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March 23, 2017

Right now, on both 5pm Dining and the 5pm Big Deal, you can choose from lots of delicious afternoon tea deals, the perfect option for Mother’s Day.

You don’t need to use that as an excuse though, afternoon tea is a great choice for just catching up with friends, an interlude to a shopping trip or simply a Sunday afternoon treat.

We’ve rounded up some of our top picks from the many options available in Glasgow and Edinburgh on 5pm.

Book afternoon tea offers on 5pm Dining if you want to select your booking date.

Buy a Big Deal voucher to get up to 50% off afternoon teas and pick your date later.

We’ve separated them out below so you can pick whatever suits you best.

Top afternoon tea picks from 5pm Dining

afternoon tea deals
One Square’s afternoon tea

If you want to book a table now, 5pm Dining has lots of offers available for some of the best afternoon teas across Glasgow and Edinburgh. Here are our top picks.


Blythswood Square Restaurant £35 per couple for Blythswood Square afternoon tea. Include’s a loose leaf tea and a choice of Bonbon from the Bonbon selection to take home to continue the experience.

Sherbrooke Castle Hotel £19.95 per person for afternoon tea. A selection of finger sandwiches, homemade fruit and plain scones with a selection of preserved and cream as well as a variety of handmade cakes served with leaf teas and coffee.

Rogano £15 per person for afternoon tea. Add a glass of Champagne for £7.

The Hidden Lane Tea Room £12 per person for traditional afternoon tea. A selection of finger sandwiches, mini cakes, scone with jam and cream. Includes one pot of tea or coffee.

10 Restaurant & Bar £14.95 per person for afternoon tea. Afternoon tea menu available. Includes a glass of fizz or cocktail.


One Square £29 per person for a vintage afternoon tea. Includes a ‘Punch A la Écosse’ made with Pickering’s Gin.

Tower Restaurant £22.50 per person for afternoon tea. Add a glass of Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve NV Champagne for £7.50.

The Brasserie at the Glasshouse £25 per person for afternoon tea. £29.50 to include a glass of Prosecco.

Rhubarb £35 per person for afternoon tea including a 125ml glass of Billecart-Salmon Champagne.

Hotel du Vin Edinburgh £19.50 classic afternoon tea with tea + glass of champagne

Acanthus_ _£18.95 Afternoon tea + glass of fizz

Cup Tea Lounge Edinburgh £22.50 per person for an afternoon tea experience. Includes unlimited savouries, scones and hot drinks.

Afternoon Tea Big Deals

Buy now with a big discount and book later – Big Deals also make great gifts (don’t worry, you can hide the price).

The Busby Hotel

busby hotel afternoon tea

Enjoy afternoon tea in the Busby Hotel that recently had a multi-million pound refurbishment.

With a lovely conservatory and a restaurant that has views of the river, there are some top tables available to make the experience extra special.

£16 for 2 – save up to 49%. Add a glass of bubbly each for only £2 more – buy Busby Big Deal here.

Norton House Hotel

norton house afternoon tea

Only 20 minutes from Edinburgh, Norton House is a charming place to enjoy afternoon tea. Finger sandwiches, warm scones, specialist cakes and fresh leaf tea, it’s done properly here.

This afternoon tea deal also includes a chilled glass of Champagne each to make it a real treat

£29 for 2 with Champagne – save up to 52% – buy Norton House Hotel deal here.


cranachan afternoon tea

Located in Glasgow city centre’s Prince Square shopping centre, Cranachan brings a Scottish twist to afternoon tea.

Previous buyers have complimented its right balance of sweet and savoury and with a glass of Rosé fizz it’s a winner.

£17 for 2 – save up to 52% – buy Cranachan deal here.


Cucina, G&V Royal Mile Hotel

cucina afternoon tea

Now this one’s an extra special afternoon tea. Super stylish, perfected located and with gourmet standards, Cucina’s afternoon tea is a next level treat.

Expect Scottish smoked salmon, baby caper cream cheese, baby spinach wraps, almond macaroon, lavender crème patisseries and honeycomb truffles.

£39.55 for 2 with a glass of Prosecco each – buy Cucina afternoon tea deals here.

Radisson Blu

radisson blu afternoon tea

A modern take on afternoon tea, the Radisson’s version is served in a cubed stand and features sweet delights from the hotel’s chef de patisserie.

This would be an ideal option for a shopping break in Glasgow as the hotel is located on Argyle Street in the centre close to Central Station.

£21 for 2 – save up to 50%. Add a glass of Prosecco each for £4 more – buy Radisson Blu deal here.

Grand Central

Grand Central afternoon tea

Sticking with Glasgow City Centre, another option is the beautiful Champagne Central lounge in the Grand Central Hotel.

With marbles floors, chandeliers and domed ceilings the lounge adds glamour to the afternoon tea.

Mini-filled brioche rolls, scones with clotted cream and the chef’s top plate of cakes won’t disappoint.

£24 for sparkling afternoon tea for 2 – save up to 50% – buy Grand Central’s deal here.

For a full run down of all 5pm’s afternoon tea deals visit here.