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The Grinch finger with Christmas cupcake

The Grinch Afternoon Tea

£28 per adult | £14 per child
Available from 23rd November until 31st December
2 pm -5 pm


A selection of wholemeal and white bloomer sandwiches:

Slow-roasted turkey crown with cranberry relish & sage mayonnaise

Mature cheddar cheese with plum & apple chutney (V) Smoked salmon with cream cheese & chives Honey & clove roasted ham with wholegrain mustard

Rosemary & cranberry sausage roll

Freshly baked scones with preserves & Devonshire clotted cream

The Grinch themed cakes:

The Grinch that “Stollen” Christmas
The Grinch green sponge cake with cherry whipped icing Mince pie with The Grinch meringue
The Grinch’s bauble that he stole from Whoville

full of chocolate

Vegan and gluten free options available. 


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Welcome to The Grinch’s Afternoon Tea at East Sussex National, where holiday magic meets delicious delights!

Join us for a whimsical day filled with festive fun and an afternoon tea inspired by Dr. Seuss’ beloved character, The Grinch.

Indulge in a delightful selection of sweet and savory treats, perfectly paired with your choice of tea, coffee or glass of bubbly. With treats such as “The Grinch green sponge cake” and “The Grinch’s bauble stolen from Whoville,” you can expect an afternoon tea unlike any other!

Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of our decorated hotel, complete with twinkling lights and Christmas decorations sure to bring out the festive spirit in even the biggest Grinch.

Whether you’re celebrating with family, friends, or colleagues, The Grinch’s Afternoon Tea is the perfect way to add a touch of magic to your holiday season.

Available to book from the 23rd of November until the 31st of December, between 2 pm and 5 pm.

Excluding the 15th December and 25th December.