10 afternoon tea offers and deals in Suffolk
PUBLISHED: 16:44 16 May 2018 | UPDATED: 12:02 18 May 2018
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Suffolk is home to some of the best tea shops, cafes and eateries in the region and many of them have given us some exclusive deals just for Suffolk Magazine readers and followers!
Snape Maltings, Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape, Suffolk IP17 1SP, 01728 688303
Snape Maltings is a place of energy and inspiration – a visitor destination located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There is an excellent selection of places to eat at Snape Maltings, from freshly prepared local food and cream teas to cafés overlooking the Alde estuary, giving guests one of the best views of reeds, water and sky in the UK.
Café 1885: A bustling restaurant overlooking House and Garden, open for brunch, lunch and traditional cream teas.
Granary Tea Shop: With plenty of outdoor space close to the river, the Granary Tea Shop is the perfect spot for morning coffee, afternoon tea, and as a meeting place for a light lunch.
Free Cream Tea with any holiday booked T&C’s: | Offer valid until May 2019 | 1 cream tea per person (max. 4 people) | Cream tea offer available exclusively at Café 1885 or The Granary Tea Shop | To book, call Sue 01728 687172 quote code: Suffolk Magazine | Offer not to be used in conjunction with any other promotion
Horringer, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29 5QE, 01284 735350
Their Afternoon Tea is served in the stunning and tranquil Conservatory which boasts beautiful views of the garden and on warmer days guests can enjoy this opulent feast on the Terrace.
Their award-winning Chef and his team create the tastiest of treats, there’s nothing more enjoyable than eating the delicate sandwiches, beautifully made scones and delectable cakes and pastries matched with the perfect tea, from traditional breakfast to decaffeinated berry.
Or why not enjoy a glass of fizz and do it in style?! Don’t be surprised if you can’t eat it all! They’d be delighted to package it up for you to take home – enjoy a little treat later on! Grand architecture, a stunning setting and impeccable hospitality – whatever the occasion they’ll make it special.
10% off if you book afternoon tea before 31st July and quote IckAfternoonTea2018
Marlows Home & Garden Centre, Hollow Rd, Bury Saint Edmunds IP32 7AP 01284 763155
They’re getting a name for having one of the best afternoon teas in Suffolk and they’re proud of it. So why not come and experience it yourself with a friend or loved one? Once you’re finished, their fantastic home & garden lifestyle store and garden centre is a joy to browse, with products and displays which are sure to inspire you in your garden this summer.
Sarah Bunting, The Kitchen Cafe manager, tells you about what they offer: “We insist on offering a choice of traditional tea or our luxury loose leaf tea for the most flavoursome cups, available in a range of flavours. Enough tea for topping up is essential, as tea is a drink which accompanies both savoury and sweet foods.
“The food is just as important. We include a choice of hand-cut sandwiches accompanied with a homemade sausage roll, and the all-important fruit scone with clotted cream has to be fresh too. The selection of fancy cakes rounds it all off very sweetly. An afternoon tea should leave one fulfilled, and not wanting more so we make sure the platter is full. Don’t feel the need to eat everything though, as we can provide take-home packs for anything not consumed!”
Get afternoon tea for two for just £30
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Hadleigh, Ipswich, Suffolk, 01473 806398 | email@example.com
They specialise in luxury afternoon teas for any occasion. Whether it’s a Wedding, birthday party, christening, baby shower, hen party or garden party they can provide you with a delicious afternoon tea served on beautiful vintage china with pretty linen napkins.
They offer full waitress service as well as vintage bunting and flower displays to complete your special celebration.
All the sandwiches, cakes and scones are freshly baked to a high standard so why not accompany your afternoon tea with a pot of English breakfast or Earl grey in their pretty cups and saucers along with a glass of fizz.
Book your afternoon tea celebration today and receive a free tasting session
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Long Melford Swan, Long Melford, Suffolk, CO10 9JQ, 01787 464 545
The Long Melford Swan is a 2 AA rosette restaurant with 5 star rated luxury boutique bedrooms located on the beautiful Long Melford High Street. Afternoon Tea can be enjoyed in any of The Swan’s individually designed restaurant areas, privately at The Chef’s Table, in the large garden or in The Swan’s on-site delicatessen Duck Deli.
Prosecco is served on arrival and followed by a generously stacked cake stand.
Afternoon Tea consists of delicious fruit and plain scones with lashings of clotted cream and The Swan’s fabulous homemade jam, freshly made finger sandwiches on white and brown bread and an array of decadent cakes and pastries, all of which are made daily in The Swan’s kitchen and available to purchase to take home after your visit from Duck Deli.
