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Afternoon Tea in Backbarrow, Newby Bridge

Enjoy Afternoon Tea at the Whitewater Hotel

Afternoon tea is served daily from: 12.30pm – 4.30pm

On the fast-flowing banks of the River Leven, our hotel offers a quintessentially British afternoon tea experience.

Indulge in a selection of finely cut sandwiches, freshly baked scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam, and delicate pastries and cakes.

Paired with our exclusive range of teas, this is the perfect way to spend a leisurely afternoon.

Whether celebrating a special occasion or simply looking for a delightful experience, join us at the Whitewater Hotel for an unforgettable afternoon tea.

Our Afternoon Tea Menu

Your choice of fresh cut sandwich, fruit scone with strawberry jam & clotted cream, selection of homemade cakes.

Also a pot of either Whitewater blend brewed tea, Shibui SpecialityTea* or filter coffee. £2 extra applies for the prawn sandwich.

  • Full Afternoon Tea £18.95pp
  • Sparkling Wine Afternoon Tea £24.00pp
  • Pimm’s Afternoon Tea £24.00pp 


Shibui Speciality Tea Selection* £2.95

  • Tropical Green – Caffeine – blend of refreshing Sencha green tea with tropical fruits
  • Chamomile & Citrus – Caffeine free – herbal infusion of camomile flowers and citrus fruits
  • Earl Grey – Caffeine- blend of rich Assam and Ceylon black teas with citrusy bergamot
  • Lemongrass & Ginger – Caffeine free – herbal infusion of lemongrass, ginger and orange
  • Berry Hibiscus – Caffeine free – blend of fruity berries and hibiscus petals
  • Masala Chai – Caffeine- full bodied Assam with a blend of traditional Indian spices
  • Jasmine Organic – Caffeine- organic Chinese green tea with jasmine blossoms
  • Organic Mint-Caffeine free- refreshing infusion of chopped spearmint

Additional Hot Drinks

Freshly Brewed Pot of Tea £3.95

Liqueur Coffee £7.50

Freshly Brewed or Decaffeinated Coffee, Cappuccino, Espresso, Latte, Hot Drinking Chocolate £3.95

Our Dishes may contain ingredients which might be unsuitable for guests with specific dietary requirements.

Please inform our Restaurant Staff if you wish to see our Allergen Menu.

Due to preparation or cooking method, it is not possible to guarantee total segregation of any allergens.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Whitewater hotel and serving you a scrumptious afternoon tea in Backbarrow, Newby Bridge, the heart of the Lake District.

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