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Heb jij de high tea bij Yoghurt Barn al geprobeerd? Hier krijg je niet alleen liters thee, maar ook hun lekkerste specials.

19 Best places for a high tea in Rotterdam

By Mathilde Simon
January 12, 2024

Are you looking for a delicious high tea in Rotterdam? From time to time we love to treat ourselves with some (or actually lots of) delicious treats. And what is more perfect way to treat yourself than with a high tea?

Luckily you can find plenty of hotspots in Rotterdam that offer a fantastic high tea. Therefore, we present to you the best places for a high tea in Rotterdam filled with scones, cakes, chocolate, tea and more scones!

Be sure to make a reservation before you go, because a high tea is always very popular!

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1. The popular High Tea at Tea Lab

Tea Lab in Rotterdam is perfect voor een high tea! Super lekkere hapjes, drankjes en ook nog eens gezond.

Tea Lab is for sure one of the most popular places in Rotterdam for a high tea. They thank their popularity to the variety in dishes and the different choices in high teas. And probably their delicious homemade red velvet cake ;).

You can enjoy a normal high tea, but also a vegan high tea, a brunch high tea and a gluten free high tea.


Nieuwe Binnenweg 178A, 3015 BJ Rotterdam


Regular high tea: €22.95 pp
Brunch high tea: €22.95
Vegan high tea: €24.95 pp
Gluten free high tea: €24.95 pp



This is a very original idea! At Cinema Culinair you watch films and eat exactly the same dishes as in the film. Down to the second, so you eat what you see. In addition to the dinner shows, a sweet brunch variant is also organised, where you can enjoy delicious homemade chocolates and a beautiful etagère with different sandwiches and rolls to alternate with sweets while watching the film Chocolat (2000).

Cinema Culinair is organized several times a year in Rotterdam. The next edition is from April 4 to 14 in the Keilepand, where you can enjoy it with all your senses every Thursday to Sunday! The brunch show is on Saturday April 6 from 12:00 – 16:00.

Read everything you need to know about Cinema Culinair


Chocolat film and brunch: €64,50 pp


Keilepand (Keilecollectief) – Keilestraat 7-9, 3029 BP Rotterdam


3. The Highest Tea of Rotterdam at Euromast

The Euromast takes your high tea the the next level: having tea high in the sky! At 100 meters up you can enjoy your cakes, chocolate, sandwiches and tea.

This all while overlooking our beautiful city. Make sure you ask for a seat at the window for the best view!

Do you prefer wine? The Euromast also offers a high wine for €32,50 pp (+ €12,50 pp entrance).

TIP: Already get your ticket for the Euromast here.


Parkhaven 20, 3016 GM Rotterdam


Adults: €22.50 pp (+ €12.50 pp entrance)

Kids: €17.50 (+ €9,- pp entrance)


4. Baker’s Healthy High Tea at Baker & Moore

Deze glutenvrije, zuivel vrije, suikervrije & veganistische of vegetarische high tea bij Baker & Moore is ideaal voor iedereen die op zoek is naar wat lekkers en gezonds. Hier serveren ze verse sap, een soepje, verschillende broodjes en heerlijke gebakjes van Rose & Vanilla en SUE (zoet zonder suiker).

This gluten free, dairy free, sugar free & vegan high tea at Baker & Moore is perfect for anyone looking for some sweet, but healthy treats. That way you get to enjoy a high tea without any worries on what you eat!

They serve their own made slow juice, a soup, different sandwiches and pastries from Rose & Vanilla, SUE (sweet without sugar) and their own homemade sweets.

Good to know that Baker and Moore take great care when working with gluten-free products. They do this, for example, by working with separate cutting boards and gloves. Nevertheless, it is recommended to pass on your allergies as completely as possible!


Westblaak 147, 3012 KJ Rotterdam


€27.50 pp


5. Festive high tea at the Bakkerswinkel Rotterdam

At the Bakkerswinkel Rotterdam you go for a delicious and cozy high tea at their location on the Schiedamse Vest, near the Witte de Withstraat.

Scones with jam and clotted cream, curds, various cakes, quiche, soup and a large pot of tea; you leave with a full stomach!


Schiedamse Vest 99a, 3012 BH Rotterdam


€25.95 pp


6. High tea at By mi & Es

By Mi & Es is a cosy and colourful place located on the lively Karel Doormanstraat. Here you enjoy an extraordinary high tea experience, where you can choose from three different packages.

The first package, Package A, is the standard package that offers a variety of sweets and savoury snacks, such as ganache and jam, bread with butter, various sandwiches, sushi, scones, croissants and much more. For the thirst they have freshly squeezed orange juice and a delicious homemade strawberry smoothie. Of course, unlimited tea is served.

Package B offers the same delicacies as Package A, but with a personal touch. Think of personalized sweets and a fun welcome drink, perfect for a baby shower or birthday, for example.

Then there is the Decoration package. In addition to all the food and drinks, this package comes with all kinds of special decorations, such as helium balloons, polaroid camera with twenty rolls, donut wall with twenty donuts and so on!


