What to expect from the new afternoon tea at The Edgbaston

Take a look at the new afternoon tea menu at Birmingham’s glittering cocktail bar and boutique hotel The Edgbaston.

The menu is the latest offering from The Edgbaston’s head chef Olivier Briault,  formerly pastry chef of nearby Simpsons Restaurant and Opus Restaurant in Birmingham city centre.

It features the contemporary touches that has won Olivier so many fans.

The Edgbaston

He comes from an impressive culinary heritage – Olivier’s father and grandfather are both pastry chefs and his dad gave him his first apron and hat when he was three.

The Edgbaston is renowned for its innovative cocktails, lavish style and luxurious afternoon teas.

Prices for afternoon tea at the award-winning The Edgbaston start at £25 a head, with Champagne options available for those who want to splash out more.

Afternoon tea is served from 12 noon until 6pm on Saturdays and from12 noon until 9pm Sunday to Friday.

Amuse bouche

Shortbread, Chocolate sauce, Lime and Ginger Yoghurt Sorbet

Sandwiches / Savouries

Prawns cocktail salad, tomato, onion, pineapple, pepper

Kaltbach Alpine Creamy Cheese, crostini, spicy carrot jel, walnut

Egg mayonnaise, watercress, freshly baked brioche

Lemon and honey glazed chicken with cucumber, homemade mixed seed bread


Coconut and milk chocolate macaroon with poppy seed and sea salt Chocolate sponge, lemongrass espuma and passion fruit caviar

Classic raspberry cheesecake.

Paris Brest (almond and hazelnut profiterole)


Freshly baked scones served with clotted cream and strawberry jam.

The Edgbaston

The Edgbaston

18 Highfield Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3DU. 0121 454 5212.