Tucked secretly away in Essex countryside gardens is the THE SECRET SCONERY run by The English Cream Tea Company. This charming barn building can’t be seen from any roads, so we’ll send you directions once you book. It is not available as an every-day Tea Room but is open for bookings for specific events (such as Mothering Sunday, Father's Day etc) and for private bookings.
The Sconery is part of the little manufacturing barn and office where Jane Malyon and the wonderful Scone Gnomes prepare and taste-test goodies and create tea tins, presents, hampers and corporate gifts to send out all over the UK or export further afield.
As we're not normally open to the world, we thought we'd invite you to book for some occasional delicious events throughout the year - giving you a chance to blend your own teas, see where the Scone Gnomes work - and enjoy the BEST afternoon tea treats with bottomless teapots for your sitting. PS Be sure to let us know about any dietary requirements in advance.
A Summer Sparkling Afternoon Tea at The Secret Sconery - Sat 10th July 2021
MAIN MENU @ £36.45 per head to include your delicious welcome glass of Bubbles!
Mini Prawn Cocktails
Smoked Salmon and Herbed Cream Cheese on Rye
Coronation Chicken Sandwiches
Cheddar with Onion Relish Sandwiches
Egg Mayonnaise with Cress Sandwiches
An assortment of SWEET TREATS including:
Berry & Cream-topped Meringue Kisses
Coffee and Walnut Cake
All-Butter Shortbread Shapes
Chocolate Brownie (winner of Great Taste Award)
Fresh Warm Plump Scones with lashings of Clotted Cream - and try all 4 of our Luxury Preserves
with our infamous WARM MINI SCONUTS (legendary doughnut versions!)
PLUS have the fun experience of Blending Your Own Tea!
(Yes you can have traditional English Breakfast or Earl Grey but if you feel more adventurous,
we have a Tea Blending Station where you can literally blend your own tea to try) - or there's Caffetiere Coffee available if you prefer
Other drinks available to purchase including Beer, Prosecco and soft drinks
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NB: No refunds possible alas, but you could gift your booked places to others and just let us know their names and requirements.
PS let us know about special dietary requirements - ring 01279 876661 or email.
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The following event will be Saturday 9th October