5 Places for the Best Afternoon Tea in Sheffield

Afternoon Tea Sheffield – Sheffield has many places that offer 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 Sheffield, have a look at the following places:


Laura Ashley Tea Rooms 

Kenwood Rd, Nether Edge, Sheffield S7 1NQ

Kenwood Hall is an elegant hotel and restaurant where you can book in to enjoy a quintessentially British afternoon tea experience at their Laura Ashley Tea Rooms.

“In 12 acres of stunning grounds 1.6 km from Sheffield city centre, this 4-star hotel is within easy reach of the city’s arena and Ponds Forge International Sports Centre. Kenwood Hall has free on-site parking and a well-equipped leisure club, including an indoor pool, sauna, steam room, spa bath and gym.

Experience the great British tradition of afternoon tea. Designed in the distinctive signature Laura Ashley style and offering a delightful menu selection of cakes, scones, sandwiches and Laura Ashley classic blend loose leaf teas.”


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The Vintage Tearooms 

635-639 Abbeydale Rd, Nether Edge, Sheffield S7 1TB

Afternoon tea in a lovely relaxing environment is on the cards at The Vintage Tearooms.

“At The Vintage Tearooms you’ll find nothing less than one of the most tranquil, relaxed tea houses in the local area. Our tea is fragrant and is made from excellent quality tea leaves, meaning each sip that you take will help you to relax and unwind. To make your experience more enjoyable, we have an assortment of cakes and biscuits available as well.”


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Birdhouse Tea Bar & Kitchen

Sidney St, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield S1 4RG

Be sure ot book an afternoon tea experience at Birdhouse Tea Bar if you are visiting Sheffield. 

“Our Tea Bar & Kitchen is located in the heart of Sheffield’s Industrial Quarter, around 5 minutes walk from the train station and 2 minutes away from the main shopping district. We have a talented team of chefs serving up a wide variety of dishes to suit everyone; from brunch classics to daily specials. In summer, our wood fired pizza oven brings the courtyard to life, with hand rolled dough and a variety of toppings to suit all dietary requirements and lifestyle choices. Pizza is not available during the Winter months. Passionate about quality and local produce we work with some of the best independent suppliers the region has to offer – including Foundry Coffee Roasters, Moss Valley Fine Meats and Welbeck Bakehouse to name just a few.

We have the largest drinks menu in the whole city – with an extensive hand blended tea menu (all loose leaf and served in a pot), fresh coffee, homemade hot chocolates and our famous tea lattes. We’re fully licensed, and serve innovative tea-infused cocktails along side our menu of local beers, wines and spirits. Birdhouse Tea Bar isn’t just about the food and drink, we’re a welcoming and inclusive space. We aim to make every visit personal and special, and make you feel as comfortable as possible and looked after by our lovely team. We love to host your special celebrations, and are available for venue hire. We have a loose leaf tea and gift shop on the ground floor, with members of staff happy to help you choose your perfect brew to take home. We love to fill our shelves with lovely foodie items from fellow indie producers, so its a great place to visit for local treats too.”


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Jameson’s Tearooms

334 Abbeydale Rd, Nether Edge, Sheffield S7 1FN

Jameson’s has a rich history and a talent when it comes to delicious treats! 

“Jameson’s has been a well known name in Sheffield since 1883. Originally famous for antiques, we now pride ourselves on our afternoon teas, home baked cakes, breakfast, brunches, delightful lunches and a welcoming atmosphere. We are fully licensed and available for event space, party hire, meeting venue and can cater for large parties for any occasion. Dining in our magnificent Tearoom is the ultimate culinary experience. We combine the regal elegance of Traditional Afternoon Tea with the finest cuisine Sheffield has to offer.”


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The Rhubarb Shed Cafe

389 Manor Ln, Sheffield S2 1UL

Located within Sheffield Manor Lodge, The Rhubarb Shed Cafe is a super spot for afternoon tea after you have explored the grounds.

” A selection of scrumptious sandwiches, tarts and pies alongside scones and cakes with vegan and gluten free options.”


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Also check out our post on the places for the best afternoon teas in Yorkshire.



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