Norwich is a charming city that is known for its beautiful architecture and delicious food. If you are looking for a unique experience, be sure to check out one of the many afternoon tea options in the city. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the best places to enjoy afternoon tea in Norwich. Whether you are looking for a traditional experience or something more modern, we have you covered!
4 Earlham Rd, Norwich NR2 3DB
Plantation Garden is an oasis of calm in the centre of Norwich. Tucked away behind St Peter Mancroft Church, it is a hidden gem, unknown to many Norwich residents. The garden was created in 1859 by John Julius Angerstein, a wealthy insurance broker, and designed by Lewis Cubitt, the architect who also designed King’s Cross station in London.
The garden is open to the public from Monday to Saturday, and entry is free. There is a small café selling hot and cold drinks, as well as light lunches such as sandwiches, salads and soup. In the summer months, there are also ice creams available.
Afternoon tea is served in the Orangery, a beautiful glass-roofed building overlooking the garden. There is a choice of several different teas, as well as a selection of sandwiches, pastries and cakes. Afternoon tea must be booked in advance, and costs £19.50 per person.
The garden is a lovely place to relax and escape the hustle and bustle of city life. It’s a great place to visit all year round, whether you’re looking to enjoy a spot of afternoon tea, or simply want to take a peaceful stroll in the gardens.
Plantation Garden: 4 Earlham Rd, Norwich NR2 3DB
Opening times: Monday-Saturday
Church Loke, Coltishall, Norwich NR12 7DN
The Norfolk Mead’s is a must-try for every foodie out there. It is one of the most unique afternoon tea experiences I have ever had. The picnic style afternoon tea is served in a hamper with everything you need for a perfect afternoon tea experience.
The hampers are available for two or four people and includes finger sandwiches, fruit scones, cakes, and a selection of teas. The Norfolk Mead’s – Afternoon Tea Picnic Style is the perfect afternoon tea experience for those who love picnics and unique experiences.
The Norfolk Mead’s – Afternoon Tea Picnic Style is located at Church Loke, Coltishall, Norwich NR12 7DN and is open from Monday to Saturday from 11:00am to 05:00pm. The cost for the afternoon tea is £24.95 per person.
20 Tombland, Norwich NR3 1LB
Maids Head Hotel, Norwich, NR31LB is a historic hotel situated in the heart of the city, only minutes away from the Cathedral. It is the perfect place to enjoy Afternoon Tea whilst taking in the beautiful medieval architecture Norwich has to offer.
The Maids Head Hotel dates back to 1249 and is steeped in history, having been visited by royalty, politicians, and celebrities over the years. Today, it provides a stunning setting in which to enjoy Afternoon Tea.
The hotel offers a traditional Afternoon Tea which includes a selection of finger sandwiches, freshly baked cheese, scones with clotted cream and jam, and a selection of cakes and pastries. This can be enjoyed in the atmospheric Oak Room, which overlooks the hotel’s pretty courtyard garden.
Afternoon Tea at The Maids Head Hotel costs £19.95 per person, and must be booked in advance. The hotel is open from Monday to Saturday, 12pm-11pm, and Sunday, 12pm-12am.
Bank House, King’s Staithe Square, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1RD
Bank House Hotel is a beautifully restored Georgian townhouse, situated in the heart of Norwich. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a leisurely afternoon tea whilst taking in the sights and sounds of this historic city.
Bank House Hotel is renowned for its delicious afternoon teas, which are served in the stunning Orangery. The menu features a selection of finger sandwiches, Wilkinson’s loose lea tea, homemade scones with clotted cream and jam, and a selection of cakes and pastries. There’s also a choice of teas, coffees, and infusions to enjoy.
Afternoon tea is served daily from 12pm-5.30pm, and costs just £19.95 per person.
4 St. Gregory, s Alley, Norwich NR2 1ER
Alchemista Coffee Potions & Tea House is a unique afternoon tea venue in Norwich. It is located at 4 St. Gregory, s Alley, Norwich NR2 1ER, and is open from 12pm-11pm Monday to Saturday, and 12pm-12am on Sundays. Afternoon tea costs £20 per person and must be booked in advance.
What makes Alchemista Coffee Potions & Tea House so unique is its potions-themed menu and decor.
