top 5 luxury afternoon teas in the Cheshire area, England

Best Places For Afternoon Tea in Cheshire

Posted by LGE Editor

We have been researching and exploring and in 'our opinion' some of the best value and luxury places to afternoon tea in Cheshire. There are so many fantastic places to enjoy afternoon tea in Cheshire and to help the LGE ambassadors, we gave them a strict criteria and minimum rating checklist. We have chosen the best of the places that the LGE team visited for afternoon tea, all venues were unaware that they were being rated.

The Mere Golf & Spa Resort, Knutsford - Afternoon Tea from £19.95

Afternoon tea in Cheshire The Mere Golf & Spa Resort

Afternoon Tea at The Mere Golf Resort and Spa is a relaxed affair.  Enjoy a great selection of finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with clotted cream and strawberry preserve, alongside an assortment of mouth watering cakes and pastries. Served with a range of fresh leaf teas from ‘Tea’s from the Manor


The Lowry Hotel, Manchester - Afternoon Tea from £22.50

Afternoon tea in Cheshire The Lowry Hotel

The Lowry Hotel, Manchester's first five star hotel is ideally located on the banks of the River Irwell in the recently-developed Chapel Wharf area on the Salford-Manchester boundary.  This award winning fashionable hotel makes a bold contemporary architectural statement with its dramatic, curved, glass-fronted façade that creates a light and airy feel within the hotel interior, all a perfect setting for afternoon tea.  Sit down to scones with fresh cream and a dollop of strawberry jam, pastries and dainty fancies and as much tea as you can drink. If the mood takes you add in a glass or two of Champagne or for an indulgence with a twist, try their Afternoon Tea G and Tea or cocktails


Thornton Hall Hotel - Afternoon Tea from £24.50

The 4 star Thornton Hall Hotel and Spa is only a 15 minute drive away from Chester and Liverpool and is located in the unspoilt hamlet of Thornton Hough.  The hotel has been stylishly extended to offer all modern comforts but still retains some striking original features, such as oak carvings and ornate ceilings.

The award winning Great Wirral Afternoon Tea at Thornton Hall is the perfect English experience.  Choose from an extensive range of teas, accompanied by a mouth-watering selection of treats and freshly baked scones. Thornton Hall chefs have devised a sweet and a savoury option, so there is something for everyone’s taste.


Hallmark Hotel The Queen, Chester - Afternoon Tea from £22

The award winning Hallmark Hotel first opened in 1860, and this grand Victorian style hotel can be found close to the city centre, opposite Chester Station (Cheshire Large Hotel of the Year Award 2010).

An afternoon tea at the Hallmark Hotel The Queen is an indulgent affair offering a selection of scrumptious finger sandwiches, an assortment of  sweet treats, classic scones and a choice of flavoursome freshly brewed Clipper teas and a full range of speciality coffees and hot chocolates.

If you fancy a bit of fizz, you can add a glass of English Chapel Down Sparkling Brut, an Italian Prosecco Viticoltori Ponte or push the boat out and opt for a bottle of Lanson Black Label Champagne [su_divider]

Barristers @ The Courthouse Hotel, Knutsford -Afternoon Tea from £17.95

Barristers Afternoon Tea Cheshire

The Courthouse is one of the most iconic buildings located in the centre of Knutsford which has been refurbished to emulate the building's history and grandeur-style.  The Courthouse is also home to Barristers Restaurant & The Court Room.

Afternoon tea at Barristers  is second to none. There is no better way to catch-up with friends than relaxing over a scrumptious selection of finger sandwiches, fruit scones, jams, cream, cakes & tarts… all homemade and delicious!


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