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. All Cornish afternoon teas 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). 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.Book Now
£8 per person
Home-made plain scone V (2, 4, 7)
Cornish clotted cream V (7)
Tiptree strawberry jam V
Products/ingredients may change so please check all allergens before ordering
£15 per person
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)
SWEETS AND SCONES
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
24 hours' notice required - £20 per person
Pressed ham terrine (2, 4, 7)
Cheese bacon scone (2, 4, 7)
Chicken liver pâté
Piccalilli (1, 9, 14)
Cornish gouda (7)
Cornish blue cheese (7)
Crackers (1, 2, 13)
Quince jelly (14)
Apple bakewell (2, 4, 7, 10)
Millionaire shortbread (2, 4, 7)
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
Rose Spritz: hibiscus syrup, rose extract, lemon juice, soda
Peach Lemonade: peach syrup, soda, citrus cordial
Alcohol free gins: please ask your server for our range of alcohol free spirits, served with a tonic of your choice
Soft drinks: Cola, diet cola, lemonade, cordial and soda
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.
MC: MAY CONTAIN
May contain dishes are not stating that an allergen is included in a dish, but state that we cannot be certain this allergen hasn't been in the vicinity of this dish. Please ask your server for further allergen information.
V suitable for vegetarian diet
Vg suitable for vegan diet
"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