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10 of the best places for afternoon tea in Bath, from top scones to superb settings

The Royal Crescent, Bath
The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa serves the most expensive afternoon tea in Bath, but it's worth it

When it comes to afternoon tea in Bath, you are genuinely spoilt for choice. You can tuck into a fantastic spread – finger sandwiches, scones, dainty cakes and pastries – in comfort and style in a number of the city's high-end hotels. Or you can opt for a cuppa and a distinctive bun or slice of cake in one of Bath's many tea rooms.

The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa

Best for a splurge

The most expensive afternoon tea experience in Bath, but worth it. If you can, come on a warm summer's day when you can have tea out on the lawns of the hotel's gorgeous garden, which is hidden away behind the crescent. Otherwise, you dine, with some formality, in the refined Dower House Restaurant. Three substantial...

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