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Local Afternoon Tea Delivery in the North East

Afternoon tea is the perfect treat for celebrating a special occasion, date night or just because it’s the weekend! Although we’re still unable to visit restaurants and cafes to enjoy an afternoon tea, there’s nothing stopping us from tucking into one at home or taking a box full of delicious delights on a picnic!

If you’re after a sumptuous afternoon tea of finger sandwiches, fluffy scones and amazing sweet treats, then look no further. I’ve rounded up some amazing venues and businesses in the North East area that are offering afternoon tea deliveries or collection.

They range from luxurious to hearty, with some serving up their own twists on a classic afternoon tea, as well as gentleman’s tea, cream tea and children’s options too.

There are so many good options from our local, independent businesses, and obviously this list is by no means complete. (If you wish to be added, simply fill in the comment box at the bottom of this blog post with your business name, location and delivery area!)

We’ll go from north to south!

[NB – Last updated on 21/02/2021.]

Northumberland

Afternoon Crumbs (cream tea only)
Westerhope-based but with delivery slots available on certain dates to Northumberland.
Get a box of delicious scones with strawberries, jam and cream delivered to your door!

After-toon Tea
Delivery to select NE postcodes or collection from Vallum Farm.
A luxurious afternoon tea that can come with or without Prosecco which has been designed and executed by Cal Byerley (who used to be Head Pastry Chef at Michelin-starred Forest Side in Cumbria). If you’re after an afternoon tea with wow factor – this is the one to go for. Vegetarian option available.

Beckleberry’s, Blaydon
Free delivery for orders over £10. Delivery routes for large areas North and South of the Tyne. Check the website to see if your postcode is included.
The Afternoon Treat box contains a selection of sweet and savoury dinky delights including fruit scones, quiche, chocolate tarts, bakewell tarts, chocolate cake, cheesecakes, banana loaf slies and mini delices. 

The Bubble Bar
Delivery on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to any NE postcode. Delivery on Saturday to any DH postcode.
Choose from a traditional afternoon tea, sweet afternoon tea or savoury afternoon tea for one or two people that comes with all the tastiest classic afternoon tea treats.

The French Oven, Newcastle City Centre
Delivery by Grainger Market Delivery across the North East from Hexham to South Shields, Blyth, Morpeth to Sunderland, Washington, Chester Le Street and all in-between.
A deluxe French take on the very British tradition of afternoon tea that comes with a selection of sandwiches, scones, miniature savouries, brownies and cream cakes.

Grant’s Bakery
Delivery to most NE postcodes, as well as DH8 and DH9. Check to see if your area is included by clicking here.
This award-winning bakery based in Corbridge is delivering its delicious afternoon teas across the North East. Instead of finger sandwiches you get a slice of ham and egg pie, quiche and sausage roll, and two types of scones, as well as an amazing selection of sweet treats like lemon drizzle cake, chocolate truffles and flapjack. 

Running Fox Cafe, Felton & Longframlington
Click and collect available from the Felton, Longframlington or Shilbottle cafes.
A delicious, hearty afternoon tea with wedges of sandwiches and cakes with mighty scones. Choose from the original, gluten-free, vegan or sweet treat afternoon tea options.

North Tyneside

Beckleberry’s, Blaydon
Free delivery for orders over £10. Delivery routes for large areas North and South of the Tyne. Check the website to see if your postcode is included.
The Afternoon Treat box contains a selection of sweet and savoury dinky delights including fruit scones, quiche, chocolate tarts, bakewell tarts, chocolate cake, cheesecakes, banana loaf slies and mini delices. 

The Bubble Bar
Delivery on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to any NE postcode. Delivery on Saturday to any DH postcode.
Choose from a traditional afternoon tea, sweet afternoon tea or savoury afternoon tea for one or two people that comes with all the tastiest classic afternoon tea treats. 

Dreamworld Cakes, Ouseburn
Contactless local delivery service on Saturdays (delivery route covers Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside) or a Click & Collect service on Saturdays from the shop. Check website for full list of postcodes.
A refined and luxurious afternoon tea that is big on flavour and comes with a selection of three finger sandwiches, fruit scone with clotted cream and strawberry jam, three mini patisserie sweet treats and a macaron. 

The French Oven, Newcastle
Delivery by Grainger Market Delivery across the North East from Hexham to South Shields, Blyth, Morpeth to Sunderland, Washington, Chester Le Street and all in-between.
A deluxe French take on the very British tradition of afternoon tea that comes with a selection of sandwiches, scones, miniature savouries, brownies and cream cakes.

