Join us for an elegant and refined Afternoon Tea in Shrewsbury. 

Traditional Afternoon Tea - from £15 per person (see menu below)

Cream Teas - £6 per person (warm scone, jam, clotted cream and any loose leaf tea or premium coffee.

There is no need to book for Cream Teas or Afternoon Tea for 2 or 4. However for larger parties requiring Afternoon Tea and or special dietary requirements please give 24 hours notice.

To make afternoon tea reservations please contact us.

Host your own Private Afternoon Tea Party at Drapers Hall. Reserve for 8-18 guests - from only £15 per person.

It is understood that Anna Russell, 7th Duchess of Bedford, invented Afternoon Tea in 1840, to satisfy ‘that sinking feeling’ she often experienced mid afternoon, between luncheon and dinner.  The solution? A pot of tea and finger sandwiches (to be served without the crusts) taken privately in her boudoir…

AFTERNOON TEA at Drapers Hall

Drapers Signature Afternoon Tea follows the traditional combination of sweet and savoury. Everything is freshly and delicately prepared for each occasion.

Savour a variety of classic finger and open sandwiches, patisserie and warm scones accompanied by our own preserves and Cornish clotted cream – our pastries and preserves change to reflect the fruits of the season. 

At the heart of the experience is the drink itself... Choose your Tea from a selection of our favourite blends. Alternatively, enjoy a glass of Prosecco with our Sparkling Afternoon Tea.


Afternoon Tea - £15 per person

a selection of open finger sandwiches:
Sample menu only: Pastrami, bath blue and black pepper mayonnaise, coronation chicken
cheddar and apple, smoked salmon and avocado.

warm scone with clotted cream and our own preserves
plus a selection of hand made delicacies: Sample menu only: forest fruit cupcake, lemon and thyme drizzle cake
white chocolate and pistachio macarons, shortbread biscuits
and chocolate eclair.

savoury: (+£5 supplement requires 24 hour notice)
chilled bloody mary
traditional Melton Mowbray pork pie
cheese scones with apple and red pepper chutney

a perfectly chilled glass of prosecco, 125 ml (+£5 supplement)

or Champagne, 125 ml (+£9 supplement)

Assam, Darjeeling, Earl Grey, Lapsang Souchong
Classic English Breakfast Tea or Coffee.


To host your own Private Afternoon Tea Party please contact us.

Afternoon Tea in Shrewsbury, Shropshire