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Afternoon Tea & Cafes in Durham

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Whether you need a coffee to go or a place to catch up with friends over a tasty pastry, there’s plenty of choice on your Durham doorstep. Get your caffeine fix before work or find a place to unwind after a long day - tuck into new flavours or find your favourites with our selection of vouchers for cafés in Durham.

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Afternoon Tea for Two or Four at Honest Lawyer (Up to 55% Off)
Afternoon Tea for Two
The Honest Lawyer 2.8 km
£39.90 from £19.00
(260)
52% discount_off
Classic Afternoon Tea with a Glass of Prosecco for Two or Four at Caledonian Hotel (54% Off)
Classic Afternoon Tea with Prosecco
Newcastle Upon Tyne 14.8 km
£43.40 from £19.95
(110)
54% discount_off
Afternoon Tea for Two at Patisserie Valerie, Multiple Locations (Up to 26% Off)
Patisserie Valerie Afternoon Tea for Two
Multiple Locations 0.0 km
£25.00 from £19.00
(1707)
24% discount_off
Afternoon Tea for Two or Four at Station Five Deli
Afternoon Tea for Two
Station Five Deli 19.4 km
(16)
from £13.95
Mad Hatter's Afternoon Tea for Two or Four at The Farmer's Arms
Mad Hatter's Afternoon Tea
Shadforth 4.3 km
(9)
from £19.00
Sparkling Afternoon Tea for Two or Four at Chapters Hotel and Restaurant (Up to 46% Off)
Sparkling Afternoon Tea
Stokesley 26.2 km
£36.90 from £24.00
(144)
34% discount_off
Afternoon Tea with Cocktail or Prosecco for Two or Four at How Do You Do (50% Off)
Mad Hatter Bubbly Afternoon Tea
North Shields 17.1 km
£43.80 from £21.50
390+ bought
50% discount_off
Traditional, Gin or Sparkling Afternoon Tea for Two or Four at The Tea Room On The Wall (Up to 43% Off)
Afternoon Tea for Two
East Wallhouses 21.3 km
£30.00 from £17.95
(1)
40% discount_off
Afternoon Tea or Prosecco Afternoon Tea with Spa for Two at Grand Hotel Sunderland (Up to 42% Off)
Afternoon Tea with Spa for Two
Sunderland 13.6 km
£54.90 from £31.95
(42)
41% discount_off
Festive Afternoon Tea, Cocktail for Two at Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar And Grill Newcastle (Up to 60% Off)
Festive Afternoon Tea, Cocktail
Newcastle 13.5 km
£55.80 from £22.00
(981)
60% discount_off
Afternoon Tea with a Glass of Buck's Fizz for Two or Four at Ghiaccio
Afternoon Tea with Buck's Fizz
South Shields 15.3 km
(23)
from £19.95
One or Two Subs with Drink and Optional Cookies or Crisps at Subway (Up to 45% Off)
Choice of Sub and Drink
Darlington 17.6 km
£8.78 from £4.99
(1)
43% discount_off
Festive Afternoon Tea for Two or Four at The 4* Croft Hotel (Up to 44% Off)
4* Festive Afternoon Tea for Two
Darlington 20.4 km
£33.90 from £18.95
(21)
44% discount_off
Choice of Traditional or Chocolate Afternoon Tea for Two at Delicious Decadence
Traditional Afternoon Tea for Two
Newcastle Upon Tyne 15.5 km
(143)
from £13.95
Festive Afternoon Tea with Optional Glass of Prosecco Each for Two at Let There Be Crumbs (Up to 21% Off)
Festive Afternoon Tea
Sunderland 13.2 km
£24.95 from £19.95
60+ bought
20% discount_off
Afternoon Tea with Optional Prosecco for Two at Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar and Grill (Up to 40% Off)
Afternoon Tea for Two
Multiple Locations 13.5 km
£39.90 from £24.50
(101)
38% discount_off
Italian Afternoon Tea with Optional Glass of Prosecco for 2 at Bella Italia, Multiple Locations (Up to 24% Off)
Bella Italia: Italian Afternoon Tea for Two
Multiple Locations 13.1 km
£24.99 from £18.99
(10419)
24% discount_off
Traditional Sparkling Afternoon Tea for Two or Four at Maldron Hotel (53% Off)
Sparkling Afternoon Tea for Two
Newcastle 13.6 km
£49.90 from £23.50
(110)
52% discount_off
Afternoon Tea for Two at The Stainton Inn and Tea Rooms (35% Off)
Afternoon Tea
Stainton Village 21.8 km
£19.90 £12.95
(553)
34% discount_off
Traditional or Sparkling Afternoon Tea for 2 or 4 at Macdonald Linden Hall Golf and Country Club (Up to 50% Off)
Afternoon Tea for Two
Longhorsley 34.4 km
£40.00 from £22.00
(5)
45% discount_off
Afternoon Tea for Two with Optional Prosecco at Milk and Sugar
Afternoon Tea for Two
Newcastle 12.7 km
(12)
from £12.95
Afternoon Tea for Two or Four at Wilton Golf Club
Afternoon Tea for Two
Wilton 23.9 km
(79)
from £15.50
Traditional or Sparkling Afternoon Tea for Two at Radisson Blu Durham (Up to 57% Off)
Traditional Afternoon Tea
Durham 0.2 km
£44.00 from £21.95
(115)
50% discount_off
Afternoon Tea or Sparkling Afternoon Tea with Spa Access for Two at Grand Hotel Gosforth Park (Up to 46% Off)
Afternoon Tea with Spa for Two
Newcastle upon Tyne 18.0 km
£66.50 from £35.95
(13)
45% discount_off
Lunch with Tea or Coffee for Two or Four at Cook's Cafe (Up to 36% Off)
Lunch with Tea or Coffee for Two
Marton-in-Cleveland 21.9 km
£21.90 from £14.00
(91)
36% discount_off
Afternoon Tea with Vegetarian Option for Two or Four at Mannequin Cafe
Afternoon Tea for Two
Middlesbrough 19.5 km
(23)
from £12.50
Indian Afternoon Tea for Two or Four at Namaste Taste Of India (Up to 49% Off)
Indian Afternoon Tea for Two
Whitley Bay 19.2 km
£31.98 from £17.00
(20)
46% discount_off

