Afternoon Tea

You’ll enjoy a unique experience with your afternoon tea in Bexhill. At The Cooden Beach Hotel you can enjoy wonderful food and stunning sea views if you are seated in areas within the Brasserie on the Beach and Café Bar.

You could choose a simple cream tea, a full afternoon tea or go the extra mile and add a glass of Champagne too! Please don’t forget to book your afternoon tea in Bexhill by visiting Reception or calling 01424 842281. Please note, afternoon tea has a maximum table reservation of 2 hours. After this time, you are very welcome to move to the Café Bar area to relax and chat with another drink.

You can see photographs of our afternoon tea in the gallery – they’ll tantalise your taste buds!

Gift Vouchers are available if you’d like to treat someone to afternoon tea in Bexhill, East Sussex at our beachside hotel.

Don’t forget, we have a special afternoon tea for Christmas that includes Turkey and Cranberry Sandwiches, Mince Pies, Christmas Cake and more. Find out more in our Christmas brochure.

Our Afternoon Tea & Cream Tea Menus

Served 3-5pm

A selection of finger sandwiches

On white & wholemeal bread

Thinly sliced cucumber

Cream cheese (v)

Free Range Egg Mayonnaise

Cress (v)

Scottish Oak Smoked Salmon

A pot of freshly brewed tea or coffee

Warm fruit or cheese scones

With unsalted butter, Cornish clotted cream & fruit preserve

Slice of handmade cake

£17 per person

Add a glass of Champagne £8

Served 3-5pm

Finger sandwiches

Ham, Cheese or Egg Mayonnaise

Chocolate Cake

Novelty Ice Cream

Apple or Orange Juice

Children under 12

£8 per child

Available all day

A Pot of Tea with a Warm Fruit or Cheese Scone

Served with unsalted butter, fruit preserve and Cornish clotted cream


Slice of Traditional Handmade Cake


Warm Fruit Scone

Served with unsalted butter and preserve


Warm Cheese Scone

Served with unsalted butter


Toasted Tea Cake

Served with unsalted butter and preserve





V – Suitable for Vegetarians.

GF – Gluten Free. Items on this menu may contain nuts.

All our food is prepared in a kitchen where nuts, gluten and other allergens are present, our menu descriptions do not include all ingredients. If you have a food allergy, please let us know before ordering.

Full allergen information is available on request.

Afternoon Tea Gallery

The Cooden Beach Hotel,
Cooden Beach, Cooden Sea Road,
Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN39 4TT.

Phone: +44 (0) 1424 842281
Fax: +44 (0) 1424 846142