Afternoon Tea at the Ivy, Leeds.

Hey I’ve been ever so decadent recently and indulged in my second afternoon tea in just eight days. I really can’t resist an afternoon tea invite though, plus it was epic to meet up with friends in lovely Leeds. πŸ™‚

Cocktails in the City ~ The Alchemist , Trinity Centre.

After shopping and cocktails in the city we headed for our reservation at The Ivy. Nowadays The Ivy collection of gorgeous art deco restaurants has spread North from London and countrywide , three having opened in Yorkshire at York, Harrogate & Leeds. The Leeds Ivy is situated in the ornate Victoria Quarter on Vicar Lane.

Victoria Arcade

I have to say I immediately fell in love with the stunning interiors in the Victoria Quarter restaurant. Theres definitely a wow moment as you enter and the upstairs area where Gill had booked us a table is just as stunning. Eye-catching images wherever you look!

Afternoon Tea at The Ivy comes served on a three tier cake stand. This and the crockery and napkins are embellished with a single green ivy leaf, a lovely attention to detail. A choice of hot drinks are included and I chose Peppermint tea.

And what of the tasty treats? We were definitely all impressed with the sweet selection , though maybe an extra sandwich would have been nice. There are three savouries included in this Afternoon Tea. My favourite was the chicken and truffle in a brioche roll.

The cakes were plentiful ( with two scones each, served with jam, strawberries and clotted cream) and I especially enjoyed the chocolate dessert in a plant pot. πŸ™‚

I would definitely recommend The Ivy in Leeds as an afternoon tea destination. And Leeds itself as a great day out with the girls. πŸ™‚ πŸ₯‚πŸ°

Thanks to Arwen and Gill for their photo contributions.


22 thoughts on “Afternoon Tea at the Ivy, Leeds.”

  1. I love afternoon teas but I’m more of a savory person rather than sweet. Always looking for more sandwiches than cake but scones and clotted cream…yum 😊

  2. Looks like you’re on a roll now with the afternoon teas. The Ivy looks fab – but a bit far for me. Although I met my hubby in Leeds and lived there for 10 years, so we’ll probably have a sentimental visit sometime in future. We occasionally do.

    1. I think that’s the last one for a while. But it was very good. Leeds is a fab city, I should go more often. Not as good train links from Clitheroe as Manchester though. We had to get a lift to Skipton first , then a 40 minute train. X

  3. You and your cakes and cocktails! Life of Shazza! Did you see Clitheroe featured on North West Tonight promoting Ribble Valley being a happy place to live? They got that right!

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