Best Afternoon Tea in Lincoln

Considering an Afternoon Tea in Lincoln 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 Lincoln 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:

20 Afternoon Teas Lincoln Has To Offer

Afternoon Tea Lincoln - Stokes Cafe

Stokes Cafe

High Bridge Café, 207-209 High Street, Lincoln, LN5 7AU

The Stokes brand has been around since 1892 and continues to be a popular family run business with three cafes all situated in Lincoln city centre. Their coffee is specially roasted at the Stokes roastery up at The Lawn cafe and their Tudor High Bridge cafe has stood over the River Witham since 1540 so you’re guaranteed to enjoy a little history with your brew. You’ll be treated to top notch service by waiting staff in period clothing, and enjoy the surroundings of this beautiful, historic building.

Tea for two is £21.95

Visit the website for individual cafe opening times.

Afternoon Tea Lincoln - Bunty's Tea Room

Bunty’s Tea Room

18 Steep Hill, Lincoln LN2 1LT

Bunty’s is the very definition of quaint, situated in a Grade 2 listed medieval building, their mis-matched crockery and tables adorned with old photos will fill you with nostalgia. You’ll enjoy a selection of sandwiches, scones and cakes on a tiered stand.

 Afternoon tea is £15 per person

Open 8.30-4 Monday to Sunday.

Afternoon Tea Lincoln - Lady Rose's Edwardian Tea Room

Lady Rose’s Edwardian Tea Room

Free School Lane, Lincoln LN2 1EY

Afternoon tea at Lady Rose’s is as close to experiencing tea in the Edwardian era as you can get. Once inside, you can choose from a selection of four afternoon tea experiences including the My Fair Lady and Gentlemen’s Tea.

Afternoon tea starts from £15 per person

Open 10:30-5 Tuesday to Saturday and 12-5 on Sunday.

Afternoon Tea Lincoln - Bells Tea Shop

Bells Tea Shop

38-39 Steep Hill, Lincoln LN2 1LU

Bells Tea and Coffee House is perfectly placed at the top of Steep Hill in the heart of Castle Square. This family run business utilities the best of local Lincolnshire produce wherever it can and boasts a large selections of loose teas and coffees.

Enjoy a selection of sandwiches, homemade cakes and scones served on Cath Kidston crockery. Gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options are available.

Afternoon tea is £14 per person.

Open 9:30-5 Monday to Saturday and 9:30-4 on Sunday.

Afternoon tea Lincoln - Margaret's Tea Rooms

Margaret’s Tea Rooms

13B Garmston Street, Lincoln, LN2 1HZ

Located at the bottom of Steep Hill, Margaret’s Tea Rooms offers a great selection of blended teas including signature Scotch Mist and Birthday Cake infusions. The cakes include traditional classics plus their unique sweet treats all served on three tiers with a mix of savoury and sweet.

Please visit the website for prices and opening times.

Afternoon Tea Lincoln - White Hart Hotel

The White Hart Hotel Afternoon Tea Lincoln

Bailgate, Lincoln LN1 3AR

The White Hart hotel offers afternoon tea with a touch of sophistication. Hosted in the Room bar in the main hotel, The White Hart hotel offer a range of specialist teas from Stokes.

There’s a selection of three afternoon tea experiences including the Classic Afternoon Tea, Pimms Afternoon Tea or a Champagne Afternoon Tea.

Visit the website for prices and opening times.

Afternoon Tea Lincoln - The Lincoln Hotel

The Lincoln Hotel

Eastgate, Lincoln LN2 1PN

The Lincoln Hotel offers a traditional afternoon tea daily in The Green Room with views of the Lincoln Cathedral. To enjoy a spot of afternoon tea here, you will need to book in advance. There are lots of options including traditional, savoury, vegan and sweet,

Prices start from £16 per person

See website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Lincoln - Pimento Tea Rooms

Pimento Tea Rooms

27 Steep Hill, Lincoln LN2 1LU

Pimento tea rooms only serves vegetarian or vegan options.  Unlike most tea rooms in Lincoln, they also offer a large selection of gluten free options including gluten free cheesecake. With a large selection of vegan, vegetarian and gluten options on the menu.

See website for further details of prices.

Open 10-5 Monday to Sunday.

Afternoon Tea Lincoln - Grayz Tea Rooms

Grayz Tea Rooms

6 Gordon Road, Lincoln LN1 3AJ

Situated at the top of the hill, tucked away in a side street just off the Bailgate is Grayz Tea Rooms. Grayz have a homely atmosphere serving freshly made sandwiches and cakes using local produce. All cakes are made on site and can also be pre-ordered to take home.

