The County Hotel - Chelmsford29 Rainsford Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2PZ

Elegant & classic, the County Hotel is the perfect place to enjoy your Afternoon Tea experience. Choose from two Afternoon Tea offerings- traditionalists can enjoy the Classic Afternoon Tea and those craving something creative can opt for The Best of the British Afternoon Tea.

The Classic Afternoon Tea will delight those craving a quintessential treat. Indulge in an array of beautiful finger sandwiches, house-made delicate cakes & sweet treats, savouries and freshly baked house-made scones.

The Best of British Afternoon is the County Hotel's take on British favourites including Spicy Coronation Chicken Sandwich, Carrot Cake and Mini Fish & Chips. The 'Best of British' menu will be served along with their Classic Afternoon Tea menu, so it's decision time- is it Goodbye Cucumber... Hello Roast Beef? You can book the Best of British Afternoon Tea here.

The County Hotel is located 3 minutes from the train & bus station and a 10 minute walk from the city centre. Many popular tourist destinations are within walking distance of the hotel. 

The hotel has an award winning restaurant, 50 bedrooms, 5 banqueting & conference rooms that can accommodate 8-150 people. The hotel has three rooms licensed for civil ceremonies and offers free car parking for guests in the city centre.

  1. Times:

    Afternoon Tea is served 12pm to 5pm every day

  2. Booking:

    Booking is essential

  3. Nearest railway station:

    Chelmsford- 3 Minute Walk

  4. Approach:


  5. Where to sit:

    The Lounge

  6. Dress code:

    Smart casual

  7. Children:

    Children of all ages welcome

  8. Music:

    No live music

  9. Credit cards:

    All major credit cards accepted

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  11. Outdoor Seating:


  12. Disabled access:


  13. Dogs:

    Guide dogs only

  14. Gluten free:


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  16. Nut free:


  17. Award Winner:


  18. Halal:


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  • Afternoon Tea
    12pm to 5pm
    Every Day
per person£19.95

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  • Best of British Afternoon Tea at The Country Hotel Details