Colonnades at the Signet Library

Parliament Square, Edinburgh, EH1 1RF

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Colonnades at the Signet Library

Parliament Square, Edinburgh, EH1 1RF

Afternoon Tea at Colonnades is a wonderful experience. The immaculately presented waiting staff and Maître D’ offer you a warm and friendly welcome to the glamourous setting. Our Tea Sommelier guides you through our selection of teas including our bespoke Signet Blend.


You’ll discover the finest seasonal ingredients in our sandwiches, delectable savouries and decadent cakes created by our resident pastry chef and presented with our renowned panache. We’ve an enticing range of champagnes, cocktails and soft drinks to add to your enjoyment. This is an afternoon tea you’ll never forget, perhaps the best afternoon tea in Edinburgh?

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It's easy to book a table online using our booking widget below. Book the lunch session for afternoon tea and specify 'Afternoon Tea' in the special requests box. You'll receive instant email confirmation of your booking.


Information about your visit

Tea Times
MondayNot served
TuesdayNot served
Wednesday11.00am - 4.30pm
Thursday11.00am - 4.30pm
Friday11.00am - 4.30pm
Saturday11.00am - 4.30pm
Sunday11.00am - 4.30pm
Menus & Pricing

Afternoon tea prices start from £50.00 per person.

Afternoon Tea

Ox cheek pie
Red pepper & black olive palmier
Mushroom, chestnut & gorgonzola tart
Prawn & crayfish cocktail
Beetroot & goats cheese choux
Chicken liver parfait
Chicken, pesto & rocolla
Smoked salmon & pickled cucumber
Coronation sweet potato & spinach


Exotic fruit delice
Banana crème brulee macaron
Dark chocolate & beetroot brownie
Rhubarb & custard tart
Chocolate & orange gateaux Paris Brest
Lemongrass & ginger posset
Freshly made fruit and plain scones served with clotted cream and jam

Served with your choice of tea and coffee

£50 per person

Please note that menus are subject to change. All prices and offers are subject to change by the venue unless stated on your booking confirmation.

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