Best Afternoon Tea in Nottingham

Considering an Afternoon Tea in Nottingham 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 Nottingham 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:

26 Afternoon Teas Nottingham Has To Offer

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - Colwick Hall Hotel

Colwick Hall Hotel

Racecourse Road, Nottingham, NG2 4BH

Once home to the famous poet, Lord Byron, Colwick Hall Hotel is the perfect setting for a delicious afternoon tea. Byron’s Brasserie should get your mouth watering with a tower of dainty sandwiches, cakes and scones, served with a cup of tea.

There are several menus to choose from, which change regularly throughout the year and a grand afternoon tea menu where you can choose a glass of bubbly.

Click and collect afternoon tea is currently available.

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - Hart's Nottingham

Hart’s Nottingham

Standard Hill, Park Row, Nottingham, NG1 6GN

Hart’s Nottingham is a contemporary hotel with an outstanding restaurant within it.

Finger sandwiches made with Hambleton Bakery bread are followed by light and fluffy scones served with jam and clotted cream, and an array of tempting home-made cakes.

Guests can enjoy unlimited loose leaf tea throughout, and have the option to add a glass of Prosecco or Champagne.

Served Monday to Saturday 12 noon-4.00pm

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - The Pudding Pantry

The Pudding Pantry

27-29 Trinity Square, Burton Street, Nottingham, NG1 4AF

Afternoon tea enthusiasts rave about The Pudding Pantry and it certainly lives up to its name when serving afternoon tea, which comprises of vanilla scones, expertly-crafted petit fours, savoury treats and a selection of fine loose leaf teas.

Separate vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free menus means those on special diets can still indulge.

Please visit the website for further details

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - White Rabbit Teahouse

White Rabbit Teahouse

5 Bridlesmith Walk, NG1 2HB and 12 Tudor Square, West Bridgford, NG2 6BT

Light and bright as a white rabbit, there are two teahouses, one in Nottingham City Centre, and the other in West Bridgford.

You’ll find perfectly polished cakes on the marble-topped counter, making it the sort of place you pop in for a cuppa and stay for afternoon tea.

Served on dainty cake stands you’ll enjoy sandwiches, freshly-baked scones, miniature cakes and plenty of fresh fruit. White Rabbit Teahouse only accepts cash.

Please see website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - Browns Brasserie Nottingham

Browns Brasserie Nottingham

20 Park Row, Nottingham, NG1 6GR

If you prefer to take afternoon tea in chic surroundings, head to the Nottingham branch of Browns.

You can tuck into three tiers of treats, including savouries such as a prawn cocktail brioche roll, and smoked salmon and cream cheese. There is also a delightful selection of sweet treats.

Afternoon tea Nottingham - Josephines

Josephine’s Tea Lounge & Bistro

49 Upper Parliament Street, Nottingham, NG1 2AG

Enjoy afternoon tea in great ambience at Josephine’s with elegant décor and an eclectic range of music taking in the 1920’s to 50’s along with easy listening dinner Jazz.

There is plenty of traditional food on offer and you can even book special teas for Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day.

Please visit the website for more details

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - Lace Market Hotel

Lace Market Hotel

29-31 High Pavement, Nottingham, NG1 1EH

The Saint Bar within the chic Lace Market Hotel is an elegant space with parquet flooring, velvet seats and a statement stone bar.

Savouries range from traditional brie and plum chutney finger sandwiches to a pimento pepper and hummus ciabatta, with sweet treats such as red berry and matcha battenburg.

Visit the website for opening times

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - Debbie Bryan

Debbie Bryan

18 St. Mary’s Gate, Lace Market, NG1 1PF

Housed in a beautiful Georgian townhouse in Nottingham’s historic Lace Market, Debbie Bryan is a shop, tea room and creative space.

There are plenty of different options to choose from, including traditional afternoon tea, gentleman’s afternoon tea, a gin cocktail afternoon tea and a children’s afternoon tea. There is currently a delivery service available.

Please see website for more details.

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - Kitty cafe

Kitty Café

31-37 Friar Lane, Nottingham, NG1 6DD

The Kitty Café has actual cats you can pet while drinking tea and eating cake. All of these cats are available for re-homing too!

The afternoon tea includes freshly-prepared, soft sandwiches, Devonshire scones, miniature cakes and desserts, and your choice of loose leaf tea, coffee or hot chocolate.

Please see website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - Thoresby Hall Hotel

Thoresby Hall Hotel

Thoresby Park, Nottingham, NG22 9WH

Afternoon tea is served every day in the elegant Blue Grill, which has been restored to replicate the grandeur of the original house with walls dressed with blue silk damask.

Dainty sandwiches made with fresh farmhouse white, granary, wholemeal and all-butter brioche breads and traditional fillings are served, followed by warm scones, and a selection of cakes and pastries

Afternoon Tea Nottingham Madhatters Tea Room

Madhatters Tea Room

20 James Street, Kimberley, Nottingham, NG16 2LP

The quirky tea room in Kimberley is full of wonderland charm and hidden treasures. Find it tucked away down the Victorian-cobbled St James Street.

