Discover the Best Afternoon Tea in Lincoln - Stokes Coffee

You can't get more British than the wonderful ritual of Afternoon Tea. It's a delight we've all been enjoying since as far back as 1840. Most people know that our teams here at Stokes in Lincoln have been spoiling our café customers with this glorious treat for over a century - so we know a thing or two about how to serve you the perfect platter. Stokes in Lincoln for Afternoon Tea can’t be beaten!

You can get your hands on carefully crafted classics like elegant and freshly made sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam, sweet pastries and cakes - all washed down with our famous and delicious selection of Stokes tea. There are lots of blends to choose from - so there will always be something to refresh even the pickiest of palettes. Vegan, Vegetarian & Gluten Free options are available, please call to let our team know in advance.

Why not treat someone to a Stokes voucher to use for a superb Stokes Lincoln afternoon tea?

Whether it's a special occasion or just a light bite with friends or family, Afternoon Tea in Lincoln doesn't get better than Stokes.

 Afternoon Tea at Stokes in Lincoln Where to get Afternoon Tea in Lincoln

What kinds of Afternoon Tea do you offer?

The Classic - Enjoy delicate finger sandwiches, a fruit scone with cream and strawberry jam plus a selection of delicate cakes accompanied by a pot of our
finest Lincolnshire Gold Medal tea or cup of Stokes Blue Mountain Blend coffee.

Available at: High Bridge CaféLawn CaféWelton Café

The LushEnjoy a glass of Prosecco, delicate finger sandwiches, a fruit scone with cream and strawberry jam plus a selection of delicate cakes accompanied by a pot of Earl Grey or Stokes Gold Medal tea, or a cup of Blue Mountain Blend coffee.

Available at: High Bridge CaféLawn Café

The DuchessEnjoy a demi-bottle (375ml) of Champagne Bernard Remy Brut Carte Blanche Grande Reserve champagne, delicate finger sandwiches, fruit scones with cream and strawberry jam, plus a selection of delicate cakes all accompanied with a pot of Darjeeling, Assam, Earl Grey or Gold Medal tea, or any espresso-based coffee.

Available at: High Bridge CaféLawn Café

Which Cafés offer Afternoon Tea in Lincoln?

Our High Bridge Café on the High Street in the centre of the ancient city of Lincoln will transport you back in time. You'll be treated to top notch service by our waiting staff whilst enjoying the surroundings of this beautiful, historic building. It's the oldest house bridge in Britain, dating as far back as Tudor times. So, soak up the ambience of this Tudor house, enjoy the sights and sounds - it is a truly wonderful experience!

Our Lawn Café is located just a stones throw away from Lincoln Cathedral & Castle. The Café is housed within what was once the cookhouse of the former 'Lincoln Lunatic Asylum'.

Visit our Welton Café, where a warm welcome comes as standard! Perfect for locals, walkers, cyclists and hungry visitors. You can get the classic Afternoon tea here when you book 24 hours in advance. 

Click on the Café links above to book in advance and find out more information such as opening times, locations, contact information and menus.

Takeaway Afternoon Tea

You can order our famous Afternoon Tea for collection! We have Classic, Vegan, Gluten-Free versions to choose from. Please call 01522 581921 between 10:00 & 15:00 to order, you will need to order 24hrs in advance! Orders will be prepared for collection from our Lawn Cafe.

We look forward to serving you our delicious Stokes Lincoln afternoon tea soon.


How do I book?

You can book online for The High Bridge or The Lawn.

You can call us on 01522 523548 or email us on