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Top 10 Spots for Afternoon Tea in the North East

1. ☕Hive Coffee Company

📍Hall House, Church Bank, Jarrow, NE32 3DY

Hive Coffee Company is a coffee shop that serves daily fresh food and coffee, crafting dishes from on-site grown ingredients and herbs. They cater to diverse diets, including vegan and gluten-free, and even have snacks for dogs!

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2. 🍰The Vintage Powder Room

📍 164-166 Park View, Whitley Bay, NE26 3QW

Located in a Whitley Bay radiating vintage charm, this tea room finds its inspiration in the past. Its menu includes freshly made afternoon teas, along with offerings of cakes, scones, and all-day breakfasts.

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3. 🍪Hillhead Tea Room

📍 7NN, Lizard Ln, Sunderland, SR6 7NN

This friendly tearoom extends a warm welcome to all, offering a selection of classic home-cooked dishes and a variety of cakes tempt the taste buds.

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4. ☕Village Delights

📍 181A Sunderland Rd, South Shields, NE34 6AD

These family-run and inviting tearooms serve cherished homemade classics like scones and cakes. They also offer an exceptional Afternoon Tea with premium teas, finger sandwiches, pastries, and signature scones.


5. 🍰Number 61 Guest House and Tea Room

📍 61 Front St, Tynemouth, North Shields NE30 4BT

Number 61 Guest House extends a warm welcome to well-behaved dogs and their owners, reserving Tea Room access for smaller dogs exclusively. They offer cakes, tea cakes, scones, sandwiches, soups, and paninis.


6. 🍪Olivia’s Coffee House

📍 22 Spout Ln, Washington, NE38 7JW

As well as afternoon tea, Oliva’s offers children’s Afternoon Tea parties! They have a number of theme’s available including, unicorn, mermaid, Harry Potter and more.

Their afternoon tea package includes 2 hours private room hire with a party host, afternoon tea, mocktails, festival glitter, tattoos, mini potion making, crafts and sweetie cones for the children to take home.

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7. ☕Olive & Bean

📍17-19 Clayton St, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5PN

Located in the heart of Newcastle, this independent establishment takes pride in crafting and serving hand-made, home-baked breakfasts, brunches, lunches, and cakes.

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8. 🍰Rene’s of Tynemouth

📍 22 Front St, Tynemouth, North Shields, NE30 4DX

Awaiting visitors is an assortment of freshly prepared foods and sandwiches, complemented by a variety of beverages including tea, coffee, milkshakes, smoothies, and iced coffees.


9. 🍪The Mad Hatter

📍113 Sea Rd, Roker, Sunderland, SR6 9EQ


10. ☕Stairwayz Café

📍 423 Durham Rd, Low Fell, Gateshead, NE9 5AN

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