Karel Doormanstraat 368-370, 3012 GR Rotterdam


High Tea package A: €32,95 pp

High Tea package B: €37,95 pp

High Tea Decoration: €250,-


7. High tea on the SS Rotterdam

Come aboard the ss Rotterdam for a special high tea!

This special afternoon tea at the ss Rotterdam starts off with a glass of Prosecco, alcohol free bubbles or jus d’orange, followed by sandwiches, wraps, vegetable muffins, fresh fruit and sweet delicacies. The tea is served unlimited. This way you can stay at the table for a long time to chat with your dining partners.

Did you also know that the ss Rotterdam has a high tea for the little ones. This children’s High Tea is especially for kids from 3 to 12 years old and is filled with a three-storey etagiaire full of delicacies. You also get an ss Rotterdam colouring page with coloured pencils!

TIP: Get your ticket + audio tour for the ss Rotterdam!


3e Katendrechtsehoofd 25, 3072 AM Rotterdam


High tea adults: €28.50 pp

High tea kids: €20.50


8. Extensive High Tea in Rotterdam at Taste of Heaven

Tijdens de high tea van Taste of Heaven krijg je namelijk verschillende soorten zoete en hartige hapjes, zoals sandwiches, wraps, mini pancakes, broodjes, taarten, cherry compote, macarons, mini-wafels en vers fruit! Ultiem genieten!

At Taste of Heaven you can enjoy an extensive high tea with coffee and more than 20 different teas. And a lot of good food of course!

During the high tea you get different kinds of sweet and savory snacks, such as sandwiches, wraps, mini pancakes, sandwiches, pies, cherry compote, macarons, mini waffles and fresh fruit. So good!


Jonker Fransstraat 88A, 3031 AW Rotterdam


€24.50 pp


9. High Choc at CHCO Café Rotterdam

What is more perfect on a cold, winter day in Rotterdam than a warm hot chocolate? At CHCO Café Rotterdam you can warm up with either a delicious high choc.

The high choc comes with chocolate milk, with or without whipped cream and a chocolate fondue to dip your strawberries and cookies. The perfect treat for chocolate lovers!


Oude Binnenweg 109A, 3012 JB Rotterdam


High Choc: €27.50


10. High Tea in the Park at Dudok in Het Park

Mini sandwiches, scones, quiches, two pieces of cake, jam, lemon curt, lemon bar, waffles and more; that are some of the deliciousness they serve when you visit Dudok in het Park for their high tea.

Their teas come straight from the famous teahouse Betjeman and Barton from Paris. They also serve a special high tea for children, which is smaller in size.

Dudok in the Park is the perfect location for a sunny afternoon, because here you can enjoy a special high tea in an idyllic setting. Dudok in the Park is located in a national monument from 1750, on the edge of the Park near the Euromast.

At their well-known location on the Meent, they serve exactly the same high tea.


Baden Powellaan 12, 3016 GJ Rotterdam


High tea: €25.50 pp

High tea for kids: €13.50


11. Afternoon Tea at Hotel New York

If you value a special location then Hotel New York is the place for you. This restaurant is located in a historic location on the Kop van Zuid, and is the former head office of the Holland America Line.

Nowadays it is a restaurant and hotel and a good place for a high tea.

Their Afternoon Tea offers everything you expect from one: scones with clotted cream, cakes, sandwiches and of course tea. This while you have the best view on the skyline of Rotterdam!


Koninginnenhoofd 1, 3072 AD Rotterdam


€22.50 pp


12. High tea at Anne & Max

Een high tea is natuurlijk de perfecte manier om jou en je vriendinnen te trakteren! Gelukkig zijn er in Rotterdam genoeg plekken die geweldige high tea's aanbieden. Daarom zetten wij hieronder voor jou de beste plekken voor een high tea in Rotterdam op een rij.

Every day from 3 PM you can go to Anne & Max on the Korte Hoogstraat for a delicious high tea. Expect a tasting experience with different types of bread, savoury spreads, soup, pie, scones and sweets.

At Anne & Max they are planetary. You read that right, not plant-based, but planetary. They think we should all become a little more planet-friendly.

So it’s not a surprise they offer a vegan option, where you can enjoy the tastiest cakes, scones and other sweets. The biggest hit is the plant-based version of the Dutch roze koek, a pink cake fondant cake, consisting of a flat cake with a pink layer of fondant.

For savoury lovers there is soup and various breads with toppings.


Korte Hoogstraat 20, 3011 GL Rotterdam


€25.50 pp


13. The colourful high tea at BY AMI Urban Bistro

Het kleurrijke interieur van By Ami Rotterdam op Kop van Zuid!

At By Ami they know what a high tea is. Here they serve a beautiful etagère with brioche sandwiches, mackerel tapenade, hummus, crunchy chicken and not to mention all the delicious sweets such as the Rolo cheesecake (tip!), chocolate date almond pie and the marble blondie.

That is, literally, a mouth full! And you enjoy everything in their colorful shop.

TIP: also worth mentioning is their high gin. This is a tasting with three different types of gin, served with matching snacks and bites from their normal menu.


