A luxury setting, delicate morsels of deliciousness and bottomless bubbles? It can only be a boozy afternoon tea!
Take the traditional afternoon tea of cakes, scones and finger food, add an endless supply of prosecco, and you have a perfectly indulgent way to celebrate a special occasion – or just the weekend. From open sandwiches and jam scones to sushi and miso caramel, these three bottomless afternoon teas in Leeds are the only way to spend the day.
Bottomless afternoon tea at Crafthouse is always a sophisticated affair. The menu changes with the seasons, so their veritable tower of treats is different with every visit. Savouries include a smoked salmon cone, quiche Lorraine and truffle cream cheese gougeres. You might think you’ve arrived in heaven, but it only gets better with decadent dark chocolate & hazelnut macarons, chocolate delice and, of course, a classic scone with clotted cream and jam.
Crafthouse, Trinity Leeds, 70 Boar Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6HW. £50 per person with free-flow prosecco for 90 minutes, available 1pm-3.30pm, Thursday to Sunday.
Issho’s bottomless afternoon tea puts a Japanese twist on a British classic. Think sushi, sandos and drool-inducing sweets. The savoury tier holds favourites like prawn toast and crispy fried gyoza. When it comes to dessert, your only decision is which to eat first. Creamy caramel purin, miso & chocolate brownie or yuzu & raspberry tart? They have a vegan version too, including delights like vegetable harumaki and matcha cheesecake.
Issho, Victoria Gate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7AU. £47.50 per person with free-flow prosecco for 90 minutes, available 12pm-2.30pm, Friday to Sunday.
Spend the afternoon with a prosecco – or several – and three tiers of treats at Sky Lounge. You can munch on traditional afternoon tea fare like yummy roast ham and honey mustard sandwiches, sticky banana bread and freshly baked scones, but there are newcomers to the table too. Think smoky BBQ pulled chicken on toasted ciabatta and delicate chocolate opera cake. Why not enjoy your boozy afternoon tea on the terrace, with a toast to the city’s skyline?
Sky Lounge, 2 Wharf Approach, Granary Wharf, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4BR. £39.95 per person with free-flow prosecco for 90 minutes, available 12pm-5pm, Thursday to Sunday.