Best Afternoon Tea in Leicester

Considering an Afternoon Tea in Leicester 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 Leicester 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, or just a special treat for yourself, check out:

21 Afternoon Teas Leicester Has To Offer

Afternoon Tea Leicester - Stapleford Park

Stapleford Park

Stapleford Road, Stapleford, Melton Mowbray, LE14 2EF

Nestled in the beautiful Leicestershire countryside, near Melton Mowbray, Stapleford Park serves up traditional afternoon tea.

Enjoy dainty finger sandwiches, plain or fruit scones and homemade cakes, and an extensive tea menu. Afternoon tea upgrades are available which include Prosecco, Laurent Perrier brut and Laurent Perrier rose. They also do a baby shower afternoon tea!

From £27.50 per person

See website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Leicester - Gates Garden Centre

Gates Garden Centre

Somerby Road, Cold Overton, Oakham, LE15 7QB

Enjoy a pleasant drive through idyllic rural villages and you’ll come across The Garden Restaurant at Gates Garden Centre.

Tuck in to a delicious selection of sandwiches, followed by home-baked fruit and plain scones, served with preserves and thick clotted cream. Afterwards enjoy a range of sweet delicacies, all handmade on the premises.

Prived at £24.99 for two people

Served Monday to Friday 2-4.00pm; Weekends 2.30-4.00pm

Afternoon Tea Leicester - The Skylark Bakery

The Skylark Bakery

249 Clarendon Park Rd, Leicester LE2 3AQ

Enjoy a delicious three-tiered afternoon tea in a quirky cafe bakery.  A platter of tasty sandwiches and pastries, freshly baked scones with clotted cream and preserves, two tiers of scrumptious cakes and treats and a bottomless pot of loose leaf tea from a wide range or a speciality coffee are all included.

£15 per person

Served between 1pm-4pm Wednesday to Saturday and 1pm-3pm on Sundays Please book 24 hours in advance of your chosen date.

Afternoon Tea Leicester - The White Peacock

The White Peacock

14-16 King Street, Leicester LE1 6RJ

Independently owned, this multi-award-winning, The White Peacock is located in a charming Grade II listed building at the foot of New Walk in the heart of Leicester.

Vegetarian and vegan choices are available including a selection of sandwiches, handmade cakes and scones and a choice of coffee or tea.

Afternoon tea is priced at £23.95

Visit Facebook for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Leicester - Occasions Vintage Tea Room

Occasions Vintage Tea Room

8a High Street, Syston, Leicester LE7 1GP

Enjoy home baked cakes, a variety of freshly prepared sandwiches, plain or fruit scone, mini petit fours and savoury tartlets, all accompanied by tea, coffee or soft drink.

Look out for themed events which are all advertised on social media.

For £26.50 a Grande Afternoon Tea for two or £15.90 for a Light Afternoon Tea for two

Afternoon tea can be delivered from £10 per person. Collection or delivery service every weekend and certain days in the week.

Afternoon Tea Leicester - Beardsley's Tearoom

Beardsley’s Tearoom

2 Brook Street, Rearsby, Leicester LE7 4YA

Beardsley’s is a licensed tearoom with three inside seating areas as well as a landscaped outdoor seating area.

Enjoy a selection of homemade cakes, light bites, hot treats and of course the full works – afternoon tea, all freshly prepared and from the Aga.

The afternoon tea costs £12.50 per person or £17.95 with a glass of Prosecco and there are both sweet and savoury options available as well as gluten free and vegan variations.

Afternoon Tea Leicester - Kilworth House

Kilworth House

Lutterworth Road, North Kilworth, Leicester, LE17 6JE

There is a generous range of sandwiches, scones, cakes and pastries, plus ten different varieties of tea. For a more modern twist, you can also opt for coffee or hot chocolate. Best of all, you can take afternoon tea anywhere from your room to the library.

From £25 per person

Afternoon tea is served from 2.00pm to 4.30pm, Monday to Saturday, and from 4.00pm onwards on Sundays. Subject to availability.

Afternoon Tea Leicester - The Belmont

The Belmont

20 De Montfort Street, Leicester, LE1 7GR

Relive historic elegance with afternoon tea in Leicester City Centre at The Belmont Hotel.

Feast on delicate sandwiches, decadent treats from the cake stand and a choice of fine teas served in beautiful china.

Traditional tea £17.50

Available between 2.00pm and 5.00pm.

Afternoon Tea Leicester - The City Rooms

The City Rooms

Hotel Street, Leicester, LE1 5AW

The City Rooms are Leicester’s most beautiful, opulent Georgian venue. You’ll be served a combination of finger sandwiches with classic fillings, freshly made scones with clotted cream and jam and a delicious selection of cakes and pastries. All served in the splendid Dining Room or Ballroom.

