The Tea Room at The Midland

(1026 Reviews)
The Midland Hotel Peter Street, Manchester, North West England, M60 2DS
Afternoon Tea

Top offer

Royal Afternoon Tea & a glass of champagne £38 per person

This offer is available from January 2, 2020 until December 31, 2021, subject to availability as displayed in the booking interface. Offer excludes service and includes VAT. Not available in conjunction with other offers.

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday: 13:00 - 16:30

Restaurant description

Offering one of Manchester’s grandest dining experiences, afternoon tea at The Midland Hotel is a lavish occasion served at the hotel since 1903.

The Tea Room menu perfectly matches the splendour of this luxury hotel. Alongside fine loose leaf teas, including The Midland’s 3 private blends, indulge in carefully cut finger sandwiches, delicate cakes and fresh, warm scones with delicious preserves.

A 4-star deluxe hotel in Manchester established in 1903, The Tea Room at The Midland is one of the city’s most iconic destinations. Manchester Oxford Road Train Station is a 6-minute walk away.

Customer reviews for The Tea Room at The Midland
4.3
(based on 1026 reviews)

88%
of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (872)
  • al fresco (16)
  • breakfast (42)
  • business (57)
  • child friendly (38)
  • dinner (70)
  • entertainment (23)
  • large parties (50)
  • lunch (126)
  • luxury (238)
  • private dining (69)
  • romantic (134)
  • trendy (27)
  • value (102)
  • views (28)
  • By Paul P from stockport
    11 September 2020

    The hotel was having some major building work being done which was disappointing but the staff were very welcoming, helpful and attentive. Well worth trying the teas. The Midland Jubilee was fantastic with strawberry and nougat flavour's. My overall experience with afternoon tea (at all venues) is that there is always far too many sweet cakes and not enough savory. 4 sandwiches, 2 scones and 4 cakes is far too much sweet stuff. Why not include a nice savory option say sausage rolls, mini Cornish pasties, a small pie etc.2 cakes would be enough. However the food was excellent and service great. Overall a little expensive when you include the service charge particularly if you don't eat all the cakes!

  • By Ronald W from Manchester
    10 September 2020

    enjoy everything was perfect staff very good afternoon tea was excellent will be stopping here definitely December over night all ready booked 5.th

  • By Gaynor T from Manchester
    8 September 2020

    Lovely afternoon celebrating our daughters birthday. Only one slight disappointment, we hadn’t realised the hotel was having a refurb which took away some of the experience.

  • By Michelle R from Manchester
    5 September 2020

    Staff were lovely food was excellent the room was lovely .

  • By Angela H from Manchester
    4 September 2020

    Great service. Food (vegan and vegetarian afternoon tea) not so great. Visited a couple of years ago and it was definitely not as good as then. We didn't get all of the sandwich choices listed on the menu and scone and 2 of the cakes very dry.

  • By David B from Manchester
    3 September 2020

    Service was slow. Atmospher non existent. Was pricier than most I looked at in Manchester for afternoon tea. Thinking being the Midland would be that bit special. How wrong.

  • By Julie E from Manchester
    30 August 2020

    Lovely afternoon tea with champagne on Sunday at the Midland Hotel. This was my first visit to the hotel and we had a thoroughly enjoyable time, service and food was excellent.

  • By Chris M from Manchester
    30 August 2020

    Our personal service was ok, however the room was 1/4 full, yet all the other tables still had leftover plates, food, drinks etc from previous customers, as they had not been cleared at all. During our time there another couple were seated, however they then decided to leave due to the state of the tables not being cleared. In light of the current concerns of COVID-19 this does not sit well. Thankfully our table was not in clear view of this, therefore out of sight out of mind helped, however there was considerable disruption when the decision was made for a mass clearing of all the tables. Attention to services details is required.

  • By Michael M from Bacup
    28 August 2020

    Really friendly and warm welcome. All the food was delicious. On the downside, the tea wasn't hot enough/didn't stay hot enough in the pot and some form of background music would have added to the experience.

  • By Harry J from Manchester
    23 August 2020

    The ambiance wasn't what was expected,it felt cold and clinical.I appreciate that this may be due to the present covid situation but I was disappointed. The staff we pleasant but service was a little slow. We had gone for afternoon tea but I feel having a meal would have been better value for money. It was expensive for what we had, again hindered by the lack of atmosphere

Restaurant Location Map
The Tea Room at The Midland
The Midland Hotel Peter Street, Manchester, North West England, M60 2DS

Available offers

  • Royal Afternoon Tea & a glass of champagne £38 per person
  • Traditional Afternoon tea £28 per person

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