Afternoon Tea in Glasgow
We have many oddball traditions in this country, but one we'd never let go of is afternoon tea - better still, a boozy one. Cake, sambos, Champagne, what's not to love? Whether you're organising a hen do in Glasgow or a special birthday celebration, treating your mum, or treating your BFF, there are lots of bars in Glasgow that offer gorgeous afternoon teas. So next time you fancy some cream scones and bubbly at 3pm (eh, that's us every afternoon), check out our guide to afternoon tea in Glasgow.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
Raspberry madelines, banoffee tarts, strawberry meringues, banana cake, and that's before we even get to the scones and the sandwiches. The Corinthian Club offers one of the most decadent afternoon teas in Glasgow in some of the most opulent surroundings. Seal the deal on a luxury day out in Glasgow with a glass of Mumm Cordon Rouge Champagne. Sure why not, you're worth it.
The Butterfly and The Pig has an adjoining tea room that's just dang darling, and offers some of the sweetest afternoon tea in Glasgow. Inspired by Scotland, the menu includes salmon and oatcakes, as well as a delicious selection of sandwiches and beautiful cakes. Add some prosecco or Champagne for a boozy twist on your afternoon in this Bath Street bar.
If you're looking for an utterly decadent afternoon tea in Glasgow, Champagne Central is the place to do it. From the grand surroundings and the chic clientele, to the pretty views and refined vibes, this bar is a rather dandy place to wile away and afternoon. And of course, like everything else at Champagne Central, their afternoon tea has an utterly luxe twist. Their Rose Tea Experience offers BrewHaHa Rose Infusion Tea with a glass of Besserat Rose Champagne along with the usual opulant array of sandwiches, homemade scones, cakes and macaroons.
Beautiful Hotel, Blytheswood Square offers a traditional afternoon tea in Glasgow. The stunning hotel bar has a number of high tea options from the decadent Duchess of Bedford Strawberry Afternoon Tea to the calorie conscious Tea Tox and the locally sourced Blasad Albannach (Tasty Scotland). Each of their teas can be joined with a glass of Champagne for an utterly lavish treat in Glasgow.
Afternoon tea is a rather decadent affair, given this place is old enough to remember when afternoon teas were an every day ritual. With a fine selection of gourmet sandwiches, scones, tarts, meringues and eclairs, this one is a sweet-tooth's dream, wash it all down with a glass of Champagne for one of the most luxe boozy afternoon teas in Glasgow.