Powered by

The Very Best Spots for Afternoon Tea in Coventry City Centre

Are you on the hunt for the best afternoon tea spot in Coventry? If so, you’ve found the perfect place to explore all your options as we have hand-picked the best selections of afternoon teas within the city centre.

Whether you’re planning a special outing with friends or looking for the perfect venue to catch up with loved ones, Coventry has a delightful array of spots waiting to be explored.

As Mother’s Day approaches, it could be the perfect time to spoil your mum and show your appreciation through a memorable afternoon tea experience, and the charming streets of Coventry City Centre have just what you need!

Join us as we uncover the most enchanting afternoon tea spots on offer, each promising a unique twist on this time-honoured tradition. We are sure at least one will tickle your tastebuds!

Forme & Chase @ The Telegraph Hotel

We’re starting strong with the epitome of luxury that is the Telegraph Hotel. At the hotel’s restaurant, Forme & Chase, you can step into a world of refined elegance where every detail is meticulously curated to ensure a truly unforgettable experience. From the exquisite selection of finger sandwiches to the heavenly assortment of pastries and freshly baked scones, each bite is a symphony of flavour and indulgence. But the experience doesn’t end there, as this building was once the infamous home of the city’s newspaper, every corner of this hotel and restaurant is steeped in deep local history and no small detail goes unnoticed. This Valentine’s Day they have pulled out the stops and crafted a ‘Lover Afternoon Tea’ for which they’ve switched up their menu to offer a truly romantic afternoon for this occasion. The Telegraph Hotel also give you the option to upgrade and swap your hot drinks for a glass or two of bubbly, if that’s more your cup of tea! Yet, set against the backdrop of the hotel’s timeless charm and impeccable service, afternoon tea at the Telegraph Hotel promises to be grand, relaxing, and utterly scrumptious- perfect for special celebrations or simply treating yourself to a moment of indulgence in the heart of the city!

See if it’s what you’re after and view the menu here:

Telegraph Afternoon Tea Menu

St Mary’s Guildhall

Did you know that afternoon tea was first introduced in 1840? Neither did we, but St Mary’s Guildhall knows it all, and they love to share all the history behind this British tradition while celebrating its culture in style. So, if it’s a true experience of a royal afternoon tea you’re looking for, then scroll no further, St Mary’s Guildhall is your place to pick. Here, afternoon tea becomes a timeless affair, amidst medieval architecture and tales of old, indulge in a traditional tea experience infused with grandeur and sophistication. From delicate sandwiches to chocolate-dipped strawberries, you can pick and choose between sweet and savoury to satisfy your tastebuds. They too, have a wonderful and unique Valentine’s Day menu packed with special treats to spend time with your nearest and dearest. Whether it’s a get-together with your girls and you fancy something a little different, or a romantic date for two, St Mary’s Guildhall offers not just a meal, but a journey through time, inviting you to partake in the cherished ritual of afternoon tea amidst the echoes of centuries past.

Check out their menu here and see what tickles your fancy:

St Mary’s Guildhall Afternoon Tea Menu

Bistrot Pierre

If you’re the type who likes to do things a little differently, then this afternoon tea might just be perfect for you. Immerse yourself in the sophisticated charm of French cuisine at Bistrot Pierre, where afternoon tea takes on an elegant twist. From delicate croissants to decadent patisserie, each bite is a testament to the culinary mastery of French gastronomy. As you sip on warm teas and rich coffees, the inviting ambience of Bistrot Pierre envelops you in a world of relaxation, and for a very inviting price of £16.95 pp. If you fancy taking things to the next level, you can also upgrade for an extra £3 and choose from sparkling wine or martinis. Whether you’re seeking a taste of France or simply yearning for a touch of European elegance, Bistrot Pierre promises an unforgettable afternoon tea experience that transports you to the cobblestone streets of Paris.

