The Itchen Tea Room


2 Station Terrace, Shawford, Winchester, SO21 2BN

Telephone: 01962 275418



Hours of Business

Monday – Closed

Tuesday – 10am to 2pm 

Wednesday – 10am to 2pm 

Thursday – 10am to 2pm 

Friday – 10.30am to 4pm

Saturday – 10.30am to 5pm

Sunday – 10.30am to 5pm


The Itchen Tea Room

Pre-booked Afternoon Tea available each day between 2pm and 4pm.


The Itchen Tea Room is situated in the picturesque village of Shawford, near Winchester, by the River Itchen. It is a great stop for walkers and is perfect for a refreshment break for those travelling the Itchen navigation path between Southampton and Winchester.

We are open Tuesday to Sunday every week offering a selection of hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, paninis, soups, cream teas, picnic bags, cakes and ice cream. We also offer a pre-booked afternoon tea between 2pm and 4pm every day, providing a selection of Sandwiches, savouries, handmade cakes and a pot of tea for £16.50 per person. Please allow at least 48 hours notice for bookings, deposit of £6.00 per person for reservations.


River Itchen

Typical afternoon tea menu:


Sandwiches: Egg and Watercress, Brie and Cranberry, Salmon and Cucumber.
Savouries: Cheese Straws or Cheese Scones.
Cakes: Mini Choux buns, Viennese Whirls, Fruit scones with clotted cream, French Macarons.
Twinings Breakfast tea.

Afternoon tea at The Itchen Tea Room  

We have tables inside and outside of the tea room.

Dogs are welcome both inside the tea room and at the outside tables. We love dogs and offer complimentary dog biscuits and towels for our four-legged customers!

Other services we offer:

House/Garden Party - we can come to you to serve afternoon tea or sandwiches and/or cakes to your guests on vintage China. We then clear up and take everything away with us.


Book the tea room for a function - baby showers, bridal showers, birthday parties or business meetings. We can accommodate upto 15 guests in the tea room and extra at the outside tables when the weather is good. Afternoon tea, a buffet and cakes or other requirements can be accommodated.

Please contact us for further information.


Upcoming Tearoom Events

Friday 19th April 2019 - 11am to 3pm - Doggie Portrait Day in aid of The Dog's Trust

£1 donation for the photo shoot

Other dog related items for sale too!

Paws Parlour will be on site to clip toenails!