Best Vegan Afternoon Tea in the UK
Here’s our quick guide to some of the best, and most exciting vegan afternoon teas in the UK. Keep reading to find out where you can enjoy an Alice in Wonderland afternoon experience and where you can get Tofu Tikka Naans with your cardamom Victoria sponge.
We’ve picked some top spots across the UK where you can brighten up your week with a very special plant-based afternoon tea.
The North of England
The much loved Goji Cafe in York has an exciting traditional vegan afternoon tea. If you don’t fill up on scones, tarts, quiches and sandwiches with your tea, then be sure to take home as much as you can carry from their deli afterwards.
Enjoy the finest quality plant-based treats at Farmacy, Notting Hill. This is where high tea becomes a spiritual affair. Their alternative menu has great takes on some classic favourites, like smoked tofu and truffle sandwiches and a vegan berry pavlova.
South West England
In Bristol, Earthcake offers a mouth watering afternoon tea. They’ve got a great selection of miniature bites, including a zesty lemon tartlet. It’s somewhere we think you’ll want to return to again and again, to eat in and take away.
The Assembly House in Norwich has a magical Alice in Wonderland inspired vegan afternoon tea experience. They’re offering curiouser and curiouser cake, Tweedledum and Tweedledee scones and Madhatter savouries, which are sure to transport you down the rabbit-hole.
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South coast of England
Brighton’s iconic Terre a Terre offers a memorable experience packed full of colours and flavours to boot. It’s easily the most photogenic afternoon tea on the list, so make sure to snap a picture before tucking in.
The English Midlands
Book yourself a spot for vegan afternoon tea at Laura Ashley The Tea Room in Birmingham. Their traditional take on the afternoon ritual is a classy and frivolous event.
Craving a high tea with all of the traditional goodies? Then head to Laguna Kitchen and Bar for an indulgent afternoon of finger sandwiches and miniature desserts sure to make your Instagram followers green with plant-based envy.
In Edinburgh, Casa Angelina offers a fantastic vegan afternoon tea. They’ve got fully-sized sweet favourites, and alternative savouries, like Vietnamese summer rolls. You’ll definitely leave feeling satisfyingly full.
Looking for something a little different in Belfast? We think you should try Souls Restaurant vegan afternoon tea to satisfy your cravings. Here you’ll find an inviting mix of cucumber and mint sandwiches, samosas, a tofu tikka naan wrap and a cardamom Victoria sponge. Thank us later.
Let us know if you’ve got any other favourite spots for a vegan afternoon tea in the UK in the comments below.
By Fabian Jackson
Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.