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Winter Newsletter 2018

We are delighted to announce that we have recently won Tea Rooms of the year 2018.

The award made by Lux Life Magazine reflects our consistent levels of quality and service, we are honoured that our hard work and efforts have paid off with this success and would like to thank all those that voted for us!

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Fun Tea Fact: A tea plant can grow into a tree that is as tall as 52 feet if its leaves are not harvested. Cultivated plants are usually pruned to waist height

Remember, we make our own Gluten Free Scones, Sponge Cakes and Soups as well as having gluten free bread, so you no longer need look on longingly as your friends indulge!

Gift Vouchers available all year round, Cream Tea or Full Afternoon Tea, ask your waitress today for yours! No expiry date.

Hen Party, Baby Shower, Childs birthday, Retirement Party, just a few of the celebrations that have taken place in our upstairs function room recently, book yours today!

Chilham Castle gardens will once again be open to the public in 2019, sign up to our newsletter and be first to receive the dates!!

Fun Tea Fact: Tea was initially sold in coffee houses in England. Only men were allowed to enter coffee houses, which were full of smoke and noise. Finally, in 1717, the Twining family opened the Golden Lyon, a teashop that allowed women. The shop is still open today, and the Twinings company is a prominent English marketer of tea.

We sell our amazing homemade sponge cakes as Whole Cakes to take away, Victoria, Lemon, Chocolate, Carrot or Cappuccino, to order yours we usually need 2 days notice and they cost £19.95.

Groups Bookings Welcome: Cyclists, Walkers (muddy boots included) Coach Party’s etc we can cater from 2 to 46, speak to your waitress today or call 01227-730303 to book yours!

Remember, we not only make our Scones from scratch every day – our Soups, Cakes, Flapjacks, Curry and all fillings are made from scratch on the premises ensuring only the very best for you!

Fun Tea Fact: Solid blocks of tea were used as money in Siberia until the 19th century.

Full Afternoon Tea!

Indulge in a classic Three Tier Afternoon Tea, finger sandwiches, sumptuous handmade cakes and scones baked fresh that morning served with clotted cream and strawberry preserve along with a pot of loose leaf tea of your choosing.

Minimum 24 hour’s notice required

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