Their Gentleman’s Tea at £15.95 is a great gift for Father’s Day and is served every Saturday in June between 1pm and 5pm
Milsom Hotels, Kesgrave Hall, Ipswich, Maison Talbooth in Dedham and The Pier at Harwich 01473 333741
What could be better than a delicious afternoon tea in Suffolk. Milsoms Kesgrave Hall serves afternoon tea every day either in the lounge, restaurant or on the terrace during the summer. Expect a selection of sandwiches, super scones (with clotted cream and jam of course) and an ever-changing choice of cakes and a superb selection of Novus teas from English breakfast to an interesting Persian pomegranate.
And the best part? There’s no need to book, just turn up any day between 3pm to 5pm to enjoy your afternoon tea.
Milsom Hotels also serves Afternoon Tea at Maison Talbooth in Dedham and The Pier at Harwich, visit our website for more details
Full Afternoon Tea is £19.50 per person or if you’re celebrating the Champagne Afternoon Tea (with a glass of Champagne Taittinger) is £28.50
High St, Lavenham, Sudbury CO10 9QA, 01787 247477
While away your afternoon in Lavenham with a traditional Afternoon Tea in Suffolk.
Whether a Traditional, Gentleman’s or a decadent High Tea (our personal favourite), you’ll be able to sit down and enjoy a range of classic pastries, finger sandwiches, savouries and cakes, all within the splendour of the Gallery Restaurant.
Each of the afternoon teas are traditionally served stage-by-stage with sandwiches or main dishes first, followed by delicious scones and cakes and can be paired with a bottle of Champagne should you wish to celebrate. All are presented on fine Royal Worcester Crockery specifically created for The Swan by Walpole of Stoke-on-Trent, whose prestigious special commissions are found in many of Britain’s Royal palaces – the perfect crockery then upon which to savour some delicious treats.
GENTLEMAN’S AFTERNOON TEA: £22.50 per person OR £34.00 per person including a glass of Champagne | Served Monday to Saturday, 12 noon – 5.00pm
Thoroughfare, Woodbridge IP12 1AD 01394 384242
Afternoon tea, the most classic of English customs, has been around for many years.
It all started in the 1800’s when Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford who, at the time was a close friend of Queen Victoria and a prominent figure within London society complained of “having that sinking feeling” during the late afternoon. She wanted something small to satisfy her hunger, nothing too large just something to see her through till dinner time. From this want, the afternoon tea ritual was born.
At the Crown, head chef Darran has designed a traditional afternoon tea which includes a sumptuous selection of sandwiches, scones with jam, clotted cream and a naughty but nice indulgence of cakes.
Afternoon tea is £15.50 and for some extra sparkle! You can even add a glass of Fizz £20.50 Available every afternoon 3pm – 5pm, this English tradition is great to share with friends and family
Dudley House, 1, Hall St, Long Melford CO10 9JR, 01787-881361
The Long Melford Tearoom sits in the heart of Long Melford and is a traditional vintage tearoom using locally sourced ingredients. They serve a variety of homemade cakes and scones , freshly made sandwiches, a fine selection of loose leaf tea and coffee.
Their beautiful Afternoon Tea is a must when visiting Long Melford. Finger sandwiches, a lovely selection of mini fancies, scones with jam and clotted cream alongside a mini trifle , all served on beautiful China. There is unlimited tea or coffee throughout your time spent with them and they also do a gluten-free afternoon tea .
At the tearoom they pride ourselves on the quality and service they provide and if you are looking to celebrate a special occasion look no further than The Long Melford Tearoom.
They look forward to making your day extra special .
Buy one afternoon tea and the second is half price
UNIT3 Red House Yard, Gislingham Road, Thornham Magna, Eye, IP23 8HH, 01379788566
If you’re looking for real, home-baked scones and delicious fresh cakes with your Afternoon or Cream Tea then you’re in the right place. Situated at the entrance to beautiful Thornham Walks, you’ll find this cosy and welcoming Café.
There is no lovelier place to take your Afternoon or Cream Tea whether you enjoy it inside by the forge fire or outside amongst the trees. The Forge Café Cream Teas feature yummy scones, delicious sweet local jam and lashings of clotted cream. The Savoury Tea includes their famous cheese scones, served up with a selection of cheese and chutneys.
Order Afternoon Tea and you’ll enjoy a selection of sandwiches and a hearty slice of your choice of freshly made cake, plus delicious morsels of chocolate brownie, rocky road and flapjack – and of course their celebrated scones all served up with jam and cream
Free coffee refill with Afternoon Tea for Two, Mon - Thurs only