Grant’s Bakery
Delivery to most NE postcodes, as well as DH8 and DH9. Check to see if your area is included by clicking here.
This award-winning bakery based in Corbridge is delivering its delicious afternoon teas across the North East. Instead of finger sandwiches you get a slice of ham and egg pie, quiche and sausage roll, and two types of scones, as well as an amazing selection of sweet treats like lemon drizzle cake, chocolate truffles and flapjack. 

Newcastle & Gateshead

Afternoon Crumbs (cream tea only)
Westerhope-based but with delivery slots available on certain dates to Northumberland.
Get a box of delicious scones with strawberries, jam and cream delivered to your door!

After-toon Tea
Delivery to select NE postcodes or collection from Vallum Farm.
A luxurious afternoon tea that can come with or without Prosecco which has been designed and executed by Cal Byerley (who used to be Head Pastry Chef at Michelin-starred Forest Side in Cumbria). If you’re after an afternoon tea with wow factor – this is the one to go for. Vegetarian option available.

Beckleberry’s, Blaydon
Free delivery for orders over £10. Delivery routes for large areas North and South of the Tyne. Check the website to see if your postcode is included.
The Afternoon Treat box contains a selection of sweet and savoury dinky delights including fruit scones, quiche, chocolate tarts, bakewell tarts, chocolate cake, cheesecakes, banana loaf slies and mini delices. 

Blackfriars, Newcastle City Centre
Available for collection and delivery from 4pm – 7pm, Tuesday to Saturday.
Enjoy a traditional, gluten-free or vegetarian afternoon tea from this popular restaurant in Newcastle city centre. Unlike a lot of other takeout afternoon teas, this one comes with the tea of your choice, or you can upgrade for a glass of fizz.

The Bubble Bar
Delivery on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to any NE postcode. Delivery on Saturday to any DH postcode.
Choose from a traditional afternoon tea, sweet afternoon tea or savoury afternoon tea for one or two people that comes with all the tastiest classic afternoon tea treats. 

Caffe 1901, Jesmond
Collect from the cafe in Jesmond, or get it delivered via the Grab NorthEast app or Deliveroo.
This afternoon tea comes with the tea included too! Choose your sandwich fillings, then choose the type of tea you want. It also comes with a selection of homemade cakes and biscuits, and scones.

Coffee On The Corner, Lemington
Free local delivery, £2 for delivery outside of NE15 or free delivery within a 10-mile radius for any orders over £30.
Afternoon teas have been flying out the door at this popular cafe in Lemington! Get in quick to book a slot. They serve a classic afternoon tea box that comes with sandwiches, scones, savoury treats and cakes. 

Dreamworld Cakes, Ouseburn
Contactless local delivery service on Saturdays (delivery route covers Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside) or a Click & Collect service on Saturdays from the shop. Check website for full list of postcodes.
A refined and luxurious afternoon tea that is big on flavour and comes with a selection of three finger sandwiches, fruit scone with clotted cream and strawberry jam, three mini patisserie sweet treats and a macaron. 

The French Oven, Newcastle City Centre
Delivery by Grainger Market Delivery across the North East from Hexham to South Shields, Blyth, Morpeth to Sunderland, Washington, Chester Le Street and all in-between.
A deluxe French take on the very British tradition of afternoon tea that comes with a selection of sandwiches, scones, miniature savouries, brownies and cream cakes.

Grant’s Bakery
Delivery to most NE postcodes, as well as DH8 and DH9. Check to see if your area is included by clicking here.
This award-winning bakery based in Corbridge is delivering its delicious afternoon teas across the North East. Instead of finger sandwiches you get a slice of ham and egg pie, quiche and sausage roll, and two types of scones, as well as an amazing selection of sweet treats like lemon drizzle cake, chocolate truffles and flapjack. 

Great British Cupcakery, Newcastle Quayside
Collection on Friday, Saturday or Sundays.
Perfect for an outdoor picnic or special occasion at home! Enjoy this signature afternoon tea which includes a selection of finger sandwiches, scones and sweet treats! 

Jesmond Dene House, Jesmond
Collect from Jesmond Dene House from Thursday to Sunday between 12pm and 4pm.
Regarded by many as the best afternoon tea in Newcastle, enjoy a luxurious afternoon tea with delightful scones, sandwiches and patisserie. 

Monsieur Crepe Cafe, High Heaton
Collection or delivery within the local area
The fabulous Monsieur Crepe Cafe in High Heaton, Newcastle are doing afternoon tea boxes which contain a mixture of sandwiches, scones, savoury nibbles and cake! They are also happy to do a kids version too so the whole family can enjoy afternoon tea together.

Olive & Bean, Newcastle City Centre
Collection only from the café on Saturdays.
The picnic afternoon tea from Olive & Bean (my favourite cafe!) comes in its own individual box filled with delicious sweet and savoury treats.

