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Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea in Edinburgh - what better way to rest your feet after a hard day of shopping on Edinburgh’s famous Princes Street than to come to the Old Waverley Hotel for our splendid afternoon tea. Enjoy one of Edinburgh's most coveted views stretching across Princess Street and gardens beyond. Surrounded by stunning and intricate interiors, this dining salon is the perfect spot to catch up with friends and watch the world go by. 

Afternoon Tea at The Old Waverley

"There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea." Henry James


Served Daily from 2.30-5.30pm

Traditional Afternoon Tea: £13.50 Per Person
Prosecco Afternoon Tea (175 ml glass): £19.95 Per Person or 
Special Afternoon Tea Offer: Afternoon tea for four people including a bottle of Prosecco - £63.90.


Homemade Plain Warm Fruit, Cheese or Plain Scones
Served with Clotted Cream & Arran Scottish Jam
(Choose one per person)


Freshly Made Finger Cut Sandwiches
served on either White or Brown Bread (Choose one per person)

Cheese & Pickle or Cheese & Tomato (V)
Smoked Salmon & Cucumber
Ham & Tomato
Egg & Parsley
Tuna & Sweet Corn
Beef & Horseradish
Coronation Chicken


Selection of Sweet Treats

Selection for two people/ Chef’s selection will be served proportionately for one person

Chef‘s Delicacy of the Day
Delightful Lemon Treat
Mini Chocolate Bite
French Macaron
Scottish Tablet
Chef’s Special Mousse


Served with your choice of Tea, Coffee or Hot Chocolate


All selections are subject to availability and change.

FOOD ALLERGIES and INTOLERANCES: Please speak to our staff about the ingredients in your meal, when making your order. Chef’s Food allergen charts for each menu item are available on request. 

Download our latest Afternoon Tea menu here.  

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