Lots of tea, sandwiches, scones, the tastiest pastries … Who doesn’t like that? Afternoon teas are very popular and we understand why. Great idea as a mother’s day gift, for a catch up with your girlfriends or for some quality time with your partner.
Even though afternoon teas are very tasty, it is often packed with sugars and animal products that you may want to avoid.
Fortunately, both vegan and healthy afternoon teas can be found in Rotterdam, with not only vegan, but also gluten, lactose and sugar-free options.
Below we share the places where you can enjoy a delicious vegan afternoon tea in Rotterdam!
1. Yoghurt Barn
Yoghurt Barn might like to work with organic yogurt and dairy in general, but they are also there for people who prefer not to eat dairy. They want the vegans among us to get the chance to enjoy their afternoon tea as well, and that’s why Yoghurt Barn created a delicious Vegan Afternoon Tea. Filled with Yogurt Barn’s (soy) yogurt, vegan coconut bread, Sharp Sharp pastries, a wrap with avocado, sandwiches with dips and much more. Perfect for plant based eaters, people who can’t handle lactose, or people who want to enjoy treats in a conscious way!
The vegan high tea at Yoghurt Barn is € 24.50 per person and includes unlimited tea.
2. Tea Lab
I think almost everyone in Rotterdam is familiar with the afternoon tea from the Tea Lab! But did you also know that you can opt for a Vegan High Tea here? Think of a huge plate with sugar and gluten-free pastries, organic bread with delicious hummus and grilled vegetables, soy yogurt with homemade granola, banana bread with figs & walnuts and so on. Leaving the Tea Lab you do with a full stomach and a guilt-free feeling!
De vegan afternoon tea at Tea Lab is €22,95 per person and includes unlimited tea.
Address: Nieuwe Binnenweg 178A, 3015 BJ Rotterdam
Coffeelicious has several locations in the Netherlands, but luckily one of them is in Rotterdam! They are not only known for their award-winning coffee, but you may also know them for their delicious home-made cakes and other sweets. An afternoon tea can therefore not be missing from the menu at Coffeelicious. The bottom layer of the etagere is filled with sandwiches with all kinds of fillings. One up you will find scones with vegan clotted cream and marmalade. And to top it off, you’ll find different types of vegan cupcakes at the very top. All in all, a vegan afternoon tea for people who want to live consciously and also just want to enjoy some delicious food!
De vegan afternoon tea at Coffeelicious is €25,95 per person and includes unlimited tea.
Address: Nieuwe Binnenweg 174, 3015 BJ Rotterdam
4. Baker & Moore
When we think of a healthy high tea, Baker & Moore really stands out. With a lot of variation in what they put in their afternoon tea, you can really eat everything while being carefree. You can expect a homemade slow juice, a seasonal soup and various sandwiches. In terms of sweets you can think of pastries from the pastry shop of Rose & Vanilla and SUE. The afternoon tea is not by definition vegan, but on request they can easily take this into account!
De healthy afternoon tea at Baker & Moore is €22,50 per person and includes unlimited tea.
Address: Westblaak 147, 3012 KJ Rotterdam
5. Mr. Salad
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. What can you expect in this healthy afternoon tea? Consider homemade vegan zucchini or pumpkin soup, a mini salad, tasty hummus, banana bread and vegan power balls.
De vegan afternoon tea at Mr. Salad is €22,50 per person and includes unlimited tea.
Address: Goudsesingel 235A, 3031 EL Rotterdam
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!
De vegan afternoon tea at SUE is €24,50 per person and includes unlimited tea.
Address: Karel Doormanstraat 372-374, 3012 GR Rotterdam
7. Anne & Max
Enjoy this high tea without any traces of animal products. On the menu is the homemade vegan chocolate cake and vegan pink cookies based on chickpeas. You can also expect a vegan soup and different vegan bruschette. Located at Korte Hoogstraat, you can sit in one of their comfortable couches or chairs at Anne & Max, while you enjoy lots of tea and good company!
De vegan afternoon tea at SUE is €21 per person and includes unlimited tea.
Address: Korte Hoogstraat 20, 3011 GL Rotterdam
These were our options for a vegan afternoon tea in Rotterdam, which are – most of the time – super healthy too!
Do you prefer an afternoon tea that is not necessarily very healthy, but also very tasty? Then check our article with the best places for a high tea in Rotterdam.
Have we missed any nice restaurants where you can enjoy a vegan afternoon tea? Let us know in the comments!