9 of the Best Places For Afternoon Tea Cambridge

Afternoon Tea Cambridge – Cambridge has many places that offer a wonderful afternoon tea.  It’s a lovely, decadent way to spend an afternoon, eating crisply cut finger sandwiches and delicate mini cakes.  Throw in a glass of Champagne and what’s not to love?  If you are looking for the best afternoon tea in Cambridge, have a look at the following places.  Oh and don’t miss some great options for afternoon tea at Cafe Rouge.

Felix Hotel Cambridge Afternoon Tea

Set in beautiful, leafy gardens, just one mile from Cambridge city centre, Hotel Felix is a boutique hotel.  The Orangery which overlooks the sunny terrace and grounds is the perfect setting to enjoy a quintessentially English afternoon tea.


Afternoon Tea Varsity Cambridge

“Set in the splendour of the sixth floor of the boutique hotel in Cambridge, with floor to ceiling windows ensures spectacular views of the historic Cambridge’s skyline. Afternoon Tea in Cambridge at Six’s is truly a magical experience.  Our Executive Chef remains faithful to the classic combination of finger sandwiches ,scones served deliciously warm accompanied by clotted cream and Jam and of course a selection of cakes.”


Harriets Afternoon Tea in Cambridge

“Our Cambridge City Centre Tearooms was opened in the Spring of 2012 when two smaller vacant shops were amalgamated to provide the space for Harriets. The building was constructed circa 1940 and is located in the mostly cobbled Green Street (off Sydney and Trinity Streets) in the heart of the old University district, close to Trinity and Kings Colleges. Green Street offers a good mix of independent shops and is also close to the Market Square and many national retailers. Harriets’ Cambridge City Centre Tearooms is elegantly decorated with a traditional feel and has good access for wheelchairs and pushchairs. A pianist plays on selected afternoons which rounds off a delightful destination for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea.”


Doubletree Hilton Afternoon Tea Cambridge

“At the DoubleTree by Hilton, book an Afternoon Tea Cambridge City Centre and enjoy fresh food served on a tiered stand in our restaurant or if the weather permits outside relaxing in the sunshine next to the River Cam. Afternoon Tea is served from 1:00 pm to 6:30 pm every day and includes a selection of sandwiches, scones and miniature desserts with a choice of tea from the Twinings Tea selection or Musetti Coffee.”


The Ivy Cambridge Afternoon Tea

“The Ivy Cambridge Brasserie is located on the bustling Trinity Street in central Cambridge, the restaurant makes for an ideal spot to enjoy an accessible all-encompassing menu, serving British classics from dawn until dusk, including breakfast, elevenses, weekend brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, light snacks, dinner and cocktails.”  An ideal spot for a Champagne Afternoon Tea, Cambridge.


Quy Mill Hotel & Spa, Cambridge

“Here at Quy Mill Hotel & Spa, Cambridge, we offer a little more than the Duchess, with not only Cream Tea and the full Traditional Cambridge Afternoon Tea, but also a Gentlemen’s Afternoon Tea for the man in your life (or for those who just prefer a savoury option) , and a Children’s Afternoon Tea (so all the family can enjoy ).  On top of this, we also have the perfect solution for a special occasion, with Sparkling Afternoon Tea and Celebration Afternoon Tea also available with either a glass of Prosecco or Joseph Perrier NV Brut Champagne as an accompaniment.”


The Tamburlaine Hotel Cambridge Afternoon Tea

“The genteel grandeur of the Garden Room and its dedicated dining terrace lends itself perfectly to discreet rendezvous and quiet conversations. Lush planting, ornate Victorian wallpaper, and gorgeous silk velvet sofas set the scene for light lunches, sharing plates, and traditional afternoon tea.”


Afternoon Tea Hotel du Vin Cambridge

“Imagine a beautiful and delicate display of traditional dainty finger sandwiches, warm scones oozing with strawberry preserve and clotted cream, light and fluffy cakes, tempting tea breads and delicious savouries? And if you’re celebrating, maybe add a glass of Champagne. Or simply enjoy our classic Cream Tea. You won’t find a better one in Cambridge.”  See our full review of Afternoon Tea at the Hotel du Vin.


Browns Afternoon Tea Cambridge

“Treat yourself to our traditional afternoon tea, every day between 2.30pm and 5pm at Browns Cambridge. Featuring a selection of butter brioche rolls, home baked buttermilk scones with clotted cream and a variety of mini desserts, there is plenty of choice to help while away the afternoon.  What’s more, you can also treat yourself to a Champagne Afternoon Tea, featuring a glass of Mercier Champagne or a Most Unusual Afternoon, featuring a chilled glass of Hendrick’s Gin and Tonic.”


Also have a look at our reviews of Afternoon Tea in York and Afternoon Tea in Stratford upon Avon.