The Quintessential English experience

Afternoon Tea

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Indulge in an exquisite afternoon tea at The Old Bell Hotel, England's oldest hotel, located in the heart of historic Malmesbury. Whether you're an international traveller or live nearby and are seeking delicious treat, our Afternoon Tea offers an elegant fusion of traditional favourites and modern flavours. It's perfect for celebrating those extra special occasions, and a bucket list experience for those with a sweet tooth!

Enjoy your Afternoon Tea whilst soaking up the serene and historic ambience of our Abbey Row Restaurant which boasts a high-design dining room adorned with hand-painted gold stars. Alternatively relax in our cosy lounge areas or take advantage of the sunshine in our beautifully curated outdoor spaces.

Afternoon Tea with Style

Traditional Favourites & Modern Flavours

Enjoy a delightful array of mouth-watering homebaked scones, sweet treats and savoury delights

Our afternoon tea menu is a culinary journey through the finest of ingredients from the South West of England. Each element is meticulously crafted using fresh, local, and seasonal ingredients, that capture the essence of our bountiful region. With the menu changing regularly to highlight the best of each season, every visit promises a new and exciting culinary adventure.

Whether you're planning an overnight stay or a flying visit to explore the South Cotswolds, we recommend advance booking to secure your table and ensure a memorable visit. Come and indulge in the best that Malmesbury has to offer, where history and tradition combine with vibrant décor and modern flavours. At The Old Bell Hotel every bite tells a unique tale.


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