It’s handy guide to the most popular afternoon tea Manchester has to offer. Occasionally, you must need to eat so decadent at afternoon tea and even it’s an indulgent experience and one person not to be wasted on the wrong menu. So, don’t be panic and being stuck at the wrong venue; as our top 5 guide to the absolute best afternoon teas in the city, you’re onto a safe bet whichever you choose.
Well, the Mad Hatter-inspired afternoon tea comes with exclusive theme decoration, but happily it’s not all about the presentation; the finger sandwiches have decadent fillings, the scones are extremely light and the cakes are quite delicious.
2. Sugar Junction
Well, the retro style Sugar Junction is an ideal place for treats being served on vintage china. With offering everything from a simple cream tea to a cake platter and the traditional afternoon tea, this is one of the less expensive options throughout the city; but the quality is still up there with the best selection.
3. Richmond Tea Rooms
Despite of having two large rooms, one at Alice in Wonderland-esque, the other Scottish Highlands in style, well, the Richmond Tea Rooms gets booked regularly. This is just because of the hidden away feel, and its four different afternoon tea choices, or the finest quality food offerings. In either way, so just book ahead of your visit.
4. The Midland Hotel
The Grand Dame at the city’s hotel, being the Grade II-listed, Midland Hotel has been serving up one of the more old fashioned afternoon teas throughout the city; that don’t worth to say that it’s not popular. Guests can here revel in the smoothly faded Moorish grandeur of the Octagon Lounge, while enjoying delicious finger sandwiches, exclusively warm sultana scones with the Cornish clotted cream and homemade pastries, cakes.
5. Cloud 23
Housed in the 23rd floor of the most famous Beetham Tower, being the tallest building in Manchester, Cloud 23 boasts spectacular views across the city. There’s even a striking range of cocktails on the menu, an amazig compliment to the ‘Best of British’, ‘Summer Picnic’, ‘Nostalgic’ or traditional afternoon tea. However, you can go and stand at the small glass oval in the floor in order to look down at street level of 23 floors below and definitely your heart start racing.