Afternoon tea at Gleneagles

Afternoon tea at Gleneagles

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Could this be the most luxurious place in the whole of Scotland to indulge in afternoon tea? It's certainly up there with the best. Picture this; a five-star hotel with panoramic views of the rolling hills of Perthshire, sumptuous décor, crisp white table linens, tiers of delicate finger sandwiches, scones and French fancies…

If you’re looking for somewhere truly special to mark an occasion, it’s got to be Gleneagles. Book a table in the newly refurbished Glendevon Room (pictured below) and experience for yourself the reason it’s the go-to place for A-listers.

Afternoon tea at Gleneagles
The Gleneagles Signature Afternoon Tea marries local ingredients for a fresh take on the traditional.

Gleneagles Signature Afternoon Tea

A selection of finger sandwiches
Egg and cress, shallot confit on white bread
Roast beef, horseradish and lettuce on tomato bread
Smoked salmon sweet dill mayonnaise on a lemon bread
Cucumber, minted cream cheese on a caraway seed bread


Warm scones
Served with Scottish preserves and clotted cream


French fancies
Redcurrant and Caorunn gin profiteroles, vanilla fromage frais
Violet macaron, cassis cremeux
Bahibe chocolate and malt mousse, pecan cream brownie
Heather honey madeleine, candied fruits

As well as a Rosé Champagne Afternoon Tea, Gleneagles also offers alternatives for those with special dietary requirements including the Vegetarian Afternoon Tea and the Gleneagles Gluten Free Afternoon Tea.

The Gleneagles Afternoon Tea is available by reservation daily, 12:30–3:30pm, at £40 per person.

The Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder, Perthshire, PH3 1NF, 01764 694270, www.gleneagles.com

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