Best Afternoon Tea in Birmingham
Visitors to Britain's second city have plenty to keep them occupied with lots to see and do, as well as some of the best shopping anywhere in the country.
But all that sightseeing can be hungry work - so why not enjoy a great British tradition and choose from our selection of restaurants offering some of the best afternoon tea in Birmingham?
At Praza the menu has a choice of savouries including Dahi Puri (pastry shells filled with potatoes and chickpeas topped with chutneys), Ragda Patice Chaat - an Indian street food from Mumbai, or traditional finger sandwiches with an Indian twist - like a Chicken Tikka sandwich.
A choice of teas is provided - Indian Masala Chai - classic ginger and cardamom tea, or English Breakfast tea.
Indian Afternoon Tea at Praza starts from £24.95 per person and is served from 1pm to 3pm.
If you prefer to dine indoors you won't be short-changed - the brasserie is a beautiful space with large windows offering great views of St Martin's Square.
Browns serve an excellent traditional afternoon tea, complete with finger sandwiches such as Prawn & Baby Gem Lettuce or savoury Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese on a Whiskey & Thyme Oatcake.
Browns Birmingham serves afternoon tea between 3pm and 5pm every day from £20 per person.
The Ivy Birmingham
With the striking decor that The Ivy is well known for and lovely views of the cathedral, afternoon tea at The Ivy Birmingham is sure to be a memorable occasion.
The food on offer is equally special. Savouries such as Grilled Chicken and Truffle Mayonnaise Brioche Roll complement the traditional finger sandwiches.
Warm fruit scones are served with strawberry preserve, clotted cream and fresh strawberries. Sweet treats include Chocolate Shortbread Slice or Red Velvet Raspberry Cake.
Afternoon Tea is served from 3pm - 5pm and costs from £26.95 per person. Champagne Afternoon Tea includes a glass of Champagne for £35.95 per person.
Marco Pierre White Birmingham
Sandwiches include delicious Severn and Wye Smoked Salmon with Light Cream Cheese or Sliced Wiltshire Ham with Coleman's Mustard.
Scones are freshly baked and served with clotted cream and preserves, and the selection of cakes includes Lemon Cheesecake and Chocolate & Caramel Mirror Slices.
Traditional Afternoon Tea starts from £23.95 per person, and you can add a glass of Bolla Prosecco for £2 or Laurent-Perrier Champagne for £6.
Surely one of the finest afternoon teas available in the city.
Zindiya Streatery & Bar
So you can imagine that afternoon tea at Zindiya is a world away from the formal tradition that originated in English stately homes in the 1840s.
High Chai at Zindiya offers both savoury and sweet dishes with the taste of India: The Mumbai sandwiches contain cucumber, but also coriander and mint chutney and masala spices.
Enjoy the authentic Masala Chai which is freshly brewed in house, or stick to Earl Grey or English Breakfast - it's your call.
Zindiya High Chai is served daily between 2pm and 5pm and costs from £18.95 per person or £22.95 with a chai wala cocktail.
Park Regis Birmingham
Their selection of sandwiches such as roast ham and smoked mackerel is sure to please the taste buds and the homemade traditional scones with jam and clotted cream are a real treat.
Classic Afternoon Tea at the Park Regis costs from £21.95 per person, or to celebrate a special occasion, why not have a glass of champagne for £31.95 per person?
Situated in Moor Street Station and decorated in the elegant Art Deco style, the Centenary Lounge features walnut panelling and an authentic period fireplace, all creating a relaxing space and one of the most unique afternoon tea experiences in the city.
The Express Afternoon Tea menu offers a selection of savouries, creamy scones with clotted cream and strawberry preserve and a range of cakes.
We hope you've enjoyed our selection of venues, each offering their unique take on the best afternoon tea in Birmingham. Which one will you choose?