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Top 5 | Lockdown Afternoon Teas

Enjoy this November lockdown with a scrumptious afternoon tea! Here's a round up of the best afternoon tea takeaways our favourite places are preparing for you to eat at home.

The Assembly House, Norwich

Enjoy The Assembly House's award-winning afternoon tea at home! This Cakeaway Takeaway includes sweet and savoury scones, dainty finger sandwiches and delicious cakes, and for a real treat there are a number of add-on options including triple-chocolate scones and boozy truffles!

The Cakeaway Takeaway is open seven days a week and you will be allocated a 10 minute window to collect your package between 10.30am and 3.30pm. Gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian and vegan options are available too.

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Byfords, Holt

Byfords in Holt is open for a takeaway service this lockdown, with freshly baked scones, sausage rolls and cakes for you to eat at home! 

Also offering takeaway drinks, why not indulge in one of their hot chocolates or frothy coffees for your journey home with you?

Book your Byfords takeaway online to book your slot between 7am - 7pm every Monday to Saturday or 8am - 5pm every Sunday.

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Norfolk Mead Hotel, Coltishall

Bring a bit of Norfolk Mead into your home with their cream tea delivery and collection service! As a delivery service, this could make a great present for a loved one you aren't able to visit at the moment.

Available every Saturday and Sunday in November, you will need to place your order by the Friday before at 11pm.

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Biddy's, Aylsham and Norwich

**First week of November only**

Calling all gluten-free and vegan afternoon tea enthusiasts! Biddy's are offering their decadent cakes and bakes for a collection service at both of their stores for the first week of November. Known for their exceptional tea blending, this afternoon tea package includes a selection of tea leaves so you can have a proper pot of tea with your food.

Just want the cake? You can order a Biddy's Bake Box to go straight to your door or to send as a lovely present to your friends or family.

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Harriet's Café Tearooms, Home Delivery Service from Norwich

This is the afternoon tea for you if you live a little further away from Norwich. Harriet's cafe is delivering their afternoon tea boxes to a number of areas, including Bury St. Edmunds. Choose between an afternoon tea box, a cream tea box or a picnic box and you will receive it beautifully packaged in a brightly coloured gift box.

Take a look at their website