Imagine the scene - Edwardian England in the Lake District serving afternoon tea. The most delicate sandwiches, the freshest scones, the sweetest baked treats and tea served in fine china.
The Pheasant at Bassenthwaite Lake near Cockermouth in Cumbria offers just this experience - or as close as can be - to our guests requesting Afternoon Tea.
Prepared in The Pheasant's own kitchens and served in the larger lounge, surrounded by antiques and with views over the garden, our Afternoon Tea menu is ideal if you are in need of serious sustenance mid-afternoon.
From the first cream cheese and cucumber, egg mayonnaise or smoked salmon sandwich to a bite-sized scone with jam and rum butter and a morsel of rich chocolate cake, our afternoon tea is a real treat and one that is proving increasingly popular across the generations. You could even treat yourself further by adding a glass of prosecco or champagne.
This popularity - and a growing local reputation - means that guests are advised to call and book ahead. Then just relax and enjoy a very special Afternoon Tea at The Pheasant in Bassenthwaite, Cumbria, just a short drive from Keswick and Cockermouth.
Afternoon tea is served from 3pm-5pm everyday in our lounge. View our Menu. Call 017687 76234 to book your Afternoon Tea at the Pheasant, Bassenthwaite Lake.