Whether it’s a special occasion or a catch up with friends and family – afternoon tea is the perfect way to celebrate. From traditional English treats to foreign twists on some the UK’s favourites, here in Leicester we have an abundance of independent afternoon teas that are the perfect remedy for your sweet tooth cravings.
Take a look at our list below for a range of options for you to indulge in this very English tradition whilst supporting some of the city’s amazing independent food and drink businesses!
This beautiful and elegant venue is a real oasis tucked away right in the centre of Leicester – what could be grander than Grade I listed Georgian surroundings whilst enjoying afternoon tea… with a twist!
The Indian afternoon tea at The City Rooms is filled with authentic and delicious Indian dishes that are perfect for those who fancy dipping their toe into the wonderful world of spices and flavours. Guests will enjoy a selection of Indian sweets and savouries along with masala tea. Their next seating will be on Saturday 17th September 2022 – be sure to book in advance for this very special event!
Mrs Bridges Team Rooms is a household name in Leicester when it comes to afternoon tea. With over 100 years (and counting!) of experience under their belt, their afternoon tea is a firm favourite on this list. Located within an 18th century building on Loseby Lane, Mrs Bridges Tea Rooms afternoon tea serves up delicious food including finger sandwiches, homemade scones and a selection of sweet treats, alongside a pot of tea. It is the perfect pick for those who want to enjoy a traditional British afternoon tea.
Located close to Town Hall Square, Prana Café serve an afternoon tea that is perfect for both vegans and veggies. Bursting with bold, healthy flavours, their afternoon tea is a solid choice for those who want to eat ethically and sustainably. Served in their grand city centre location, it is the perfect surroundings for a special occasion.
We adore a French afternoon tea at Chloe Gourmet! Thier French version of the afternoon tea for 2 people includes mini pastries, mini croissants, mini pains au chocolat, scones, mini croque-monsieur, mini sandwiches – enough to make anyone go ooh la la! Chloe Gourmet is a great alternative to British afternoon tea and is a great option for those who are looking for something a little different.
If you’re looking for an afternoon tea with ample choice, then look no further than Five Fox Lane. Bursting with an eclectic mix of sandwiches, cakes and chocolatey treats, their afternoon tea is generously portioned at priced at just £14.95 per person!
Brick & Beam offer an afternoon tea for every occasion and every tastebud. With options including cream tea, cocktail afternoon tea, classic afternoon tea and, of course, afternoon tea with bubbles – there’s so much choice! So, whether you’re celebrating something special, or just fancy catching up with friends, Brick & Beam is a solid choice that will leave you satisfied and fulfilled.