Afternoon Tea

Treat yourself to a delicious relaxed afternoon tea in our cafe. Choose from a selection of seven artisan tees and tisanes, and enjoy sitting in the afternoon sun whilst admiring the Shilstone garden.

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The Cafe and Courtyard

Beautifully presented in a three-tied stand, enjoy a delicious afternoon tea at Shilstone House. Whether it’s in the cafe, inspired by stables or outside in the courtyard, with wooden planters filled with flowers, herbs and trees to provide natural booths and built-in banquet seating with cushions made in our upholstery shop.

Afternoon tea is served on Saturdays and Sundays from 12 – 3pm. Tables must be booked 48 hours in advance.

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Our Food

Enjoy a selection of finely cut finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with clotted cream and jam, and a selection of home made cakes and pastries. 

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Gardens and Walks

With acres of gardens, farmland and woodland to explore why not stay for a little longer and enjoy a walk around our grounds following afternoon tea in the café. Dogs are also more than welcome.

Plan your vist

Our third visit, this time for afternoon tea. Fabulous value and usual exceptional quality. Our go to place for lunch, coffee etc and now will definitely be our treat for the week before Xmas with our grown up family. Service as ever personable and friendly but not overly so.

– DC


When is afternoon tea served?
}  Afternoon tea is served in the Cafe from 12 – 3pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Geting here

Modbury, Ivybridge
Devon, Pl21 0TW

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Where to park

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Do you allow dogs?

Yes, dogs are welcome in the cafe, gardens and walks.


There is a car park on-site, parking is free of charge.

There are spaces for wheelchair parking, providing easy access to the gardens, archive, and cafe

Do we need to book a table

For afternoon tea and cream teas, bookings must be made with 48 hours notice.

How much is afternoon tea per guest?

You will find afternoon tea pricing on our menu.

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