Cream Tea for two from £19.95

Open from 10-5 Monday to Sunday.

Afternoon Tea Lincoln - Coffee Bobbins

Coffee Bobbins

28 The Strait, Lincoln LN2 1JD

Coffee Bobbins decor is inspired by vintage sewing, with treadle sewing machines serving as tables and a plethora of vintage sewing machines on display.

Visit their Facebook page for new menus and prices.

Open 10-4 Monday to Saturday and 11-4 on Sunday.

Afternoon Tea Lincoln - Doddington hall

Doddington Hall

Main Street, Doddington, Lincoln LN6 4RU

Delight in a delicious selection of sandwiches, freshly baked scones with clotted cream and Bracken Hill jam and a selection of famous Doddington cakes and dainty sweet treats, all served on vintage china. There is currently a click and collect afternoon tea available.

Priced from £15 per person

Served Wednesday – Sunday, 12 noon – 4.00pm.

Afternoon Tea Lincoln - Washingborough Hall

Washingborough Hall

Church Hill, Washingborough, Lincoln, LN4 1EH

Heart-warming and elegant this is the perfect spot to enjoy afternoon tea in Lincoln. Just under 3 miles from the winding streets of Lincoln, the hotel enjoys a quiet, green location with plenty of parking and pretty gardens.

On warmer days, afternoon tea can be served on the terrace or the Dining Room Restaurant.

From £19.95 per person

See website for opening times

Afternoon tea Lincoln - Uncle Henry's

Uncle Henry’s

Grayingham Grange Farm, Gainsborough DN21 4JD

Uncle Henry’s farm shop has a delicious selection of cakes and scones baked on site daily. The full high tea is served on a traditional tea stand and includes sandwiches, cakes and scones with jam and clotted cream.

Priced at £14.95 per person

Served daily from 2.00pm

Afternoon Tea Lincoln - Petwood Hotel

Petwood Hotel

Stixwould Road, Woodhall Spa LN10 6QG

With quality teas and homemade treats galore, enjoy a classic afternoon tea with wonderful views and great service. Enjoy sandwiches and quirky sweet treats including a popcorn crumble.

Priced from £15 per person

See website for opening times

Afternoon Tea Lincoln - Belton Woods

​Belton Woods

Belton Woods Hotel, Belton, Grantham NG32 2LN

A three-tier afternoon tea selection comprising of: Freshly made sandwiches, freshly baked fruit scones, served with west country clotted cream and jam, and homemade cakes. There is also a vegan option avaialble.

From £21 per person

See website for opening times

Afternoon Tea Lincoln - Electric Bar

Electric Bar

Brayford Wharf North, Lincoln, LN1 1YW

This delicious afternoon tea is served in the fifth-floor Electric restaurant.

Enjoy a delicious selection of homemade scones, cakes and sandwiches with unlimited tea or try out the G & Tea Party – sip on Gin Cocktails served in teacups along with sandwiches, mini French cakes and macarons and warm fruit scones.

From £15.95 per person

See website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Lincoln - Castle Hotel

Castle Hotel

Westgate, Lincoln, LN1 3AS

Enjoy sandwiches, warm savouries such as Welsh rarebit, scones and homemade sweet treats along with tee or coffee.

Afternoon Tea at Reform Restaurant is a real treat for any occasion, weather it is for two or a large party, our historic venue is the perfect choice. Everything is freshly prepared in house and served with vintage crockery and white table linen.

£15.95 per person Pre-booking required
Served from 12 noon Wednesday to Sunday.

Afternoon Tea Lincoln - The Rising Cafe

The Rising Cafe

Alive, Newland, Lincoln LN1 1XD

The Rising Cafe serve an afternoon tea with a traditional option, an American Alliance with mini burgers and fries and a children’s afternoon tea. These are all served with mini desserts and scones.

Priced at £12 per person or £22 for two. Children’s tea £6.95.

Visit the website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Lincoln - Tilly's Tea and Gift Shop

Tilly’s Tea and Gift Shop

1 Caroline Road, Metheringham, Lincoln LN4 3HF

A tea shop with a fabulous menu and divine cakes, plus gorgeous gifts for all the family.

Visit Facebook for more details about opening times.

Afternoon Tea Lincoln - Smiths Tea Room

Smiths Tea Room

227A Boultham Park Road, Lincoln LN6 7ST

Smiths is a Tea Room and Traditional Sweet Shop serving delicious cakes and afternoon teas. They do a very popular Mother’s Day tea with a selection of sweet and savoury treats.

Visit their Facebook page for further details.

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