5 spots for a cup of tea in and around Luton and Central Bedfordshire

Enjoy a cup of tea next time you are out with a senior

Enjoy a cuppa the next time you are out with a senior.
With Summer just around the corner, we thought it would be a perfect opportunity to share 5 spots in and around Luton and Central Bedfordshire to get a good cup of tea! These places have all been recommended by Home Instead Staff and Care professionals who have visited with clients already. Drop by some of our favourite places next time you are in the area!

The Shack- Barton-le-clay Bedford

Open for just under 2 years, The Shack is a little gem in the Barton le clay village. The café is located on the Barton high street and is close to all shops and amenities. The restaurant is well known for its food but it also does the most amazing hot drinks and cakes for you to enjoy. The shack serves up brownies and doughnuts from independent boutiques across central Bedfordshire that can be served with their classic teas and coffees!
It is like no other place in the local area although it is small, it is a perfect place to stop for a cuppa to unwind and plenty of cosy seats inside and out! Take a look at the delicious menu before you go!

Jacc’s coffee shop – Dunstable

Jacc’s Gourmet Coffee is an Independent coffee in the heart of Dunstable. You will be spoilt for choice with its 30 different flavours of coffee and hot chocolates all at an extremely reasonable price! If you or a client is feeling peckish, there is also a choice of hot and cold food to enjoy, ranging from cakes to toasted sandwiches. You can enjoy this all either outside if the sun is shining or plenty of room inside.

As well as enjoying the coffee at your stay, there is also opportunities for you to purchase Jacc’s very own flavoured coffee, and flavoured syrups as a momento to take home. You can also visit their store and purchase online here.

Priory House Tea Rooms- Dunstable

The Priory house tea rooms also known as ‘The Hidden Gem of Dunstable’ is a traditional tea room that overlooks the Priory gardens! With some parts of the building dating back to the 13th Century, it is a fantastic historical place to take seniors and a perfect tea spot with views.
The Gardens can offer the opportunity to relax in the historic surroundings of the Priory. Many visitors come here during the summer seasons to admire the floral displays and enjoy some tea in the Priory House.
Whether you are looking for a light refreshment between your activities or to make the most of your visit, they offer a set afternoon tea menu from only £18.50 pp to enjoy the best of the traditional treat! The afternoon tea serves savoury choices, sandwiches, and of course the traditional tea and scones! You can find Priory House on High Street In Dunstable.

Sainsbury’s Café- Bramingham

Sainsbury’s is the second largest chain of supermarkets in the United Kingdom and in a few of their stores, they offer a café. You will find Sainsburys in between the Bramingham and Barton Hills area of Luton.
If you want to treat the seniors you care for after their weekly shop at Sainsburys, take them to the café upstairs in the Bramingham branch. Many of our care professionals take their clients here for a little treat to look forward to after the shop.
The café is perfect for a pit stop and a catch up in a different senior-friendly environment! The opening times for the café vary so take a look before you go!

The Olde Watermill Village Tea room – Barton-le-clay

The Olde Watermill Shopping Village is the perfect place to take your loved ones if you want a historic twist to the usual tea break! Set in a historic Watermill, the unique space has been there since 1086 and since being restored, it has over 20 unique boutiques, outdoor space, and a café. It is a great hidden treasure to visit!

With regular customers a day visiting their café, they stock up with fresh cakes daily so there is something different for everyone to enjoy. There also can cater for Afternoon Tea that comes with a selection of freshly made hand-cut sandwiches and handmade cakes served with your choice of Tea or Coffee which can be pre ordered only!

Seating is plentiful both in the café and the outside deck meaning there is somewhere comfortable to sit throughout the year. Find The Olde Watermill Village in the Bedfordshire country just off of the A6 towards Barton le clay.

Whether you are looking for a quick tea break or to make a day out of it, nothing beats a good cup of tea! There are many traditional, yet historic places you can visit with your clients in and around the villages of Luton. You can find a tea spot to suit you!

If you want to find out the benefits of Home Care in Luton and the wider parts of Central Bedfordshire, give us a call on 01582 955659.