Vintage tea shop and cakes in Ilkeston, Derbyshire

Tea and cake, the most delicious of rituals

A warm welcome awaits you in our whimsical Tea Parlour where chandeliers twinkle and old-fashioned music plays. Relax in the homely atmosphere as you sip tea from mis-matched vintage china, and enjoy a slice of luscious cake or a splendid afternoon tea.

To Eat

TRADITIONAL AFTERNOON TEA
Selection of sandwiches and savouries, scone with clotted cream and jam, assorted cakes, plus a pot of tea or coffee of your choosing. 15.00 per person (Last orders 3.30pm.)

TEA SANDWICHES
Four dainty triangles with your choice of filling. Served with a salad garnish, crisps and a pot of tea or cafetière of coffee. 7.50 per person

Sandwich Fillings
Choose from granary, farmhouse white or gluten-free seeded bread. Tuna mayonnaise and cucumber; Pink salmon and cucumber; Ham and wholegrain mustard; Ham, Brie and chutney; Pork and apple (usually available); Turkey and cranberry; Egg mayonnaise and cress; Cream cheese and cucumber; Mature cheddar and spiced apple chutney; Vegan cheese and chutney; Vegan mushroom or bean pâté.

CHILDREN’S AFTERNOON TEA
Sandwiches with choice of filling, sausage roll, cheese puff, crisps, a mini cake and grapes, plus tea, milkshake or cordial served in a teapot. 8.95 per child

CHILDREN’S TEA SANDWICH
Two dainty triangles with choice of filling. Served with grapes and crisps, plus tea, milkshake or cordial served in a teapot. 5.95 per child

Children’s Sandwich Fillings
On farmhouse white bread. Tuna mayonnaise and cucumber; Ham; Egg mayonnaise and cress; Mature cheddar; Chocolate and hazelnut spread; Homemade raspberry jam.

SOUP
Try our delicious soup of the day. Served with a seeded roll and butter or vegan spread. 5.95

SALADS
All served along with a medley of lovely vegetables, including mixed leaves, grated carrot, cucumber, tomato, onion, and potato salad. Plus, olives and feta or choose sun-dried tomatoes. 10.95
- Ham and Brie—With chutney and a honey and mustard dressing.
- Tuna—Flakes of tuna, boiled egg and beetroot with French dressing.
- Cheese—Mature Cheddar or vegan Wensleydale-style with chutney, balsamic dressing and a seeded roll.

Light Bites and Desserts

CREAM TEA
A freshly baked scone with clotted cream, homemade raspberry jam and a pot of tea for one. 5.20

CRUMPETS
Two hot, buttered crumpets. 2.00
- with jam 2.50
- with cheese 3.00

TEACAKE
Toasted and served with butter. 1.50

CAKES & SWEET DELIGHTS
Assorted cakes, scones and other such niceties from the dresser. 2.00 - 2.95

Ask about our vegan or no-gluten-containing-ingredients options.

To Drink

TEA
Select from our fine quality loose-leaf teas. Served with milk or lemon. House blend, Earl Grey, Pure Green, Gunpowder, Cherry Rhubarb, Rose Passion, Peppermint. Pot for one 2.35

COFFEE
Choice of blends or decaffeinated beans, all fresh and locally roasted. Cafetière for one 2.50

MILKY COFFEE
Our handmade versions of cappuccino, latte and mocha. Made with dark coffee and hot, foamed milk. (Soya and skinny versions available.) 2.50

CADBURY’S DRINKING CHOCOLATE
So wonderfully smooth and decadent. A classic hot chocolate—perfect pleasure to the last delicious drop! 2.50. Topped with cream and marshmallows 2.85

CAMP COFFEE
One of Britain’s oldest and best-known brands. Camp Chicory & Coffee Essence, enjoyed for generations. 2.50

OVALTINE
Delicious ‘chocolatey’ malt taste makes the ultimate cosy and comforting hot drink. Caffeine free 2.50

HORLICKS
The original and much-loved, malted milk drink, filled with nourishing goodness. Caffeine free. 2.50

COLD BEVERAGES
Choose from a variety of Fentimans botanically brewed soft drinks, sparkling pressé by Bottlegreen Drinks Co. or refreshingly still, natural juices by Feel Good Drinks! 2.50

Soya milk is available.
Food allergies and intolerances—before ordering please talk to our staff about your requirements.