12 x the best high tea in Amsterdam to try at least once

skip lunch or brunch and celebrate with a high tea in Amsterdam

Do you love to go for a good high tea in Amsterdam? To be honest, I like a high tea more than having breakfast or lunch somewhere. A high tea gives you that special on top of the world feeling, if you know what I mean. You can taste a lot of savory and sweet snacks and sweet tooth me can tell you that that’s one of the most amazing things in the world. But where can you find the tastiest high tea in Amsterdam? Check our favorite spots in Amsterdam for a high tea!

12 X high tea in Amsterdam with scones, jam and clotted cream

The Duchess: The afternoon tea at The Duchess is a culinairy party. What starts with figuring out which tea you want to taste. The dishes include dishes like a wellington with chicken, brioche croutons with egg and truffle that change regularly, and believe it or not homemade cotton candy. You can even order a high tea with 20 different snacks!

High tea in amsterdam
The Duchess Amsterdam

Waldorf: together with the afternoon tea at The Duchess the afternoon tea at the Waldorf is the best in town when you ask us. What a joy to eat all the delights! This afternoon tea is perfect when you have something special to celebrate, because the Waldorf is very chic of course.

Grand Café Krasnapolsky: One of our favourite high tea’s can be ordered at Grand Café Krasnapolsky. Besides tea (of course), you’ll get homemade scones, hors d’oevre from the counter and mini sandwiches. Also sweet snacks from the Cake Room and if you like a glass of champagne. Hmm!

Waldorf Afternoon Tea
Waldorf Astoria

Yoghurt Barn: Crazy about yogurt? Then you need to check the high tea at Yogurt Barn. You’ll get to know the assortiment of Yogurt Barn. So that means a lot of yogurt, but also vegan pastries, delicious brownies and homemade banana bread. Very nice: in the summer you can take it with you to the park for a picnic!

De Bakkerswinkel: Visit De Bakkerswinkel for a festive high tea, or as they say: an afternoon tea. Fresh scones with jam and clotted cream, quiche, fruit salads and of course homemade cakes. And while tasting you enjoy your tea, glass of wine or orange juice.

Conservatorium Hotel: A four-course high tea who says no to that? The high tea at the Conservatorium Hotel is one for the bucket list. Enjoy a glass of bubbles and the best quality sandwiches with for example tartare and smoked salmon. YUM!

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Conservatorium Hotel

Beter & Leuk: Good news for all the vegans. At Beter & Leuk you can order a vegan high tea! You can choose The Classic One or the The Healthy One. In classic high tea you get sandwiches, scones with homemade jam & cream and homemade cakes. At the healthy high tea the homemade sweets are made without refined sugars, you also get a salad and a soup.

Tassenmuseum Hendrikje: How cute is this? After your museum visit you can get a high tea! Go for the High Tea Classic with three courses. You’ll start with a round of savory snacks and sandwiches, what follows with a round of sweet treats and you’ll finish with the most delicious scones!

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Tassenmuseum Hendrikje

Gartine: At Gartine in the city centre of Amsterdam you can order one of the best high teas. The snacks and sweets are made from the finest organic ingredients, most of the time from the kitchen garden. The cakes are served on cute plates for that real cozy living room feeling.

Lavinia Good Food: The vegan high tea at Lavinia Good Food consists of frittata’s, toast with avocado, rice crackers with hummus, sweets and of course lots of tea. This is also our favorite spot to get that wonderful spring feeling. The interior is so colorful and cheerful!

Amstel Hotel: The high tea at the Amstel Hotel is really good. You’ll start the high tea with a glass of champagne and enjoys snacks as caviar on crackers, lobster croquettes, mini burgers and of course sweets as meringue with lemon curd. OMG!

high tea in amsterdam
Amstel Hotel

De Drie Graefjes: At The Three Graefjes you can not only eat thé most delicious red velvet cake, you can also order a high tea. We can guarantee that that red velvet cake, will come back on the etagère. Yes!


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