Afternoon Tea in Leicester

Indulge in a foodie’s delight that’s full of delicious cakes, scones, savoury treats, delicious drinks and more with Afternoon Tea in Leicester.

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A British tradition

In Britain, we decided that simply three meals in the day was not enough, so invented more to keep up with our appetites. Along with breakfast, lunch and dinner, there are also a few other meals, in fact, in the English vocabulary we have seven words for different mealtimes. This includes breakfast, brunch, elevenses, lunch, tea, supper and lastly dinner. Of course, we don’t eat all these meals every day, but occasionally treating yourself to Afternoon Tea in Leicester is a brilliant idea full of cakes, scones, tea and sandwiches.

Another age-old debate we traditionally like to have here in Britain associated with Afternoon Tea is how you pronounce the word scone; does it rhyme with stone or gone? Whatever you like to call them, they’re delicious especially when they’re oozing with jam and clotted cream! Traditionally served with bone china, a silver tea pot and a slab of Victoria sponge and selection of sandwiches, it’s obvious why this extra meal was invented, it’s delicious!

Birthday or hen party Afternoon Tea in Leicester

If you’re celebrating a birthday or hen party in Leicester, Afternoon Tea in Leicester is a great choice! This historic English city is a great place to visit, full of restaurants, pubs and bars making it a brilliant place for a night out. The city is also the home of King Richard III, found buried under a council car park, in 2015 the historic king was relocated to the cathedral in the centre of the city. This city's also home to the football club Leicester city, plenty of museums, galleries and nightlife.

If you’re looking for a city full of English history to enjoy Afternoon Tea in, Leicester is a great place. With plenty of places to dine, this destination has its fair share of venues serving up Afternoon Tea, making it a great place if you’re a foodie! Enjoy Afternoon Tea in Leicester in a variety of eateries including Café Rouge who give their French twist on the British tradition.

Fancy a French twist?

Café Rouge in Leicester is located in High Cross and brings some delicious, French inspired flavour to Afternoon Tea, serving their croque monsieur, pastries, grilled emmental cheese sandwiches on sourdough with smoked ham and béchamel sauce. Yum! They even offer free-flowing prosecco, making this Afternoon Tea in Leicester even better! Enjoy a decedent afternoon indulging in sweet and savoury treats while drinking bottomless prosecco. What’s not to love? This activity’s perfect for gathering friends for a gossip. And with bottomless prosecco, it’s also a great way to get the party started before a big night out.

What occasion is Afternoon Tea good for?

Indulge in a decadent Afternoon Tea for any special occasion or use it simply as an excuse to have a fun day out. It’s the perfect way to celebrate or treat yourself and catch up with friends. It’s one of our most popular activities for ladies celebrating a hen do or birthday but works equally well for any celebration, even if it’s just Afternoon Tea for two in Leicester.

What should we wear to Afternoon Tea?

Afternoon Tea is traditionally eaten late in the afternoon between lunch and dinner, but it’s hard to be able to squeeze in another meal in the day and if we were to have this delicious meal every day, I’m sure we would also struggle to fit into our trousers! So, Leicester Afternoon Tea is ideal for a treat for a special treat. Because it’s a special occasion, smart casual is usually a good dress code but it’s a good idea to check with the activity provider when you place your enquiry, especially if you’d like to wear fancy dress or sashes.

What's next?

If simply thinking about Afternoon Tea in Leicester has got you salivating and ready to indulge in the taste bud tingling treats, then why not book your delicious Afternoon Tea treat today? Before you know it, you’ll be tucking into these delicious sweet and savoury treats!

FAQs

  • Do you cater for special dietary requirements?
    Many of our venues do, including gluten free, vegan and vegetarian options, but this varies depending on the activity provider. Just let us know what your requirements are when you send your enquiry and the venue will let you know what they can offer.
  • Can we bring our own alcohol?
    Unfortunately not but some of our afternoon tea activities include a glass of bubbly and there will also often be alcohol available to purchase.
  • Can we wear fancy dress?
    Smart casual is always a safe bet with afternoon tea but if you’re celebrating a special occasion like a birthday or hen party, it’s understandable that you might want to dress up. Just ask the activity provider when you make an enquiry and they’ll let you know their rules.
  • Won't we spill our drinks on an afternoon tea bus?
    No, don’t worry! The tables are designed to hold your food and drinks so you can sit back comfortably and enjoy the ride.

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