menu they require on the day.

Please do make us aware of any allergies or special dietary requirements too.

Our traditional, children’s, savoury, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free menus can be viewed, downloaded or printed by clicking here.

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing andrewlowley@doddingtonhall.com or calling 01522 812508 if you would like us to check availability or have any questions.

Garden room

An intimate space on the ground floor. Ideal for larger groups and celebrations, adjacent to the main dining room.

£30pp and £12pp for children our all-inclusive package includes unlimited tea and coffee and a lovely afternoon tea for larger groups.

Select from seating arrangements that can accommodate up to 40 guests at four round tables or a maximum of 10 guests at one round table.

We can offer you the following time slots: 12noon, 12.30, 14.30 or 15.00. The table/s are available to you for 1.5 hours.

For this area to be ‘exclusive’ to you for dining we would require a booking of a minimum of 24 guests who will be seated at 3 tables of 8.

The Garden Room is accessible by other diners and, although it can be made exclusive to you for dining, is not a fully private area.

To secure your booking in the Garden Room we require £10 per person initial deposit which must be paid as a lump sum from one account. Once you have confirmed your numbers we will email you an online payment link to make the deposit payment. The remaining balance can be paid individually on the day by card or cash. Any additional items bought will be added to the bill to be paid on the day. Please be aware that the deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable should guests drop out after the initial deposit payment is made.

We do ask for a pre-order for larger groups of which menu they require on the day.

Please do make us aware of any allergies or special dietary requirements too.

Our traditional, children’s, savoury, vegetarian, vegan and gluten free menus can be viewed, downloaded or printed by clicking here.

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing andrewlowley@doddingtonhall.com or calling 01522 812508 if you would like us to check availability or have any questions.

THE GREEN WING

The largest and the main room for tea room tables.

A spacious, light, airy and stylish room with huge sliding glass doors that open onto a private and pretty walled garden. For much of the year this room is where we host our award winning weddings.

Outside garden tables are available so please do add a note to the ‘Special Requests’ section upon booking if you would prefer to be seated on the lawn. If the weather is favourable we will do our very best. (Garden tables allocated on a first to request, first to be offered basis).

FAQs

The allotted time slot for your afternoon tea booking is 1.5 hours; please browse our availability to find the time which suits you best. 

The entrance to the Tea Room is located just a few yards from the Gatehouse of the Hall. The Elizabethan Coach House building is situated to the left of the Hall and the entrance is through the green doors. Please do not be mistaken with the Farm Shop Café, as the Tea Room is located in the Coach House, which is a separate building. Signage around the car park can be found to point you in the right direction. Take a look at our Estate Map.

We only request a pre-order when bookings are made for larger groups. However, to help us be better prepared for your visit, we do ask that any allergies or dietary requirements are highlighted during the booking process.

Tea Room gift vouchers can be purchased from our website, they will then be dispatched within 3 working days. Order here.

Alternatively, vouchers can be purchased at the Doddington Farm Shop, simply head to the till point and a staff member will be happy to help. 

We ask that any gift vouchers are handed in to us at the end of your afternoon tea experience. Afternoon Tea gift vouchers can only be used in the Tea Room, but you are welcome to use Doddington gift vouchers across the estate, including the Tea Room. 

The gift vouchers are available to use for a full year after purchase, please note that the expiry date is the final day of the month noted on your voucher and can not be extended.

We do not accept online payments. All payments for afternoon tea will be taken at the end of your visit, by either cash, card or a voucher.  

Yes, we do. Our Garden Room has 4 larger tables that can seat up to 10 guests each. We also have our Carruthers Room, that ensures a private experience throughout your booking, where you can have 10-32 guests for 2 hours. Please note that there is no lift access to the Carruthers Room, it is accessed via stairs only.

Any bookings with over 6 guests will need to be made via phone or email:

01522 812508

andrewlowley@doddingtonhall.com

The ground floor of the Doddington Tea Room is fully accessible. The Carruthers Room is accessed via stairs only and does not have lift access. If you need assistance, please contact us in advance for alternative arrangements.

01522 812508

andrewlowley@doddingtonhall.com

Unfortunately, dogs are not able to come into the Tea Room, including the outdoor dining area. Assistance dogs are welcome.

Our afternoon teas are designed and portioned for one person. If you can’t manage your afternoon tea, we have takeaway boxes available for you to take your remaining treats home.

At Doddington Tea Room we have a range of menus on offer to accommodate dietary requirements. Please make a note on your booking, highlighting your request, and we will ensure your dietary has been made aware to the team. View menu.