The Hidden Lane Tearoom
Nestled in an artist-inhabited colourful side street, this distinctive and relaxed café offers a contemporary take on afternoon tea.
There is no time to discuss the age-old cream before jam debate in this venue. The scones and cakes are far too appealing and beautifully presented to worry about how to eat them. The tearoom is neatly tucked away just off Argyle street and surrounded by a colourful, vibrant growing community of artists, creatives, jewellers, illustrators and more. The décor is dainty with a range of repeating floral patterns which reflect in the quirky mismatched vintage teacups and pots. There are over 30 delicious loose-leaf teas, whether it’s a smoky lapsang souchong or a fruity mango tango there are teas for all palates, which pair exquisitely with the generous £15 afternoon tea. There’s also a morning tea option for your early cravings to be dainty, providing a selection of savoury brioches, sweet pastries and mini baked egg muffins. Although somewhat hidden in the lane, this is not a spot to be missed.
- Private dining: Up to 22 covers
- Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Children's portions, Children's high chairs, Wheelchair access, Outdoor tables, Free wi-fi
- Music on stereo: Laid-back spotify mix, local music, funk and soul
- Capacity: 55 (4 outdoors)
- Largest group: 22
- Open since: 2010
- Number of wines sold by the glass: 0
- BYOB: £3 wine / £1 beer corkage
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The Hidden Lane doesn’t do location, location, location. Start in the ramshackle stretch of Argyle Street between Finnieston and Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery where there’s a growing and diverse range of small, independent bars and dining spots…