Proper Tea, Manchester

We had been walking around Manchester all day when we stumbled upon the signs below.

Proper Tea, Manchester | Cake + Whisky

Proper Tea, Manchester | Cake + Whisky

It was like it had been put on our way on purpose.

I mean, helloooo, cake and tea, have you met me ever? #CakeDiva

Proper Tea, Manchester | Cake + Whisky

We followed the signs to the cutest little tea house there ever was.

Proper Tea, Manchester | Cake + Whisky

Proper Tea, Manchester | Cake + Whisky

Nestled behind the cathedral, Proper Tea is the coziest place you could imagine.

Proper Tea, Manchester | Cake + Whisky

Proper Tea, Manchester | Cake + Whisky

Perfect for resting your worn-out feet with a nice cuppa and a slice of homemade cake from the counter.

Proper Tea, Manchester | Cake + Whisky

Proper Tea, Manchester | Cake + Whisky

Once you’ve made your choice, put your feet up, all that’s left to do is pour yourself a nice, hot cup of tea.

Proper Tea, Manchester | Cake + Whisky

Soon, the lovely staff will bring plate after plate of incredible goodies to have with your tea.

Proper Tea, Manchester | Cake + Whisky

The best thing to do is covering the whole table with plates of homemade cakes and scones.

Proper Tea, Manchester | Cake + Whisky

Proper Tea, Manchester | Cake + Whisky

Including gigantic fluffy heart-shaped scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam.

Proper Tea, Manchester | Cake + Whisky

And slices of whatever cake the charming staff recommends.

Proper Tea, Manchester | Cake + Whisky

For us, it was this incredible pistachio & rose cake.

Absolutely scrumptious.

Proper Tea, Manchester | Cake + Whisky

Proper Tea, Manchester | Cake + Whisky

Slather the scones with just a bit too much cream & jam and enjoy the time being.

A brilliant place for a spot of proper tea (!!) with some of your favourite people.

Manchester Cathedral | Cake + Whisky

And the perfect break before continuing your exploration of Manchester’s most beautiful sights, including the nearby cathedral.

Proper Tea, Manchester | Cake + Whisky

Manchester Cathedral | Cake + Whisky

A true gothic gem with glorious late-medieval wooden furnishing.

Cake, tea and architecture; an afternoon well spent indeed!

Find Proper Tea on Cathedral Yard, Manchester M3 1SQ  

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Proper Tea, Manchester

4 thoughts on “Proper Tea, Manchester

    1. So many lovely places for tea & coffee in Manchester! Let me know where you go when you visit, I’m already building up a list for the next time I go!!
      Sandra x

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  1. I love Proper Tea! I always wonder whether people manage to find Manchester’s best places just by wandering & I’m happy to see that you did – well some of them!
    Hope you had a fantastic time here.

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    1. I absolutely did! So many great little places and everything seemed so authentic compared to London! Would love to hear what you recommend for my next visit though!
      Sandra x

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