Take a peak at their menu here:

Bistrot Pierre Afternoon Tea Menu

Baxters Baristas

Nestled in the heart of Coventry City Centre, Baxter Baristas offers a unique take on afternoon tea. They offer in-store pickup and home delivery afternoon tea boxes, freshly made and filled to the brim with a delightful blend of treats and artisanal delights, each lovingly crafted to perfection. Stepping into this dog-friendly hidden gem, you’re greeted by the aroma of freshly brewed coffee and Baxter the Dachshund himself. From warm scones to delectable cakes and sandwiches, every bite is a moment of pure indulgence, complemented by a carefully curated selection of teas and coffees for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own home. This would be a great surprise for someone who needs a little pick me up or just to spread the love. So, whether it’s for Mother’s Day, Valentine’s, or just to treat yourself, you should head down to Baxter Baristas and see what they have to offer for yourself.

Take a look at the boxes they have available here:

Baxter Baristas Afternoon Tea Selection

Sugar and Spice, Fargo Village

For the sweetest of escapes, Sugar and Spice is a no-brainer! Nestled within the vibrant hub of Fargo Village, Sugar and Spice beckons with its nostalgic charm and irresistible treats. At Sugar and Spice by S, afternoon tea takes on a whimsical flair. They blow traditional afternoon tea out of the park and offer an array of themed spreads to cater to any occasion. From a high chai Indian theme to a child-friendly afternoon tea, they truly do cover it all in their Tea Room. Not to mention they offer great gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian choices too. From indulgent cakes to delicate pastries, each creation is crafted with love and attention to detail, promising a moment of pure bliss with every bite (the coffee is also very highly rated!). So, if you’re looking to satisfy your sweet tooth Sugar and Spice invites you to indulge in an afternoon tea experience that’s as delightful as it is unforgettable.

See if they have what you’re after and have a browse here:

Sugar and Spice Afternoon Tea Selection

Slug and Lettuce

Afternoon tea just got a little more exciting with Slug and Lettuce…

From just £14 per person, you can enjoy two savoury plates and a sweet treat to go with your drink of choice, also known as their new and improved afternoon tea, the ‘Sip & Share’. At Slug and Lettuce, afternoon tea is reimagined with a modern twist, presenting a tempting array of favourites served in a setting that’s perfect for catching up with friends or letting your hair down after a long week. Their menu offers more than your classic afternoon tea; there is plenty to choose from and something for everyone. With the good vibes flowing and music creating an engaging ambience, Slug and Lettuce want you to savour the simple pleasures of good food and great company in the heart of Coventry City Centre.Bottom of Form

So, if this sounds like something you’d like to learn more about, click the link below:

Slug and Lettuce Afternoon Tea Menu

Coventry City Centre – the Crème de la Crème of Afternoon Tea Spots

As we come to the end of our exploration into Coventry City Centre’s finest afternoon tea spots, we’ve uncovered a delightful array of experiences tailored to every palate. Whether you’re in search of quintessential British charm or international allure, prefer sweet or savoury, tea or coffee, Coventry’s culinary scene has something special waiting for you. With Mother’s Day, Easter, and Valentine’s just around the corner, now is the perfect time to treat yourself, friends, and family, and spread the love over good food and a great time, set against the backdrop of Coventry’s charming streets. From the historic charm of St Mary’s Guildhall to the French sophistication of Bistrot Pierre, Coventry’s afternoon tea offerings promise an unforgettable experience. With carefully crafted menus and captivating atmospheres, these hidden gems invite you to savour the magic of afternoon tea in Coventry City Centre. Here’s to unforgettable moments and exquisite flavours that linger long after the last crumb is gone!

Keep an eye on our social channels for more activities and Valentine’s events.



You can also join our mailing list here > https://coventrybid.myflodesk.com/w6wgb2a9j0

Sign up for offers

Please fill out the form below to receive exclusive offers

* indicates required
I accept the T&Cs shown here

Email Format