Afternoon tea menu


For the ultimate afternoon tea in Cornwall, our award-winning Water’s Edge restaurant is the perfect setting. Overlook Falmouth harbour whilst tucking into sweet treats, savoury bites and delicate sandwiches. We also offer Greenbank specialties including our Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea and an ideal option for chocoholics!

Our Cornish afternoon teas are served on Monday to Saturday from 12pm until 5pm and Sundays from 3pm until 5pm.


All include a pot of loose leaf tea from the Cornish Tea Company or coffee of your choice. Gluten free and vegetarian alternatives are available on request (please call 01326 312440 to arrange.)

V suitable for vegetarian diet
Vg suitable for vegan diet
Please highlight your dietary requirements to our team. For allergen advice correlating to our number system, please click here.

Classic cream tea

£8 per person

Home-made fruit and plain scones (2, 4, 7) V

Cornish clotted cream (7) V

Tiptree strawberry jam V


Greenbank afternoon tea

£15 per person

SAVOURY

Gammon ham brioche, onion jam (2, 4, 7, 14)

Smoked salmon, dill, rocket, granary fingers (2)

Cucumber, cracked black pepper, white fingers (2) V

SWEETS AND SCONES

Home-made scones; plain or fruit (2, 4, 7) V

Cornish clotted cream, Tiptree strawberry jam (7) V

Strawberry Victoria sandwich (2, 4, 7) V

Chocolate brownie (2, 4, 7) V

Chef’s choice of two additional cakes (DC)


Afternoon indulgence

Add a G&T: any Greenbank infused gin with Franklin and Son's tonic £5

Add a glass of Champagne £7

CHILDREN’S AFTERNOON TEA

£7 per child

Home-made plain scones, strawberry jam, clotted cream (2, 4, 7) V

Ham sandwich, white fingers (2)

Cadbury's hot chocolate and brownie (2, 4, 7) V

CHOCOHOLIC'S AFTERNOON TEA

£20 per person. Please pre order 24 hours prior to booking by calling 01326 312440.

SAVOURY

Gammon ham brioche, onion jam (2, 4, 7, 14)

Smoked salmon, dill, rocket, granary fingers (2)

Cucumber, cracked black pepper, white fingers V (2)

SWEETS AND SCONES

Home-made scones: plain or fruit V (2, 4, 7)

Cornish clotted cream, Tiptree strawberry jam V (7)

Chocolate and strawberry Victoria sandwich V (2, 4, 7)

Chocolate brownie V (2, 4, 7)

Chocolate Guinness cake V (2, 4, 7, 14)

Chocolate cremeux, cocoa nibs V (2, 4, 7)

GENTLEMAN’S TEA

£20 per person. Please pre order 24 hours prior to booking by calling 01326 312440.

SAVOURY

Cheese and bacon scones, butter, blue cheese, chutney (2, 4, 7)

Steak and onion jam brioche (2, 4, 7, 14)

Mini pork pie, scotch egg, pickled onions (2, 4, 7)

SWEETS AND SCONES

Chocolate Guinness cake (2, 4, 7, 14) V

Apple crumble tartlet (2, 4, 7) V

Whiskey truffles, whiskey shot (7, 14)


OPTIONAL EXTRAS

Port: Taylor’s ten year old 50ml £6

Whiskey: Aberdour Piper £3.50

Brandy: Courvoisier VS £3.50

Cigars from £8.50

All afternoon teas include a pot of loose leaf tea or coffee of your choice unless otherwise stated...

CORNICO COFFEE

Barista coffee of your choice £2.95

Hot chocolate £2.95 

Liqueur coffee £6.50


CORNISH TEA COMPANY 

Loose leaf tea, choose from:

Cornish breakfast tea

Earl Grey

Mint tea

Lemon verbena

Decaffeinated Cornish breakfast Green tea

Chamomile

Red berry


Cocktails

We can create many of your favourite cocktails that work perfectly with our afternoon teas...

Have a look at our two for £10 ‘Cocktail O’Clock’ menu and speak to a member of staff to order (available 3pm-6pm Monday to Thursday and all day on Fridays). Cheers to that!

FESTIVE AFTERNOON TEA

£20 per person, including tea or coffee and a glass of mulled wine. Children's version £8, including a hot chocolate. Available throughout December.

SAVOURY

Cornish brie and cranberry

Free range turkey and stuffing

Smoked salmon and dill crème fraiche

SWEETS AND SCONES

Home-made cranberry and orange scones

Cornish clotted cream, Tiptree strawberry jam 

Mince pies

Chocolate yule log

Eggnog cheesecake

Disaronno trifle

Christmas cake fudge

1. CELERY
This includes celery stalks, leaves, seeds and the root called celeriac. You can find celery in celery salt, salads, some meat products, soups and stock cubes.


2. CEREALS CONTAINING GLUTEN
Wheat (such as spelt and Khorasan wheat/Kamut), rye, barley and oats are often found in foods containing flour, such as some types of baking powder, batter, breadcrumbs, bread, cakes, couscous, meat products, pasta, pastry, sauces, soups and fried food which are dusted with flour.


3. CRUSTACEANS
Crabs, lobster, prawns and scampi are crustaceans. Shrimp paste, often used in Thai and south-east Asian curries or salads, is an ingredient to look out for.


4. EGGS
Eggs are often found in cakes, some meat products, mayonnaise, mousses, pasta, quiche, sauces and pastries or foods brushed or glazed with egg.


5. FISH
You will find this in some fish sauces, pizzas, relishes, salad dressings, stock cubes and Worcestershire sauce.


6. LUPIN
Yes, lupin is a flower, but it’s also found in flour. Lupin flour and seeds can be used in some types of bread, pastries and even in pasta.


7. MILK
Milk is a common ingredient in butter, cheese, cream, milk powders and yoghurt. It can also be found in foods brushed or glazed with milk, and in powdered soups and sauces.


8. MOLLUSCS
These include mussels, land snails, squid and whelks, but can also be commonly found in oyster sauce or as an ingredient in fish stews.


9. MUSTARD
Liquid mustard, mustard powder and mustard. This ingredient can also be found in breads, curries, marinades, meat products, salad dressings, sauces and soups.


10. NUTS
This ingredient refers to nuts that grow on trees, like cashew nuts, almonds and hazelnuts. You can find nuts in breads, biscuits, crackers, desserts, nut powders, stir-fried dishes, ice cream, marzipan, nut oils and sauces.


11. PEANUTS
Grown underground, peanuts are often found in biscuits, cakes, curries, desserts, sauces (such as satay sauce), as well as in groundnut oil and peanut flour.


12. SESAME SEEDS
These seeds can often be found in bread, breadsticks, houmous, sesame oil and tahini.


13. SOYA
Found in bean curd, edamame beans, miso paste, textured soya protein, soya flour or tofu, soya is a staple ingredient in oriental food. It can also be found in desserts, ice cream, meat products, sauces and vegetarian products.


14. SULPHUR DIOXIDE (SOMETIMES KNOWN AS SULPHITES)
This is an ingredient often used in dried fruit such as raisins, dried apricots and prunes. You might also find it in meat products, soft drinks, vegetables, as well as in wine and beer. If you have asthma, you have a higher risk of developing a reaction to sulphur dioxide.


DC: DAILY CHANGING
Daily changing dishes include varying ingredients containing specific allergens. Please ask your server for further allergen information.

 

BOOK A TABLE

Call us now on 01326 312440 or drop us an email to book your table

"It goes without saying that a visit to Cornwall would not be complete without a cream tea. One of the best to be found is in Falmouth - at The Greenbank Hotel."

Angelina Villa, The Arbuturian