Festive Afternoon Tea

Experience our Festive Afternoon Tea this season.

Enjoy a glass of complimentary fizz on arrival, three indulgent tiers of savouries, cream tea and petit fours with an unlimited serving of tea infusions.

£34 per person

Little guests (under 12) are welcome to enjoy our Children's Festive Afternoon Tea £20 per child.

Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options are available.

Once you've completed your reservation online you will receive a menu request form to inform us of any specific dietary requirements. Please ensure you submit your menu request form as soon as possible so that we can prepare for your booking with enough notice.

Kindly note your table will be available for 1 hour 30 minutes after which time we will require you to vacate your table.

All reservations are available to book up to maximum of 20 people and must be pre-booked online. The Festive Afternoon Tea is not available to purchase on the day.

Reservations can only be made up to 24 hours prior to the event and must be paid in full and upfront at the time of booking.

All reservations are final, non-refundable and non-cancellable. 

Please contact reservations@thegardensociety.co.uk for any enquiries related to your Festive Afternoon Tea reservation or for larger reservation requests. 

Festive Afternoon Tea

Experience our Festive Afternoon Tea this season.

Enjoy a glass of complimentary fizz on arrival, three indulgent tiers of savouries, cream tea and petit fours with an unlimited serving of tea infusions.

£34 per person

Little guests (under 12) are welcome to enjoy our Children's Festive Afternoon Tea £20 per child.

Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options are available.

Once you've completed your reservation online you will receive a menu request form to inform us of any specific dietary requirements. Please ensure you submit your menu request form as soon as possible so that we can prepare for your booking with enough notice.

Kindly note your table will be available for 1 hour 30 minutes after which time we will require you to vacate your table.

All reservations are available to book up to maximum of 20 people and must be pre-booked online. The Festive Afternoon Tea is not available to purchase on the day.

Reservations can only be made up to 24 hours prior to the event and must be paid in full and upfront at the time of booking.

All reservations are final, non-refundable and non-cancellable. 

Please contact reservations@thegardensociety.co.uk for any enquiries related to your Festive Afternoon Tea reservation or for larger reservation requests. 

Experience our new Festive Afternoon Tea menu this season.

£34 per person.

Enjoy a glass of complimentary fizz on arrival, three indulgent tiers of savoury, cream team and petit fours with an unlimited serving of tea infusions.

Little guests (under 12) are welcome to enjoy our Children’s Festive Afternoon Tea £20 per child.

Kindly note your table will be available for 1 hour 30 minutes after which time we will require you to vacate your table.

All reservations are available to book up to maximum of 20 people and must be pre-booked online. Our Festive Afternoon Tea is not available to purchase on the day.

Reservations can only be made up to 24 hours prior to the event and must be paid in full and upfront at the time of booking.

If you have an outstanding Afternoon Tea  reservation for The Orangery Tea House due to Covid-19 and have paid a deposit, please contact reservations@thegardensociety.co.uk to discuss rescheduling your reservation.

If you would like to make a reservation using The Orangery Tea House Gift Card / Voucher please email reservations@thegardensociety.co.uk

All reservations are final, non-refundable and non-cancellable. 

Please ensure that you book your for each person in your group in one transaction and be confident that all of your party are able to attend before completing your purchase.

Additional bookings can only be added 48 hours prior to your reservation subject to availability, please go to your your customer account online to make an additional booking.

Once your booking and purchase is complete, you will receive your unique booking email confirmation to the email address provided at the time of booking. 

Always check your spam folder just in case your email confirmation ends up there. 

Your email confirmation will serve as proof of payment for your booking. Please either present your email confirmation on your mobile device or print a copy for our restaurant team upon arrival.

Please contact reservations@thegardensociety.co.uk for any enquiries related to your Festive Afternoon Tea reservation or for larger reservation requests. 

Our Festive Afternoon Tea Menu is now available to book with dates available 20th November 2021.

There are two sittings available every day, seven days a week:

– 13:30

– 15:30

Kindly note your table will be available for 1 hour 30 minutes after which time we will require you to vacate your table.

Maximum no of 20 people per reservation.

