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An afternoon tea arranged on a table, featuring cakes, scones, and sandwiches.

Where to indulge in some afternoon tea in Preston...

One of life's little luxuries, there's nothing better than meeting up with loved ones and sharing the experience of afternoon tea together.

Preston has an exciting array of places to enjoy afternoon tea; from sinfully sweet treats in a vintage tearoom to indulgent delights in historical buildings. Whatever the occasion and whoever you're taking with you, there's an afternoon tea out there for everyone.

Check out our list of places for afternoon tea in Preston, starting with those closest to the city centre.

Clare's Kitchen and Vintage Tea RoomAfternoon tea set up on a table inside Claire's Vintage Kitchen and Tea Room.

Location: 42 Cannon Street, Preston, PR1 3NT

Diners: 2 or more

Special diets: Caters for special diets including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free on request

Special features: Caters for special occasions including baby showers and birthdays

Price: Starting from £12 per person

Website: Facebook - Clare's Kitchen and Vintage Tea Room

Clare's Kitchen and Vintage Tea Room offers a relaxed atmosphere in a vibrant vintage setting. The tearoom is suitable for all kinds of occasions; from a romantic afternoon tea for two to catch ups with friends or family. The cosy tearoom's afternoon tea features all the classic nibbles you love and more, including sandwiches, scones, and some seriously tasty treats - including their renowned cupcakes. Booking is advised.

Patisserie ValeriePatisserie Valerie afternoon tea arranged on a table.

Location: 15 Friargate, Preston, PR1 2ED

Diners: 2

Special diets: Vegetarian alternatives

Price: Starting from £20

Website: Patisserie Valerie - Preston

Patisserie Valerie is much-loved for a good reason. Their tempting cakes and pastries can be enjoyed in mini form with their afternoon tea, alongside classic sandwiches and more. The 1950s vibe creates a stylish setting for meeting up with loved ones and an added feeling of luxury.

Flanagan's BrasserieAfternoon tea on a marble table with a stripy teacup next to it inside Flanagan's Brasserie.

Location: 10 Camden Place, Preston, PR1 3JL

Diners: 2 or more

Special diets: Allergy and dietary restrictions can be catered for on request

Special features: Upgrade to Champagne or Prosecco available

Price: Starting from £16 per person

Website: Flanagan's Brasserie - Afternoon Tea 

Flanagan's Brasserie provides a super stylish backdrop for your afternoon tea. The restaurant just off Winckley Square adds a touch of elegance to whatever occasion you have in mind. Their afternoon tea sticks to traditional treats with a variety of moreish flavours, topped off with cups of traditional English tea. Booking is advised.

Lime Bar LoungeSelection of afternoon tea treats on a table with the Lime Bar Lounge menu next to it.

Location: 42 Liverpool Road, Penwortham, Preston, PR1 0DQ

Diners: 2 or more

Special diets: Can cater to gluten-free diets on request 

Special features: Gin themed or cheese themed afternoon teas available

Price: Starting from £15.95 per person

Website: Lime Bar Lounge

Lime Bar Lounge is the ideal location for a relaxed and down to earth meet up with friends and family. Their versatile afternoon tea can be enjoyed with a gin cocktail or Prosecco as well as the more traditional cup of tea. The venue serves up traditional finger sandwiches, scones, and other treats as well as a more unique cheese themed or gin themed afternoon tea. Booking is essential.

Bread and ButterAfternoon tea set up on a table outside Bread and Butter.

Location: 16 Liverpool Road, Penwortham, Preston, PR1 0AD

Diners: 2 or more

Special diets: Special diets and food dislikes can be catered for on request

Special features: No alcohol is served, however, customers are welcome to bring their own bubbles

Price: Starting from £18 per person

Website: Facebook - Bread and Butter

With a cosy and friendly atmosphere, Bread and Butter is the ideal place for afternoon tea with family, friends, and for treating someone special. Their sweet and savoury treats are homemade and simply delicious; including all the traditional favourites such as finger sandwiches, soup of the day, cakes, and bottomless tea or coffee. Booking is advised.  