Antoine Platekade 983, 3072 ME Rotterdam


High tea: €31.50 pp

High gin: €52.50

High cocktail: €52.50


14. High tea in the Grand Café of the Zalmhuis

Schuif aan in het Grand Café van het Zalmhuis voor een uitgebreide high tea. Gevuld met alles wat een zoetekauw zich kan wensen: mini muffins van vanille, chocolade & blauwe bessen, blondie, brownie, mini macarons, chocoladetruffel, witte chocoladelolly’s en kaneel & chocolate chip koeken van de Koekfabriek. Hierbij natuurlijk de Engelse scones en sandwiches, zoals we gewend zijn van een echte high tea! 

Take a seat in the Grand Café of the Zalmhuis for an extensive high tea. Filled with everything a sweet tooth could wish for: mini macarons, seafood, pearl chocolates, scones, almond tarts and more.

But also the savoury winners such as bagels, brioche bread and cinnamon rolls with Dutch blue cheese
and pear compote are on the menu.

Do you always want more, more more? It is possible to extend the high tea with their signature salmon amuse-bouche and a glass of gin & tonic. This is salmon marinated in Brak Zalmhuis gin with picalilly, fried flammkuchen, dill tops and sweet and sour beetroot.

For wine lovers, the Zalmhuis also offers a high wine with three courses and matching wines.


Schaardijk 396, 2909 LA Rotterdam


High tea: €32. 50 pp

High tea with the signature salmon amuse-bouche: €49.50

High wine: €47.50


15. The Yum Cha High Tea at Shanghai Papa

If you are looking for something a little different than the standard high teas, you should definitely check out Shanghai Papa.

They serve a Bao of choice, five dim sums, four sweets and a whole lot of tea; all designed by their pastry chef with ingredients such as ginger, green tea and sesame. How cool is that?


Botersloot 24-28, 3011 HG Rotterdam


€30 pp


16. High tea at Vlaamsch Broodhuys

Tijdens de high tea van Vlaamsch Broodhuys krijg je diverse soorten zuurdesembrood, heerlijk hartig beleg, een huisgemaakte seizoenssoep, een selectie van de zoetigheden en natuurlijk een pot thee. 

For an extensive selection of both sweet and savory dishes, the Vlaamsch Broodhuys high tea is the right place.

With the Vlaamsch Broodhuys high tea you will be served various types of bread, delicious savoury spreads, a a selection of sweets and of course a big pot of tea.


Meent 8A, 3011 JJ Rotterdam

Nieuwe Binnenweg 127B, 3014 GJ Rotterdam


€27.50 pp


17. The SUE TEA

SUE has become a well known name in Rotterdam when it comes to healthy eating. Their small square bites are delicacies that are refined sugar-free, gluten-free, lactose-free and vegan.

They like to use nuts and coconut products and they sweeten their bites with dates and rice syrup.

In addition to the bites, they have other tasty dishes on the menu at SUE if you are looking for a healthy breakfast and lunch.

But what of course could not be missing from their menu is a SUE tea! A combination of their delicious bites and their savory dishes, together with unlimited tea, makes this a truly healthy and vegan afternoon tea!


Karel Doormanstraat 372-374, 3012 GR Rotterdam


€34.95 pp


18. Japanese high tea at Round&Round

Attention matcha lovers! At Round&Round on the Hoogstraat in Rotterdam you can enjoy a full table of sweets, completely in matcha style. This means Matcha Hojicha Cookies and Matcha Nama chocolate, but also great dishes such as Passion Fruit Pound Cake, Japanese sandwiches and pancakes (Dorayaki).

A high tea like you don’t see often. Amazing if you are looking for something new and are not afraid to try new flavours.

You can book the high tea at Round&Round from Wednesday to Sunday. Do not forget to book in advance via the email you will find on the Round&Round website.


Hoogstraat 55A, 3011 PG Rotterdam


Full version: €37 pp


19. High tea at Trompenburg & Arboretum

Last, but definitely not least: discover this special high tea experience at Tea House ‘De Uithoek’. This cute and cozs place in Trompenburg is located in the middle of a green oasis.

During this high tea you will be spoiled with a bowl of fresh seasonal soup with freshly baked bread. Afterwards you can enjoy a warm pancake topped with goat cheese, walnut and honey, a selection of savoury sandwiches and wraps with luxurious fillings such as salmon, brie and hummus.

Then there are sweet snacks, including freshly baked scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam, and a tasting of Koekela Koeken. Of course, all this is accompanied by an assortment of fresh teas and refreshing waters with a hint of mint.


Honingerdijk 86, 3062 NX Rotterdam
(note: temporarily closed for remodeling untill February 2024)


High tea: €28,50 pp


These were the best places for a high tea in Rotterdam! Do you think we missed a fantastic place for a high tea in Rotterdam? Let us know in the comments below!

2 replies on “19 Best places for a high tea in Rotterdam”

  • Vergeet MAMS coffee & more niet aan de van speykstraat (192) / nieuwe binnenweg (toekomstig Jules deelderplein) ook daar hebben we high tea, ontbijt, lunch, zelfgebakken taarten, en niet alleen eigen koffiebonen, thee maar ook MAMS WIJNEN..;-)

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