Colonnades at the Signet LibraryParliament Square, Edinburgh, EH1 1RF

Located in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, Parliament Square, Colonnades at the Signet Library is an elegant, and welcoming venue, renowned for their Traditional Afternoon Teas. 

The Colonnades has been restored exquisitely to its former grandeur. Tall fluted Corinthian columns line the salon surrounded by the gallery's ornate balustrades in neo-classical style. The finest bespoke silverware is set on the tables, some of which are original to the building.

Afternoon Tea at The Colonnades is an experience not to be missed. You can indulge in a selection of freshly made sandwiches, delectable savouries and decadent cakes created by their resident pastry chef and presented with their renowned panache. 

  1. Times:

    Afternoon Tea is served Sunday to Friday 11am to 7pm, with last booking for afternoon tea at 5pm. Closed Saturdays.

  2. Booking:

    Booking is essential

  3. Nearest railway station:

    Edinburgh Waverley

  4. Approach:

    Guests will be met by our doorman

  5. Where to sit:

    Afternoon tea is served in the historic Colonnades salon

  6. Dress code:

    Smart casual

  7. Children:

    Children of all ages welcome

  8. Music:

    No live music

  9. Credit cards:

    All major credit cards accepted

  10. Gardens:

    No

  11. Outdoor Seating:

    No

  12. Disabled access:

    Yes

  13. Dogs:

    Guide dogs only

  14. Gluten free:

    -

  15. Vegan:

    -

  16. Nut free:

    -

  17. Award Winner:

    -

  18. Halal:

    -

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  • Afternoon Tea
    11am to 7pm
    Sunday - Friday
    Closed Saturday
From£30.00

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