All the comfort and nostalgia of a traditional Scottish Afternoon Tea but in the glamorous contemporary setting of Edinburgh’s first and finest rooftop restaurant… what better way to spend an hour or 2 ... or 3 with friends?
The Tower’s Afternoon Tea is available every day from 2pm - 6pm. In summer you can even enjoy Afternoon Tea in Edinburgh on the Tower’s rooftop terrace with its great views of Edinburgh castle and the historic city skyline. It is the perfect break after a visit to the National Museum of Scotland below us, the attractions of Edinburgh’s historic Royal Mile or after browsing the quirky speciality shops of Victoria Street and the Grassmarket nearby. Perched high above the rooftops of Edinburgh our terrace takes High Tea to new levels.
The Tower’s Afternoon Tea is one of the best there is. You’ll find open and closed sandwiches, warm savouries, fresh scones and a seasonal selection of home baking from our pastry chefs, all piled high on our Scottish slate cake stands.
We have a great choice of leaf teas from the Rare Tea Company and some of the best coffee in town; a glass of Billecart-Salmon Champagne transforms the Tower’s Afternoon Tea into a magical treat! Or choose one of our seasonal Afternoon Tea cocktails. We recommend the delicious G and Tea cocktail with tea infused gin, grenadine, cranberry juice and grapefruit juice!
Tower Afternoon Tea £26
Tower Champagne Afternoon Tea with a glass of Billecart-Salmon Champagne £35
We take our Tea seriously at the Tower and have sourced the very best natural teas from the PMD Silva and Sons for your enjoyment.
P.M.David Silva and Sons was established in the 1940s as a small independent tea shop on Brunswick Tea Estate in Maskeliya, Ceylon during the era of the Great British Plantation Raj. Today, 3 generations on, they are still a family owned company that provides the very best teas from Ceylon and around the world to luxury hotels and retailers.
Tower staff occasionally join Daranja and his team in Sri Lanka learning the art of tea growning and what makes our tea special.
We're sure we have selected the some of the very best teas available to accompany your Afternoon Tea; from the crisp and light Planters Afternoon and the exquisite Silver Tips with notes of apricot, melon and cut flowers to the mild and sweet Radiant Rose with delicate floral hints.
Afternoon Tea at the Tower is a special experience to share with friends or family. An Afternoon Tea Gift Voucher makes a perfect gift. They can be bought online and delivered directly with your personal message.
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