Afternoon Tea in Manchester
The traditional afternoon tea has been a British staple for centuries so it's no surprise that a plethora of Manchester bars and restaurants are serving this great British classic. From a traditional offering of scones and sandwiches, more decadent Champagne afternoon teas as well as Gentleman's Tea and themed Afternoon Teas - there's something to suit all manor of palates. Check out some of our favourite afternoon teas in Manchester.
Last updated on 2nd August 2016
A champagne afternoon tea in Manchester with pure luxury and flair, this is one of the best in the city and with good reason. A charming experience that harks of indulgent bubbles and French patisserie, head on down for some serious bites set amongst a conmteporary space.
One of the most quaint and charming afternoon teas in Manchester, Rosylee are doing the traditional experience proud. Set alongside a roster of cutesy teacups, warming cocktails, pastries, scones and more, this is the perfect place to indulge in classic, and authentic British scoffing.
For a slightly more unusual take on an Afternoon Tea, pop down to Richmond Tea Rooms for their Alice in Wonderland inspired selection. Choose between four different variations, from Alices’ Tea (£6.50) to the Queens’ Tea (£18.00) which are perfectly suited to one of the more quirky bars in Manchester.
With stunning views over the River Irwell, The River Bar & Restaurant is the perfect location to sample an afternoon tea in the sunshine. With offerings of a Traditional Afternoon Tea (£22.50) and a Champagne Afternoon Tea (£33.00) – there’s plenty of tasty treats to enjoy in this gorgeous Manchester bar.
Surrounded by stunning views across Manchester, Cloud 23 is the perfect spot for a decadent afternoon tea. Plush, sophisticated and smart, it's a little more high-end than your average afternoon tea in Manchester but doesn't come with the hefty, and unfriendly price tag.
For a sumptuous afternoon tea, head down to Opus One everyday between 12pm – 5pm for a variety of options to suit all budgets. From £7.50 for an Edwardian Cream Tea to £16.95 for a Traditional Afternoon Tea, with the option to add a glass of bubbly for £9 – there’s something for everyone.
Looking for an affordable afternoon tea in Manchester with that perfect and delicate air of both vintage and whimsy? Let Sugar Junction be your guide. A powder-puff palace of retro china and bites, Sugar Junction are doing the authentic afternoon tea proud.
A long-standing front runner when it comes to Manchester's best afternoon teas, Annie's is still leading the cutesy and quaint charge. With the chinking of china and cutlery, you'll get to indulge in delicious wares the likes of scones, cakes, tea and more.
The Second Floor Harvey Nichols is the perfect way to spend the afternoon as you relax with an indulgent, traditional afternoon tea in Manchester. Named as one of the city’s best afternoon teas, and served in an idyllic setting with expansive views over Manchester, this is surely a fantastic afternoon treat.