King Street Tavern

(214 Reviews)
10 Booth Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M2 4AW
Afternoon Tea
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This offer is available from February 9, 2018 until December 31, 2030, 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: 12:00 - 17:00.

Restaurant description

Served in an impressive Italian renaissance building dating back to 1872, afternoon tea at King Street Tavern offers a quintessentially British treat in historic surrounds. Winner of Best City Restaurant 2016 at Cheshire Life Food and Drink Awards, King Street Tavern offers a selection of sweet and savoury delights amidst designer fabrics, ambient lighting and an array of locally commissioned art.

The King Street Tavern Traditional Afternoon Tea menu begins with a selection of traditional finger sandwiches, including Chicken, Bacon & Tarragon Mayo, Smoked Paprika Houmous & Red Onion, and Roast Beef & Coleslaw Wrap. Accompanied by your choice of tea, complete your experience with a range of sweet treats. Try the likes of the Manchester Trifle, Lemon and Cherry Macaron, or the Milk Chocolate Delice with pistachio, as well as fruit scones with jam and clotted cream.

The King Street Tavern Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea offers a more savoury alternative to the Traditional Afternoon Tea with a selection of treats including Chicken Goujons & Garlic Mayo, Mini Beef Burger and a Homemade Cheese & Onion Pasty. Accompanied by your choice of tea, complete your experience with a Cheese, Crackers and Chutney selection, a Chocolate Brownie and our freshly baked Eclectic Cookies...

The afternoon tea lounge at King Street Tavern blends contemporary chic with the historic feel of the hotel. Dine amidst quirky artwork, cosy seating, and atmospheric lighting.

A cosy retreat in the city centre, King Street Tavern is a chic destination for afternoon tea. Afternoon tea packages start from £24.50 per person.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for King Street Tavern
(based on 214 reviews)

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  • afternoon tea (160)
  • al fresco (5)
  • breakfast (17)
  • business (33)
  • child friendly (6)
  • dinner (67)
  • entertainment (12)
  • large parties (21)
  • lunch (61)
  • luxury (54)
  • private dining (38)
  • romantic (61)
  • trendy (58)
  • value (37)
  • views (11)
  • By Sabina B from Manchester
    16 November 2019

    We loved it , unfortunately didn't realise there was a private party on too, walked in there on way back from the ladies , after which the ladies closed the door , but made it very difficult for the waiters to get in and out , please send the waiters my apology

  • By Lauren C from Manchester
    9 November 2019

    Excellent selection of sandwiches and cakes. Very delicate cakes and scones

  • By Mkyla R from Manchester
    9 November 2019

    Food and service were both excellent. Wonderful atmosphere and everything was beautifully presented.

  • By Bethany D from Manchester
    2 November 2019

    Delicious food, great setting and location, will definitely return.

  • By Natalie M from Chester
    28 October 2019

    Booking process is easy. Venue is stunning. Food is lovely - but I would recommend highlighting on the website that the menu provided online is not the menu which is served on the day. The service however.... very slow. Considering afternoon tea only requires few visits to the table. We ordered tea when we first sat down. After the food arrived, we didn’t see the server at the table again. Almost an hour in and I had to get up twice, once to go and find someone to order the tea, then a second time 20minutes later to go and remind them that I had ordered it. Finally it arrived. It’s the simple things such as an attentive team which bring people back. This visit was a disappointment.

  • By John S from Manchester
    24 October 2019

    Had a lovely meal here for my wife’s 50th birthday, great food and great service. We will be back ????

  • By Louise L from Leigh
    12 October 2019

    My friend and I had afternoon tea, the setting was just lovely, fabulous selection of teas and an equally fabulous selection of savory and sweet treats. Staff were on hand for tea top-ups without being intrusive. 2 hour slot which was great. Although all tables were occupied, the setting didn't feel cramped at all.

  • By Jenny K from Leyland
    12 October 2019

    My friend and I had booked an afternoon tea at the Townhouse. It was very intimate and cosy setting. The afternoon tea was a delight.

  • By Andrea L from Sale
    3 October 2019

    I took my Mum for a lovely Afternoon Tea. I don't have a particularly sweet tooth, so I opted for the Gentleman's Afternoon Tea, which included things like a mini-burger, flan, fish and chips etc and a cheeseboard. The tea menu was extensive: I was a little disappointed at first that they were all tea bags (I'd ordered a Masala Chai so I was surprised it was a tea bag) but actually, I really enjoyed it so didn't mind in the end. The venue is very relaxing: lovely cosy decor, relaxing music, low lighting. My one suggested improvement would be for the kitchen to remove the cheeseboard from the fridge when we arrived so that it wasn't cold from the fridge when you come to eat it because cheese shouldn't be 'fridge cold'.

  • By Diane H from Manchester
    28 September 2019

    Afternoon tea was delicious. It was very busy and we had to wait and ask for it to be served but overall excellent. Nice to be offered a cocktail as an alternative to the champagne.

Restaurant Location Map
King Street Tavern
10 Booth Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M2 4AW

Available offers

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • Bottomless Brunch £40
  • Brunch £20
  • Festive Gentlemens Afternoon Tea £25 per person
  • Festive Traditional afternoon tea £24.50 per person
  • G&T afternoon tea at £33 per person
  • Festive Afternoon Tea from £24.50 pp or £33 pp including champagne

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