Festive Afternoon Tea - Holiday Inn Southend

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Want to book your table at 1935 Rooftop Restaurant & Bar?

Time for a treat! Enjoy a delicious selection of speciality teas, freshly prepared finger sandwiches, homemade cakes, pastries and scones in our 1935 Rooftop Restaurant & Bar from £18.50 per person.

A perfect opportunity to treat that someone special, catch up with friends or just come out for a relaxing afternoon.

Upgrade to our ROYAL option to include a glass of Prosecco for an additional £5.00 per person.


Sample Menu

  • Smoked salmon, watercress & citrus cream cheese sandwich – V
  • Avocado, cucumber & sun-dried tomato chutney sandwich – V
  • Free range egg mayo & chive sandwich – V
  • Roast turkey & cranberry croissant
  • Mini sausage roll
  • Wensleydale, asparagus & cranberry quiche – V
  • Mini strawberry cheesecake
  • Mixed berry tart
  • Mini lemon tart
  • Coffee éclair
  • Scones served with clotted cream & jam – V

GF – Gluten Free V – Vegetarian

Gluten-free bread and cakes can be arranged, please advise of any dietary requirements at the time of bookings so we can prepare alternative dishes to suit your needs. 

PRICE £18.50PP

Call us on 0845 092 1935 for more information


Dates available:

Monday to Saturday from 1st December to 18th December for sittings between 2.30pm – 5pm. 

If you would like to make your festive afternoon tea that extra special, why not hire our Private Dining Room (maximum 14 people) offering runway views and your own private balcony. Hire charge £100.00.  

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