Best Places For Afternoon Tea in Bristol

Considering an Afternoon Tea in Bristol but unsure which establishments offer afternoon tea and which are the best places to go.

We have compiled a list of the best afternoon tea Bristol can provide, so if you are looking for the perfect afternoon tea with friends, a romantic valentines afternoon tea, a mothers day afternoon tea treat for your mum, or just a special treat for yourself, check out:

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Afternoon Tea Bristol - The Grange Hotel

Mercure Bristol North at The Grange Hotel

Old Gloucester Rd, Winterbourne, Frampton Cotterell, Bristol, BS36 1RP

The afternoon tea menu at the Mercure Hotel offers guests an array of tasty sweet and savoury treats, comprising of traditional finger sandwiches, fresh scones with cream and jam and an assortment of decadent cakes. And if that’s not enough, you can wash it down with your choice of speciality tea or freshly brewed coffee.

Visit website for prices

Served 12 noon -4.00pm Monday to Sunday.

Afternoon Tea Bristol - Symonds at Redwood

Symonds at Redwood

Audley Redwood, Beggar Bush Lane, Failand, Bristol, BS8 3TG

Enjoy a sublime afternoon of delicious English delicacies at Symonds at Redwood. From the traditional afternoon tea with finger sandwiches, homemade scones and cakes, to a more contemporary twist or even a themed tea including a Wallace and Gromit one! 

Please see website for prices and opening times.

Afternoon Tea Bristol - Cafe Rouge

Cafe Rouge – Bristol

Unit R4, Upper Level, The Mall, The Avenue, Cribbs Causeway, Bristol, BS34 5UR

Afternoon Tea consists of two tasty tiers of sweets (so there’s no need to fight over that amazing Billionaire Torte) plus a plate of savouries packed with French flare – including the favourite French Onion Sausage Roll with Gruyère cheese.

From 12.50 per person

Served from 12 noon.

Afternoon Tea Bristol - Thornbury Castle

Thornbury Castle

Castle Street, Thornbury, South Gloucestershire, Near Bristol , BS35 1HH

This magnificent castle hotel which sits on the edge of the Cotswolds offers a unique afternoon tea experience. The hotel boasts ornate Tudor architecture and historic walled gardens. Afternoon tea includes a pot of tea or coffee, freshly baked scones with homemade jam and clotted cream, homemade biscuits, a selection of cakes and a selection of finger sandwiches.

Full Afternoon Tea is £32.50, and £39.50 for their Champagne afternoon tea

Served daily from 12.30pm-4.30pm and from 2pm – 4.30pm on Sundays.

Afternoon Tea Bristol - Bardolino at MPW

Bardolino at Marco Pierre White

Frost Hill, Congresbury , BS49 5AD

Indulge in an Italian afternoon tea for two at Bardolino with traditional finger sandwiches, sultana scones with clotted cream and various cakes and sweet treats to satisfy your taste buds. There is also a prosecco option.

From £14.95 per person

Available from 2pm-6pm, Sunday – Thursday.

Afternoon Tea Bristol - Hilton Garden Inn

Hilton Garden Inn

Temple Way, Bristol, BS1 6BF

Visit this central Bristol hotel to enjoy a traditional spread of sandwiches, scones, cakes and tea with an optional glass of Prosecco in the trendy Recess restaurant.

Afternoon tea for two from £24.95

See website for opening times.

Afternoon Tea Bristol - Cadbury House Doubletree by Hilton

DoubleTree by Hilton

Cadbury House, Frost Hill, Congresbury, Bristol, BS49 5AD

Afternoon Tea is served in the Living Room, treat yourself to a delicious traditional afternoon tea, complete with savoury sandwiches, sweet treats and specially selected TeaPigs tea.

From £17.95 per person

Available from 2.30pm to 4.30pm daily.

Afternoon Tea Bristol - The Bristol

The Bristol

Prince Street, Bristol, BS1 4QF

Relax and take in the sights of the Harbourside as you enjoy a vintage afternoon tea in the chic modern setting of the Bristol’s lounge or restaurant. Served on retro crockery, with traditional scones and Cornish clotted cream and jam, miniature cakes, and finger sandwiches. To make your afternoon tea extra special, add a Hendricks gin cocktail in a vintage teacup, or a glass of champagne.

Priced at £30 for tea for two

Available Wednesday to Sunday.

Afternoon tea Bristol - Browns Brasserie & Bar

Browns Brasserie & Bar

38 Queens Road, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1RE

Quintessentially British and utterly indulgent, take a little time out enjoy  a delectable assortment of savouries, warm scones with seasonal jams, and irresistible mini cakes and puddings.

Pair it with hand-blended, Fairtrade teas, a perfectly chilled glass of Moët & Chandon Impérial, or a delightful boutique British G&T.

From £19 per person

Served daily 2-6.00pm, Saturdays 3-5.00pm.

Afternoon Tea Bristol - The Bristol Harbour Hotel

The Bristol Harbour Hotel

55 Corn St, Bristol BS1 1HT

Afternoon Tea is served in the restaurant at the Bristol Harbour Hotel consisting of freshly made sandwiches, with both vegan and vegetarian options available, as well as plain and fruit scones with clotted cream and jam and a selection of other miniature cakes and desserts, including delicate pastries and tasty macaroons. You can also upgrade to include a glass of Harbour gin and tonic, a glass of prosecco, a glass of champagne or even a concoction from the restaurant’s excellent cocktail menu.

