In Praise of Lazy Afternoons
"Summer afternoon" are the two most beautiful words in the English language according to author, Henry James. He may have said this over a century ago, but his words hold true today.
There is something wonderful about passing an afternoon in conversation with friends whilst enjoying the uniquely refreshing taste of tea and cakes. With stunning gardens and a friendly atmosphere, why not spend a lazy summer afternoon at the Merton Hotel?
Any free afternoon, on a weekday or weekend, offers a great excuse to get together with good company and treat yourself to a wonderfully refreshing pot of tea accompanied by a tempting assortment of cakes and, of course, freshly baked scones topped with jam and the richest of Jersey cream.
Freshly baked scones with Jersey clotted cream and strawberry jam
Various cakes including: Battenberg, strawberry tart and chocolate eclair
Finger sandwiches: smoked salmon, ham & English mustard and egg & cress rolls
All served with your choice of tea or coffee.
Only £19.95 for 2 people.
Jersey Cream Tea
Freshly baked scones served with Jersey cream and strawberry jam and your choice of tea or coffee.
Only £6.00 per person.
Upgrade your tea with a glass of Prosecco for £6.95 or £20.25 for a bottle, or go luxury with the delicious Mumm Champagne for only £45.25
No need to book
There's no need to book - just turn up, sit down and relax.
Afternoon tea is served anytime from 12:30pm to 6:00pm and if you decide to stay longer, you'll be able to enjoy musical entertainment every evening on the piano from 7:15pm – 10:15pm.
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