This offer is available from May 10, 2019 until December 31, 2038, subject to availability as displayed in the booking interface. Not available in conjunction with other offers. Offer excludes service.
In a striking setting at the end of the famous Royal Mile in Edinburgh, The Café at the Palace is one of the ultimate afternoon tea destinations. Its outdoor terrace in the historic Mews Courtyard gives diners views over Arthur's Seat, and the tea is served in specially commissioned chinaware.
The Café at The Palace are dedicated to using only the very finest of local ingredients and produce, as demonstrated by their Visit Scotland Taste our Best accreditation. By sourcing all of their ingredients locally you can be assured that only the freshest and tastiest of Scottish delights go into creating their award-winning afternoon teas.
A wide selection of Tea Palace loose leaf teas are served and you can indulge in a crisp glass of Pannier Brut champagne or refreshing Edinburgh Gin cocktail. Fully gluten free, dairy free and vegan afternoon teas are available. Great care is taken in providing for all guests, even the little ones aren’t forgotten about with a special Children’s afternoon tea.
The Cafe at the Palace was awarded a Highly Commended certificate at the Afternoon Tea Awards 2018 in recognition of its high quality Afternoon Tea service. Boasting a stunning location and contemporary terrace, The Café is 15 minutes' walk from Edinburgh Waverley Rail Station.
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31 May 2017
Very nice tea. The waitress was especially knowledgeable about the kinds of tea offered.
30 April 2017
Great experience ... had afternoon tea here. Excellent service, nice choice of food. Would love to return for another cup of tea ...
13 April 2017
Sofia was our excellent hostess, she looked after us very well and we thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon tea, thank you. A nice selection of tasty treats and refreshing high quality tea, beautifully presented.
1 April 2017
The afternoon tea was lovely. Thank you so much.
26 March 2017
Fantastic experience - staff were great and so helpful and hospitable.Afternoon tea was delicious - couldn't ask for anything more
3 March 2017
Great attentive service. Good quality exceptional. Maybe too much to have2 scones each...would prefer an extra savoury item. Great that they give you a doggie bag for left overs. Unfortunately to find a loo you have to leave the restaurant and cross the courtyard.
14 February 2017
Afternoon tea at Holyrood House Cafe in the Palace is well worth the money. The tables are set to make you feel special, the food superb and the service by Lucy was excellent. We will definitely be visting again when we come to Edinburgh.
11 February 2017
29 January 2017
I had brilliant afternoon tea because the staffs were so kind and nice to us. It was also helpful for us to take a just smell of the teas. Thank you so much!!
6 January 2017
Out afternoon tea is very good and tasting with tipycal scottish product. Service is nice and friendly. We like a loro home made strawberry jam and Victoria spinge cake. Very beautiful the cups,the dishes and tea pot. Capuccino is very good.
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