Discover our selection of teas

The afternoon tea at Bailbrook House Hotel is based on years of tradition that began in 1706 when Thomas Twining set up as a tea merchant on 216 the Strand in London.

In 1706 Thomas Twining set up as a tea merchant at 216 Strand, London. The firm has traded continuously ever since from the same address, an amazing and unique record. Now, as then, Twinings teas give the world Unequalled pleasure and satisfaction. As expert blenders for over 300 years, Twinings has sought out some of the most exclusive and rare teas and infusions to delight your senses. Let us take you on a virtual journey through the world of tea, bringing you tea tastes and rituals from far-flung locales, served in a way to highlight the beauty and culture of each particular tea ceremony.

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Oriental varieties

A delightful fusion of Chinese and Japanese traditional tea ceremonies, with all the poise and elegance of the Orient, this delicate, precise ritual takes you back to the true origins of tea.


Originating from the Greek for barley water, the Tisane ritual offers not teas, but a fabulous array of herbal and fruit infusions – perfect for those seeking a light and refreshingly different experience.

Traditional afternoon tea

A quintessentially British tradition, this classic tea ceremony dates back to the 1830’s when Anna Maria, the Seventh Duchess of Bedford, first introduced it to her exclusive circle of friends.

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  • Eveleigh Avenue, London Rd West
    Bath, Somerset BA1 7JD
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SAT NAV postcode: BA1 7DA

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