Afternoon Tea

Originating in the early 19th century, Afternoon Tea is attributed to Anna, the Duchess of Bedford, who initiated the practice to stave off hunger between lunch and dinner. What started as a personal habit soon became a fashionable trend among the British elite, and its popularity has endured through the ages.


The hallmark of Afternoon Tea of the Hotel d’Angleterre lies in its presentation—a meticulously set table adorned with fine china, tiered cake stands exhibiting an array of delectable pastries, and an assortment of finger sandwiches. The menu – also available gluten-free – features classic fillings such as cucumber, smoked salmon, and egg salad sandwiches, perfectly complemented by warm, fluffy scones accompanied by clotted cream and jam.


Every day from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The Afternoon Tea is served every day, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Tea, the quintessential element of this tradition, takes center stage. From the robust English Breakfast to the fragrant Earl Grey and an array of herbal infusions, the selection offers an extensive palette of flavors and aromas, inviting guests to indulge in a sensory experience.

Beyond being a culinary experience, afternoon tea embodies a moment of tranquility, fostering connections among friends and family or serving as an indulgent treat for oneself.

This timeless tradition continues to captivate enthusiasts with its blend of history, elegance, and delectable offerings, ensuring its place as a beloved cultural institution for generations to come.


From CHF 54.- / person.

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