's Guide to Festive Afternoon Teas across the UK

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While London boasts the thriving food scene you’d expect of a capital city, it’s not the only place to enjoy a fantastic Afternoon Tea- the great British tradition is going strong all over the country! We’ve selected just a few of the jolly good Festive Afternoon Teas available from regions across the UK.


North West


Cloud 23

Enjoy a range of festive treats paired with unbeatable views of Manchester at Cloud 23, situated on floor 23 of Beetham Tower within the Hilton Manchester Deansgate. Keep your fingers crossed for snow: imagine watching it fall over Manchester whilst enjoying a mince pie…


Midland Hotel

An enduring favourite for Afternoon Tea lovers in Manchester, The Midland Hotel have made their menu extra special with a traditional festive twist.  Including a range of seasonal sandwiches, plain and cranberry & white chocolate scones and a whole host of classic cakes- all to be savoured with a warming glass of home-made mulled wine.


Boxing Day Sales Afternoon Tea at Hilton Liverpool City Centre

For many, the most exciting part about the festive season is the Boxing Day Sales! Hilton Liverpool City Centre are here to help your sales shopping go smoothly with this special offer. Enjoy a sumptuous Afternoon Tea with all the trimmings before going deal-hunting with your complimentary £5 Liverpool One Gift Card!


North East


Hotel du Vin

Give yourself the gift of a delicious Afternoon Tea this Christmas at Hotel du Vin Newcastle. Take some time to relax with a range of festive themed sweet treats and a glass of Champagne in this quaint hotel sitting on the banks of the River Tyne.




Dakota Deluxe 

All of your favourite festive treats are served at Dakota Deluxe, a luxury boutique hotel in Leeds City Centre. Take a break from Christmas preparations to enjoy decadent seasonal cakes such as a Stem Ginger Cake with a complimentary glass of mulled wine. 


South West


Symonds at Redwood

Nestled in the Bristol countryside, Symonds at Redwood is the perfect setting for a cosy Festive Afternoon Tea. It just wouldn't be Christmas without mini mince pies, Christmas cake and gingerbread!



The Bath Priory Hotel

The Festive Afternoon Tea at The Bath Priory Hotel is the perfect way to warm up from the winter weather! Enjoy a range of cute themed pastries in the idyllic historical setting of hotel. 


South East


Coworth Park

Coworth Park have given their award-winning Afternoon Tea a festive twist! Enjoy a range of exquisite pastries inspired by the season in the very same hotel where Prince Harry stayed the night before marrying Princess Meghan. 



Eynsham Hall

Get into the festive spirit by indulging in a range of seasonal tea-time treats in this grand country house hotel. Eynsham Hall is ideally situated, being close to the Cotswolds, Witney, Oxford, Stratford upon Avon and London.


East of England


Harriet's Cafe Tearooms - Bury St Edmunds

Enjoy a range of festive tea-time treats made with UK sourced ingredients and many with family recipes at Harriets Cafe Tearooms. Includes a range of dainty finger sandwiches, moreish scones and themed pastries such as a handmade macaroon. 


West Midlands


Binswood Hall - Leamington Spa

Enjoy a range of festive themed treats and a complimentary Christmas cocktail in this Afternoon Tea by Binswood Hall. This 19th Century Victorian Hall is an atmospheric place to get into the festive spirit with a traditional Afternoon Tea


East Midlands


St Elphin's Park

St Elphin's Park is serving this delightful Festive Afternoon Tea, filled with classic Yuletide treats, in the run-up to Christmas. Including an Irish whiskey fruitcake and a mini mulled berry trifle, this Festive Afternoon Tea is sure to warm your cockles. St Elphin's Park is situated in the rolling Derbyshire hills of it's namesake park. 





Gleneagles Hotel

Visit this luxurious hotel for their Festive Afternoon Tea, which starts with decadent savouries such as a red wine poached pear & Blue Murder cheese tart before moving onto finger sandwiches, scones and seasonal sweets alonside festive bites. 

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