Afternoon Tea in Whitby

Afternoon tea at Raithwaite Sandsend is a real Whitby highlight.

Served in our elegant, newly-renovated Bar 1822, guests can choose from a range of afternoon tea menus then sit back and enjoy while looking out at the lush, award-winning Raithwaite Sandsend 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 in one of the most beloved coastal destinations in Yorkshire.

Traditional Afternoon Tea

Our Traditional Afternoon Tea menu includes delicious homemade cakes 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 specialty teas such as Earl Grey or fresh and aromatic coffee blends.

Indulgent Afternoon Tea

Raithwaite’s Indulgent Afternoon Tea features a choice of sweet or savoury options 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 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.

The savoury option features 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 with the option of adding a chilled glass of Laurent-Perrier Champagne to any of the afternoon tea menus.

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