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6 spots for afternoon tea in Scotland

Take some time out for yourself or treat someone to an afternoon to remember, complete with sumptuous cakes, a glass of fizz and gallons of Scottish tea in a beautiful setting. Bliss!

Here are just a few places where you can enjoy an afternoon tea in Scotland…

Mimi’s Bakehouse, Edinburgh

With multiple locations to choose from across the city, enjoy a festive afternoon tea with spiced cranberry scones, mixed berry jam and oven roasted chipolatas. You can even order online and enjoy your afternoon tea at home!

Find out more about Mimi’s Bakehouse

Carlton George Hotel, Glasgow

Enjoy your afternoon tea in the Windows Restaurant, which sits on the 7th floor of the hotel and looks out across the city streets of Glasgow. Using local produce, your afternoon tea may include choux buns, strawberry tarts and brioche rolls.

Find out more about the Windows Restaurant

Maryculter House Hotel, Aberdeen

Take your afternoon tea in one of the most historic hotels in the city, sitting on the banks of the River Dee. Tear your eyes away from the cakes to admire the original features, dating back to the Order of the Knights Templar in 1227.

Find out more about Maryculter House Hotel

Lodge on Loch Lomond

Not just delicious afternoon tea, but a gorgeous surrounding awaits you at the Lodge on Loch Lomond. Enjoy a savoury section with haggis bon bons and sweets including vanilla cheesecake and carrot cake.

Find out more about the Lodge on Loch Lomond

Colonnades at the Signet Library, Edinburgh

Enjoy seasonal produce and high-end delicacies on silver service in the Colonnades at the Signet Library. The historic Georgian surroundings elevate the experience and have even been used as a filming location for Outlander.

Find out more about the Signet Library

Fife Arms Hotel, Braemar

Retire to the Drawing Room of the Fife Arms for your afternoon tea, a space designed specially for the hotel with Scottish art and antiques. Admire the ceiling by Chinese artist, Zhang Enli, as you tuck into roast beef sandwiches, scones and a glass of champagne.

Find out more about the Fife Arms Hotel

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