Seeking an afternoon tea experience in Kent for Mother's Day that's as extraordinary as the woman you're celebrating? Your quest concludes with us. This Mother's Day, immerse yourself in the quintessence of elegance and affection with ONAIE's guide to the most exquisite afternoon tea spots across Kent.
1. The Secret Garden, Ashford
Nestled in the heart of Kent, The Secret Garden is a hidden gem that offers a quintessential afternoon tea experience. Set within a beautiful walled garden, it provides a tranquil setting to enjoy a selection of finely cut sandwiches, freshly baked scones with clotted cream and jam, and a variety of handmade pastries and cakes. Their tea list is impressive, featuring classic blends and unique infusions, all served in delicate china to add to the charm of your afternoon.
2. Chilston Park Hotel, Lenham
For a touch of historical elegance, Chilston Park Hotel's afternoon tea is unparalleled. This Grade I listed manor house, set in 22 acres of rural parkland, offers a luxurious setting for a Mother's Day treat. Their afternoon tea service includes a sophisticated array of sandwiches, scones, and sweets, accompanied by your choice of teas or a glass of champagne for those looking to add a sparkle to the celebration.
3. The Mooring, Sevenoaks
The Mooring offers a contemporary take on traditional afternoon tea, with a focus on locally sourced ingredients and inventive pastry creations. Overlooking the serene waters, this spot combines modern British cuisine with classic afternoon tea elements, creating an unforgettable experience. The Mooring is perfect for mothers who appreciate the finer details in food and ambiance.
4. The Orangery at Turkey Mill, Maidstone
Surrounded by 9 acres of landscaped gardens and waterways, The Orangery at Turkey Mill presents an afternoon tea experience in a picturesque setting. Their menu features a seasonal selection of savouries and sweets, including artisanal sandwiches and exquisite desserts, making it a delightful culinary journey. The peaceful surroundings and elegant decor make this an ideal spot for a leisurely afternoon.
5. Pashley Manor Gardens, Ticehurst
Pashley Manor Gardens offers an afternoon tea experience amidst one of the finest gardens in England. Enjoy a traditional tea service in the Garden Room, with views over the manicured gardens and countryside beyond. The menu includes a variety of sandwiches, freshly baked scones, and a selection of cakes and pastries, all made with the finest ingredients. It’s a perfect setting for mothers who love nature and a touch of English heritage.
This Mother's Day, step away from the ordinary and choose an afternoon tea experience in Kent that reflects the specialness of the occasion. And for a gift that complements the day with style and substance, consider ONAIE's range of slippers—each pair as special and unique as the mother you're honouring.
Let this Mother's Day be a celebration of the exceptional, with moments as comfortably luxurious and lovingly made as our ONAIE slippers. Visit our collection today to find that perfect pair, and plan an afternoon tea outing that will be remembered for years to come.