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 midday - 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 Pekoe Tea 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 £30.00
Tower Champagne Afternoon Tea with a glass of Billecart-Salmon Champagne £42.00
We take our Tea seriously at the Tower and have sourced the very best natural teas from Pekoe Tea in Edinburgh (Ethical Tea Partnership accredited) for your enjoyment.
After spending most of his free time in local teahouses while studying at Glasgow University, Jon Cooper decided he wanted to open a tea shop in Edinburgh. The idea was to import as many teas from source as possible. This prompted a visit to China to find suppliers. In December 2005 Chai Teahouse opened. It was Edinburgh's first teashop to have a range of directly imported high quality teas that could be bought by weight.
After rebranding Pekoe Teas opened its first retail store in Leven Street, Edinburgh. There was more focus on the range of teas, provenance and quality.
We're sure we have selected the some of the very best teas available to accompany your Afternoon Tea; from the crisp and light Tower Blend, exclusively crafted for the restaurant to the exquisite Berry Hibiscus, a vibrant brand of hibiscus flower with a selection of fruits and berries which offers a sharp, sweet and fruity taste and is also caffeine free.
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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