Colonnades at the Signet Library
Located within the stunning Signet Library, just a few steps away from the hustle and bustle of the world-famous Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, lies the Colonnades, one of Scotland’s most glamorous afternoon tea salons.
Located within the stunning Signet Library, just a few steps away from the hustle and bustle of the world-famous Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, lies the Colonnades, one of Edinburgh’s most glamorous afternoon tea salons.
The minute you step in, you’ll be surrounded by tall fluted Corinthian columns, the gallery’s ornate balustrades, and thousands of books, which create a truly unique atmosphere where you can enjoy the timeless elegance of high society! Colonnades, with its exceptional table service, Tea Sommelier, Champagne & Mixologist experts and fantastic made from ‘scratch’ food is the place to savour the very best of locally source Scottish produce and relax in surroundings that simply ooze sophistication.
Afternoon Tea at the Colonnades is an experience like no other. You’ll be guided through the fine selection of teas, and you’ll relish the finest seasonal ingredients in dainty sandwiches, mouth-watering savouries and delectable cakes handcrafted by our on-site pastry chef. There is also a fabulous range of champagnes, cocktails and soft drinks to add to your enjoyment.
If you have dietary requirements, you will not feel left out. Let the Colonnades' team know in advance and they’ll prepare an afternoon tea to remember.
Our Afternoon Tea gift vouchers are available to buy here.
You can book a table here or by phoning us on 0131 226 1064.
Sunday to Friday 11am to 7pm. (Closed Saturdays).
Afternoon Tea is served Sunday to Friday 11am to 7pm, with last booking for afternoon tea at 5pm.
Lunch is served Monday to Friday 11am to 2pm.
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Colonnades is operated by Heritage Portfolio Ltd
Transport and Parking
On Public Transport Route
Public Parking Nearby
Vegetarian Meals available
Baby Changing Facilities
Evening Meal Available
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