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 sandwiches
Served with salad garnish, homemade coleslaw and crisps
Home baked ham and mustard
Mature Cheddar and pickle
Free range eggs and mayonnaise
Smoked salmon and fresh lemon
Local crab (when available)
Cream cheese and garden herbs
On chunky brown or white bread freshly baked from the Village Baker
Gluten free bread available
Add salad if you desire

Hot Sandwiches
Toasted cheese and ham
Toasted cheese and bacon
Toasted cheese and caramelised onion
Club sandwich – triple decker with bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo
All served with salad, homemade coleslaw and crisps

Gluten free bread available
All £5.95

The Comfort Food
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 £2.50
Beans on toast with grated cheese £3.50
Heinz tomato soup with a cheese sandwich to dip £4.50
Homemade sausage roll or Cornish pasty served with beans,
cheese and homemade coleslaw OR served with salad, homemade
coleslaw and crisps £5.95

Home cooked ham £9.95
Smoked salmon and fresh herb cream cheese £9.95
Brie, walnut and celery £9.95
Dressed crab (when available) £12.95
All served with homemade coleslaw, homemade dressing and
chunky bread and butter

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

High Tea
Selection of sandwiches
Using home grown and local produce
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


Soft Drinks
New Forest mineral water
Coca Cola
Fruit Squash

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