Maple Leaf CaféAfternoon tea selection on wooden serving bench.

Location: 92 Chain House Lane, Whitestake, Preston, PR4 4LB

Diners: 2

Special diets: Caters for gluten free, vegetarian, and vegan on request

Special features: Wide selection of upgrades available

Price: Starting from £24.99

Website: Duxburys Garden Centre - Maple Leaf Café Afternoon Tea for Two 

Maple Leaf Café can be found inside Duxburys Garden Centre. Their mouth-watering selection of afternoon teas include hot savoury, sweet selection, and hot and cold sandwiches. With the variety of choices you'll be guaranteed to suit everyone's tastes. Booking is essential.

The Mill at St Catherine's ParkAfternoon tea on a table with orchid flowers next to it.

Location: Lostock Lane, Lostock Hall, Preston, PR5 5XU

Diners: 2 or more

Special features: Prosecco afternoon tea and children's afternoon tea available

Price: Starting from £15 per person and £10 per child

Website: The Mill at St Catherine's Park - Afternoon Tea 

The Mill at St Catherine's Park serve up a seasonal afternoon tea and a special children's option so they can join in the fun too. Profits raised through the Mill go to the specialised care of St Catherine's Hospice, making this an extra special afternoon tea for sharing with loved ones. Booking is essential.

Bartle HallAfternoon tea set up on a table outside in the sunshine in Bartle Hall's gardens.

Location: Lea Lane, Bartle, Preston, PR4 0HA

Diners: 2 or more

Special features: Prosecco or Champagne afternoon tea available

Price: Starting from £15 per person

Website: Bartle Hall - Afternoon Tea 

Bartle Hall's country house lounge and garden room deliver beautiful surroundings for a special afternoon tea with loved ones and for intimate occasions. The hotel serves a seasonal menu and offers Prosecco, Champagne, and "Bride to be" afternoon teas. Booking is essential.

Happy BunniesAn afternoon tea on a wooden stand inside Happy Bunnies.

Location: 4a Chapel Lane, Longton, Preston, PR4 5EB

Diners: 2 or more

Special diets: Special diets can be catered for on request 

Special features: Changing menu of themed afternoon teas

Price: Starting from £14.95 per person and £9.95 per child

Website: Happy Bunnies

Happy Bunnies provides a bright vintage setting suitable for all kinds of occasions. Their ever-changing menu means you can keep coming back to enjoy different unique themed afternoon teas full of savoury and sweet treats. Children are also welcome to join in the fun and booking is advised.

Mad Hatters Tea Shop & PatisserieLarge afternoon tea on a glass stand inside Mad Hatters Tea Room.

Location: 2B Franklands, Longton, Preston, PR4 5PD

Diners: 2 or more

Special diets: Vegetarian, vegan and intolerances can be catered for on request

Special features: Savoury afternoon tea available

Price: Ranging from £16.95

Website: Facebook - Mad Hatters Tea Shop & Patisserie

Mad Hatters tea shop caters for both intimate and group afternoon teas for a variety of occasions. The bright and fun tea shop serves a traditional afternoon tea full of your favourite savoury and sweet bites to eat, including scones, freshly prepared sandwiches, and strawberries dipped in chocolate. For more savoury fans, their savoury afternoon tea is guaranteed to hit the spot. Booking is advised.

BrockholesBrockholes afternoon tea with lake in the background.

Location: Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston New Road, PR5 0AG

Diners: 2 or more

Special diets: Vegetarian options available

Price: Starting from £18.95 per person

Website: Brockholes - Afternoon tea

Served in their 'floating restaurant' Brockholes' afternoon tea adds a special touch to any visit. With stunning views over their Meadow Lake, you can relax and enjoy their seasonally changing afternoon tea with a view. Booking is essential.

Samlesbury HallAfternoon tea on a table in front of a window inside Samlesbury Hall's restaurant.

