Cream then jam or jam then cream? Either way who doesn’t love a great afternoon tea!
When it comes to enjoying an afternoon tea in Brighton, the options are endless. There are a whole plethora of locations to enjoy a scone or two, all with their own take – whether that be a seaside spin, French inspired, or vegetarian. We’ve put together some of the places we love to go for an afternoon tea in Brighton…
Hotel du Vin
Take a walk along the picturesque, cobble-stoned alleyways of the lanes and discover an elegant yet luxurious bistro and hotel known as Hotel du Vin. Their afternoon tea is beautifully designed with tradition in mind and you will sample an array of sweet delicious pastries, freshly-baked scones (with copious amounts of jam and clotted cream of course!) and finger sandwiches, washed down with a selection of the finest teas.
Hotel du Vin: 2 Ship Street, Brighton, BN1 1AD
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If you’ve ever sampled Julien Plumart’s famous macaroons, you’ll know just how delicious this patisserie’s goods are and the question is, can their afternoon tea live up to this standard? We’re here to tell you that yes it does! Tuck into an array of savoury snacks and pastries before moving onto a mix of fresh cakes (there are no scones in this French inspired tea!) including some of the macaroons. This French-inspired cafe oozes with charm and ticks all the boxes if you are after an afternoon tea in Brighton that is beautifully displayed and enticingly tasty! Bon appetit!
Julien Plumart: Julien Plumart Café 48 Queens road, BN1 3XB
The Salt Room
Summer is on its way, making the Salt Room a tempting choice after a stroll along the seafront or perhaps before or after a trip on the i360. Offering a twist to a traditional afternoon tea, it is all inspired by the seaside, so if you enjoy seafood and love the idea of combining this with an afternoon tea, then this is the one for you! With options like Smoked mackerel pate, Crab Rarebit and of course their signature candyfloss you’ll ‘sea’ just why we love this afternoon tea in Brighton so much!
The Salt Room: 106 Kings Road, Brighton, BN1 2FU
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Malmaison in the Brighton Marina is just a short journey from central Brighton but a real treat if you are a foodie and looking for a great afternoon tea. With some of the best views of the marina, you will enjoy your scones in the Chez Mal Lounge. With their own twist on a British tradition, you will enjoy things such as mini Mal burgers, Beetroot & goat cheese wraps along with a selection of fruit or plain scones and some delicious desserts!
Malmaison: 11 Mermaid Walk, Brighton, BN2 5WA
Terre a Terre
One of Brighton’s most recognized vegetarian restaurants, Terre a Terre has their very own version of an afternoon tea and one that is becoming more and more popular. A unique, quirky concept, their afternoon teas exudes quality with a great selection of savory options as well as sweet. Vegan and gluten-free afternoon teas are available, as well as options to enjoy a glass of fizz with your meal!
Terre a Terre: 71 East Street, Brighton, BN1 1HQ