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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” (39 reviews)
“cake” (28 reviews)
“lavender scones” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
5 Wrights Court Elm Hill, Norwich NR3 1HQ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a fair amount of walking while sightseeing in the city we stumbled across this quaint little tea shop in an old courtyard off Elm Hill. Friendly owner who stocks over 35 different teas made properly in teapots with a strainer! The best tea I...More

Thank babs-4u
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Off the beaten track down the old cobbled roads passing though the historic Tudor buildings. A charming traditional tea rooms. Friendly service and to top it all home made food. Not to be missed.

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Anna had a longing for cake and spotted this "shabby chic" little place on a Monday afternoon when exploring the tiny shops on Elm Hill. The cakes are home made and looked scrumptious. Coffee? "Could you make a strong espresso coffee please?" "I'll try" said...More

Thank peterandanna
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

A quaint little place off Elm street. Friendly service and a really nice menu. No skimping on the hot chocolate toppings

Thank John E
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The Tea House is located in a court yard off Elm Hill and is a lovely quaint place to stop and rest weary feet after a morning of walking around Norwich. We had tea and cake and both were excellent. Apparently the owner, who was...More

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We had lunch here and were not disappointed. Well-filled sandwiches, delicious quality tea and an excellent cake. The room is tiny, but there are also tables outside. Its tucked away in a courtyard and feels very quaint. The lady running it is very friendly and...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A great complement to the visit to the Elm Hill area, the Tea House had great food, drinks and excellent service - highly recommended.

Nicky B, Owner at The Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Hope to see you again st The Tea House

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Found this little tea room en route to the Cathedral and stopped for lunch as it looked quaint. We had the soup of the day - leek and potato - which was tasteless and watery so left most of it, an uninspiring cheese scone and...More

Thank lyn0n
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We had the most delightful afternoon tea here. The sandwiches were freshly made and we had a lovely mix of different fillings. The cakes and scones were simply delicious. With the afternoon tea we had different cakes/scones to try and each one was as delicious...More

Thank alice_megr
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful, cosy tea house in Norwich, with a wide range of teas, breakfasts, sandwiches, homemade cakes and scones. The lavender scones with lemon curd and cream are fabulous and I would definitely recommend them.

Thank Sarahlaver
Nicky B, Owner at The Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you sarah for taking the time to write a review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your visit and our Norfolk Cream Tea. Hope to see you again soon

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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
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
09:30 - 17:30
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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