Considering an Afternoon Tea in Plymouth 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 Plymouth 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:
14 Afternoon Teas Plymouth Has To Offer
Boringdon Hall, Plymouth, PL7 4DP
Experience five-star luxury at the Boringdon Hall Hotel with one of their delightful afternoon teas. The menu includes a fantastic range, with champagne, vegan and gluten-free varieties of their traditional afternoon tea.
They also have bi-monthly special edition afternoon teas, complementing the season and festivities, themes have ranged from cocktails to favourite childhood characters, like Winnie the Pooh.
Served Monday to Sunday 1.00-4.00pm.
Millbay Road, Plymouth, PL1 3LG
Situated close to Plymouth’s city centre, the Duke of Cornwall Hotel offers one of the city’s most spectacular afternoon teas. From March to September, you can book in for ‘Tea at the Top’.
This luxury experience gives two people access to the Duke’s tower suite, which boasts panoramic views across Cornwall, Devon and Plymouth Sound.
Enjoy the view as you tuck in to hand-crafted sandwiches, a selection of sweet treats and champagne, all served by your own private butler.
See website for further details.
Armada Way, Plymouth PL1 2HJ
If it’s views you’re after, then this restaurant situated at the top of the Crowne Plaza, overlooking Plymouth Hoe, is just the ticket.
Their traditional afternoon tea includes a scrumptious range of sandwiches, pastries and freshly baked scones. You can add some extra sparkle with a glass of prosecco.
Young afternoon tea fans are also catered for, with a children’s version on offer featuring child-friendly sandwiches and treats.
Served daily from 12.30-3.30pm
Catherine Street, Royal Parade, Plymouth, PL1 2AD
Centrally located in the city centre, The Treasury is a great place to enjoy afternoon tea.
Their traditional afternoon tea includes delicate finger sandwiches, homemade scones with clotted cream and local jam, a selection of cakes and petit four chocolates.
Visit the website for prices
Monday to Friday 12 noon – 5.00pm (must pre-book)
36 New Street, Plymouth, PL1 2NA
Tucked away on historic New Street, one of the oldest streets in Plymouth, the Tudor Rose Tea Rooms offers a traditional experience.
Their delicious afternoon teas include dainty finger sandwiches and homemade scones and cakes, and they offer themed menus around different holidays.
See website for opening times.
46 Southside Street, Plymouth, PL1 2LD
Serving up deliciously unique and colourful hot chocolates, milkshakes and of course, afternoon teas, The Flower Café on the Barbican is a real family favourite.
With afternoon tea themes including dinosaurs, unicorns and wizards, kids of all ages are sure to be delighted.
Visit their Facebook page for more details.
Two Bridges, Dartmoor PL20 6SW
A little further afield, located in the heart of Dartmoor National Park, is The Two Bridges Hotel.
Their award-winning restaurant serves up full afternoon teas or traditional Devon cream teas – and everything is homemade.
During the winter months, dine by the crackling log fires in the lounge, and in summer experience the beauty of Dartmoor from the terrace, with views over the West Dart River.
Served between 3.00-5.00pm.
Colebrook, Plymton, Plymouth, PL7 5EB
You will enjoy the prettiest selection of treats including warm scones with Devon clotted cream, homemade jams, finger sandwiches, delicate pastries and sweet confectionery.
The menu offers guests a wide selection of speciality tea and coffees.
Served daily 12 noon-4.00pm.
12 Gibbon Lane North Hill, PL4 8BR
Mrs Brown’s offers a delicious range of fresh sandwiches, homemade fruit and plain scones with a ton of clotted cream and strawberry jam, as well as a decorated cupcake each and a small chocolate treat.
And all this includes up to three cups of tea or a white/black coffee.
Visit the website for further details.
15 Southside Street, Plymouth, PL1 2LB
Visit Quirky Teas for freshly-baked scones with clotted cream and jam alongside a Devonshire Tea and plenty of sweet bakes including cheesecake and Victoria sponge.
There are a selection of sandwiches on a choice of breads with cheese swirls and sausage rolls.
Visit the Facebook page for more details.
1 William Prance Road, Plymouth International Business Park, PL6 5ZD
In the north of Plymouth you’ll find Fishbone Restaurant in the Future Inn, serving up delicious homemade afternoon tea.
You’ll enjoy delicious finger sandwiches, mouth-watering homemade cakes and handmade scones with lashings of cream and fruit jam. The afternoon tea is served with unlimited servings of tea or coffee.
You can also add on a glass of bubbles, prosecco, champagne or even a cocktail.
Served daily 1.00-5.00pm.
Berkley Square, 19 Princess Street, Plymouth, PL1 2EU
The Slug & Lettuce Afternoon Tea comes in a beautiful bird cage filled with tasty treats.
Indulge in one of our two afternoon teas, offering tasty savouries alongside scones served with Tiptree strawberry jam and clotted cream and a sensational Limoncello drizzle sponge and cookie-crumb profiteroles.
Served daily from 12 noon – 4.30pm.
Jamaica House, 82-84 Vauxhall Street, Sutton Harbour, Plymouth, PL4 0EX
The cafe has been designed in its own unique character with an eclectic mix of up-cycled, salvaged and restored furniture.
They operate a first come, first served service style and don’t offer bookings, but we have plenty of seats over two floors plus our fabulous terrace. We’re a breastfeeding friendly cafe, and welcome dogs too.
Visit the website for further details
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