Le Benaix Afternoon Tea

Served Monday – Saturday 2pm – 4pm

(24hour notice is essential for all bookings)

Classic Afternoon Tea £15.95 per person

Luxury Champagne Afternoon Tea £21.95 per person



Sandwiches & Savouries

Ham & wholegrain mustard
Smoked salmon, cream cheese & chive
Duck & apple pithivier 
Beetroot & goat’s cheese tartlette



Apple & cinnamon cheesecake
Chocolate & hazelnut brownie
Pistachio éclair
Lemon & raspberry meringue tart


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 - Saturday 12 - 2:30pm
Evening service
Mon - Saturday 5:30 -930pm
Afternoon Tea
Mon - Saturday 2:00 - 4:00pm
Bar open
Mon - Saturday 12noon - Late
Sunday 12noon - 5:30pm

Get In Touch

Main Road, Rettendon

Chelmsford, Essex CM3 8DY
Tel No. 01245 987888


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