An Insider’s Guide to the 5 Best Places for Afternoon Tea in Norfolk

An Insider’s Guide to the 5 Best Places for Afternoon Tea in Norfolk

Freshly baked scones, finder sandwiches, cakes and the list goes on; there are few things more quintessential to English culture than Afternoon Tea. Whether you prefer savoury, sweet or with prosecco, there are a whole host of options for a delicious Afternoon Tea in Norfolk. Age Space has narrowed these down to some of the best that are spread out over the county to ensure there will be something great and accessible near to you!

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Although all the options listed below have accessible facilities, we still recommend getting in touch with them in advance to make them aware of any specific requirements you may have.

Assembly House, Norwich

For a well reputed option in Norwich, look no further than the Assembly House for an indulgent afternoon of dainty sandwiches, light-as-air scones, perfect pastries and delicious, themed cakes to enjoy a slice of luxury. The Assembly House constantly keeps their afternoon teas fresh and exciting by regularly changing their themes, which you can explore further by taking a look at the Afternoon Tea menu.

The Assembly House’s restaurant and cloakrooms are completely wheelchair accessible. You can visit their website or get in touch with them through the details provided below for more information on their menus, pricing and facilities.

Knights Hill, King's Lynn

Knights Hill serves Afternoon Tea on their patio overlooking a beautiful, walled garden or in the comfort of their lounge or Garden Bar.  You will be able to enjoy a mouth-watering selection of finely cut sandwiches, speciality cakes and freshly baked scones, all complimented by their wide selection of teas and coffee.

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They have endeavoured to create an accessible experience, enabling wheelchair access to all facilities and designated disabled parking. For more information on their menu, pricing and facilities, you can visit the website or get in touch using the details below.

Thomas Paine Hotel, Thetford

Traditional afternoon teas and cream teas are served daily at the Thomas Paine hotel, featuring a range of different sandwiches, warm fruited scones with clotted cream and jam, along with an assortment of cakes, cupcakes and other sweet treats, all beautifully presented on a three tier stand.

The restaurant are fully accessible and they also have wheelchair accessible toilets available. For full information on pricing, menus and the hotel’s facilities, you can get in contact or visit the website through the details supplied below.

The Cliff Hotel, Gorleston-On-Sea

The Cliff Hotel serve their afternoon tea both from the bar and the Terrace & Garden, which looks out over the fantastic views of Gorleston Beach. Here, you can enjoy a selection of sweet and savoury items, including sandwiches, homemade scones and a delicious selection of desserts accompanied by tea and coffee.

The entire hotel is all one, ground level floor, so is fully accessible for anybody in a wheelchair or struggling with mobility. You can visit their website or get in touch with them through the details provided below for more information on their menus, pricing and facilities.

Byfords, Holt

Byfords’ afternoon tea includes scrumptious sandwiches with various fillings, tasty scones with clotted cream and jam, delicious cakes and a freshly brewed pot of tea or coffee. They also offer an ‘Afternoon Tea Extravaganza’, that is available on the last Sunday of each month. At this event, you can 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 plates with as much as you want. 

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The restaurant in Byfords is all on the ground level and fully accessible to those in a wheelchair. For more information regarding the menu, pricing and services, you can get in touch or visit Byfords’ website through the details below.