Location: Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston, PR5 0UP

Diners: 2 or more

Special diets: Special diets can be catered for on request 

Special features: Children's afternoon tea available

Price: Starting from £14.95 per person and £10.95 per child

Website: Samlesbury Hall - Afternoon Tea

Samlesbury Hall makes a special place to visit for your afternoon tea. Whether you're visiting for an intimate experience or a catch up with family or friends, the restaurant offers a unique and relaxed setting. Samlesbury Hall's afternoon tea is made with seasonal ingredients with a weekly changing menu. Booking is advised.

The Walled GardenAfternoon tea on a table outside with a woman sat sipping tea.

Location: 746-768 Garstang Road, Barton, Preston, PR3 5AA

Diners: 2 or more

Special diets: Special diets can be catered for on request 

Special features: Gentleman's afternoon tea and sparkling afternoon tea available

Price: Starting from £13.95 per person

Website: The Walled Garden Restaurant - Afternoon Tea

The Walled Garden adds an extra sparkle to your afternoon tea, with local produce and as much filter coffee and tea as you'd like. The restaurant is perfect for special occasions and for treating loved ones. You'll also find a special Gentleman's afternoon tea available, featuring a mini burger, mini pork pie, a pint, and more. Booking is advised.  

The Village TeapotA selection of dishes and an afternoon tea arranged on a table inside the Village Teapot.

Location: 63 Liverpool Road, Walmer Bridge, Preston, PR4 5QA

Diners: 2 or more

Special features: Brunch, children's, and tapas afternoon teas available

Price: Starting from £13.95 per person and £7.95 per child

Website: The Village Teapot

The Village Teapot offers a traditional afternoon tea to enjoy with family, friends, or with a partner. The menu also includes a variety of afternoon teas unique to the café, with tempting treats for all times of the day. Booking is advised.

Hoghton TowerTable for two inside Hoghton Tower with an afternoon tea set up.

Location: Hoghton, Preston, PR5 0SH

Diners: 2 or more

Special diets: Special diets can be catered for on request

Special features: Afternoon tea and tour packages available as well as private afternoon tea parties

Price: Starting from £16.95 per person

Website: Hoghton Tower - Afternoon Tea

Hoghton Tower creates a grand setting for a traditional tasty afternoon tea guaranteed to impress. You can boost your trip by opting for an afternoon tea and tour package or, for larger parties, you can hire a private room for an afternoon tea party. Booking is advised.

Things to do in Preston

Combine an afternoon tea with one of many fun things to do in Preston to create the ultimate day out. Whoever you plan on taking with you, there's something for everyone and for all weathers.

To see what exciting things there are to do in the city and its outskirts see Things to do.

Map addresses for Afternoon Tea in Preston

  • Claire's Kitchen and Vintage Tea Room, 42 Cannon Street, Preston, PR1 3NT.
  • Patisserie Valerie, 15 Friargate, Preston, PR1 2ED.
  • Flanagan's Brasserie, 10 Camden Place, Preston, PR1 3JL.
  • Lime Bar Lounge, 42 Liverpool Road, Penwortham, Preston, PR1 0DQ.
  • Bread and Butter, 16 Liverpool Road, Penwortham, Preston, PR1 0AD.
  • Maple Leaf Cafe, 92 Chain House Lane, Whitestake, Preston, PR4 4LB.
  • The Mill at St Catherine's Park, Lostock Lane, Lostock Hall, Preston, PR5 5XU.
  • Bartle Hall, Lea Lane, Bartle, Preston, PR4 0HA.
  • Happy Bunnies, 4a Chapel Lane, Longton, Preston, PR4 5EB.
  • Mad Hatters Tea Shop and Patisserie, 2B Franklands, Longton, Preston, PR4 5PD.
  • Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston New Road, PR5 0AG.
  • Samlesbury Hall, Preston New Road, Samlesbury, Preston, PR5 0UP.
  • The Walled Garden, 746-768 Garstang Road, Barton, Preston, PR3 5AA.
  • The Village Teapot, 63 Liverpool Road, Walmer Bridge, Preston, PR4 5QA.
  • Hoghton Tower, Hoghton, Preston, PR5 0SH.