Best Afternoon Tea in Newcastle

Considering an Afternoon Tea in Newcastle 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 Newcastle 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:

28 Afternoon Teas Newcastle Has To Offer

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Hawthorns Brasserie at Crowne Plaza

Hawthorns Brasserie at Crowne Plaza

Hawthorn Square, Forth Street, NE1 3SA

Sit back and relax at the Hawthorns Brasserie and enjoy a delicious selection of sandwiches and sweet treats, freshly prepared from locally sourced ingredients with a North-East twist. Sweets include chocolate éclair, lemon drizzle, brownie bites, churros and cheesecake. These are served with finger sandwiches and scones along with tea or coffee or a glass of prosecco.

Visit website for prices and opening times.

Afternoon tea Newcastle - Jesmond Dene House Restaurant

Jesmond Dene House Restaurant

Jesmond Dene Road, Newcastle, NE2 2EY

A unique, boutique hotel – at Jesmond Dene you’ll get to sample sandwiches, quiche and sausage rolls while cake offerings include Crème Patisserie and blueberry tart, ruby chocolate eclair, raspberry bavarois and Italian meringue carrot cake.

Cream Tea – £12.50 per person; Traditional Afternoon Tea – £22.50 per person

Take out afternoon tea is served Thursday to Sunday – collection slots from 12 noon – 4.00pm.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - MPW Steakhouse

Marco Pierre White Steakhouse

2-8 Fenkle Street, Newcastle, NE1 5XN

If you’re looking to spoil yourself with scones and sweet treats then book in for afternoon tea at Newcastle’s Marco Pierre White. Make your way through a colourful tower of cakes, finger sandwiches and fluffy scones in the ultra-modern dining room. It’s an incredibly elegant experience and a delicious afternoon tea with a contemporary twist.

£17.95 per person Monday – Thursday and £20.95 Friday – Sunday

Prosecco Afternoon Tea is £24.90 per person and Champagne Afternoon Tea is £31.45.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Colonel Porters Emporium

Colonel Porters Emporium

Milburn House, Dean Street, Newcastle, NE1 1LF

Try out the Tipsy Tea at this old school master brewers. Enjoy a delightfully dainty selection of finger sandwiches, cakes, macaroons, scones, strawberries, cream and preserves to boot! Served with a fine selection of teas

£11.50 per person

Available Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Leila Lily's

Leila Lily’s

2-12 Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6AE

Enjoy a selection of quiches and sandwiches with tarts, macarons and desserts in this funky restaurant and cocktail bar. 

£20 per person of £25 with prosecco or a cocktail

Open from 12 noon daily.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Central Oven and Shaker

Central Oven and Shaker in Hampton by Hilton

8 Neville St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5EN

Known for their pizzas Central Oven also offer a festive afternoon tea. You’ll enjoy a selection of meats and cheeses along with focaccia and bruschetta and a selection of sweet treats.

From £18 per person

Served 12 noon to 4.00pm.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Cafe 21 at Fenwick

Cafe 21 at Fenwick

39 Northumberland St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7AF

Choose from Cream Tea with scones, strawberry jam, clotted cream and a choice of teas; Confectioner’s Tea with scones, strawberry jam, clothes cream, pastries and tea;  Afternoon Tea with assorted finger sandwiches, scones, pastries and tea and the main event; Champagne Afternoon Tea the full works with a glass of Taittinger Brut Reserve.

Afternoon Tea for two £36; Champagne Afternoon Tea £48 for two

Served Monday to Friday 2 – 6.00pm, Saturday 2 – 6.00pm and Sunday 2 – 5.00pm.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Great British Cupcakery

The Great British Cupcakery

15 Queen Street, Quayside NE1 3UG

Close to the Quayside, the cupcakery is known for its delectable sweet treats, including their legendary milkshakes topped with doughnuts or cupcakes. Their afternoon tea begins with a selection of sandwiches and savouries, followed by homemade scones smothered with cream and jam.

£19.95 per person

See website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Royal Station Hotel

Royal Station Hotel

Neville Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5DH

This elegant afternoon tea is available in the lounge area, where guests can enjoy the comfort of a private booth with friends or family. Created in homage to Queen Victoria herself, indulge in a take on traditional favourites ofsandwiches, scones and desserts.

