Sun 15 Dec is sold out. Please only come to Waddesdon if you have a pre-booked ticket (this includes National Trust members).
Some parking areas are too muddy to use and it is taking longer to enter the site than usual.
Please wear sturdy, waterproof footwear as some paths are unavoidably muddy.

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Christmas, Food & wine

Christmas Afternoon Tea

16 Nov – 5 Jan, Wed-Sun (closed 23-26 Dec)

*Sold out: 16 Nov – 27 Dec 2019


Manor Restaurant
Adult £27, Child £15.50 Normal grounds admission applies

Book online by first selecting the date you’d like to visit then following the prompts until ‘Step 3’ where you can book the Manor Restaurant. Alternatively call 01296 820414 (£3 phone booking charge applies)

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Treat yourself to a sumptuous Christmas afternoon tea, with a selection of savoury treats and sweet fancies and a glass of prosecco. Served in the historic Manor Restaurant.

Created in-house by Craig, our talented head pâtissier, afternoon tea is the perfect way to celebrate your visit to Waddesdon.

A selection of savouries:

  • Buckinghamshire brie & cranberry tart
  • Pork chipolata wrapped in bacon with mustard honey
  • Beetroot cured salmon with dill crème fraiche
  • Pumpkin & sage tartlet
  • Homemade pork and chicken terrine with the Mano’s chutney on toast
  • Free range egg mayonnaise sandwich

A selection of pastries:

  • Cinnamon spiced apple crumble pannacotta
  • Clementine eclair
  • Coffee & hazelnut opera gateau
  • Mini mince pie
  • Raspberry macaron
  • Cranberry scone with lemon curd & clotted cream

Served with a glass of Prosecco and a selection of Jeeves & Jericho of Oxford teas.

How to pre-book afternoon tea

Afternoon teas can be pre-booked online for both adults and children.

  • Simply select the date you would like to visit
  • Choose the number of grounds tickets you require
  • ‘Add’ the option to book the Manor Restaurant
  • Select a sitting and add the afternoon tea option(s) you require.

Book afternoon tea

We’re happy to cater for any additional dietary requirements, please let us know in advance at the time of booking.

Poupon's children's afternoon tea

A selection of sweets:

  • Caramel biscuit poodle sandwich
  • Paw print raspberry & vanilla ice lolly
  • Chocolate bone cup cake
  • Mini scone, strawberry jam & clotted cream

A selection of savouries:

  • Cheese & tomato pizza or ham pizza

Choose from:

Joosed junior,
blackcurrant & apple
orange & apple
glass of milk