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Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea has swung right back into fashion over the last few years with everyone from the grandest hotels to the coolest bars reviving the afternoon tea tradition. You can use 5pm Dining to find, browse and book venues that offer afternoon tea in your area.

In Glasgow, traditional tea rooms serve up delectable cup cakes and scones, while trendy bars are putting a funky new spin on afternoon tea and cocktails or fizz. In Edinburgh, hotels ensure that the custom of taking afternoon tea is in no danger of dying out in the capital.

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5pm’s easy to use service lets you browse menus and book afternoon tea online for free, all done from the comfort of your home. Check out lots of offers and get a deal on afternoon tea in Glasgow and Edinburgh or elsewhere in Scotland through 5pm.

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Peacock Alley - Waldorf Astoria City Centre, Edinburgh

British, Traditional

Based in the landmark Waldorf Astoria hotel, Peacock Alley is a genteel, Manhattan-style lounge serving breakfast, afternoon tea and cocktails. In fact, it is formerly the Caledonian station concourse and the historic railway clock is still a feature of the space. Decorated in soft creams and browns with stone columns and marble floors, this is a restful, elegant spot for a catch-up with friends.

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Holiday Inn Manchester City City Centre, Manchester

Modern

The restaurant at the Holiday Inn Manchester City Centre offers a colourful, contemporary space for relaxed dining. Playful decor touches such as the brightly coloured chairs, quirky figures and Manchester street signs all help to create a welcoming feel. You can either dine in the airy main area, perhaps beside the floor-length windows, or tuck yourself away in the cosy corner beside the kick knack-lined bookcase. Food is cooked fresh and served all day long, meaning you can visit for a leisurely breakfast, afternoon tea, business lunch or dinner with friends.

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Riverside Restaurant - Dunkeld House Hotel Dunkeld, Dunkeld

International, Scottish, Traditional

Based in the four-star Dunkeld House Hotel, The Riverside serves up a menu that showcases Perthshire’s larder with an added European twist. Dishes feature produce from long-established artisan producers as well as from the restaurant’s own herb garden and smokery. The kitchen brigade promise creativity, passion and attention to detail, all of which you can enjoy in classic surroundings overlooking the River Tay.

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Stag & Thistle - Glasgow South Side, Glasgow

British, European, Gastro Pub

Newly opened in the former Mulberry Street spot, this third Stag & Thistle follows in the footsteps of its successful sister venues in Kilmaurs and Stewarton. Boasting a freshly refurbished interior, this smart pub and restaurant offers an extensive menu of classic British and international dishes. As well as this, expect a great selection of gin alongside cocktails, wine and beer. Occasional live music and quizzes both add to the buzz. Oh yes, and you are welcome to bring your pooch along.

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Holiday Inn Manchester City City Centre, Manchester

Modern

0 reviews

The restaurant at the Holiday Inn Manchester City Centre offers a colourful, contemporary space for relaxed dining. Playful decor touches such as the brightly coloured chairs, quirky figures and Manchester street signs all help to create a welcoming feel. You can either dine in the airy main area, perhaps beside the floor-length windows, or tuck yourself away in the cosy corner beside the kick knack-lined bookcase. Food is cooked fresh and served all day long, meaning you can visit for a leisurely breakfast, afternoon tea, business lunch or dinner with friends.

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Riverside Restaurant - Dunkeld House Hotel Dunkeld, Dunkeld

International, Scottish, Traditional

0 reviews

Based in the four-star Dunkeld House Hotel, The Riverside serves up a menu that showcases Perthshire’s larder with an added European twist. Dishes feature produce from long-established artisan producers as well as from the restaurant’s own herb garden and smokery. The kitchen brigade promise creativity, passion and attention to detail, all of which you can enjoy in classic surroundings overlooking the River Tay.

Make a free reservation at Riverside Restaurant - Dunkeld House Hotel  »

Stag & Thistle - Glasgow South Side, Glasgow

British, European, Gastro Pub

0 reviews

Newly opened in the former Mulberry Street spot, this third Stag & Thistle follows in the footsteps of its successful sister venues in Kilmaurs and Stewarton. Boasting a freshly refurbished interior, this smart pub and restaurant offers an extensive menu of classic British and international dishes. As well as this, expect a great selection of gin alongside cocktails, wine and beer. Occasional live music and quizzes both add to the buzz. Oh yes, and you are welcome to bring your pooch along.

Make a free reservation at Stag & Thistle - Glasgow »

Peacock Alley - Waldorf Astoria City Centre, Edinburgh

British, Traditional

13 reviews

Based in the landmark Waldorf Astoria hotel, Peacock Alley is a genteel, Manhattan-style lounge serving breakfast, afternoon tea and cocktails. In fact, it is formerly the Caledonian station concourse and the historic railway clock is still a feature of the space. Decorated in soft creams and browns with stone columns and marble floors, this is a restful, elegant spot for a catch-up with friends.