From £10.95 per person

See website for opening times

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Six @ Baltic

Six @ Baltic

South Shore Road, Gateshead NE8 3BA

Enjoy an afternoon tea with a view at this rooftop restaurant, which is situated on the top floor of the BALTIC. Their afternoon tea includes a selection of savouries such as goat’s cheese focaccia and crispy walnut ham hock, along with sweet treats including fruit scones, chocolate and cherry delice and white chocolate macaron.

During lockdown treat mum (March 13-14) to a decadent Afternoon Tea Box to enjoy in the comfort of her own home. Delivery or collection available

From £20 for traditional afternoon tea

Afternoon Tea is available from 12- 4pm on a Sunday.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Spanish City

Spanish City

Spanish City Plaza, Whitley Bay NE26 1BG

Head Pastry Chef Kristian Branch is at the helm of the talented team here. Book your afternoon tea with at least 24 hours notice and take a seat underneath the spectacular dome in the Gallery, or dine in the 1910 restaurant with views over the sea. There’s traditional finger sandwiches, quiche, pastries and cakes. There’s also a gentleman’s afternoon tea with sandwiches, homemade sausage rolls and sticky toffee pudding macaroons.

From £25 per person

See website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Olive and Bean

Olive and Bean

17-19 Clayton St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5PN

Afternoon tea Picnic boxes can be ordered for collection every Saturday. If you need your picnic box sooner please email [email protected]  

All of the cakes are made fresh, in-store. You’ll see brownies, blondies, tiffins and sponges are on display.

See website for further details.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Hotel Du Vin Bistro

Hotel Du Vin Bistro

Allan House, City Rd, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2BE

Classic French or modern British, you’ll get to enjoy a delicious afternoon tea of

finger sandwiches including Winterdale Shaw cheese and posh pickle; a selection of plain and fruit scones served with jam and Cornish clotted cream and the chef’s patisserie selection.

Cream tea £12.50 per person, afternoon tea £22.50 per person

See website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - 97 and Social

97 and Social

97 Osborne Road, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 2TJ

Delight in a unique take on afternoon tea with teapot served cocktails and a selection of fresh sandwiches and cakes, the tipsy tea will whisk you away to a heavenly mix of teas, spirits and spices!

£12.95 per person

Available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Dreamworld Cakes

Dreamworld Cakes

Arch 3 Stepney Bank, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2NP

This family run patisserie offers sit in or take away delights, including afternoon tea and light breakfast or lunch. All of the patisserie items, including chocolates, macarons and biscuits are made in-house, using local ingredients wherever they can.

Please see website for prices and opening times.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Windows on the Tyne Restaurant

Windows on the Tyne Restaurant

Bottle Bank, Gateshead NE8 2AR

Situated on the ground floor of the Hilton Newcastle Gateshead hotel, the restaurant enjoys views over the River Tyne. Windows on the Tyne’s afternoon tea is one of Newcastle’s most popular with their Chef’s homemade scrumptious delights providing an extra special treat.

See website for prices and opening times.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Running Fox Bakery

Running Fox Bakery

2-4 Riverside, Felton, Morpeth NE65 9EA

These extremely popular afternoon teas are a mouthwatering and a sumptuous feast that you can now enjoy from the comfort of your own home! Choose a delicious sandwich, a generous slice of handmade pie or quiche, a fresh cheese or fruit scone and a wedge of one of delicious cake.

 There is a classic, sweet, children’s vegan and gluten free option.

From £15.50 per person

See website for opening times and options

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Tyneside Cinema

Tyneside Cinema

10 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle, NE1 6QG

Afternoon Teas are all made to order and include fresh sandwiches, a selection of home-baked cakes, scones with clotted cream, and Ringtons tea or coffee with endless refills. The cinema also hosts a themed Afternoon Tea including a Downtown Abbey one!

From £15 per person

The teas run at the Tyneside Bar and Cafe from 2.30pm to 5.30pm every day, but you’ve got to book in advance (usually at least 24 hours beforehand)

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Matfen Hall

Matfen Hall

Matfen Hall Hotel, Matfen Village NE20 0RH

Enjoy delicious afternoon tea homemade by executive pastry chefs, with either traditional Rington’s tea or something a little stronger! The spread is classic with  finger sandwiches, homemade scones, and sweet pastries. The ingredients are sourced locally, skilfully prepared and served fresh each day. Choose from classic, country or children’s options.

