From champagne lunches, homemade freshly baked sandwiches, and bespoke cakes Afternoon Tea is seriously having a moment.
We’ve rounded up our top 7 Afternoon Tea experiences we’ve had so far in Belfast. Can you help us add to the list?
1. Miel et Moi
703 Lisburn Road – Website
Inspired by classical French bars and Patisseries, Miel et Moi is renowned for its bespoke cakes, incredible edible delights, and hand baked pastries.
Afternoon tea is £17.50 per person with tea or coffee and £21.95 with bubbly. Choose your feast from a selection of incredible gourmet sandwiches and delectable patisserie items. Served from 12-5pm.
2. Fitzwilliam Hotel
1-3 Great Victoria Street – Website
Afternoon Tea at Fitzwilliam Hotel features home baked scones and hand made artisan chocolates.
You can enjoy finger sandwiches with baked ham, smoked salmon and free range chicken or choose a vegetarian option. Afternoon Tea is priced at £30 per couple for regular and £40 per couple for champagne.
3. The Merchant
Quite simply one of the most pleasant ways to spend an afternoon, The Merchant Afternoon Tea is served in opulent Great Room Restaurant with a selection of delicate finger sandwiches, mouth-watering cakes and sweet breads as well as fresh scones, warm from the oven; all gracing a silver tea stand. And of course no afternoon tea would be complete without the tea itself!
The Merchant offers an extensive menu of teas including their own bespoke Merchant blend.
4. Titanic Belfast
Titanic Quarter – Website
Now you have your very own chance to recreate the luxuriousness of the Titanic with the backdrop of the stunning replica staircase and opulent surroundings.
Make like Rose and enjoy some seriously stunning live jazz while you enjoy the delectable delights of the homemade baked goods and patisseries. Held every Sunday in the Titanic Suite from £24 per person.
Arthur St – Website
For an Afternoon Tea with delicious, locally sourced fresh ingredients treat yourself to a day you’ll remember in the gorgeous Arthur Street Café.
Spacious with an eclectic vintage style, the tea menu features loads of delicious, freshly-prepared favourites from Avoca’s award-winning menu.
With great baking and plenty of great, local-sourced seasonal ingredients, it’s no wonder it’s become such a popular rendezvous. £18.95 per person or £21.95 per person with a glass of Prosecco.
6. The Good Food & Wine Company
Queen’s Arcade – Website
Not only is The Good Food & Wine Company’s Afternoon Tea outrageously good value, all of the food is cooked fresh to order in keeping with the eatery’s ethos of serving only the finest local quality goods.
The new Afternoon Delight special offer allows you to build your own, with options including: freshly made sandwiches; trio of mini cakes; large traybake & homemade shortbread.
All in addition to freshly ground, locally roasted coffee or locally blended pot of loose leaf tea starting at £7.50 (normal price £9.25).
7. Maryville Tea House
2 Maryville Park – Website
With three silver ornate tiers packed fill to the brims with decadence, you simply can’t go wrong with a delicious Afternoon Tea from Maryville Tea House.
Afternoon tea at Maryville House consists of a choice of freshly prepared canopies, home made scones with fresh cream and jam and a selection of little treats, all of which are homemade and served on a three tier cake stand with fine china. To quest your thirst, guests can enjoy refreshments from our vast selection of loose leaf teas and freshly prepared barista coffees.
The Tea Room is open Monday – Saturday 8.30am – 5pm, and Sunday 10am – 4pm with a special Vegetarian menu.