Afternoon Tea in the Toon

It's National Afternoon Tea week! So Team WR have scoped out the best places in Newcastle for you to get your fix of tea, cake and teeny tiny sandwiches...

 Browns Bar and Brasserie

“Our building is the perfect example of 1830s classical architecture. Its understated elegance makes it a stylish, yet relaxing place to sample our delicious, freshly prepared afternoon tea whether it be on its own, or accompanied by a chilled glass of Mercier Champagne. We’re right in the centre of the oldest part of the city – the perfect place to watch the world go by as you sit back and enjoy our hospitality.”


Traditional Brown's Afternoon Tea £13.50 - Freshly prepared selection of mini brioche and crostini, home baked scones and mini desserts. Served with tea or coffee.

Champagne Afternoon Tea £19.95- Browns afternoon tea plus a perfectly chilled glass of Mercier Champagne. 

When signing up to be a Brown's privilege member you can receive £10.00 off your food/drinks bill.


To book your traditional afternoon tea at Browns Bar & Brasserie call 0191 261 8210


The Vermont Hotel

Relax and enjoy your traditional afternoon tea in the luxury and spacious Vermont Hotel lounge, with excellent views of the castle. There are three menus you can choose from; 

The Vermont Hotel traditional afternoon tea at £19.95 - Served with freshly prepared finger sandwiches, fresh scones and pastry delights with an option between tea, coffee or specialty tea.

The Gentleman's afternoon tea at £19.95 - Served with a rustic platter of pork pies, mini Vermont burgers, ploughman's and a pint of Wylam Ale. Also served with tea or coffee.

The Champagne afternoon tea at £26.95 - Served with freshly prepared finger sandwiches, fresh scones and pastry delights with an option between tea, coffee and a chilled glass of Perrier Jouet Champagne. 


Call 0191 233 1010 to book your afternoon tea at The Vermont Hotel.


The Grand Hotel, Tynemouth 

Claiming to have the grandest afternoon tea in the North East you will not be disappointed at The Grand Hotel for afternoon tea. Fun Fact: They served over 30,000-afternoon teas last year!!

With prices starting at £14.75 you will receive some of the finest tea, sandwiches, and cakes with stunning views of Tynemouth beach. You will be seated in the Michelin inspired Brasserie restaurant to enjoy your afternoon treat.


Please call the Brasserie restaurant on 0191 293 6689 to book your Grand Hotel afternoon tea.





DIY Afternoon Tea 

Head to our afternoon tea Pinterest board for inspiration and recipes for holding your very own tea party.

We've pulled together some fantastic ideas whether you're going for traditional British afternoon tea or a wacky mad-hatters themed event.


Make sure you tweet us your afternoon tea snaps to @WRNewcastle!



Walton Robinson