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The Best Alternative Afternoon Tea In Liverpool

The British are known for their adoration of the quintessentially English pastime that is afternoon tea, and with this trend showing no sign of slowing down, restaurants across the city are coming up with innovative new ways to turn the typical experience completely on its head. From fried chicken, to flamboyant drag queens and samba dancers, below we listed some of the best alternative afternoon tea in Liverpool.

Alma De Cuba

Alma De Cuba Afternoon tea

Alma de Cuba’s Samba Afternoon Tea invites guests to dine in true Brazilian style whilst enjoying an enthralling performance from the talented Samba Dancers. With a delicious new menu launching this month, diners can now enjoy an indulgent feast of delicate Mojito Macarons, Orange Polenta cake with mascarpone cream, Chocolate Chilli tart, and a zingy lemon and lime meringue tart; a menu sure to sate even the most discerning palates. With the up-beat music and beautiful vibrant costumes, this Samba-loving soiree is the perfect event to kick start the weekend.


Best Alternative Afternoon Teas In Liverpool - Malmaison

The effortlessly-stylish Malmaison hotel serves a delightful afternoon tea featuring both traditional elements and modern twists.


Best Alternative Afternoon Tea In Liverpool - Revolution

Visit Royal Albert Dock’s resident Vokda bar, Revolution for a booze-infused version of Britain’s tastiest tradition. Tuck into cheeseburger sliders, Jalapeno Poppers and cheesy bacon fries before an indulgent trio of desserts, with vegetarian and vegan options also available. Served with two Rev flavour shots of choice, diners can also choose between a cocktail or a glass of Prosecco for £17.50pp. 

Revolucion de Cuba

Best Alternative Afternoon Tea In Liverpool - Revolucion de Cuba

Putting a Caribbean twist on the English classic, visit Revolucion de Cuba at Royal Albert Dock for a Cuban-inspired Afternoon Tea. Say goodbye to finger sandwiches and hello to chicken skewers, quesadillas, patatas bravas, churros and more for £12.50 per person. Diners can also take their pick from an accompanying glass of Prosecco or a lip-smacking cocktail. 

Do you know of any other Alternative Afternoon Teas in Liverpool? Comment below and we can add it to our guide.

Looking for a more traditional Afternoon Tea? Check out our guide here.


Founder and Editor, Clare Deane, shares her passion for all the amazing things happening in Liverpool. With a love of the local Liverpool music scene, dining out a couple of times a week and immersing herself in to all things arts and culture she's in a pretty good place to create some Liverpool Noise.

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