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Afternoon tea in Cambridge

Enjoy a special treat with your loved ones at The Folio Bar & Kitchen

An Afternoon Tea Experience at The Folio Bar and Kitchen

Join us for a special and traditional Afternoon Tea experience in Cambridge at The Folio Bar & Kitchen. The warm and inviting atmosphere of our classy restaurant creates a perfect setting to treat yourself and your loved one with a delicious traditional Afternoon Tea. The welcoming environment, soothing music, as well as our contemporary decor and art, create a cosy and warm environment, perfect for celebrating the special moments in your life. Our skilled and passionate chefs prepare delicious and traditional finger sandwiches and desserts, alongside freshly baked scones with clotted cream and jams. With a wide variety of teas, including the classics, as well as different loose-leaf and fruit teas, we are sure you will thoroughly enjoy our Afternoon Tea menu.

Our Afternoon Tea experience is offered Thursdays through to Sundays from 12:00 to 16:30. To book this experience please click here.

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Traditional Afternoon Tea Menu

If you are looking to celebrate a special occasion or just seek a nice Afternoon Treat, the classic Afternoon Tea at our Cambridge restaurant can offer you just that!

Our experienced and creative chefs have created a traditional Afternoon Tea menu, with delicious twists, that will leave you and your companions satisfied. With freshly made finger sandwiches, delicious scones, velvety clotted cream and various sweet desserts to accompany your tea or coffee of choice, it will be easy to make any celebration memorable.

On top of that, the display of our Afternoon Tea treats makes it look like a piece of art, making it not just a delicious experience but also and beautifully Intstagrammable experience too.

Afternoon Tea with Fizz

At The Folio Bar & Kitchen, you can also elevate your Afternoon Tea experience with a glass of bubbly. This is a great way to catch up or celebrate a special occasion with your friends and family.  The Folio Bar & Kitchen offers you to enjoy a Champagne Afternoon Tea for an additional price of £10 per person, and a glass of Prosecco for an additional price of £5 per person.

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A wide variety of teas to choose from

At The Folio Bar & Kitchen, guests can choose from a variety of teas. Whether you prefer traditional black tea, Earl Grey, or fruit infusion teas, you will get to pick from a wide selection of teas to accompany the sweet and savoury treats meticulously crafted by our chefs.

At The Folio Bar & Kitchen, our Afternoon Tea caters to different dietary requirements. Most of our Afternoon Tea dishes can be made vegetarian, vegan or gluten-free upon request. If you have any allergies or intolerances we should know about, please inform our team.

Treat your loved one to an Afternoon Tea in Cambridge

Afternoon Tea experiences offer a great way to celebrate special occasions, such as birthdays, anniversaries, engagements and other milestones. To extend the wonderful occasion, there are beautifully crafted cocktails served at our luxurious bar, perfect to complement before or after the Afternoon Tea experience.

The Afternoon Tea also make a great gift for your loved ones who enjoy the finer things, so whether you wish to partake in this delicious experience to mark a special occasion or just as a ‘thank you’ gift to someone close to you, The Folio Bar & Kitchen offers one of the best Afternoon Tea spots in Cambridge.

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Tucked away in a peaceful location, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, The Folio Bar & Kitchen creates the perfect luxurious yet intimate atmosphere, all while still being just a short walk away from the heart of Cambridge.

Based in Milton Road, our Cambridge restaurant provides easy access to the city centre and offers on-site parking, with EV chargers and Blue Badge spaces. This way our guests don’t need to worry about finding a secure place for their car and can fully immerse themselves in their special afternoon.

Afternoon tea in cambridge - the Folio Bar & Kitchen
Afternoon tea in cambridge - the Folio Bar & Kitchen
Afternoon tea in cambridge - the Folio Bar & Kitchen

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between Afternoon Tea and High Tea?

Both the Afternoon Tea and High Tea include tea as a beverage. Afternoon Tea is composed of delicate pastries, finger sandwiches, cakes and scones, however High Tea typically includes meat, potatoes and vegetables. Another difference between Afternoon Tea and High Tea is that Afternoon Tea is usually served between 12-4pm.

Is Afternoon Tea a British tradition?

Yes it is! Afternoon Tea is a British tradition established by the Duchess of Bedford in the 19th century. The purpose of Afternoon Tea was for a practical reason, which was to fill the gap between lunch and dinner.

What does Afternoon Tea include?

A traditional Afternoon Tea consists of a variety of teas accompanied by a tier of finger sandwiches and cakes, and scones or teacakes.