The 12 Festive Afternoon Teas Of Christmas
The 12 Festive Afternoon Teas of Christmas
Whether having a leisurely day browsing decisively decorative shops, buying great gifts or just having a trip out with friends and family. Why not punctuate the occasion by indulging in a festive afternoon tea at one of our favourite venues? This month we have selected twelve spots in honour of the twelve days of Christmas.
1.) Lucknam Park
Lucknam Park, Colerne, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 8AZ
This is the perfect treat to get in the spirit of Christmas! This festive season, cosy up in Lucknam’s elegant Drawing Room or Library, enjoy the stunning views of the estate and indulge with family and friends.
2.) Buckatree Hall Hotel
The Wrekin, Wellington, Telford, Shropshire, TF6 5AL
Buckatree Hall Hotel, in Shropshire, is serving a fantastically festive afternoon tea throughout December. Served the traditional way, on tiered stands, our festive afternoon tea includes a selection of sandwiches as well as some festive sweet treats! Afternoon tea is served with of tea, coffee and a glass of mulled wine to ensure you really get into the spirit.
3.) Double Tree Hilton Hotel
Granary Wharf, 2 Wharf Approach, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4BR
Whether you need a break from Christmas Shopping or are looking for the sweetest way to celebrate this festive season, this fabulously festive afternoon tea is the perfect option. Double tree has given its traditional afternoon tea a seasonal twist to help you get into the Christmas spirit. Head up to the Sky Lounge for stunning views, freshly baked treats and a glass of fizz to kick off your festive season in style.
4.) The Titanic Belfast
1 Olympic Way, Queen’s Road, Titanic Quarter, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT3 9EP
Step back in time to a period of luxury, elegance and 5-star service with a special Titanic Festive Afternoon Tea. Set in the opulent surroundings of the Titanic Suite featuring the stunning Grand Staircase and live jazz music, this Afternoon Tea is an experience not to be missed.
5.) The Lowry Hotel
50 Dearmans Pl, Chapel Wharf, Salford, Manchester M3 5LH
If you fancy a break from festive crowds or want an alternative to a traditional dinner The Lowry offers an indulgent Afternoon tea in The River Restaurant. One of the most popular dining choices, it is a great option for a gathering of friends, family or colleagues.
In addition to the traditional afternoon tea, you can also choose to indulge with a Champagne or Gin and Tonic option!
6.) Celtic Manor
The Celtic Manor Resort, Coldra Woods, The Usk Valley, Newport, South Wales, NP18 1HQ
Enjoy this fantastical Festive Afternoon Tea, fabulously inspired by the Nutcracker on Ice performance taking place at the ICC in Wales.
Dive in to a host of mouth-watering sweet treats created in ode to The Nutcracker characters, freshly baked scones and a delicious selection of seasonal savouries, served in true festive style with a warming glass of spiced mulled wine.
7.) Ringwood Hall Hotel and Spa
Ringwood Hall Hotel & Spa, Brimington, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 1DQ
For those who enjoy a bit of variety Ringwood Hall caters for both a sweet and savoury tooth. Enjoy freshly made cranberry and orange scones served with clotted cream and strawberry jam, apricot flapjack, farmhouse fruit loaf, Baileys cream choux bun, ginger biscuit and pecan tart. Alternatively, should you need something a little less sweet, you could indulge instead on a selection of cheeses, celery and chutney and a charcoal ploughman’s pie.
8.) The Signet Library
The Signet Library, Parliament Square, Edinburgh, EH1 1RF
Should you find yourself up north or already in Scotland this season, Colonnades is the place to go for your Festive Afternoon Tea this Christmas. They have taken some of their festive favourite savouries and sweets and created their own twist to produce a mouth-watering offering that’s sure to get you into the festive spirit!
9.) Wentbridge House
Wentbridge House Hotel, The Great North Road, Wentbridge, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 3JJ
At this festive tea favourite, you’ll enjoy a fabulous selection of delicate Christmas sandwiches, including Roast Turkey with Clementine Relish, Roast Yorkshire Ham, Yorkshire Wensleydale with Ale Chutney & Smoked Salmon with Dill Crème Fraiche. All followed with warm Cranberry, spiced Fruit & Plain Scones, lashings of House Preserves and Yorkshire Clotted Cream, delicious Mince Pies and festive treats.
10.) The Chestfield
35 Charles Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 5EB
Celebrate the magic of Christmas with this especially themed Afternoon Tea. Begin with a warming glass of mulled wine before choosing one of the hotel’s loose-leaf teas including a special Chesterfield Christmas blend full of aromatic spices.
11.) Cadogan Gardens
11 Cadogan Gardens, Chelsea, London, SW3 2RJ
Celebrate the end of 2019 with a sparkling sweet afternoon treat. Begin by enjoying a tempting array of seasonal savoury treats such as turkey, cranberry and stuffing sandwiches and beetroot and goat’s cheese tartlettes. Then feast on festive spiced scones with cream and fig jam and a selection of decadent Christmas-inspired pastries.
12.) The Palm Court
Palm Court Hotel, St Nicholas Cliff, Scarborough, YO11 2ES
With the festive season approaching, there is surely no better way to celebrate with family, friends or colleagues than with a sparkling festive afternoon tea at the Palm Court. With bronzed turkey sandwiches and snowman marshmallow desserts, you can guarantee you’ll be ready to welcome in the spirit of Christmas and get ready for the holidays.