Stairwayz Cafe, Low Fell, Gateshead
Collection and local delivery available Friday to Sunday. Order via Facebook page.
If you’re after a hearty afternoon tea that’s packed with delicious sweet and savoury items – then Stairwayz Cafe is for you! 

Sweet & Fair, Gateshead
Delivery in the Tyne and Wear area at a cost of £2 – £5. This includes NE1-NE12, NE16, NE21, NE28, NE31-NE38 postcodes.
Sweet & Fair is run by owner Abby, who has worked as a pastry chef for the last few years and injected her own style into the afternoon teas, and as a nutritionist even managed to squeeze in 2 of your 5 a day to each afternoon tea! Children’s afternoon teas are available too, and the new menu looks delicious.

South Tyneside & Sunderland

Beckleberry’s, Blaydon
Free delivery for orders over £10. Delivery routes for large areas North and South of the Tyne. Check the website to see if your postcode is included.
The Afternoon Treat box contains a selection of sweet and savoury dinky delights including fruit scones, quiche, chocolate tarts, bakewell tarts, chocolate cake, cheesecakes, banana loaf slies and mini delices. 

The Bubble Bar
Delivery on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to any NE postcode. Delivery on Saturday to any DH postcode.
Choose from a traditional afternoon tea, sweet afternoon tea or savoury afternoon tea for one or two people that comes with all the tastiest classic afternoon tea treats. 

Cake Witchery, South Shields
Deliveries every day to South Shields, Whitburn, Sunderland, Jarrow and Hebburn.
Enjoy a selection of handcrafted scones, cakes, sweet treats, quiche, pastries, savouries and sandwiches that come beautifully presented on a cake stand with its own hat! A real treat!

The Clifton, South Shields
Collect seven days a week from the cafe in South Shields or have it delivered to NE33 and NE34 postcodes for a £1.50 delivery fee.
This much-loved cafe (attached to The Clifton Hotel in South Shields) are offering traditional afternoon teas to enjoy at home due to customer demand! Think finger sandwiches, fresh scones, a slice of quiche and a mini cake selection. 

The French Oven
Delivery by Grainger Market Delivery across the North East from Hexham to South Shields, Blyth, Morpeth to Sunderland, Washington, Chester Le Street and all in-between.
A deluxe French take on the very British tradition of afternoon tea that comes with a selection of sandwiches, scones, miniature savouries, brownies and cream cakes.

Grant’s Bakery
Delivery to most NE postcodes, as well as DH8 and DH9. Check to see if your area is included by clicking here.
This award-winning bakery based in Corbridge is delivering its delicious afternoon teas across the North East. Instead of finger sandwiches you get a slice of ham and egg pie, quiche and sausage roll, and two types of scones, as well as an amazing selection of sweet treats like lemon drizzle cake, chocolate truffles and flapjack. 

Hive Coffee Company, Jarrow
Collection from the cafe at Jarrow Hall, must be ordered at least two days in advance.
This fantastic cafe is serving up a delicious afternoon tea for £15 per person which includes a lovely mix of sweet and savoury items.

Love Lily Cakes, Pallion
Collection only Thursday, Friday or Saturday from Love Lily Cakes in Pallion.
Treat the whole family with adult and child afternoon teas on offer from this amazing bakery in Sunderland. 

Durham

Beamish Museum, Beamish
Local delivery only (within 15 miles of Beamish Museum). It will be delivered by a costumed Beamish member of staff between 8am and 5pm on your chosen date.
The bakery at Beamish Museum is one of my favourite places to visit when enjoying a day out at this fabulous heritage museum. The afternoon tea includes savoury items of two mini sausage rolls, two mini quiches and four cheese twists., and sweet treats of two plain scones with two pots of jam and clotted cream, two crumbly Beamish gingerbread squares, two mini Victoria sponge cakes, made with buttercream and jam, and two mini chocolate cakes – delicious! Plus your choice of a tin of Beamish blend loose leaf tea or a packet of Beamish blend ground coffee.

The Bubble Bar
Delivery on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to any NE postcode. Delivery on Saturday to any DH postcode.
Choose from a traditional afternoon tea, sweet afternoon tea or savoury afternoon tea for one or two people that comes with all the tastiest classic afternoon tea treats. 

The Cellar Door, Durham City Centre
Collection from the restaurant, or delivery within a 7-mile radius of Durham city. 
Back due to popular demand, choose from four savoury and four sweet options to create your own unique afternoon tea from this popular Durham city centre restaurant.