Prices start from £15

See website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Leicester - Prana Cafe

Prana Cafe

10 Horsefair Street, Leicester LE1 5BN

Prana Café is located close to Town Hall Square in a lovely Grade II listed building. The elegant building, with high ceilings and ornate adornments has become a popular destination in Leicester due to its high-quality vegan and gluten-free options.

Enjoy scrumptious scones, delicious cakes, and a selection of finger sandwiches using the local artisan bread.

From £20 per person

See website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Leicester - Hilton Leicestershire

Hilton Leicestershire

21 Junction Approach, Leicester LE19 1WQ

Surround yourself in comfy and contemporary rooms with sumptuous treats. You can even upgrade to a Sparkling Afternoon at the Hilton Hotel in Leicester.

Visit the website for further details.

Afternoon Tea Leicester - Tea with Millie and Ellie

Tea with Millie and Ellie

Tea with Millie & Ellie is a travelling tea room, who in usual circumstances will deliver afternoon teas to your home served on their vintage china or gift boxed. Now, throughout the lockdown they’re doing doorstep deliveries right across Leicestershire.

Choose from a selection of sandwiches, homemade delicious cakes, including victoria sponge and salted caramel chocolate brownie, and other daily bakes plus fruit scones with clotted cream and jam.

From £10 per person

Visit the website for more details.

Afternoon Tea Leicester - Odd John's Kitchen

Odd John’s Kitchen

174 Main Street, Swithland, Loughborough LE12 8TJ

Odd John’s Kitchen offer a selection of their popular savoury options and sweet treats such as their rocky road for just £14.95 per person. If you’re booking for a special occasion add prosecco for £4.45 extra.

Afternoon Tea Leicester - The Admiral Hornblower

The Admiral Hornblower

64 High St, Oakham LE15 6AS

Soak up some sun in the Admiral Hornblower’s beautiful gardens in Oakham whilst enjoying a traditional style afternoon tea.

From £12.95 for a traditional afternoon tea. Visit the website for further details.

Afternoon Tea Leicester - Normanton Park Hotel

Normanton Park Hotel

Normanton Park Rd, Normanton, Oakham LE15 8RP

Relax in the beautiful surroundings at Normanton Park Hotel. True to the Victorian times where the afternoon tea originated, The Clock Restaurant serves a generous selection of cakes and sandwiches on a traditional three-tiered stand.

Visit the website for prices and opening times.

Afternoon Tea Leicester - Wistow Bar cafe

Wistow Bar Cafe

Wistow Rural Centre, Kibworth Road, Wistow, Leicester, LE8 0QF

Wistow Café Bistro afternoon tea includes a delicious variety of homemade cakes, a freshly made scone with strawberry preserve and Cornish clotted cream, plus a selection of freshly prepared sandwiches. The cost per person for a takeaway Wistow Café Bistro afternoon tea is £17.50.

Visit the website for further details.

Afternoon Tea Leicester - North Bar and Kitchen

North Bar and Kitchen

42 Hinckley Road, Leicester, LE3 0RB

North Bar and Kitchen focus on carefully sourced local and British produce, with sandwiches made from freshly baked bread, as well as delicious homemade jams crafted from the finest seasonal fruits. It goes without saying that these pair perfectly with their amazing scones and clotted cream.

Afternoon tea is served Thursday to Saturday, and pre-booking is required. Visit the website for further details.

Afternoon Tea Leicester - Grey Lady Deli

Grey Lady Deli

544 Bradgate Road, Newtown Linford, Leicester LE6 0HB

No trip to beautiful Bradgate Park is complete without a pot of tea and a plate of scones. The Grey Lady Deli’s afternoon tea is the ultimate treat. Enjoy sandwiches, cakes and scones with clotted cream with a pot of tea.

Open daily. Booking essential.

Afternoon Tea Leicester - Winstanley House

Winstanley House

Winstanley House, Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 1HX

Set in 168 acres of parkland, this Grade II Georgian venue is a lovely place to enjoy afternoon tea.  Enjoy a selection of sandwiches, scones and cakes which are currently available for takeaway.

Afternoon tea £15 per person

See website for further details.

Afternoon Tea Leicester - Bobby's Restaurant

Bobby’s Restaurant

154-156 Belgrave Road, Leicester, LE4 5AT

Enjoy an Indian afternoon tea at Bobby’s featuring spring rolls, Bombay sandwiches, hot scones, Asian desserts and a masala tea or rose milkshake.

£19.50 per person

See website for further details.

 Afternoon Tea Leicester - Marco Pierre White

Marco Pierre White

73 Granby, Leicester, LE1 6ES

Indulge in a selection of finger sandwiches, homemade cakes, and scones served with jam and fresh cream. Accompanied by tea or coffee, all yours to enjoy.

Traditional afternoon tea is £19.95 per person

Available Tue – Thurs 12.00 noon – 3.00pm, Fri 12.00 noon – 2.00pm; Sat 12.00pm – 4.00pm and Sunday 12.00pm – 3.00pm.

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