Lockdown Afternoon Tea in Edinburgh

30 March 2021

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It’s always time for tea…...and cake…...and dainty sandwiches…….and pasties!

Whether it’s sending birthday greetings, anniversary celebrations, or simply congratulations on getting through another week of home schooling, sending someone an afternoon tea during lockdown is a sure to put a smile on their face.

We’ve rounded up a selection of delicious delights that are available from Edinburgh restaurants and cafes for home delivery and collection. So, go on – brighten someone’s day by treating them to an afternoon of pure bliss!


Known for their delicious and innovative loose-leaf teas, Eteaket’s afternoon tea parcel comes with a trio of sandwiches, a selection of mini patisserie, freshly baked scones and Eteaket teas, as well as a complimentary pop-up cake stand to display your goodies on.

£34.95 for two people.

Delivery available to EH1 - EH12 postcodes for free, or collect from Eteaket Teashop at 41 Frederick Street. 

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With both traditional and gluten free options available, Tigerlily’s “Afternoon ‘T’ Package For 2” is priced at £17.50 per person and features a selection of sandwiches, tarts and cakes. To add some extra sparkle, why not add prosecco or gin to your order.

And to ensure the smaller members of the family don't miss out (or devour your cakes) they also offer a "Mini Afternoon T" with finger sandwiches and a selection of cakes, all for £6.50 per person. 

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Black Ivy

Black Ivy’s Afternoon Tea package includes a selection of freshly made sandwiches, homemade scones with jam and clotted cream, and delicious mini cakes. It even comes with a pop-up stand to make it that little bit more special! It is priced at a very reasonable £20.00 for two, or £35.00 with a bottle of Prosecco.

Available for collection or delivery every Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 2pm. Orders should be placed by 12pm the preceding Friday. 

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The Little Bakery of South Queensferry

Priced at £17.00 for one person, or £34.00 for two, The Little Bakery offer freshly made sandwiches, a plain and a sweet seasonal scone served with clotted cream and jam, and a selection of daily baked cakes, with new options each day.

Delivery and collection available on Saturday or Sunday (postcode dependant). 

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Artisan Larder

Artisan Larder was established to have the same great local products available in their Leith cafe, Ostara, at home.

Their Classic Afternoon Tea for Two is priced at £28.00 and includes freshly baked fruit scones with Scottish jam and cream, a selection of cakes and a tasty selection range of ciabatta finger sandwiches. Each month has seasonal twists to the classic treats - an extra excuse to order one each month!

Includes Pekoe Breakfast tea, or choose to add a bottle of Organic Prosecco to make it extra special (£44.00 for two people). 

Order before 4pm for next day delivery. 

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Blossom Tree Café

This Edinburgh cafe is offering afternoon tea delivery to Juniper Green, Currie and Balerno as well as socially distanced collection.

Gluten free options are available. To make it even more of a celebration, why not add a bottle of prosecco?

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Waldorf Astoria

The decadent Fruits & Blooms Afternoon Tea offered by Waldorf Astoria is almost a work of art!

Featuring a choux bun with white peach, thyme and Prosecco and a lychee, rosewater and ruby chocolate rocher, among other exquisite pastries, it is priced at £70 for 2 people. There is also the option of adding a bottle of Laurent-Perrier Champagne for an additional charge to your order.

Available for collection from the hotel and delivery Wednesday to Sunday from 12pm to 2pm.

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Offering an Italian twist on the traditional cakes and sandwiches combo, BuonGusto’s afternoon tea package includes paninis, charcuterie, arancini and cannoli. A gluten free option is also available.

£22.00 for collection, or £25.00 with delivery within Edinburgh, Monday – Saturday.

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Mimi’s Bakehouse

Afternoon Tea At Mimi Bakehouse

Catering to all levels of hunger, Mimi’s offer a variety of options to brighten your afternoon, from a Cream Tea for Two Box at £21.00 to the Full Lockdown Tea for Two Box at £40.00. (We know which one we’d go for!)

Available for home delivery EH1 – EH22 or collection from Mimi's Leith, Corstorphine, Royal Mile, City Art Centre or Lauriston Castle.

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