Broom House Farm, Witton Gilbert
Available for collection on Fridays and Saturdays only. Orders must be placed by 12pm on Thursday.
A rustic afternoon tea from this much-loved cafe at Broom House Farm. For sharing between two, it includes a scotch egg, two sausage rolls, finger sandwiches, fruit scones with jam and clotted cream, a slice of traybake, a slice of cake, a jam jar dessert and a bottle of Fentimans.

Grant’s Bakery
Delivery to most NE postcodes, as well as DH8 and DH9. Check to see if your area is included by clicking here.
This award-winning bakery based in Corbridge is delivering its delicious afternoon teas across the North East. Instead of finger sandwiches you get a slice of ham and egg pie, quiche and sausage roll, and two types of scones, as well as an amazing selection of sweet treats like lemon drizzle cake, chocolate truffles and flapjack. 

Lanchester Garden Centre
Pre-order for collection 7 days a week between 10am and 4pm.
Feast on a delicious afternoon tea from the lovely Lanchester Garden Centre. All boxed up and ready to go! Menu here. Order by calling the garden centre on 01207 521669. 

Mrs Dellow’s Delights, Stanley
Delivery in and around the North East area, message directly to see whether your area is included.
Tuck into a delicious Mother’s Day afternoon tea that includes three types of sandwiches, two slices of cake, a cheese scone and a lemon scone. 

No19 Afternoon Tea, Durham City Centre
Delivery within a five mile radius of Durham City, with a minimum order of two people, it costs £15 per person.
A delightful box filled with afternoon tea delights delivered to your door! It will include scones, cakes and lovely finger sandwiches filled with delicious flavour combinations. Gluten-free and vegetarian options are available

Olive & Pip Patisserie, Newton Hall
Collection from Newton Hall or delivery to local surrounding area.
Give someone (or yourself) a Box of Joy from Olive & Pip Patisserie. Each box contains two fruit scones, one small jar of homemade strawberry jam, a cupcake, chocolate fudge brownies and slice of three-layer victoria sponge. Each item comes individually wrapped and the box is tied with natural raffia. A truly special sweet afternoon tea box!

South Causey Inn, Stanley/Beamish Valley
Available on Saturday between 1 pm – 3 pm and Sunday between 12pm – 1pm for collection and delivery and should be pre ordered by 3pm the day before.
We’re so happy to see South Causey Inn offer their popular afternoon tea for takeaway! The Traditional Afternoon Tea includes a mini bottle of Prosecco, finger sandwiches, two types of scone, a slice of quiche and an array of sweet treats including a slice of the following: Malteaser cheesecake, carrot cake, cookies, chocolate torte and chocolate tray bake. Plus, a fruit tea to brew at home! They also have a Children’s Afternoon Tea so no one in the family has to miss out! Click here to view the menu.

Tees Valley

Foodies, Middlesbrough
Free delivery across most of Teesside
You’re in for a treat with an afternoon tea box from Foodies! Choose from afternoon tea for one or two, as well as vegetarian and children options too. 

Lindsey’s Cake Kitchen, Marske-by-the-Sea
Delivery within 5-mile radius of Marske-by-the-Sea, or selected locations on certain dates.
Tuck into a hearty afternoon tea from Lindsey’s Cake Kitchen. Choose from a classic afternoon tea or gentleman’s afternoon tea. Lindsey can even cater for those who need a gluten-free option and do a gluten-free afternoon tea!

The Old Butcher’s, Billingham
Collection from 11am, or delivery to Billingham, Middlesbrough, Ingleby Barwick, Stockton/Norton, Yarm, Darlington & Redcar between 1pm -4pm for a £3.50 delivery fee. 48 hour notice required.
Fabulous afternoon tea boxes from this family-run business. As well as the traditional afternoon tea, there are a gentleman’s afternoon tea, mini afternoon tea and ploughman’s lunch options too.

The Rabbit Hole, Stainton, Middlesbrough
Take away and delivery in and around the Stainton, Middlesbrough area.
Wow, the afternoon tea boxes from The Rabbit Hole look amazing. Choose from the Alice in Wonderland-named afternoon teas with a delightful Door Mouse children’s afternoon tea available too!

Two Little Birds, Middlesbrough
Delivery in and around the Middlesbrough area.
Afternoon tea grazing boards that are completely indulgent! Order by visiting their Instagram page and sending them a DM!

3 thoughts on “Local Afternoon Tea Delivery in the North East

    • Rosie says:

      Hi, I’ve visited lots of these places pre-lockdown but hoping to get takeaway or collection from as many as I can over the next few weeks/months to keep supporting local!

  1. Sangeeta Chopra says:

    Hi could you add me to your Afternoon Tea places I have an Indian Deli and Takeaway in Whitley Bay on Park View. I do Indian afternoon tea to the local area can go further at a charge. Thank you

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