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.
Our Cornish afternoon teas are served on Mondays to Saturdays from 12.30pm until 6pm, and on Sundays from 3pm until 6pm.
Fancy making your afternoon tea bottomless? We’re putting the pop, fizz and clink in afternoon tea with unlimited prosecco at £40 per person – more details here.
All include a pot of loose leaf tea 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.
£8 per person
Home-made scones; fruit and plain (2, 4, 7) V
Cornish clotted cream (7) V
Tiptree strawberry jam V
£7 per child
Home-made plain scone, strawberry jam, clotted cream (2, 4, 7) V
Ham sandwich, white fingers (2)
Chocolate brownie (2, 4, 7) V
£15 per person. Please book by calling 01326 312440.
Hand carved gammon ham, piccalilli, rocket (2, 7, 9, 13, 14)
Smoked salmon dill lemon soft cheese (2, 5, 7, 13)
Cheddar cheese, cucumber V (2, 7, 13, 14)
Home-made scone; plain or fruit V (2, 4, 7)
Cornish clotted cream V (7)
Tiptree strawberry jam V
Strawberry Victoria sandwich V (2, 4, 7)
Chocolate brownie V (2, 4, 7)
Chef’s choice of two additional cakes (DC)
Add a G&T: any house-infused gin with Franklin & Son’s tonic £5
Add a glass of Champagne: £7
£20 per person, including mulled wine, 24 hours' notice required, please book by calling 01326 312440.
Butter roast turkey brioche, cranberry jam
Maple cured bacon chipolatas
Chicken liver tartlet, apple cider chutney
Smoked salmon, walnut toast, tartare pickles
Spiced orange macaroon
Cinnamon spiced chocolate orange roulade
Chocolate Charlotte, spiced apple, gingerbread crumble
Rum soaked panettone trifle, scorched Italian meringue
Cranberry pecan scones
Cornish clotted cream, strawberry and spiced fruit preserves
All afternoon teas include a pot of loose leaf tea or coffee of your choice unless otherwise stated...
Barista coffee of your choice £2.95
Hot chocolate £2.95
Liqueur coffee £6.50
Loose leaf tea, choose from:
Cornish breakfast tea
Decaffeinated Cornish breakfast Green tea
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.
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.
Eggs are often found in cakes, some meat products, mayonnaise, mousses, pasta, quiche, sauces and pastries or foods brushed or glazed with egg.
You will find this in some fish sauces, pizzas, relishes, salad dressings, stock cubes and Worcestershire sauce.
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.
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.
These include mussels, land snails, squid and whelks, but can also be commonly found in oyster sauce or as an ingredient in fish stews.
Liquid mustard, mustard powder and mustard. This ingredient can also be found in breads, curries, marinades, meat products, salad dressings, sauces and soups.
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.
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.
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.
"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