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6 of the best afternoon teas in Leeds

PUBLISHED: 00:00 03 March 2017 | UPDATED: 14:00 04 March 2017

Le Chalet Afternoon Tea

Le Chalet Afternoon Tea

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Nothing quite beats a tradtional English afternoon tea, sipping on a glorious glass of bubbly and tucking into classic homemade treats. Leeds offers some of the best afternoon teas on offer in Yorkshire in some stunning surroundings. We’ve put together a small guide of some of the best on offer in the city.

Harvey Nichols

The Fourth Floor Café at Harvey Nichols have built a reputation as a stylish dining destination and their afternoon tea add to their experience. They offer exciting afternoon tea packages that also include fruit and herbal tea options. Opt for either a luxury or champagne afternoon tea and feast on luxurious roast salmon and pesto cream cheese ciabattas, blackberry and vanilla meringue and of course some classic scones and clotted cream.

0113 204 8888, www.harveynichols.com

Just Grand!

Just Grand! is a little touch of nostalgia in the heart of Leeds, as their vintage inspired tea room will transport you back in time. The quintessentially English tea room are experts in serving a classic afternoon tea full of unlimited Yorkshire tea, freshly baked scones and cakes and sandwiches. They also offer a twist on the traditional afternoon tea with their signature ‘gentlemen’s’ version, including hearty treats like pork pies, pickled onions, crisps, sandwiches, pale ale or bitter.

0113 243 1306, www.just-grand.co.uk

Malmaison

Experience an indulgent afternoon tea at Malmaison and choose from their luxurious menu. You have a choice of the classic cream tea, full afternoon tea or champagne afternoon tea, adding a cocktail or champagne to ensure total relaxation for the afternoon. Treats featured on the afternoon tea menu include fruit scones, hot smoked salmon & crème fraîche wraps, mini burgers, strawberry & vanilla pavlova, salted chocolate brownies, lemon and polenta cake and so much more.

0113 426 0047, www.malmaison.com

Le Chalet

Le Chalet is a quaint family run French bakery and tearoom, with love and good food at the heart of the business. They serve up a classic afternoon tea with delicious homemade treats including smoked salmon with cream cheese, dill and lemon sandwiches, savoury canapes, minature cakes and a pot of tea from their finest collection. If you want to add a hint of luxury to your afternoon tea then why not treat yourself to a glass of champagne and wine.

0113 243 0576, www.le-chalet.co.uk

The Tetley Bar & Kitchen

The Tetley an exciting centre for contemporary art and learning located in the stunning art deco headquarters of the former Tetley Brewery in central Leeds. Their bar and kitchen is a highlight of the Leeds restaurant and their spectacular afternoon tea is a treat for the tastbuds. Indulge in delicious tea or coffee, cheese & pickle and ham hock sandwiches and of course a selection of cakes and freshly baked scone with jam and clotted cream.

0113 320 2323, www.thetetley.org

The Queens Hotel

The Queen’s Hotel is a Leeds landmark and for many visitors to the city, it is the first thing you will see when leaving the train station. Afternoon Tea is served in the Queens Bar and contains finger sandwiches, cream tea with scones, home-made cakes and pastries.

0113 243 1323 www.qhotels.co.uk/our-locations/the-queens/food-drink

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Browns

Browns know how to serve an afternoon tea with style as their menu of traditional, champagne and signature afternoon teas will have you spoiled for choice. If you’re a gin lover than the ‘A most unusual afternoon’ tea is the choice for you as you can sip on a delightful Hendricks gin and tonic whilst tucking into Browns delicious selection of handmade brioche rolls and cakes.

0113 243 9353, www.browns-restaurants.co.uk

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