Pop-up Afternoon Tea Concept opens in the Library of Birmingham

A pop-up afternoon tea experience, operated by multi award winning Caterer Amadeus,  has officially opened in the Library of Birmingham, offering a selection of fine teas, finger sandwiches, tempting treats and champagne for a limited time only.

Located on the third floor of the library The Ribbon Room gives city centre visitors the chance to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and retreat in to a wonderful, whimsical world where toadstools, teapots and characters from childhood classics adorn the walls.  Inspired by the surroundings of literature and history, the aptly named Ribbon Room is a hidden space within the unique library.

The Ribbon Room pop-up concept is the brainchild of Amadeus and looks to use the unique setting of the library, history and literature and serves Cream Tea (Scones and tea) at £6.45 per person and Afternoon Tea (sandwiches, scones, cake and tea) for £14.95 per person, with a glass of champagne available from £5.95.

Kevin Watson, Managing Director of Amadeus, said:

Our two permanent cafes in the Library of Birmingham are doing very well so we thought we’d create a  new concept on the third floor and try something unique, exciting and innovative – as that lies at the heart of everything we do.
The Ribbon Room name is derived from the ribbon in a type-writer, while the décor is inspired by secret gardens and fictional characters. This unique offering has been designed to attract a wide audience – from being a respite for people studying, a pit-stop for shoppers, a celebration lunch for groups of friends, something different to an ordinary sandwich for city workers, a meet-up for book clubs and more.

The Ribbon Room is open from Monday to Saturday 12-4pm for a limited time only. Booking is highly recommended and can be done by calling 0121 644 6043.

For further information on Amadeus visit http://www.amadeusfood.co.uk/ and for more information on the Library of Birmingham visit http://libraryofbirmingham.com/

In "RESOURCES"

Essentials

Maps & Guides

Maps & Guides for your visit.

Read More

Getting around

Getting around Birmingham couldn’t be easier...

Read More

What's on

Search for places, events & accommodation...

Read More

Festivals & events

Take a look at what’s on now and coming up here...

Read More

Sporting highlights

All sporting events

There’s always something, or someone, to cheer for here

Read More

Culture

Art Galleries

Birmingham’s art collection is as wide as it is impressive. 

Read More

Stage & Screen

From touring West End shows to showcasing local talent.

Read More

Music

A huge arena tour or an intimate gig?  You’ll find it here.

Read More

Film

Multiplexes, the UK’s oldest working cinema or art house cool?

Read More

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

A vibrant museum in the heart of the city with over 40 galleries.

Read More

Dance

A diverse range of dance groups and venues.

Read More

See More, Feel More

Come, stay and soak up the culture in one of Europe's most vibrant cities.

Read More

Shopping

Shoppinginbirmingham.com

Plan the perfect shopping trip with full store, centre and brand directories.

Read More

Shopping centres

From the world-famous, 21st Century Bullring to the Victorian elegance of the Great Western Arcade.

Read More

Vibrant streets

Linking the centres are Birmingham’s bustling shopping streets, packed with major brands and boutique independents.

Read More

Markets

Don’t miss Birmingham’s amazing markets – whether it’s the 850-year old Bullring markets or the...

Read More

Jewellery Quarter

Home to more diamond rings, finishing touches and tokens of love than anywhere else in...

Read More

Getting Married in Birmingham

We have everything covered from the rings right up to the venue itself.

Read More