Afternoon tea was originally the brainchild of the Duchess of Bedford who was Lady-in-Waiting to Queen Victoria. She thought there was an intolerable length of time between luncheon and evening dinner and decided that it would be enjoyable to take some refreshment halfway between the two. So she arranged for tea to be brewed and for the kitchens to design sweet and savoury snacks. The habit soon caught on and before long this very English interlude was being enjoyed by all.

Dainty sandwiches of,

Cream cheese and cucumber

Norfolk ham

Cley smoke house salmon

Free range egg and cress

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House scones;

Cheese, Colman’s mustard and chive scone

Fruit scone, Norfolk strawberry jam and clotted cream

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A selection of dainty cakes and pastries to share

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Your choice of loose leaf teas from Wilkinson’s of Norwich

£16.00 for 1, £29.95 for 2

Add a glass of Assembly House Champagne to your Afternoon Tea. £7.50pp

An Afternoon Tea for 2 gift voucher makes the perfect present!