Cafes in Durham: things to know before you go

Whether you’re looking for a latte or a late lunch, we’ve got you covered with answers to the most common questions around cafes in Durham.

Where is the best cafe for Afternoon Tea in Durham?

Afternoon tea adds an air of sophistication to any day, no matter who you choose to spend it with. Durham is steeped in historic tradition and has a variety of quality restaurants and cafes offering tasty afternoon tea in the city centre, so sit back and enjoy a selection of scrumptious sandwiches and cakes while setting the world to rights with your friends.

With far reaching views across the River Wear, Radisson Blu serves afternoon tea with a mix of sweet and savoury treats, and an optional glass of fizz to perk up your afternoon.

Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill offers its own dramatic views of the city’s beautiful Romanesque Cathedral. This elegant afternoon tea combines Victorian facade, cosy booths and mezzanine floors all within a boutique hotel.

If you prefer the surroundings of picturesque countryside, Honest Lawyer is nestled on the banks of the River Wear and gives fantastic views over Durham’s rural location.

Pair your afternoon tea with something even more relaxing and enjoy a truly luxurious day out with a trip to a local beauty spa – Durham’s got a great selection of soothing spots to unwind.

Which are the best cafes in Durham?

Catch up over a coffee or relax after a day taking in Durham’s delightful scenery with a much-needed snack in one of the city’s many cafes. No matter what you’re in the mood for, Durham’s dozens of dining rooms will see you right. Here’s our pick of the best.

The Tealicious Tearoom serves more than two dozen blends of the nation’s favourite hot beverage – from elegant Earl Grey to fun fruity infusions. You’ll find it near Durham Museum and Heritage Centre, perfect for a morning’s sightseeing and an afternoon catching up with friends.

Brambles Coffee Shop is nestled within a garden centre, breathing a calming atmosphere into proceedings, while The Little Coffee House serves a host of home baked cakes.

Whether you’re on a family day out or catching up with friends, Durham’s got a little rest stop perfect for you.

What is the most popular hot beverage?

The UK has always been known as the tea drinking capital of the world and this may still be the case at home, but in its cafes, coffee is quickly taking the lead. With cafes around every corner in Durham, it’s never been easier to pick up a hot drink, ready to face the day, whether you’re enjoying a day of sightseeing or getting ready to hit the lecture hall.

In a 2018 survey, the drinks most purchased from cafes and coffee shops were as follows:

  1. Latte
  2. Tea
  3. Americano
  4. Flat White
  5. Cappuccino
  6. Filter Coffee

What are the main different types of coffee I can order in a cafe?

Even with a whole variety of cafes to choose from in Durham city centre, it’s easy to fall into the same routine, especially if you’re only after a caffeine fix before work. If you fancy shaking things up a little, here’s what’s on offer.

  • Macchiato - espresso with a dollop of steamed milk and foam.
  • Americano - espresso with added hot water.
  • Latte - espresso with a lot of steamed milk and foam.
  • Cappuccino - espresso with a bit of steamed milk, foam and chocolate sprinkles.
  • Flat white - same as cappuccino, minus the foam and chocolate.
  • Mocha - espresso with added chocolate powder, steamed milk and foam.