Brasserie Abode is an elegant European-style brasserie in Piccadilly. Set across two floors, the eatery offers an afternoon tea every day between 12pm and 6pm, complete with scones, finger sandwiches and your choice of coffee or champagne.
Afternoon Tea in Manchester
Dreaming of stuffing scones? Of tiers of delicate pastries and mountains of tiny sarnies? There's nothing quite as indulgent as an afternoon tea, and as a great British tradition, Manchester has got the cake-filled ceremony down to a tee. Whether you're looking to spoil someone or special or fancy a birthday treat, these Manchester afternoon teas have got what you're looking for.
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 but doesn't come with the hefty, and unfriendly price tag.
A stunning space within the Free Trade Hall, this unique offering from luxury publishers Assouline also boasts an elegant afternoon tea offering, complete with homemade finger sandwiches, delicate pastries and a selection of excellent Champagnes and speciality teas.
Set in the stylish and suave Browns Brasserie & Bar on York Street this afternoon tea is a lot of bang for your buck. Coming at under £15, the meal includes raspberry shortbread, black cherry mousse, and Devon crab sandwiches amongst the nibbles, plus you can add Champagne for under £6.
Want to guarantee a good quality afternoon tea? Head to a celebrity chef's smart restaurant. James Martin Restaurant serves the British traditional tea every Saturday, with options to add gin tasters and Champagne.
For a slightly more unusual take on an Afternoon Tea, pop down to Richmond Tea Rooms for their Alice in Wonderland inspired selection. The space has a selection to choose from, including a Gentleman's Tea, which mixes things up with mini fish and chips, a pint, and a Cumberland Scotch egg.
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.
Served daily between 12pm - 5pm, Mamucium's afternoon tea is perfect for anyone with a serious sweet tooth. As well as tonnes of nifty little cakes, the meal is inspired by Manchester's history; munch your way through a Vimto macarons, Manchester tarts, and a chocolate orange opera cake topped with a bee.
It's one of the most stylish bars in Manchester and you can expect equal things from its afternoon tea. Menagerie is one for the Instagrammers amongst us; grab a snap next to that flower wall and then tuck into delicate sandwiches and tasty cakes.