7th September 2017
5 Top Spots for Afternoon Tea
The excitement for your hotel break only begins with booking, but we at Hotel Connexions love nothing more than finally arriving to start your journey to ultimate relaxation. Check-in as you check out of your daily routine, then fall back onto the fresh sheets – it’s quite a feeling! A long journey on the road can build up quite an appetite, which is why we love starting our stay with an Afternoon Tea. Freshly brewed tea, triangle sandwiches and miniature cakes make for a wonderful way to spend your afternoon getting away from it all.
So get tucked into these 6 fantastic hotels perfect for Afternoon Teas!
1. The Marine Hotel, Troon
The lovely 4 star Marine Hotel is situated in the beautiful beach town of Troon, on the Ayrshire coast. Guests can enjoy their delicious Afternoon Tea in the Arran Bar with views across the sandy beaches, the Firth of Clyde and the Royal Troon Golf Course. Expect first class service at The Marine Hotel, where staff will go above and beyond to cater for all guests.
EXCLUSIVE Bed & Breakfast + Afternoon Tea offer can be found here.
Top hotel features: coastal views, accessible by train, spa & pool facilities, free parking.
2. Holiday Inn Glasgow Theatreland
The 4 star Holiday Inn Glasgow Theatreland is host to the award-winning La Bonne Auberge restaurant, right in the heart of the city. Voted “Restaurant of the Year” at the Prestige Hotel Awards in 2017, La Bonne Auberge is one of Glasgow’s top-rated spots for Afternoon Tea. Modern in décor, guests can soak up the atmosphere in the often-bustling restaurant.
Top hotel features: city centre location, easily accessible by public transport, 1 x AA Rosette restaurant, free WiFi.
3. The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury
Steeped in history, The Lion Hotel in Shrewsbury is a Grade 1 Listed Century Coaching Inn, transporting you back in time with its classic and traditional charm. A room filled with period features, expect an Afternoon Tea with all the trimmings, including hot drinks served in china cups, generous portions of homemade cakes, sandwiches and warmed scones served with Chantilly Cream.
Top hotel features: 16th century building, accessible by train, dog-friendly, historic location – home to Charles Darwin.
4. Trump Turnberry, a Luxury Collection Resort
The 5 star, multi award-winning Trump Turnberry is the ideal location for a decadent Afternoon Tea. Guests can relax and unwind in the historic Grand Tea Lounge & Bar, which was built in 1906. A refined experienced, Tea Sommeliers are on hand to guide you through 20 tea options, which will be freshly brewed for each guest. Your indulgent experienced is complete with exceptional views over the Irish Sea and across to Arran.
Top hotel features: 5 star luxury, recently refurbished, spa facilities, coastal location.
5. Enterkine House Hotel
The Enterkine House Hotel is a stunning 4 star country house hotel just 40 minutes from Glasgow. Guests can enjoy their Afternoon Tea in the formal but relaxed hotel restaurant, which boast panoramic views of the 300-acre woodland estate. The kitchen is headed-up by Paul Moffat, an award-winning chef, who serves up beautifully presented, exceptional produce.
Top hotel features: countryside escape, fine-dining, individually designed rooms, can enjoy tea in the garden.
For more inspiration you can browse all our Afternoon & Cream Tea Offers or Fine-Dining Hotels online. If you would prefer to chat to an expert advisor, you can give us a call on 0141 212 5053.
Written by Annika Rieley, September 2017.