Step into The Drawing Room and discover an elegant location that is the perfect match for our decadent Afternoon Tea. Sit back and indulge your senses with delicious pastries and desserts within an atmosphere that elevates your experience to a truly memorable event.

Savour delicate finger sandwiches while enjoying views of our gardens in bloom, as well as our acres of parkland. Indulge on handmade scones as you recline on bespoke furniture. Adore sweet treats while lingering before our grand fireplace, originally commission for royalty and now yours to admire as you sip Laurent-Perrier Champagne. The Drawing Room is the ideal place for an Afternoon Tea experience that is as distinctive as it is delicious.

Opening Times

Tuesday to Saturday: 12.00-4.00pm

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Afternoon Tea may only be booked with a minimum of 24 hours notice. Please be aware a card guarantee is required at the time of booking and will be charged in the event of a no show or cancellation within 24 hours of scheduled arrival. Please note we do not accept dogs in this area other than assistance dogs.
Please note that we cannot make adaptations to our menu due to dislikes. We can make alterations based on religious reasons, as well as gluten free, nut free, vegetarian and pescatarian diets, but this must be stated at the time of booking. Please be aware that our Afternoon Tea cannot be vegan or dairy free. Any changes made to bookings or dietary requirements made within 24 hours of arrival cannot be guaranteed. A non-refundable deposit of £10pp will be taken for bookings of 8+ people.
From £35.00

Afternoon Tea

Our Classic Afternoon Tea combines excellent flavours in a beautiful setting to create the epitome of luxury, mid-afternoon experiences. Enjoy hand-crafted sweet and savoury delights prepared by our Pastry Chef in line with our sample Menu, alongside a relaxing cup of tea or coffee.

From £50.00

Afternoon Tea

Add a touch of glamour to your Afternoon Tea experience. Enjoy our famous Afternoon Tea with a perfectly chilled glass of Laurent-Perrier Harmony Champagne per person. An ideal choice for a special celebration or a truly indulgent afternoon.

From £60.00

Laurent-Perrier Afternoon Tea

Indulge yourself further with a tasting flight of Laurent-Perrier Harmony, Brut and Rosé to enjoy alongside a classic combination of finger sandwiches, homemade scones and sweet pastries. Freshly prepared every day, our Afternoon Tea experience in Hexham can become the perfect gift with our vouchers.

From £500.00

Afternoon Of Indulgence

Have our Chauffeur collect your party of four from home and bring you to The Orangery, where you will enjoy a jeroboam of Laurent Perrier Champagne alongside an incredible Afternoon Tea. When finished, allow your Driver to take you back home, with an additional cake and loose leaf tea accompanying you.


Meet Laurèns Le Gal, our new Head Pastry Chef

Having delighted guests at Walwick Hall with his distinctive Afternoon Teas, Laurèns Le Gal brings his award-winning skills to Matfen Hall. 

Famed for using seasonal flavours, our new Head Pastry Chef adds a delicious French twist to a British tradition. Those new to Laurèns’ Afternoon Teas and those already familiar with his distinctive style can experience it with stunning views of our unique parkland. 

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