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!
1. The popular High Tea at Tea Lab
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
2. 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 (+ €12.50 pp entrance)
3. Baker’s Healthy High Tea at Baker & Moore
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
4. 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
5. High Tea at Yoghurt Barn
Yoghurt Barn is a super cozy hotspot in the centre of our city, so perfect for a delicious (vegan) high tea. At the high tea you get the Yoghurt Specials, wraps, sandwiches with tasty spreads and of course a delicious slice of cake. All completely plant based. Delicious!
In addition, they have also thought of the kids at Yoghurt Barn in Rotterdam. Your kiddo will get a nice juice, yogurt, half a brownie and a whole slice of blueberry cake.
Oude Binnenweg 117 – 119
High Tea: €23 pp
Kids High Tea: €12 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: €27.50 pp
High tea kids: €19.50
8. Extensive High Tea in Rotterdam at Taste of Heaven
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
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.
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: €24.50 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
12. High tea at Anne & Max
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
13. The colourful high tea at BY AMI Urban Bistro
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: €29.50 pp
High gin: €46.50
14. High tea in the Grand Café of the Zalmhuis
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. 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.
Schaardijk 396, 2909 LA Rotterdam
High tea: €32. 50 pp
High tea with the signature salmon amuse-bouche: €41
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
16. High tea at Vlaamsch Broodhuys
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
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
18. Mr. Salad Health-tea
We know Mr. Salad – of course – from their delicious rich salads. In line with their healthy menu, you can also go to Mr. Salad for a very healthy afternoon tea, or as they say it, a health tea!
Not only are all snacks gluten-free, lactose-free, vegan and free of (refined) sugars, they also place a high value on working with organic ingredients from local suppliers.
But in addition to the healthy high tea, they also have a chocolate variant. A little less healthy, but very tasty and vegan! You get various sweet treats with lots of chocolate and fresh fruit. And of course chocolate milk can not be missing.
Pompenburg 638, 3011 AX Rotterdam
High tea: €22.95 pp
High choc: €19.95
19. 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
20. 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
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!