Best Afternoon Tea in Harrogate

Considering an Afternoon Tea Harrogate but unsure which establishments offer afternoon tea and which are the best places to go.

We have compiled a list of the best afternoon tea Harrogate can provide, so if you are looking for the perfect afternoon tea with friends, a romantic valentines afternoon tea, a mothers day afternoon tea treat for your mum, a fathers day treat for your dad or just a special treat for yourself, check out:

14 Afternoon Tea Harrogate Has To Offer

Goldsborough Hall

Church Street, Goldsborough, Knaresborough HG5 8NR

afternoon tea Harrogate - Goldsborough Hall

Goldsborough Hall is one of the oldest stately homes in the UK, once housing HRH Princess Mary and is an important landmark in Harrogate’s countryside.

Their afternoon tea does not stray far from the royal experience with an extensive selection of Taylor’s of Harrogate teas and fresh sweet and savoury treats.

You can finish the experience with exclusive access to the hall’s historic gardens.

Served every day from 2.30 to 4 pm

Hotel du Vin & Bistro

Prospect Place, Harrogate HG1 1LB

afternoon tea Harrogate - Hotel Du Vin

The boutique Hotel du Vin’s Bistro is known to serve up heart-warming French cuisine, but have also become extremely popular for their traditional afternoon tea.

Their extensive and unique teas – including gingerbread chai and a classic earl grey crème, paired with savoury and sweet treats, make the perfect spot for an afternoon tea in Harrogate experience.

See website for opening times

Betty’s Tea Room

1 Parliament Street, Harrogate HG1 2QU

afternoon tea Harrogate - Bettys Tea Room

You can’t talk about the best afternoon tea without mentioning Betty’s Tea Room. With its original location which has been open since 1919, it has now become a well respected afternoon tea spot.

With their carefully crafted cakes, an extensive selection of teas, and even a pink champagne option for those wanting to upgrade.

Served all day

Mama Doreen’s Emporium

9-11 Station Square, Harrogate HG1 1TB

afternoon tea Harrogate - Mama Doreen's Emporium

The quirky Mama Doreen’s Emporium is located inside the Victoria Shopping Centre. Focusing on homemade cakes, pastries, and desserts and freshly baked traditional scones.

There are a number of afternoon teas on offer including children’s and themed teas.

See website for opening times

Scarlett’s Vintage Tea Rooms

3a Green Dragon Yard, Knaresborough HG5 8AU

afternoon tea Harrogate - Scarlett's Vintage Tea Rooms

Scarlett’s Vintage Tea Rooms is a little touch of nostalgia with a 1940’s theme to the decor. Tucked away in quaint corner of the town it is the perfect place to rest and refresh.

Offering a selection of tasty lunchtime offerings and homemade cakes, scones and tiffin baked daily. There are always vegetarian/vegan/gluten-free options available.

See Facebook for more details

Rudding Park Hotel

Rudding Lane, Follifoot, Harrogate HG3 1JH

afternoon tea Harrogate - Rudding Park Hotel

Rudding Park Hotel is full of elegance and luxury. Afternoon tea is served in the hotel’s beautiful conservatory.

You can enjoy freshly baked scones and traditional Harrogate loose leaf teas looking out onto the scenic gardens and Yorkshire landscape.

This is a classically wonderful afternoon tea experience.

Served Monday – Saturday 3.30pm; Sunday 4.00pm

The Ivy Harrogate

7-9 Parliament Street, Harrogate HG1 2QU

afternoon tea Harrogate - The Ivy

Located in the centre of Harrogate on Parliament Street, this stunning location serves an extensive afternoon tea with the option to upgrade to a glass of Champagne.

There is also a lighter cream tea available. Expect all of the traditional classics including dainty sandwiches, scones and stunning mini desserts.

See website for opening times.

The Wild Plum

34-36 Hookstone Road, Harrogate HG2 8BW

afternoon tea Harrogate - the Wild plum

Wild Plum is found inside Snooty Frox – a fresh and exciting clothing boutique – much like the food served at Wild Plum.

Wild Plum’s afternoon tea is unlike any other and serves up a refreshing take of a British classic.

Presented in a creative bookcase style box and decorated with dainty Yorkshire-grown edible flowers, Wild Plum is a wonderful experience.

Please see website for prices and opening times.

Fodder Afternoon Tea Harrogate

Great Yorkshire Showground, Railway Road, Harrogate HG2 8NZ

afternoon tea Harrogate - Fodder

Located in a renowned farm shop known for its fresh and extensive Yorkshire produce, Fodder has been praised for its ‘classically Yorkshire’ afternoon tea.

Served up all week, this afternoon tea is perfect for those looking for an authentically Yorkshire experience – featuring produce which can be bought at the farm shop.

Served Monday to Sunday 2.30pm – 3.30pm

The Old Swan Hotel

Swan Rd, Harrogate HG1 2SR

afternoon tea Harrogate - The Old Swan Hotel

This traditional afternoon tea is luxurious, The Old Swan sits in the heart of Harrogate and is surrounded by stunning gardens and fields.

They offer a range of unique loose leaf teas, including Darjeeling and Assam. You can choose from their deluxe afternoon tea.

It includes a wide range of savoury finger sandwiches and homemade fruit scones or upgrade to their champagne afternoon tea.

Served daily from 2pm – 5pm

Ripley Castle Tea Room

Ripley, Harrogate, HG3 3AY

afternoon tea Harrogate - Ripley Castle Tea Room

For those who prefer their afternoon tea in 14th-century castle style, Ripley Castle boasts a lovely tea room not far from Harrogate.

Plump for fancy cream scones, top notch sandwiches and high class cakes with a view over the beautiful castle gardens. Four-legged friends are also welcome.

Their ‘Tea Room Take Away‘ has recently opened for visitors who want to  grab and go, serving a selection of take away drinks and snacks and the ever popular Brymor Ice Cream.

See website for prices and opening times

DoubleTree by Hilton Majestic Hotel

Ripon Road, Harrogate HG1 2HU

afternoon tea Harrogate - Doubletree by Hilton Majestic Hotel

Built in 1899, The Majestic Hotel is one of Harrogate’s most beautiful and most recognisable buildings.

Here, you have the option of a Traditional Afternoon Tea with all the expected components.

Or a Savoury Afternoon Tea which includes Miniature English picnic items and plain or cheese scones.

See website for opening times.

Cedar Court Hotel

Park Parade, Harrogate HG1 5AH

afternoon tea Harrogate - Cedar Court Hotel

With views overlooking the hotel garden and the 200 acre Stray, this hotel is the perfect setting.

Enjoy delicious hand cut sandwiches, a mouth-watering selection of homemade cakes and freshly baked scones with cream and strawberry jam are complimented by Yorkshire tea.

Served daily between 12 noon and 5.00pm

The Harrogate Tea Rooms

9 Westminster Arcade, Parliament Street, Harrogate, HG1 2RN

afternoon tea Harrogate - The Harrogate Tea Rooms

This independent Tea Room showcasing a mix of vintage glamour with contemporary class, serves homemade food and cakes in the heart of Harrogate, nestled upstairs in Westminster Arcade.

Visit their Facebook page for more details of their delicious afternoon teas.

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