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Where to Find the Best Afternoon Tea in Liverpool

Afternoon tea is the ultimate indulgence, and it really doesn’t get much better than what’s on offer at some of Liverpool’s finest cafes and restaurants.

In recent years, the humble Afternoon Tea has undergone an exciting revival, it’s no longer just for old people and ladies that lunch. From boozy shakes to mini hamburgers and everything in-between, the possibilities of Afternoon Tea are limitless. We’ve tucked into some of the best afternoon tea concoctions in Liverpool, all for your benefit.

Panoramic 34

Want to enjoy a luxury afternoon tea with a bird’s-eye view of the city?

Situated all the way up on the 34th floor, the Panoramic offers incredible views across Liverpool accompanied by delicious afternoon tea and a glass of bubbly.

Offering three afternoon tea choices including classic afternoon tea, luxury afternoon tea and a children’s afternoon tea, where really is something for the whole family at Panoramic 34.

Their luxury afternoon tea is our favourite, which takes a sophisticated twist on the classic featuring a glass of champagne, Crab & Brown Butter “Baklava” and Banana Cheesecake with Honeycomb, wow!

Panoramic 34

Oh Me Oh My

A shabby chic secret space housed within a stunning building, Oh Me Oh My is nothing short of spectacular and their afternoon isn’t to be missed either.

Ideal for special occasions, but not overly priced, you can enjoy a whole range of delicious savoury sandwiches, sweet cakes and moreish Parisian-style pastries in the grade II listed building. Owned by the same people behind Leaf Tea Shop on Bold Street, you can imagine they have a number of perfect pairings of fragrant, fruity tea’s, delicious champagne and of course a selection of gin’s to complement your afternoon tea.

Oh Me Oh My Afternoon Tea

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant

The Bastion Bar & Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy an indulgent afternoon tea.

Explore the unique and wonderful history of Bill Shankly as you browse never before seen memorabilia which is dotted around the restaurant. Afternoon tea is a special occasion at The Bastion and you’re guaranteed to be spoiled by the freshly baked, home cooked classic tea on offer.

Enjoy mini filled croissants, wraps and finger sandwiches as well as miniature fruit tarts, slices of red velvet cake and mille-feuilles. Accompany this delicious treat with either classic tea or coffee, milkshakes or a glass of bubbly.

The Bastion Afternoon Tea

The Baltic Social

The Baltic Social has one of the most creative afternoon tea’s in the city.

Their Punk Tea and Veggie Punk Teas perfectly challenge the norm and they manage it with such flair. Enjoy pigs in blankets, mac & cheese balls, cheeseburgers and deep fried ham hock as well as red velvet cake, bubblegum cake and Oreo sponge cake to finish you off. Veggie’s aren’t forgotten either, you can tuck into deep fried halloumi with pineapple, Quorn hot dogs with pizza sauce and sweet potato, chilli, coriander and bean burgers accompanied by a range of delicious sweet treats.

Pair these delicious afternoon tea’s with the Baltic’s quaint décor and friendly staff and you’ve got yourself a real winner.

Baltic Social

Tea Parlour

Situated on Mathew Street, the Tea Parlour is the home of afternoon tea. The traditional tea house is filled with charm and authenticity which only adds to the wonderful experience.

Serving up eight variations of afternoon tea, there really is something for everyone at the Tea Parlour. From vegan diners to brides to be, everyone is catered for, the Proper Gentleman’s Tea really is something special and includes meat pies, roast beef and horseradish sandwiches, scotch eggs and a hunk of homemade cake.

Mother’s to be can furthermore enjoy their very own dedicated afternoon tea which consists of savoury choux with salmon mousse, a selection of delicate finger sandwiches and lemon pannacotta and honey madeleines angel cake.

Tea Parlour

30 James Street – Home of the Titanic

The liveliest afternoon tea in Liverpool.

Swing Afternoon Tea in the White Star Grand Hall is the most fun you’ll have whilst enjoying the classic pairing of finger sandwiches, sweet cakes and warm scones with clotted cream and jam.

A live swing singer will serenade you as you enjoy a delicious afternoon tea with either tea and coffee or a glass of bubbly for a real celebration. Sing-a-long, get up and dance or simply watch as the festivities take place, we assure Swing Afternoon Tea is nothing like you’ve ever experienced before.

30 James Street Afternoon Tea

London Carriage Works

The London Carriage Works is a multi-award winning restaurant, famed for its afternoon tea.

Situated on Hope Street and sandwiched between The Anglican and Metropolitan Cathedrals, the London Carriage Works proudly sources all of its produce locally and you can really taste it. Their classic afternoon tea is an indulgent affair, with speciality tea’s, delicious sandwiches, freshly baked cakes and warm scones accompanied by clotted cream, fresh berries and preserves. If you’re feeling particularly indulgent then why not add a glass of prosecco or champagne to ensure your afternoon at the London Carriage Works is extra special.

London Carriage Works Afternoon Tea

Hard Days Night Hotel

Situated within the Hard Days Night Hotel on North John Street, you’ll find the Lounge & Bar.

If you’re a fan of the fab four and high tea, then this contemporary bar & restaurant is the place for you. Enjoy a moreish classic sandwich selection, freshly baked scones accompanied by clotted cream, preserves and an incredible selection of cakes, you really will be in seventh heaven.

They furthermore serve a delicious selection of Fab Four Inspired Long Island Ice Tea’s which are all influenced by the Sgt. Pepper album cover and include;

John Banana Liqueur and Banana Puree

Paul Blue Curacao Orange Liqueur

Ringo Apple Schnapps and Raspberry Puree

George Strawberry Liqueur and Strawberry Puree with Lime Juice

Hard Days Night Hotel Afternoon Tea

Cuthbert’s Bakehouse

Afternoon tea at Cuthbert’s has become a tradition in its own right.

The family run Bakehouse is known for its delicious cakes and delicate selection of afternoon tea’s to suit all diners. From vegetarian to vegan and New York style, you definitely will find yourself drooling before you’re even through the door of this teashop on Mount Pleasant in the city centre.

Their New Yorker is something special with mini burgers, baked cheesecake and chocolate covered strawberries ensure this is an afternoon tea you’ll never forget.

Want to explore more of Liverpool’s baking delights? Check out the most amazing bakes from our creative city, be warned though, you may start drooling at the mouth.

Cuthberts Bakehouse

Want to explore more of Liverpool’s baking delights? Check out the most amazing bakes from our creative city, be warned though, you may start drooling at the mouth.

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