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Top 5 | Afternoon Tea

A perfect pastime if rain stops outdoor play! Great locations coupled with tasty ingredients, here is Norfolk Passport's top-5 pick of where to enjoy afternoon tea in Norfolk.

The Assembly House, Norwich

A multi-award-winning restaurant most famous for its delicious afternoon teas, The Assembly House in Norwich is at the top of the list. Serving stunning sandwiches, pastries, and cakes, you'll never get bored of the spectacular themes the restaurant assigns to its tasty treats. 

From Peter Pan to the Wizard of Oz, The Assembly House's themed teas are famous for bringing a quirky edge to a traditional favourite without sacrificing any of the flavours. Each theme is a limited edition so that you can go again and again... and again, experiencing new tastes and treats each time.

Find out the current theme on the Assembly House website. Save 10% at the Assembly House with a Norfolk Passport.

Byfords, Holt

Experience afternoon tea in a beautiful Georgian building in the market town of Holt. Byfords offers a range of delicious afternoon teas, including the classic, the high tea, the takeaway box, and the fantastic all-you-can-eat extravaganzas.

Available on the last Sunday of every month, Byfords bakes itself into higgledy-piggledy madness creating a new monthly theme for extravaganza customers to delve into. Enjoy sandwiches delivered straight to your table, and then head up to the magnificent spread of extravagant desserts and sweet treats where you can fill your plate with as much as you want. 

Prefer to stay in your seat? Not to worry! Enjoy the classic afternoon tea serving tasty sandwiches, scones, and sweets daily from 2pm to 5pm. Accompanied by freshly brewed tea or coffee, you won't be left hungry at Byfords.

Find out more on the Byfords website. Save 10% at Byfords with a Norfolk Passport.

Biddy's Tea Room

Step into the vintage world of Biddy's and enjoy yummy cakes and bakes in a tea room full of Victorian style. Choose your tiers on the classic afternoon tea; with such a wide variety, you won't be able to pick one - and if you can't, don't worry! Offering a stand filled to the brim with cake, cake, and more cake for the sweet tooths or a high tea for the savoury lovers, you can get precisely the spread you desire at Biddy's.

Find Biddy's tea rooms in Norwich and Aylsham.

Visit the website here.

Heydon Tea Rooms

The picturesque cul-de-sac village of Heydon provides a gorgeous Norfolk village setting, complete with an idyllic village green, church, Husk Bakery, Heydon Hall Park, and The Earle Arms pub. The traditional Heydon Tea Rooms serves afternoon tea from a front room overlooking the village green. The cake selection is beautifully displayed under glass domes, and mismatched china adds a quirky touch. 

Find out more on the Heydon Tea Rooms website.

A modern twist on afternoon tea... Reesey's Street Tea!

Bid farewell to the classic afternoon tea and welcome the extraordinary with Reesey's Street Tea! The well-known Ice cream and dessert company takes over the Ffolkes, Hillington, to provide customers with street tea on Friday and Saturday afternoons. Imagine tantalising bubble tea, delicious cake pots, delightful bao buns, vibrant rainbow bagels, and much more! 

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