Enjoy the perfect cuppa in West Norfolk the next time you’re out with a senior; drop by some of our favourite places in the county to grab a pot of tea.
When you’re out and about there are few activities as enjoyable as an afternoon tea. Simple and yet always a treat. Due to its relaxed and undemanding pace, as well as coming with cakes and a light lunch, it’s something anyone can enjoy. Sometimes known as high tea or even a cream tea, afternoon tea is about as quintessentially English as you can get, West Norfolk has a wonderful selection of tea rooms making it the perfect place to take elderly relatives or guests.
A family run business in the heart of Castle Rising, this beautiful tearoom is set in a beautiful little house which is covered in flowers, vines and trees and has become quite the local favourite. With fantastic, creative, and scrumptious baked goods and bright, sunny outdoor seating area it is the perfect place to take a breath and escape from the stresses of life. In walking distance of the magnificent castle on the hill, you simply must visit!
Based in the historic Hanse House on the South Quay, King’s Lynn, Cobbles is a traditional tea rooms with an olde world feel in a beautiful building. Hanse House lends itself perfectly to a tearoom and Cobbles is a hidden gem in this beautiful part of Norfolk. Cobbles serves a delicious selection of home-made cakes, sandwiches, and scones all freshly prepared on the premises.
A traditional afternoon tea experience can often be a staunch and formal affair. Mingo Keith, has brought the idea of an afternoon tea party to life and created an exciting afternoon tea experience, here in Kings Lynn, in the heart of West Norfolk. If you happen to have visited Wonderland, then you will know there is nothing better than a Tipsy afternoon tea party! Finger sandwiches and their famous cakewiches are served on 3, 4 or 5 armed chandeliers, candelabra hold sausage pinwheels and parmesan doily cups hold smoked salmon and cream cheese.
A stunning Georgian townhouse on the quayside, this upscale hotel is a 5-minute walk from the Corn Exchange Theatre and 10-minute walk from the town centre. Bank House was built in the early 18th Century for one of King’s Lynn’s richest merchants. Bought and renovated in 2007 by the owners of the Rose & Crown pub, in Snettisham, Bank House has since become a classic, historical haunt popular with the locals. Their magnificent afternoon teas are served Friday to Sunday, booking is essential as they are immensely popular. They are also available to takeaway, so pick up yours after taking a walk through the historic port town that is King’s Lynn.
Situated in the heart of the beautiful Norfolk countryside, on the outskirts of King’s Lynn, Knights Hill Hotel & Spa offers the perfect getaway retreat. With views over the Wash and towards historic Castle Rising, the hotel and spa provide guests with the ideal location to enjoy a relaxing break in affordable, stylish, and comfortable surroundings. With a choice of dining, the Garden Brasserie and Bar which overlooks the beautiful walled garden, offers guest a truly stunning setting. During the warmer months the restaurant doors are opened allowing guests to make the most of Al-fresco dining.
Whether you’re looking for a light meal in between other activities or you want to make it the whole focus of the trip, nothing beats a nice cup of tea. West Norfolk has many different places where you can go to find one, some classic and traditional, and others creative and different. Whatever your tastes, there’s something that will suit you.