TERRA | James Close

TERRA is a brand-new summer residency from James Close, former Chef Patron of the 2 Michelin Star Raby Hunt

Whether you like your clotted cream first or your jam, we won’t judge when you join us for the best traditional Afternoon Tea County Durham has to offer.

Savour your sandwiches and savouries, before enjoying homemade cakes and freshly baked scones, served with Cornish clotted cream and fruit preserves.

£39.50 per person / £57.50 with Champagne

All prices are inclusive of VAT. A discretionary 10% service charge will be added to your bill.

Service Times and Information

Served from 12.30pm each day with bookings available in The Orangery until 2.15pm & in The Morning Room until 3.30pm.  

Online booking are available for a maximum of 8 guests.

Please note 48 hours' notice is required in order for us to cater for any changes or dietary requirements. 

The Rockliffe Blend

Served in the Orangery restaurant, the charming Old Hall lounges or on the sunny terrace, this is a quintessentially British experience that’s sure to delight.

Try our new Rockliffe blend of traditional loose-leaf tea, specially selected for Rockliffe Hall by our team of tea mixologists using the finest tea leaves for the perfect brew.

Discover our Afternoon Tea menu and try our wonderful blend for yourself.

The Perfect Brew
Jennie on Tripadvisor "Great Afternoon Tea in beautiful settings. We will definitely visit again. Thanks to all who made our visit so lovely."

Add Some Sparkle

Our Afternoon Tea menus change with the seasons so there’s always something new to devour, along with speciality teas and the finest coffees served by our friendly team.

For a little more decadence, enjoy a chilled glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne, or a delicious cocktail crafted by our mixologists.

Book a table for Afternoon Tea in Darlington and join us for a sparkling day out.

A Sparkling Day Out

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