The Traditional: £22.00
The ChampagneTea: £27.50
Tea for kids: £9.95

Served daily from 2pm-4.30pm in the restaurant.

Afternoon Tea Bristol - No.$ Clifton Village

No.4 Clifton Village

The Rodney Hotel, 4 Rodney Place, Bristol BS8 4HY

Nestled in a beautiful Georgian town house in the heart of Clifton Village, No.4 provides the perfect setting for afternoon tea. Decorated with glamour, No. 4 is an award-winning restaurant. You can go for the Hendrick’s afternoon tea package, or if you prefer even more bubbles, their Perrier-Jouet package is perfect for a civilised celebration.

Priced from £15 per person

Available for groups 2+ Friday & Saturdays
Available for groups 10+ Sunday – Thursday

Advance bookings only.

Afternoon Tea Bristol - The Avon Gorge Hotel Du Vin

The Avon Gorge Hotel Du Vin

Sion Hill, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 4LD

The roof terrace is trendy and atmospheric, boasting panoramic views of Brunel’s Grade One listed Clifton Suspension Bridge. Delight in buttery scones topped with raspberry preserve and clotted cream, a selection of finger sandwiches, Bristol fruit cake, madeleines and seasonal fruit tartlets, all served with pot of tea.

Priced from £20 per person for Afternoon Tea. You can also opt for the Traditional Cream Tea for £8.50 per person.
Served Monday to Saturday, 2.30pm – 6pm and Sunday 12pm – 6pm.

Afternoon Tea Bristol - 360 Cafe at The Clifton Observatory

360 Cafe at the Clifton Observatory

Litfield Place, Clifton Down, Bristol, BS8 3LT

Indulge in a selection of freshly prepared sandwiches, baked savouries and tempting cakes, enjoy in the café or on the spectacular 360 Rooftop Terrace with incredible views across Bristol.

Afternoon tea is £20

Booking is a must for this.

Afternoon Tea Bristol - Harvey Nichols

Harvey Nichols

27 Philadelphia St, Quakers Friars, Broadmead, Bristol BS1 3BZ

Located on the top floor of Bristol’s boutique store, Harvey Nichols Second Floor Restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy afternoon tea.The traditional afternoon tea includes a trio of sandwiches, a selection of homemade cakes, homemade mini scone with clotted cream and a choice of Harvey Nichols preserves, all served with a pot of house tea.

Champagne tea, £28 per person; afternoon tea, £20 per person.
Served Monday to Saturday, 3pm – 5pm

Afternoon Tea Bristol - Berwick Lodge

Berwick Lodge

Berwick Drive, Bristol, BS10 7TD

Berwick Lodge’s afternoon tea menu offers a selection of indulgences in a beautiful and classic setting. This hotel and fine dining restaurant sits in a beautiful spot just off the motorway. Afternoon teas include a pot of tea from a selection of fine teas, finger sandwiches, chocolate opera cake, vanilla slice, lemon tart, carrot and banana cake and scones. There is also a children’s afternoon tea available.

Afternoon tea is £23.95 per person and Berwick afternoon tea is £29.95
Served 12 noon – 2.30pm Monday to Friday; 12 noon – 3.00pm Saturday and Sunday.


Afternoon Tea Bristol - Heartfelt Vintage

Heartfelt Vintage

32 Alma Vale Rd, Clifton, Bristol BS8 2HY

While they are unable to take bookings there is an afternoon tea delivery service so you can still enjoy their traditional afternoon tea in the comfort of your own home. Heartfelt Vintage is a unique vintage boutique and cafe nestled in a beautiful corner of Clifton, Bristol. All their bread and scones are freshly baked in house and they also make their own mayonnaise, which is delicious and so much better than the bright white manufactured stuff.

Afternoon tea at Heartfelt Vintage starts from £17.50 per person

See website for further details.

Afternoon Tea Bristol - Cafe At The New Room

Cafe at the New Room

John Wesley’s Chapel, 36 The Horsefair, Broadmead, Bristol BS1 3JE

The New Room café caters for vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free diets, and carnivores can be reassured to know that the meat is locally sourced from MJ Dalton’s butchers.

If you would like to reserve a table for lunch or an afternoon tea please email Ewa via [email protected]

Afternoon Tea Bristol - Hotel Du Vin

Hotel du Vin

The Sugar House, Narrow Lewins Mead, Bristol, BS1 2NU

This magnificently restored Sugar House, just a stone’s throw from Colston Hall, boasts an award winning bistro, secluded courtyard and private bar where you can experience an elegant and French-style setting for afternoon tea. Enjoy beautifully presented finger sandwiches, a slice of tea loaf, cream cake, warm fruit scone, strawberry preserve and dollop of fresh clotted cream.

Visit website for prices

Served daily 3pm – 5.00pm.

Afternoon tea Bristol - The Ivy Clifton Brasserie

The Ivy Clifton Brasserie

42-44 Caledonia Place, Clifton, Bristol BS8 4DN

This beautiful restaurant has a vintage interior, grand floral arrangements and classic brasserie menu, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped right back into the 1920s. The afternoon tea has elegant sandwiches including truffled chicken brioche rolls and smoked salmon with cream cheese and chives on beetroot bread and abeautiful selection of tasty desserts.

Afternoon tea at The Ivy Clifton Brasserie is £19.75 per person, with champagne afternoon tea priced at £28.50 per person.

Served daily 3-5.00pm

Have you found your next Bristol Afternoon Tea ?

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At present all cafes and restaurants are closed due to the lockdown, why not have a read and jot down new places for Afternoon Tea to try once they all open again.

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