Make a free reservation at Peacock Alley - Waldorf Astoria »

Cranachan City Centre, Glasgow

Scottish, Modern, Tearooms & Desserts

354 reviews

Located on the second floor of Princes Square on Glasgow’s Buchanan Street, Cranachan is an inviting mix of modern design and locally-produced food. Antler chandeliers and walls decorated by Glasgow's famous Timorous Beasties design studio confidently set the stage for the contemporary Scottish cuisine served in Cranachan.

£18.50 Offer: £18.50 for afternoon tea + pink fizz

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The River Restaurant Spinningfields, Manchester

British, Modern, Traditional

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If you are looking for an AA Rosette dining experience with the added bonus of a waterside setting, The River Restaurant at the five-star Lowry Hotel certainly fits the bill. Perched on the banks of the Irwell, this impressive restaurant boasts Manchester’s longest bar terrace, perfect for dining on sunnier days. Inside, you will find an airy, glass-walled space overlooking Santiago Calatrava’s Trinity Bridge. Purple leather chairs, semi-circular banquettes, a hip range of artworks and even a library corner all create a chic and comfy vibe. Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner are all served here, including Sunday lunches. Live piano music and singing on Thursdays and Sundays adds to the buzz.

£22.50 Offer: £22.50 for Afternoon Tea

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The Lantern Room @ Courtyard By Marriott Edinburgh New Town, Edinburgh

British, Modern

7 reviews

The Lantern Room @ Courtyard By Marriott Edinburgh is an informal restaurant and bar on Baxter's Place by Edinburgh Playhouse. Opened at the end of 2016, it has a smart, contemporary decor and serves everything from lunch and afternoon tea to after work drinks and dinner. The waiting staff are as welcoming as they are professional and the bar staff are always happy to mix up a cocktail. The spacious heated terrace is great for people watching, perhaps over a sun downer or two.

£29 Offer: £29 2 person offer - afternoon tea

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Tower Restuarant @ Houstoun House Livingston, Livingston

International

5 reviews

Tower Restaurant at Houstoun House is part of Macdonald Houstoun House Hotel at Uphall in West Lothian. Over the course of his career, the eponymous chef has cooked for many notables and won many awards including a Michelin star. His restaurant in Uphall has two AA Rosettes for its beautifully presented, modern Scottish cuisine. Set in a 16th century tower, the wood panelled dining room is an elegant space. Light and airy by day, it assumes a candlelit romance as night falls.

£30 Offer: £30 2 person offer - afternoon tea + glass of prosecco each

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29 - The Grill At The Square City Centre, Glasgow

Scottish, Steaks & Grill

2417 reviews

29 - the Grill at the Square prides itself on providing specially selected Scottish steaks, traditional cuisine and outstanding hospitality. Located on Glasgow city centre's Royal Exchange Square, the steak house offers dishes made with local produce in stylish surroundings.

£19 Offer: £19 couples afternoon tea

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Riverside Restaurant - Dunkeld House Hotel Dunkeld, Dunkeld

International, Scottish, Traditional

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Based in the four-star Dunkeld House Hotel, The Riverside serves up a menu that showcases Perthshire’s larder with an added European twist. Dishes feature produce from long-established artisan producers as well as from the restaurant’s own herb garden and smokery. The kitchen brigade promise creativity, passion and attention to detail, all of which you can enjoy in classic surroundings overlooking the River Tay.

£19.20 Offer: £19.20 for afternoon tea

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Latest afternoon tea Reviews

  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 4

    Service: 5

    Value: 4

    Miscommunication re booking

    The staff were very attentive and for that reason we had a lovely time. However there was a mix up and the booking had not been received from their main office. Yet earlier in the week I received a call to ask if I had any dietary requests and to give my credit card details to confirm booking. Miscommunication issues between main booking centre that manages coffee house did not reflect well on professionalism.
    dined in Ingram Street Coffee House – 23/06/2019
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  • Food: 4

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 5

    Value: 3

    The service was excellent and Lee and the other staff wasvery good.

    The visit was just for afternoon tea and was very good and we are going to try it for lunch or dinner.
    dined in Tower Restuarant @ Houstoun House – 25/04/2019
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  • Food: 4

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 4

    Value: 4

    Lovely happy atmosphere as always

    Loved everything.
    dined in Art Lover's Cafe – 14/04/2019
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  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 4

    Service: 5

    Value: 5

    Would 100% go back

    Afternoon tea was great value for money, we all had plenty to eat and choose from, great selection and quality of food. Staff were lovely and helpful. Would highly recommend and would definitely come back!
    dined in Brasserie Abode – 01/04/2019
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  • Food: 4

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 4

    Value: 5

    Mother's day afternoon tea

    Lovely selection and adapted to dietary requirements. Lovely view and nice open space.
    dined in Windows - Carlton George – 31/03/2019
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Afternoon tea videos

Watch Chaophraya construct their delicious Thai afternoon tea

Watch Chaophraya in Glasgow city centre construct their delicious Thai afternoon tea.

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Afternoon tea at One Devonshire Gardens, Hotel Du Vin Glasgow

Watch pastry chef Margaret MacDonald construct a delicious afternoon tea at Hotel du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens in Glasgow.

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