Afternoon Tea

Served Tuesday - Saturday Midday - 4pm
(24 hour notice is essential for all bookings)

If you would like to make a reservation please contact us:

Phone:01245987888 or email us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Classic Afternoon Tea £17.95 per person
Luxury Champagne Afternoon Tea £24.95 per person



Le Benaix Afternoon Tea

Served Monday – Saturday Midday – 4pm
(24hour notice is essential for all bookings)


Classic Afternoon Tea £17.95 per person
Luxury Champagne Afternoon Tea £24.95 per person


February Menu

Sandwiches & Savouries

Home cooked ham & black bomber cheddar on white
Crayfish, rocket & avocado on granary
Hoisin duck & spring onion croquette
Slow roasted cherry tomato, mozzarella & basil crostini



Vanilla & raspberry gâteau opéra
St Clements drizzle cake with yuzu gel
Duo of Belgian chocolate & black cherry truffle torte
Coffee & walnut paris-brest
Fruit Scones
Strawberry preserve, clotted cream


Our selection of award winning Novus Teas


English Breakfast
A world class breakfast blend combines three different Assam leaves to create a truly exceptional version of a timeless classic

Sapphire Earl Grey
A delicate and floral yet full bodied Earl Grey with an innovative twist of Bergamot and Blue Malva flowers

Dragonwell Green
The Lung Ching green tea is one of the most renowned to come out of China. Smooth and subtle with a sweet finish.

Wild Encounter
A caffeine free herbal blend. Sweet and tart with red berries and tropical fruits. Benefits from a slightly longer brew time.

Egyptian Mint
Uses Egyptian pepper mint leaves to produce a refreshing and well-rounded tea with no bitter aftertaste.

Citrus Chamomile
A chamomile blend enhanced with the delicate citrus notes of lemon grass and lemon verbena. Both fresh and mellow.

Persian Pomegranate
A succulent herbal infusion incorporating one of the world’s oldest fruits. Delivers a sweet and fruity tea.




All prices include VAT. While we can cater for most dietary requirements for our Afternoon Teas, prior notice for any requirements is essential.
For information on allergens please speak to a member of our management team.
Due to ingredients used in house, we cannot guarantee that a dish is completely free from any allergens.

Opening Times

Lunch service
Mon - Sat 12noon - 2:30pm

Sun 12.00pm – 19.30pm (last orders 5.30pm)

Evening service
Mon – Thurs 5.30pm - 11.00pm (last orders at 9.30pm)
Fri – Sat 5.30pm - 12.00am (last orders at 9.30pm)
Afternoon Tea
Mon - Sat 12noon - 4:00pm
Bar open
Mon - Sat 12noon - Late
Sun 12noon - 5:30pm



Get In Touch

Main Road, Rettendon

Chelmsford, Essex CM3 8DY
Tel No. 01245 987888

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