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Top 5 Afternoon Teas
Finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and a pot of Earl Grey tea or glass of champagne, what better way to spend the afternoon. Here are some of Greater Manchester’s finest places to indulge.
The scent of fresh coffee hanging in the air, homemade cakes & sticky pastries, your favourite chair with the papers and someone to look after your every need - you’ve stepped into Annies. The great value afternoon tea boasts chocolate tartlets and traditional fruit scones, accompanied by clotted cream and strawberry jam in mini rustic jars, from £14.95.
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5 Old Bank Street, Manchester, M2 7PE. Map View.
Slattery, established in 1967 by Bernard and Margaret Slattery and now run by their son, master chocolatier John Slattery is a small family run business in Whitefield. Service is friendly and personal, with traditional Lancashire afternoon tea at £14.50 and a champagne afternoon tea at £19.50. While there also check out the vast array of chocolates, gifts and cakes that are on display.
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197 Bury New Road, Whitefield, M45 6GE. Map View.
For more like this try East Lancahire Railway's Cream Tea Specials onboard a steam train.
Served within the elegant surroundings of Cloud 23, enjoy a sumptuous afternoon of mouth watering indulgence. Afternoon Tea at Cloud 23 blends an innovative menu with classical combinations to infuse this timeless classic with contemporary style. Traditional and Champagne Afternoon Tea is served daily from noon to 5pm.
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Enjoy a delicious afternoon tea while listening to good tunes in the relaxed surroundings of Teacup, Mr Scruff’s very own café. Choose from any loose-leaf tea, served with a selection of sweet and savoury snacks. Available from 2.30pm every day, £12.95 per person.
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53-55 Thomas Street, Northern Quarter, M4 1NA. Map View.
For afternoon tea in a beautiful rural setting, visit the Red House Farm tea shop. Selected by Waitrose magazine as one of the top 7 tea rooms in the country, enjoy a cream tea with a pot of organic Clipper tea for two, a homemade fruit scone, clotted cream and a delicious strawberry jam. With fun activities around the farm it’s great for families.
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Red House Lane, Dunham Massey, Altrincham WA14 5RL. Map View.
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