Traditional Afternoon Tea at the
Great House Antigua
Introducing traditional afternoon tea at The Great House Antigua, the only stone Buff House sitting in its Plantation grounds.
We are opening for guests to enjoy a freshly baked afternoon tea amongst the beautiful gardens with a backdrop of the 350-year-old Sugar Mill.
Set in our Palm Court and only available for a limited number of discerning guests, the set afternoon tea service will include a selection of freshly made sandwiches, baked cakes, pastries or scones, accompanied by our Plantation honey, jam or island jelly and a selection of English teas.
Guests can add a glass of French champagne, at additional cost.
Upon entering the Courtyard, within the 350-year-old main house, guests will be seated in small intimate tables, set with colourful and charming English tea service china.
Each guest will be given a printed booklet of the history of the House and Plantation.
The entire visit including travel time is estimated at 2.5 hours. Afternoon Tea must be pre-booked in advance and is available from October 2020.
The entire experience is very unique with a maximum number of afternoon tea guests set at 16.
The Great House Antigua is 30 minutes’ drive from the Cruise Port in St Johns. Transportation in a new and fully air-conditioned minibus is included in the price. The bus will meet guests at St Johns Cruise terminal.
Afternoon Tea at The Great House Antigua takes place on Thursdays and Saturdays.
Transfer departs St Johns Cruise terminal at 14:00. Afternoon Tea is served from 15:00. The transfer to St Johns departs between 16:00 and 16:30.
All guests must be 16+.
Any residential guest at The Great House Antigua is offered complimentary afternoon tea on the set days.
Afternoon Tea: US$ 70.00 pp
Upgrade to champagne: US$85.00 pp
with the subject line- Afternoon Tea
to book a space.
We hope to see you soon!
Terms and Conditions
Alcohol will not be served to any person under the age of 18 years or anyone who appears intoxicated. This decision will be made by our team at the Great House and is final. Reimbursements will not be made.
Guest joining for afternoon tea must be 16 years of age or over.
The Great House Antigua is a boutique hotel, we ask that all those visiting, respect our guests. Access to resident areas is off limits to afternoon tea guests.
Allergies and intolerance can only be catered to if suitable advanced notice is provided. We will endeavour to ensure adequate substitutes can be made but cannot be guaranteed.
Afternoon tea is a set menu and cannot be modified. One glass of champagne is provided with the champagne tea. A bottle can be purchased at additional cost, as requested by guests.
All afternoon tea guests are asked to dress respectfully, and not in swimwear.
14:00 is the standard time for collection from St Johns.
There is only one collection point in St Johns.
Afternoon teas from 16 October 2020 will take place on Thursday and Saturdays.
Afternoon Tea is typically served at 15:00. The return minibus to St Johns departs between 16:00 and 16:30. Afternoon tea guests who are arranging their own transportation do not have a reduced rate and are asked to arrive between 14:30 and 15:00.
Guests must pre-book and inform the hotel if they are arriving in their own transportation for security.
Afternoon tea may be cancelled, with all direct booking payments refunded, due to bad weather.
Guests staying in The Great House Antigua are offered complimentary afternoon tea within the house courtyard on the set days where external trips are on-site.