A quintessential English tea garden located in the grounds of the Watersplash Hotel at Brockenhurst in the New Forest.

The Secret Garden is a secluded and peaceful quintessential, fully licensed English Tea Garden

Join us at The Waterplash Hotel and discover out Secret Garden for yourself.  An ideal location to enjoy a freshly made sandwich, a cream tea or a refreshing pot of tea or coffee.  Open daily, we also have a fully licensed bar offering beer, lager, wine, champagne and Pimms.

The Secret Garden Menu

Freshly made BIG chunky sandwiches

 Made with lovely bread from the village bakers and PROPER butter

Roast beef and horseradish sauce

Home baked ham and mustard

Mature Cheddar and pickle
Free range eggs and mayonnaise

Prawn and mayonnaise
Smoked salmon and fresh lemon
Cream cheese and garden herbs

Local crab (when available)

All served with a girlie portion of salad (that means lots!)

Homemade chunky coleslaw (we like chunky) and crisps

Gluten free bread available


Kiddies sanwich £3.50- A half portion with any of the above filling

Nice Comforting Things
Two toasted crumpets and butter £2.50
Two slices of toasted marmite or local honey fingers £2.50
Home baked cheese scone with butter and pickle £2.95
Toasted Tea Cake with Butter and Jam £2.95

Secret Garden Platters

Our Big Fat Sausage Roll- Served with salad,coleslaw,mustard and Crisps- £8.95

Butchers Pork Pie- Hand raised pork pie served with salad,coleslaw,mustard and crisps -£8.95

Dressed Local Crab Salad (when Available)- Local Dressed Crab Served with Salad,Homemade coleslaw, wedge of lemon and chunky bread and butter £12.95

Soup and Sandwich- Mug of Heinz tomato soup and half a chunky Cheese sandwich to dunk in it!! £4.95

The Cakes
Made with love and real butter
Tell us what you love and we will tempt you with today’s delights
Or gaze at their beauty on the cake stands
WARNING: May contain happiness

from £2.50

Gluten free cakes available (may also contain happiness)

The Cream Tea for One

Home baked scone
Strawberry jam, clotted cream
Pot of tea or cup of coffee

High Tea for Two
Selection of sandwiches, buttered crumpet
Daily baked scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam
Selection of cakes
Pot of tea or cup of coffee

The Savory Tea
Cheese scone with cream cheese and garden herbs
Crumpets and Butter
Pot of tea or cup of coffee

Strawberry Tea
Home baked scone
Strawberry jam and clotted cream
Delicious local strawberries
Pot of tea or cup of coffee


The Drinks

Pots of Tea
Traditional English, Darjeeling, Assam, Ceylon, Earl Grey, Red Bush
Herbal and Fruit Infusions, decaffeinated available

Coffee- Lavazza coffe served in a Cafetiere

Hot Chocolate with or withour Cream- £2.50

Soft Drinks
New Forest mineral water
Coca Cola
Fruit Squash

Alcoholic Drinks
Wine by the glass – £4.50
Bottle of Champagne – from £29.00
1 litre Jug of Pimms – £12.00
Bottled Beer & Lager – from £3.50
Ringwood Forty Niner 1 pint bottle – £4.00