This quintessentially British treat is served on-board our Mendip Belle Dining Carriages.

This delicious treat is only £31.00 per person.

The Sparkling Afternoon Tea is served on the 3.30pm train and includes the following per person:

  • 4 finger sandwiches (fillings are Beef & Mustard, Egg Mayonnaise & Cress, Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese and Chicken & Salad).
  • 1 scone (with Jam and Clotted Cream)
  • 3 dainties (Miniature Cakes)
  • 1 glass of prosecco (a non-alcoholic drink is available by request at time of booking)

*We can also provide a vegetarian or gluten free Sparkling Afternoon Tea but it is essential this is made clear at time of booking.  Thank you.*

Dick Masters

Dates for 2020

Sun April 26th

Sat May 30th

Wed June 3rd,  Sat June 6th,  Wed June 17th,  Sat June 20th

Wed  July 1st,  Sat  July 4th,  Sun July 19th,  Thurs July 23rd

Sun August 2nd,  Wed August 5th

Wed Sept 2nd,  Sat Sept 5th,  Sat Sept 12th,  Wed Sept 30th

Wed Oct 14th,   Sat Oct 17th



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Buy a Sparkling Afternoon Tea Gift Voucher

If you would like to buy a Sparkling Afternoon Tea Gift Voucher for a present, or if you do not want to book a specific date please click on the link below.  Vouchers are valid for 1 year from date of purchase and can be used to book any of our available Sparkling Afternoon Tea dates for 2020.


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Terms & Conditions

*Please Note* Although your Sparkling Afternoon Tea is only served on the 3.30pm train you are welcome to travel on earlier trains, should you wish, as well as visit our Engine Shed and Workshop and other points of interest around the railway.

Every effort will be made to run the trains and our Sparkling Afternoon Tea services according to the timetable but unforeseen circumstances may entail alteration or cancellations. The East Somerset Railway reserves the right to vary any of the provisions of this service without prior notice.

Please note Dogs (except assist dogs) are not allowed on dining trains.