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Sample Manchester’s show stopping afternoon teas and treats

Award winning venues, finger sandwiches, sweet delights and lashings of tea are guaranteed to satisfy even the sweetest tooth.

Immerse yourself in Manchester's creative urban heart, the Northern Quarter, with a visit to Teacup kitchen. Beginning life almost a decade ago as a record shop, Teacup serves one of the widest ranges of loose leaf teas in the city, as well as a selection of speciality Oolongs. The restaurant is owned by acclaimed Manchester DJ, Mr Scruff, and his manager Gary McClarnan, both of whom are passionate about tea.  Listed in the 2014 Good Food Guide and proudly established as 'Best Casual Dining Venue' at Manchester's Food and Drink Awards, Teacup kitchen serves freshly prepared meals, home baked cakes and traditional cream teas.

Take a walk through the heart of the city and stumble upon, Proper Tea. A Manchester Food and Drink festival 2014 nominee, Proper Tea provides a casual dining experience with friendly, passionate service. Offering a contemporary take on the traditional tearoom, with sumptuous afternoon teas served alongside hearty stews, soups and sandwiches, Proper Tea provides the perfect opportunity to indulge in a sweet treat.

If you are fanatical about Tea, sample a tea from the exclusive Tea Explorer menu. Made using only natural biodynamic or organic ingredients, this menu offers rare teas of exceptional quality and taste. Whilst here, participate in one of Proper Tea's unique workshops or tea tasting events to learn more about all things tea, led by the tearooms very own tea specialist.

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