Enjoy a glass of complimentary fizz on arrival, three indulgent tiers of savoury, cream team and petit fours with an unlimited serving of tea infusions.

Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options are available.

Once you’ve completed your reservation online you will receive a menu request form to inform us of any specific dietary requirements. 

Please ensure you submit your menu request form as soon as possible so that we can prepare for your booking with enough notice.

Your menu will be prepared according to your exact specifications, unfortunately we cannot accommodate any additional dietary requests on the day. We must have all details of your guests menu choices at least 48 hours before your event. If we do not receive and confirm your menu request details by this time, please be advised that we reserve the right to cancel your booking without refunding or transferring your purchase.

All dishes will be plated to share.

Additional drinks will be available to purchase from The Bar.

Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks will be available with the complimentary options as well as with The Bar menu.

We will not permit additional food and drink to be brought into any event.

All reservations are final, non-refundable and non-cancellable. 

All cancellation requests must be made to reservations@thegardensociety.co.uk As soon as you cancel your reservation, your unique confirmation email ticket will become void and non-redeemable. We regret it is not possible to make refunds in respect of cancelled bookings.

Should you or any member of your party need to cancel your reservation once it has been confirmed please advise us immediately. 

The Garden Society follows fastidious safety protocols, from enhanced cleaning to comprehensive guest check-in, ensuring you have the comfort required to lose yourself in the experience. 

We also guarantee refunds on any enforced cancellation due to Covid-19.

Please select the date and the time of your Festive Afternoon Tea experience carefully as transfers are limited based on availability and only up to 48 hour prior to your reservation.

Please ensure that you complete a reservation for each person in your group in one transaction.

Additional bookings can only be added 48 hours prior to your reservation, subject to availability, please go to your your customer account online to make an additional booking.

In the event that a guest does not arrive for your reservation, this will be considered a last-minute cancellation and no refund will be issued.

If we find it necessary to close the event for any reason we will offer you a full refund via the same method of booking or the option to book an alternative date, subject to availability.

If we have to make a significant change or cancel your reservation, we will tell you as soon as possible.

If you arrive late for your allocated time or cannot make the reservation for any reason, unfortunately we cannot offer a refund. 

We will not change reservation dates under any circumstances and cannot provide refunds for missed reservations.

Find us at The Garden Society, head to The Orangery Tea House Restaurant entrance and present your email confirmation to a member of our restaurant team.

Arrive at The Garden Society, Allington Lane, Southampton SO50 7DE and park within the free car park available. 

Please make sure you have directions to The Garden Society. Basic directions are also provided on our website www.thegardensociety.co.uk

Directions should be used in conjunction with an up to date map.

Please make sure you have your email confirmation ready to present.

Please note our toilet facilities are located outside and be aware that this is a working garden centre site and our restaurant service takes place within the agricultural buildings and grounds of this unique garden centre setting.

The Garden Society is a wheelchair friendly environment, however we do require prior notification at the time of booking. Please contact reservations@thegardensociety.co.uk.

Guests are requested to conduct themselves appropriately at all times and to comply with company procedures and/or requests with regard to conduct and respect for the property of The Garden Society, its employees and guests and their health and safety.

Guests are requested not to disrupt the comfort and enjoyment of other guests, the smooth running of our restaurant service or cause offence to other guests or our members of staff.

We reserve the right to refuse our services or remove you and members of your party from The Garden Society, in our reasonable opinion, we consider this provision to have been breached.

Guests displaying symptoms associated with a possible COVID-19 infection will be asked to leave The Garden Society with immediate effect. Where this is the case shall have no obligation to refund you for your lost reservation, services or any other loss or expense incurred.

We reserve the right and you hereby authorise us to charge your credit or debit card for any damage incurred to our restaurant space or The Garden Society during your stay (including without limitation specialist cleaning) or for any items that are missing or damaged when you leave.

Guests are not permitted to smoke in the restaurant or within our public areas at The Garden Society. Smoking in our premises outside of the designated smoking areas will result in a £150 fine.

For all reservation enquiries please contact reservations@thegardensociety.co.uk