Our Top 5 Best Afternoon Tea Recommendations In Leicestershire

by | Aug 8, 2023

Mallory Meadows guide to our top 5 best Afternoon Tea in Leicestershire.

When you come to stay at Mallory Meadows we want you to have the best experience.  To celebrate Afternoon Tea Week 7-13th August 2023, we have compiled our 5 favourite afternoon teas in Leicestershire into this handy guide to take away the guesswork.
We think there is nothing better than tucking into a traditional afternoon feast of sandwiches, savoury treats, scones and cakes all washed down with a big pot of tea!Mallory Meadows Cabins & Roundhouses

Liberteas Coffee Shop, Main Street, Newbold Verdon, LE9 9NP

A short journey away from Mallory Meadows, or for those seeking a more adventurous route, you can walk there by following our walking route here and continuing into the village. Liberteas is a welcoming and charming coffee shop renowned for its splendid afternoon teas. Whether you opt for the Traditional, Savoury, or Prosecco variety, you’re guaranteed to be impressed by the ample servings. You can enjoy freshly crafted sandwiches, delectable pastries, and savoury treats, accompanied by your choice of Tea, Coffee or soft drink. Take a look at the menu available on their Facebook page. Liberteas is dog friendly too.

Gardners’ Rest Coffee Shop at Thurlaston Garden Centre, Croft Road, Thurlaston LE9 7TB

Gardner’s Rest provides an excellent choice for a delicious afternoon tea, complemented by the wonderful Garden Centre that offers a touch of retail therapy. Alongside the typical garden centre offerings, you’ll discover an array of gifts, accessories, clothing, and footwear, ensuring there’s something for everyone’s taste. The Gardner’s Rest Coffee Shop presents a great afternoon tea, with the option of enhancing it with a glass of Prosecco or a refreshing G&T. Notably, their remarkable pet-friendly policy extends to a ‘Doggy Afternoon Tea’ as well – what an absolute treat! Their full menu, as well as opening hours, can be found on their website and their social media channels.

Maison Rose Boutique Cafe, Market place, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, CV13 0LE 

Just a quick 10-minute drive away from Mallory Meadows is the Medieval market town of Market Bosworth, where you’ll stumble upon this charming pink boutique cafe. Maison Rose stands out as an Instagram-worthy gem, providing a wonderful afternoon tea experience amidst the most enchanting pink backdrop. Being so popular pre-booking is essential, reading the menu makes your mouth water, and the Patisseries and sandwiches sound and taste amazing. If you’re celebrating something special you can upgrade to have a glass of bubbles too!


Badgers Mount, Station Road, Elmesthorpe, LE9 7SG

For those seeking a touch of uniqueness, be sure to head over to Badgers Mount and indulge in their traditional vintage afternoon tea. Situated approximately a 10-minute drive away from your countryside cabin, in the village of Elmesthorpe, Badgers Mount promises a fantastic experience. Their delicious menu boasts an array of treats, from dainty finger sandwiches and warm toasted scones to freshly baked cakes and elegant French fancies and to drink, Tea and coffee of course! The upgrade of a sparkling glass of fizz or, a local Bond Street Gin & Tonic is also available. Pre-booking is essential.

Bluebell The Horsebox Catering, delivery to your cabin.

If you can’t drag yourselves away from relaxing in your Cabin or Roundhouse but still wish to enjoy an afternoon tea, Bluebell the Horsebox catering has you covered! Kerry’s full details can be found in our digital guide, or you can head over to her Facebook page, drop her a message before you arrive and as if by magic your afternoon tea can be waiting in your cabin on arrival or delivered during your stay! Your takeaway afternoon tea will include tasty finger sandwiches, fresh scones and freshly baked cake. yummy!

If Brunch or Sunday lunch is more your thing check out our other blog posts.

Find out more in our FREE Mallory Meadows Digital Guide.

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