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

This delicious treat is only £27.50 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.*

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Dates for 2019

  • 18th & 22nd September
  • 5th October

Website bookings cannot be made less than 2 days prior to your chosen date. Please call us if you want to enquire about  last minute availability.


Please note - we can now only accept bookings from customers with exisiting prepaid vouchers

please click on the link below and select the SAT Pre-paid voucher option.

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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 you can buy a voucher. 

Vouchers are now only available to buy for use in the 2020 season. Please contact the office on 01749 880417.

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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.