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The Tea House

5 Wrights Court Elm Hill, Norwich NR3 1HQ, England
+44 1603 631888
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (50 reviews)
“cake” (33 reviews)
“lavender scones” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5 Wrights Court Elm Hill, Norwich NR3 1HQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Never have I encountered such a broad range of organic teas. The Tea House is a beautiful cafe, hidden away from the rush of city life. I would recommend for any tea-lovers or city-goers in need of an afternoon refreshment.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

lovely little cafe with a nice selection of sandwiches,cakes and snacks,with a great selection of teas,coffees and soft drinks.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank fabpkma
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We were warmly greeted. Our dog was given some water. We had home made soup and sandwiches. The three sandwiches we chose were cheese, hummus and tuna based. All were delicious. We succumbed to chocolate brownie to follow. We wanted a light lunch and this...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Maggie82_10
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We were thoroughly spoiled with a lovely afternoon tea. The service was amazing and the atmosphere quaint and warm. The selection of teas was nice and the cakes and sandwiches were delicious. The scones were small, but so tasty, especially the Norfolk lavender and given...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lacy0205
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Lovely English afternoon tea experience and owner who went out of her way to make us so welcome. Thank you

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tjwilkins
Reviewed 24 October 2018

I went in search of this tea shop from seeing it on the TV programme, everything I want in a tea shop, hidden away down a lovely alley and roll on the sun as one can also sit outside. Small and inviting but delivers big...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank scorpionana
Reviewed 24 October 2018

I stumbled across this wonderful tea room. The lady/owner was lovely and so accommodating, I would certainly highly recommend this place, for the peace and tranquility it offered and for the wonderful service. Great range of teas and would certainly go back on my next...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 22Maggie
Reviewed 21 October 2018

The coffee lovers were content, but the big draw for this tea fiend was the choice. Good sandwiches, too. Popular and with a courtyard for good weather, this doesn't look to be fully accessible due to the historic location. For the able bodied it's a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank SeascaleVisitor
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent cake, the afternoon tea is competitively priced as well as all their food and drinks, all are fantastic. Amazing range of tea blends.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Szygy
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Found this place completely by chance. Big choice of tea and soft drinks. My mum enjoyed her lavender scone. Friendly staff and quick service.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank W5776FCkatieh
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10 December 2016|
Response from pjl29 | Reviewed this property |
no idea sorry. Phone them
19 October 2016|
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Response from Nicky B | Property representative |
Hi, The afternoon tea is £14.95 per head, the sandwiches are Smoked salmon and cream cheese, cream cheese and cucumber, Norfolk ham and English mustard, Egg Mayo you also get 2 pots of tea per person from our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Wrights Court Elm Hill, Norwich NR3 1HQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1603 631888
  • E-mail
The Tea house, now under new ownership with a fresh decor offers a larger range of gluten and dairy free products as well as Traditional Cream tea! With over 30 loose leaf teas to choose from you'll always find something to suit you. We also offer Breakfast, brunch, lunch, cake and of course coffee! Never be too shy to ask for skimmed milk or of course soya! We serve food until 5pm Come in and see where Merry Berry sat when Filming Who Do you Think You Are
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