Afternoon Tea

Experience the most delectable afternoon tea Whitby has to offer at Raithwaite Sandsend.

Served in our elegant, newly renovated Bar 1822, guests can choose from a great selection of afternoon tea menus then sit back and enjoy while looking out at the lush, award-winning Raithwaite Estate gardens.

Bar 1822 isn’t your average tea room. Featuring an elegant combination of modern furnishings and a traditional interior, it’s the ideal venue for taking afternoon tea with friends in one of the most beloved coastal destinations in Yorkshire.

Traditional Afternoon Tea

Our traditional afternoon tea menu includes delicious homemade cakes, clotted cream and just-baked scones and a variety of fresh pastries.

Cream Tea

A selection of homemade scones, nutmeg cream, elderflower and strawberry preserves, as well as a choice of speciality teas such as a pot of Earl Grey or fresh and aromatic coffee blends as a cream tea alternative in Whitby, North Yorkshire.

Indulgent Afternoon Tea

Raithwaite’s Indulgent Afternoon Tea features a choice of sweet or savoury options served alongside the teas that showcase the very best of Whitby, North Yorkshire and the UK.

Our savoury menu includes roast chicken sandwiches, summer slaw, Fortune’s Kipper pâté, sourdough, pickles, locally sourced cheese of the day and Yorkshire tea loaf.

Our sweet menu includes freshly baked scones, nutmeg cream, elderflower and strawberry preserve, matcha tea cake served with heather honey butter icing, dark chocolate tart, hazelnut praline, fresh raspberry meringue and vanilla cream.

Light Afternoon Tea

Perfect for those who prefer a lighter option, guests can choose from either a contemporary savoury menu or a modern gluten-free sweet selection of afternoon teas.

The savoury option features delicious food such as ricotta, roasted nuts, garden herbs, spiced courgette hummus, baby gem, hemp hearts and a shot of heritage tomato gazpacho. 

The sweet menu includes gluten-free scones, local yoghurt, heather honey with bee pollen, seasonal fruit tartlet, minted sour cream, dark chocolate ganache, Moore’s organic granola with honey and macerated strawberry salad.

Champagne Afternoon Tea

Take your afternoon tea up a notch during your visit with the option of adding a chilled glass of Laurent-Perrier Champagne to any of the afternoon tea menus – perfect to be shared with a friend or loved one as a birthday gift.

For more information, or to book, please contact the team on 01947 661661 or [email protected]

Book now to reserve a table above or call us on 01947 661661.

Opening Hours

Afternoon Tea

Mon to Sun: 12.00 – 16.00