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6 of the best afternoon teas in Spinningfields

PUBLISHED: 12:16 06 March 2017 | UPDATED: 20:42 01 August 2018

Afternoon Tea at Manchester House

Afternoon Tea at Manchester House

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Spinningfields is renowned for its huge selection of trendy and quirky bars and restaurants, arguably becoming the new ‘it’ place to socialise in Manchester in recent years. We’ve put together a guide to some of the best restaurants in serving up afternoon tea with a Spinningfields twist.

Manchester House

Lounge on 12 is Manchester House’s stylish bar with stunning panoramic views of Manchester. Home to patron chef Aiden Byrne and his award winning team, Lounge on 12 serve up a selection of luxurious traditional afternoon teas. Soak up the epic views of the city and treat yourself to a classic High Tea, Afternoon Tea or a Champagne Tea.

0161 835 2557, www.manchesterhouse.uk.com

 

Hey Little Cupcake!

The masters of cupcakes serve their incredible no frills, delicious afternoon tea in their Spinningfields store. You can treat yourself with their yummy menu full of cupcake shaped finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam, miniature cupcakes and chocolate covered strawberries. Booking is required and you can also choose a theme for your afternoon tea.

0161 832 0260, www.heylittlecupcake.co.uk

 

Café Rylands

Café Rylands is located in Manchester’s stunning The John Rylands Library. The menu at Café Rylands aims to offer the best of local produce and homemade treats and their afternoon tea is no exception. Their traditional afternoon tea includes a selection of freshly made traditional sandwiches, homemade scone with clotted cream and jam, locally made cake selection and a choice of tea or coffee.

0161 306 6531, www.chancellorscollection.co.uk/cafe-rylands

 

Menagerie

Just over the bridge on the other side of the River Irwell, trendy Menagerie have introduced their take on afternoon tea which you can enjoy in their impressive surroundings. You can choose between a classic English Afternoon Tea or their signature ‘Menagerie Afternoon Tea’ which includes tasty treats like mac ‘n’ cheese, sliders and Applewood smoked chicken. Both afternoon teas include a sparkling glass of Moët & Chandon Brut and an assiette of cakes.

0161 832 3818, www.menagerierestaurant.co.uk

 

 

Great John Street Hotel

Just a short walk from Spinningfields, Great John Street Hotel is a boutique townhouse hotel that serves up a luxury afternoon tea. They offer a Ladies Afternoon Tea which includes so many mouth-watering treats such as a selection of delicate finger sandwiches filled such as lemon chicken & mayonnaise, a three tier stand full of light, crusty scones and rich clotted cream and a variety of tempting homemade cakes and pastries including, cherry panna cotta, orange cheesecake, frangipane and pistachio profiteroles. If that’s not enough to tempt you then you can even add a glass of Perrier Jouet champagne to fully unwind and relax.

www.eclectichotels.co.uk/great-john-street/afternoon-tea-.aspx

 

Sunset by Australasia

Sunset is the new feature of the Australasia restaurant which was formerly the Bar and Terrace area that opens in early August. They serve 'an Exotic Asian influenced take on afternoon tea' from midday to 6pm.

Former Australasia Terrace, Opposite Mulberry, The Avenue, Spinningfields http://sunset.uk.com

 

 

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