Afternoon Tea at Simpsons

Afternoon Tea will be available for pre-booked tables only. To book please call 01463 250200 (selecting option 2 for the restaurant)

The best Afternoon Tea in Inverness! Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just want to enjoy a luxury treat – enjoy a fabulous Afternoon Tea with friends and family in the comfort of our lounge area in the Glass House restaurant*.

Our dedicated Afternoon Tea hosts who will look after your table for the duration of your stay to ensure that you enjoy every minute of your afternoon treat.

Our sit-in Afternoon Tea is available Monday to Saturday at 2pm and 3.45pm and only £25 for 2! Tables booked for 2pm are required back by 3.30pm please. (Individual options also available at £13.50 per person)

Our Afternoon Tea service includes fresh filter coffee or house tea. You can also add some fizz to your afternoon tea with prosecco for an additional £4.99 per person.

Tables may be available for small parties however booking is required at al time at present. To book call our restaurant on 01463 250200 – option 2. Due to the popularity of the Afternoon Tea service, we cannot guarantee that there will be availability if not pre-booked. Parties of 8 or more are required to book, to allow us time to prepare our fresh and delicious individual pieces. 

*afternoon Tea is served in our Inverness store only at this time. 

What’s Included in our Afternoon Tea

Freshly Prepared Sandwiches & Savoury 

A sumptuous hand-made selection of sandwiches using delicious and fresh award winning ‘3 Little bakers’ bread – generously filled using locally sourced ingredients. (please notesandwich shapes and filling may vary)

Each person will also receive a delicious hand made savoury by our chef, this will vary from week to week.

Special diet? We can create gluten free and dairy free sandwiches if required.

Mouth-watering Treats

Your afternoon tea includes a mouth watering collection of fresh mini cakes, pastries and petit fours all hand made in house by our team of experienced bakers. Our selection changes regularly and may include:

  • Fresh meringues
  • Mini e’claires and profiteroles
  • Macaroons
  • Mint choc chip brownies
  • Honeycomb cheese cake
  • Coconut ice
  • Frangipans
  • Home made marshmallow slices
  • Passion fruit and white chocolate slice

Special dietary needs? We have a selection of gluten free, dairy free and sugar free cakes and treats available.

Simpsons Famous Scones

AfternoonTeaSconesFinish your afternoon tea with one of our famous home made scones in miniature, served with luxurious fresh double cream and home made jam – loving made in the highlands.

Special dietary needs? Scones can be replaced with a gluten free cake option.  (Please let us know in advance)

Special Celebration

Whether you’re celebrating something special or just feel like an extra treat, why not add a Prosecco to your Afternoon Tea for only an additional £4.99 per person?

If you would like to surprise someone with an Afternoon Tea voucher, why not order online HERE or call 01463 250200.

What customers are saying about our Afternoon Tea

“Came along for the afternoon tea today as a birthday treat for my friend. Absolutely loved it. Served on a little picnic table with lots of delicious sandwiches, scones, cakes and lovely jam and cream. Have had quite a few afternoon teas in Inverness and this was by far the best. Excellent value and served with tea or coffee and excellent service with a smile. Will definitely be back thoroughly enjoyed it!”

“We had an excellent afternoon tea at Simpsons. The sandwiches were lovely and the cakes were delicious, mouth-watering. We have had breakfasts, lunches and now afternoon tea here and have never been disappointed.”

“Wow,the afternoon tea is sooooo lush, and the waitress was so attentive. Excellent service.”

“Had a fabulous afternoon tea today for my grannies 75th birthday. Fabulous sandwiches and cakes and very friendly service. Thank you.”

To book your Afternoon Tea at Simpsons Inverness, call our customer services desk on 01463 250200, in person in the garden centre or email