Where To Go In Leicestershire for Afternoon Tea!

A special occasion, a catch-up with a friend or just as a simple treat, A delicious Afternoon Tea is the perfect way to celebrate.

We’re spoilt for choice here in Leicestershire with our extensive dining scene. We’ve put together some of the top Afternoon Tea destinations in the county.

Tea Room, Cattows Farm

Credit: Trip Advisor

Popular Leicestershire farm Cattows Farm serves up a popular afternoon tea in their delightful Tea Rooms. It is the perfect way to enjoy everything the farm has to offer on site. Loaded with delicate sandwiches, scones, individual cake and tray bake bites, it’s understandable why they are so popular.

Availability: Daily from 2:30pm (3pm on Sundays and during June, July and August)

Price: £15 per person or £22 per person with Prosecco

Tel: is 01530 264200


 Enjoy Finger sandwiches, warm scones served with clotted cream and homemade strawberry preserve accompanied by a selection of dainty French pastries in the surroundings of glistening chandeliers above, portraits and landscapes adorning the walls. There are Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Vegan and Children’s Afternoon Tea options too.

Availability: 7 days a week, 1:30-4:30pm

Price: From £29.50 per person

Stapleford, Nr. Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 2EF, England
Tel: 01572 898693


Customers can choose either the traditional sweet afternoon tea or the savoury afternoon tea. You can also mix and match for two or three people.

Availability: Monday to Saturday; 9am – 5pm,
Sunday & Bank Holidays; 10am – 4pm

Price: Afternoon tea for one £13.00,Afternoon tea for two £25.00, Afternoon the for three £37.00 and a Gluten Free Afternoon Tea at £13.50

Farndon Fields Farm, Farndon Road, Market Harborough, LE16 9NP
Tel: 01858 464838


They offer two delicious afternoon teas, choose from the Traditional afternoon tea with sandwiches, homemade scones with jam and clotted cream, and a selection of bakes and handmade chocolates. Or you could opt for their chocolate afternoon tea which includes hazelnut praline brioche sandwiches, toasted fruit loaf with cocoa nib butter, scones with jam and clotted cream, chocolate fondue, and a selection of bakes and handmade chocolates.

Availability: Tuesday-Sunday. Advanced booking is required.

 From £9.95 per person

5 Churchgate Mews, Loughborough, LE11 1TZ
Tel: 01509 238113

Kilworth House Hotel

Tea at Kilworth House offers a generous range of sandwiches, scones, cakes and pastries, plus ten different varieties of tea. For a more modern twist, you can also opt for coffee or hot chocolate. Best of all, you can take afternoon tea anywhere from your room to the library.

Availability: Served from 2.00pm to 4.30pm, Monday to Saturday, and from 4.00pm onwards on Sundays.

From £25.00 per person

Lutterworth Road, North Kilworth, Leicestershire, LE17 6JE
Tel: 01858 880058

miss b’s tea room

A Multi Award Winning Traditional Tea Room in the centre of Melton Mowbray, on the second floor of a beautiful Grade 2 listed building. As well as the traditional afternoon tea they also offer a Vegan Afternoon Tea and have gluten free/dairy free options.

Availability: Tuesday – Saturday 09:30 – 16:00

Price: From £10.95 per person

34A Market Place, Melton Mowbray, le13 1xd
TEl: 01664 481625

wistow cafe bistro

A delicious variety of homemade cakes and tray bakes to typically include Freshly baked mini fruited scones with clotted cream and strawberry preserve, Mini Chocolate éclair, Millionaires shortbread, Classic fruit cake, Mini Pavlova, Traditional Victoria Sponge, Strawberry Mousse cake and Mini chocolate & Lemon Pots.

Availability: Daily from 12pm. Last sitting in the Summer commences at 3.00 and in the Winter at 2.00

Price: £17.50 per person

Wistow Cafe Bistro, Kibworth Road, Wistow, Leicestershire, LE8 0QF   
Tel: 0116 259 3756  

the city rooms

The City Rooms host regular afternoon teas open to the public, varying between traditional, Indian, chocolate-themed and seasonal.

All their afternoon tea guests are treated to the most exquisite, freshly cooked and prepared treats in the beautiful surroundings of the Georgian venue.

Availability: Varies

Price: Varies

Hotel Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 5AW
Tel: 0116 251 5337



A range of fine teas, sipped from delicate china… a selection of dainty sandwiches… choosing a tempting treat from the cake stand – maybe a glass or two of champagne on a special (or not so special!) occasion… what better way is there to relive those elegant Edwardian days than a delightful afternoon tea, served in style in the wonderful, timeless surroundings of Jamie’s bar and restaurant.

Availability: Daily from 2pm – 5pm (Call to check availability)

Price: From £16.95 per person

20 De Montfort Street, Leicester, LE1 7GR,
Te: 0116 254 4773

old brickyard tea gardens

The Old Brickyard Tea Garden in Scalford, Melton Mowbray offer pre-booked Afternoon Tea experiences throughout the year. They also offer special tea tasting experiences including an introduction to tea and tea tasting ‘There’s More to Tea than a Bag in a Mug’ which delves into the history of how Afternoon Tea came to be and tasting of a special Royal Afternoon Tea blend, which replicates the teas of the period.

Availability: Varies

Price: From £15 per person (Advanced booking essential and £5 deposit)

C&C Plants, Eastwell Road, Scalford, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 4ST
07803 206852


Enjoy a typically British tradition with afternoon tea at North Bar & Kitchen. To begin, tuck in to dainty finger sandwiches, made using their homemade breads. Vegetarian options are available. You will also be served with a selection of mouthwatering cakes,  made fresh by their chefs for you to enjoy. And where would we be without a scone or two? Served with clotted cream and homemade jams crafted from seasonal fruit, this is the pièce de résistance of any afternoon tea experience. Whether you put the jam or cream on first is up to you, we promise we won’t judge.

Availabilty: Saturdays for 8 people and over – 1:30pm to arrive (have to book in advance)

Price: Traditional Afternoon Tea £14.95 per person
Sparkling Afternoon Tea £19.95 per person (Traditional Afternoon Tea served with a glass of Prosecco)
Hendricks Afternoon Tea (Traditional Afternoon Tea served with a Hendricks Punch cocktail)

42 Hinckley Road, Leicester, LE3 0RB
Tel: 0116 2255961
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