Afternoon Tea in Bath at The Regency Tea Room

Afternoon Tea in Bath

Looking for a truly elegant afternoon tea in Bath? Then the Regency Tea Room at The Jane Austen Centre is not to be missed! Our tea rooms have a lovely period atmosphere and very friendly staff, contributing to our ‘Trip Advisor’ Certificate of Excellence.

Located immediately above the exhibition, the comfortable rooms provide the perfect backdrop to an Austen-themed trip to Bath. The staff are dressed in full regency regalia, allowing you to step back in time as you enjoy a delightful range of loose leaf teas, coffees, sandwiches, snacks and sweets.

The Regency Tea Room is a highlight of a visit to the Jane Austen Centre and has a wonderful ambiance. The staff provide exemplary standards of customer care and the food is delicious and beautifully presented.  – VisitEngland  Quality Assurance Scheme 2014

You can be sure that a visit to the Regency Tea Room will delight and enhance your experience at the Jane Austen Centre – it is very much part of the tour. We serve 15 varieties of loose-leaf-tea, Belgian hot chocolate and fresh coffee as well as a selection of luscious cakes, sandwiches, toasties, soups and rolls. Especially popular are our ‘Tea with Mr. Darcy’ and ‘Lady’s Afternoon Tea’, or why not try a slice of victoria sponge or Crawford’s crumpets? Whatever you choose, you can be sure it will be delicious! For the full selection, please consult our menu, below:

Take a look at the Summer Tea Room menu

Take a look at the Summer Drinks menu

 Entry to The Regency Tea Room is Free

a special afternoon tea in Bath

There is no entry fee for the Tea Room: simply arrive and request a table or book in advance. And you do not have to visit the Jane Austen Centre’s exhibition to stop by at any time. Just come up to the second floor of 40 Gay Street, Bath and join us.

For information and reservations call 01225 443000 –  Option 2. Please note that we cannot take reservations on Saturdays or Sundays during July, August, September and any day during the Jane Austen Festival in September.

With its emphasis on quality and service, the Regency Tea Room has for the second year running been awarded the Tea Guild’s highest accolade, the Tea Guild Award of Excellence.  


 Visit Date Opening Time Closing Time
April – October
Everyday 11am
5pm (last orders 4.30pm)
November – March
Everyday 11am
Sun – Fri 3.30pm
(last orders 3pm)
Saturday 5pm
(Last orders 4.30pm)
July – August (Extended opening hours)
Everyday 11am
5.30pm (last orders 5pm)

Additional Opening Times

February School Half-Term – Opening hours 9.45am to 5.30pm

Annual Closures:
The Regency Tea Room is closed for afternoon tea in Bath on these dates: December 24th – 26th and 1st January

Enjoying afternoon tea is the height of pleasure.

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