The Madhatters’ tea comes with flowing tea or coffee, a selection of finger sandwiches, home-made scones – strawberry jam first or clotted cream and a selection of bitesize treats. You can even get in the spirit by donning a mad hat.

See website for opening times

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - Langar Hall

Langar Hall

Church Lane, Langar, Nottingham, NG13 9HG

This stunning country house hotel is full of English charm, the ideal spot for afternoon tea.

Langar is a celebrity favourite, you never know who you might bump into whilst visiting.

Indulge in a selection of sandwiches with traditional fillings of smoked salmon, cucumber and cream cheese, ham and mustard, and egg mayo, with freshly baked scones, clotted cream and jam, and home-made biscuits and cakes.

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - Perkins Bar & Bistro

Perkins Bar & Bistro

Station Road, Plumtree, Nottingham, NG12 5NA

A restored Victorian railway station building with a unique mix of stylish furnishings is the attractive setting for afternoon tea.

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - Trowell garden Centre

Trowell Garden Centre

Stapleford Road, Nottingham, NG9 3TG

Enjoy a 3-tier stand of finger sandwiches (salmon and cream cheese, egg and watercress and ham and pickle), mini quiche, jam and cream mini scones, and mini cakes – not forgetting a pot of loose leaf tea or coffee.

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - Ollerton Watermill Teashop

Ollerton Watermill Teashop

Market Place, Ollerton, NG22 9AA

Head to one of the most scenic spots in the county, on the edge of Sherwood Forest, for a relaxing afternoon tea, with the only working watermill in Nottingham.

Everything is freshly prepared using quality local ingredients wherever possible and offers.

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - Lady Jayne's Tearoom

Lady Jayne’s Tea Room

251 Toton Lane, Nottingham, NG9 7JA

Afternoon tea at this traditional tea room starts with delicate finger sandwiches with crusts removed, savoury tart and crinkle cut crisps.

Scones, plain or fruit, are served with butter, jam (in a variety of flavours) and clotted cream.

As well as a generous slabs of cake, guests will be treated to shot glasses of Bluebells ice cream or sorbet.

Please see Facebook for prices and times.

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - Sushimania


6A Chapel Bar, Nottingham, NG1 6JS

Available in the summer this sushi restaurant have taken the quintessential British tradition and given it a Japanese twist.

Instead of sandwiches, bao buns with duck and hoisin sauce or pork char sui are served, together with flying fish roe salad tarts.

The sweet treats are chocolate, strawberry mousse cakes, macarons, egg tarts, mini eclairs and matcha puddings.

It’s all served on a silver birdcage stand in the restaurant’s tea lounge.

See website for prices and opening times.

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - Bric Bar and Kitchen

Bric Bar and Kitchen at the Hilton

38 Milton Street, Nottingham, NG1 3PZ

The Afternoon Tea menu features a delightful selection of sweet and savoury items.

Classic dishes like sandwiches and scones are combined with new additions like homemade tiramisu with coffee soil to create an experience to remember.

Visit website for prices.

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - Belfry Nottingham

The Nottingham Belfry

Mellors Way, Nottingham, NG8 6PY

This traditional afternoon tea has all the classics and also offers a vegan option a Champagne afternoon tea and a Hendricks gin afternoon tea.

See website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - Copper Mapperley Top

Copper – Mapperley Top

930 Woodborough Road, Nottingham, NG3 5QS

Enjoy an afternoon tea at Copper Cafe, with all the traditional style sandwiches, scones and cakes on offer in a trendy cafe setting.

See website for prices and opening times.

Afternoon tea Nottingham - Reg Taylor's Tea Room

Reg Taylor’s Tea Room

4 Corkhill Lane, Normanton, Southwell, NG25 0PR

Enjoy a traditional Afternoon Tea with a selection of freshly prepared sandwiches, homemade sultana scone and homemade cake.

Alternatively there is a savoury option with sandwiches, homemade cheese scone with tomato chutney accompanied by a mini scotch egg and homemade mini sausage roll.

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - Swatch Bar at the Crowne Plaza

Swatch Bar at The Crowne Plaza

Wollaton Street, Nottingham, NG1 1RH

Located in Nottingham’s city centre, the four-star Crowne Plaza Nottingham Hotel is the ideal venue for culture vultures to indulge in after a day of exploring the vibrant local areas. 

Indulge in finger sandwiches and an assortment of cakes as well as scones with jam and clotted cream.

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - Mulberry Tree Cafe

Mulberry Tree Cafe

Strelley Hall, Main Street, Nottingham, NG8 6PE

Served in the beautiful Georgian function rooms at Strelley Hall you’ll enjoy six dainty quarter sandwiches with assorted fillings, three small pieces of our homemade cakes, homemade scone with clotted cream and jam, plus hot drink with refill.

Afternoon Tea Nottingham - Arboretum Nottingham

The Arboretum Cafe

Arboretum Street, Nottingham, NG7 4ED

Located in the Grade II listed Waverley Lodge on the edge of Nottingham’s oldest public park you can enjoy an afternoon tea in this cosy cafe.

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