Us British folk love an Afternoon Tea… and as it’s officially #AfternoonTeaWeek we thought we’d celebrate it by signposting you to some of the most fabulous Afternoon Tea hotspots in the UK! From classic cream teas, unique themed tea parties to something with a little spice… this list has got the lot! Have a scroll to check out our top 5 below…
Spice up your Afternoon Tea at Zindiya’s! This Afternoon Tea spot brings classic Indian flavours to your traditional tea. Choose from a pot of freshly brewed Masala Chai or a floral Earl Grey and prepare for spectacular courses of spiced sweets and savoury skewers.
If you fancy something savoury, the Namkeen Tea includes a crunchy bhel puri, crisp samosa, and a choice of chicken tikka or chunky paneer.
Fancy a sweet treat? The Meetha course is served with Zindiya’s Indian spiced carrot cake and soft homemade cardamom scones with lavish lashings of cream. If you can handle the heat why not go for the Asian-inspired afternoon 'chai'…
Find them at: Zindiya, 21 Woodbridge Road, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 8EH
Eteaket – Edinburgh
With a delectable range of sandwiches, light lunches, and cakes Eteaket has quickly become the afternoon tea destination in Edinburgh! Whether it’s a pot of eteaket tea, or something more decadent, this place has a fantastic range of tasty treats perfect for any time of day! For something a little stronger, check out their Tea Cocktail range offering the likes of Royal Earl Grey G and Ts and Minty Mojitos…
It’s worth noting Eteaket’s tea offering is mostly sourced from either local or small-scale producers and you have the option to take away too!
Find them at: 41 Frederick Street, Edinburgh.
The Lost & Found – Leeds & Sheffield
Whether it’s the typical tea you’re after or you fancy a tipple or two, The Lost & Found has got the lot!
Arranged on an elegant tiered stand, begin your afternoon tea with a fabulous selection of sandwiches and savouries followed by some sweet treats… all washed down with copious cups of tea or the option of fizz if you’d prefer!
Find them at: 12 Greek Street, 3 Albion Place, Leeds or 516 Ecclesall Road, Sheffield *other venues are also available.
One Aldwych Hotel - London
Reopening on 16th September, get lost in a world full of imagination with a reimagined Charlie and the Chocolate afternoon tea in the heart of London’s theatreland - One Aldwych Hotel!
Inspired by Roald Dahl’s iconic tale, indulge your inner child in the magical and mouth-watering world of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. You’ll find scrumptious savouries such as cheddar scones with bacon toffee jam, to sweet treats like luscious lemon floss and plates piled high with wondrous cake – not forgetting the bubbles of course! Get booked in now!
Find them at: One Aldwych 1, Aldwych London, WC2B 4BZ
Richmond Tea Rooms – Manchester
Fall through the looking glass and get lost in a whimsical wonderland at Richmond Tea Room’s Wonderland-themed Afternoon Tea! From just £8.95 you can immerse yourself in your very own Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. With themed décor and a host of 5 different tea options, all inspired by the characters of Alice in Wonderland, this Afternoon Tea is truly one of a kind!
With a Hatter’s Tea you’ll get your classic scones and sarnies, while the Queen’s option adds fancy pastries to the mix – what more could you want?
Find them at: 46 Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 3WF
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We hope this list has tickled your taste buds – now enjoy!