Afternoon Tea: £18.50

Served from 12:00pm – 4.00pm Monday to Saturday, 3:00pm – 4.00pm Sunday.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Grand Hotel Tynemouth

Grand Hotel, Tynemouth

14 Grand Parade, Tynemouth, North Shields NE30 4ER

With a variety of finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and sumptuous cakes you’ll be hard pushed to find a grander afternoon tea experience.

Served in the Brasserie Restaurant (and Drawing Room where possible) you’re sure to have a wonderful time.

Starting at £25.30 per person

Reservations for Afternoon Tea can be made by calling The Brasserie Restaurant.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Azure Garden centre

Azure Garden Centre

Station Road, Cramlington NE23 8BJ

Each person can choose from freshly made finger sandwiches from a large selection of fillings, homemade quiche, pie or sausage roll. A slice of cake, Devon or fruit scone with cream and jam.
All served with tea or coffee.

Afternoon Tea for Two is £25; with fizz is £32.

Served Monday to Saturday 1.30 – 3.30pm and Sunday 1.30 – 4.30pm.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - The Vermont

The Vermont

Castle Garth, Newcastle, NE1 1RQ

Choose from a selection of freshly prepared finger sandwiches, including salmon and cucumber and coronation chicken. Freshly baked scones, preserves and clotted cream, cakes and pastry delights. Served with your choice of tea, coffee or speciality tea. For a more hearty approach go for the gentleman’s afternoon tea – a rustic platter including scotch egg, mini Vermont burger, ploughman’s, pork pie and a pint of Wylam Ale.

Priced from £19.95 per person

All served daily from 1 and 5pm.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Malmaison Newcastle

Malmaison Newcastle

104 Quayside, Newcastle, NE1 3DX

If you’re looking for a spot of swanky afternoon tea overlooking the Tyne then look no further than the Malmaison. Choose from the Classic Cream Tea, Afternoon Tea, Champagne Afternoon Tea and Cocktail Afternoon Tea. All options feature a range of mini main courses and classic desserts such as salted chocolate brownie.

Classic Cream Tea – £12; Afternoon tea £20; Champagne Afternoon Tea and Cocktail Afternoon Tea are also both available for £27.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Sage Gateshead

Sage Gateshead

St Mary’s Square, Gateshead NE8 2JR

You can sit and enjoy the view across to Newcastle with an afternoon tea here – as well as a concert afterwards. Enjoy a mix of sandwiches including Applewood smoked cheese and spiced tomato chutney and sweet treats including a raspberry and white chocolate scone with clotted cream and jam.

See website for prices and opening times.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Quay 7 Restaurant Copthorne Hotel

Copthorne Hotel

The Close, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3RT

You’ll enjoy delicious sandwiches with hearty fillings like tuna mayonnaise and ham and pickle, freshly-baked scones with strawberry jam and cream and a selection of divine cakes before washing it all down with tea or coffee.

To add to your day of indulgence, you’ll enjoy your decadent treat with a glass of Prosecco or delicious gin cocktail each

Afternoon tea for two with Prosecco or cocktails £40

See website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Wynyard Hall Country House

Wynyard Hall Country House

Wynyard, Stockton-on-Tees, Billingham TS22 5NF

Served in the Library and Wellington Restaurant, Wynyard Hall offers a unique setting for afternoon tea. The fare includes a seasonal selection of fluffy scones, dainty cakes, pastries and savouries, plus an extensive loose leaf tea menu. Gentleman’s and children’s menus are also available.

From £24.50 per person

See website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Browns Bar & Brasserie

Browns Bar & Brasserie

51 Grey St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6EE

Treat yourself to traditional afternoon tea at Browns. Featuring a fine selection of brioche rolls, buttermilk scones, cute desserts and a wide range of beverages, it’s a haven for those with a sweet tooth and for those who prefer savoury snacks too. If you’re feeling fancy you can upgrade to a Most Unusual Afternoon Tea featuring a chilled glass of Hendrick’s gin and tonic.

See website for prices

Served daily from 2-6.00pm; Saturday 3-5.00pm.

Afternoon Tea Newcastle - Slug and Lettuce

Slug and Lettuce

Exchange Buildings, Quayside, Newcastle, NE1 3DW

Indulge in one of two afternoon teas, offering tasty savouries alongside scones served with Tiptree strawberry jam and clotted cream and sensational Limoncello drizzle sponge and cookie-crumb profiteroles.

Classic Tea £12 per person and Tipsy Tea £18 per person

Available daily form 12 noon -4.30pm (two to choose from)

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