The tea house is decorated with cauldrons, apothecary bottles, and other witchy paraphernalia, and the menu features a range of magical-sounding concoctions such as the ‘Butterfly Effect’ ( Earl Grey tea with butterfly pea flower), Champagne afternoon tea, and the ‘Love Potion’ (valerian root, ginger, lavender, and rosehip herbal infusion).
41-45 St Giles St, Norwich NR2 1JR
St Giles’ House Hotel is a beautiful and historic hotel in Norwich that offers afternoon tea. The hotel is located in the city centre, close to many of the attractions and amenities that Norwich has to offer.
The afternoon tea at St Giles’ House Hotel is a traditional English afternoon tea, with a selection of sandwiches, scones, cakes, and pastries. The tea is served in the hotel’s stunning gardens, which are perfect for relaxing during the summer months.
The cost of afternoon tea at St Giles’ House Hotel is £19.95 per person.
38 London St, Norwich NR2 1LD
Harriets Café Tearoom is a quaint little café located in the heart of Norwich. It is the perfect place to enjoy a leisurely afternoon tea with friends or family. The afternoon tea includes a variety of delicious seasonal cake bites and pastries, celebration afternoon tea, as well as a selection of teas and coffees.
The prices are very reasonable, and the atmosphere is very relaxed and inviting. I would highly recommend this tearoom to anyone visiting Norwich.
Address: Harriets Café Tearoom, 38 London St, Norwich NR2 1LD
Opening Times: Monday – Saturday: 09:00 – 17:30, Sunday: Closed
Prices: Afternoon Tea for Two – £19.95, Cream Tea for Two – £12.95
15 Lower Goat Ln, Norwich NR2 1EL
Biddy’s Tea Room is a quaint little tea shop located in the heart of Norwich. It’s the perfect place to relax and enjoy a pot of tea and some delicious homemade scones. The shop is decorated with vintage china and teapots, and there’s even a fireplace for cozy winter days.
Biddy’s Tea Room is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11am to pm, and Sunday from noon to pm. Prices start at £15 per person for afternoon tea.
Theatre St, Norwich NR2 1RQ
The Assembly House is an elegant and historic building in the heart of Norwich. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a leisurely afternoon tea with friends or family.
The Assembly House is located on Theatre Street in Norwich. It’s just a short walk from the city centre, so it’s easy to get to. The Assembly House is open Monday to Saturday from 11am to 11pm, and on Sundays from 12pm to 11pm. Afternoon tea is served daily from 12pm to pm.
The Assembly House offers a traditional afternoon tea, with a selection of dainty sandwiches, sweet or savoury scone with clotted cream and jam, and a selection of delicious cakes and pastries. The afternoon tea menu features a wide range of teas, including both herbal and fruit teas.
The Assembly House also has an extensive wine list, so you can enjoy a glass of wine with your afternoon tea if you prefer.
The cost of afternoon tea at the Assembly House is £19.95 per person. This includes a pot of tea or coffee, and unlimited refills.
65 The Cl, Norwich NR1 4DH
The Refectory is the perfect place to enjoy a classic afternoon tea. The Refectory is located in the heart of Norwich, just a short walk from the Cathedral. The tea room offers a variety of teas, coffees, and cakes, as well as a selection of sandwiches and savouries.
The Refectory is open from Monday to Saturday, from 11am to 11pm, and on Sundays from 12pm to 11pm. Afternoon tea is served from 12pm to 17:30pm. The price for afternoon tea is £21.50 per person.
The Restaurant at Norwich
The restaurant at Norwich Inn is an afternoon tea place like no other. Set in a beautifully restored 18th-century mansion, the restaurant offers stunning views of the Connacht countryside. The menu features both traditional and modern takes on afternoon tea, with an emphasis on fresh, locally sourced ingredients. The Restaurant at Norwich Inn is open Wednesday through Sunday from noon until late afternoon. Prices start at £35 per person.
The Restaurant at Norwich Inn is the perfect place to enjoy a leisurely afternoon tea. The setting is elegant and refined, yet the atmosphere is warm and inviting. The service is impeccable, and the food is simply outstanding. If you’re looking for an afternoon tea experience that’s truly special, look no further than The Restaurant at Norwich Inn.
Address: The Restaurant at Norwich Inn, Connacht, Ireland
Opening Hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 12pm-late afternoon
Price: £35 per person