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Scones and jam, cucumber sandwiches, endless tea or how about Champagne? It’s very definitely time for tea.

PUBLISHED: 14:45 22 February 2017 | UPDATED: 15:04 22 February 2017

Afternoon tea is the perfect treat for mum, nan - and you. Picture: Thinkstock

Afternoon tea is the perfect treat for mum, nan - and you. Picture: Thinkstock

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Mothering Sunday is coming up on March 26. And what better way to treat mum, or your gran or auntie, than with a decadent afternoon tea? Emma Lee suggests five of her favourites.

1 Assembly House, Norwich

Enjoy afternoon tea in the Georgian splendour of the Assembly House, where a 
carefully designed menu of scrumptious delicacies awaits: dainty finger sandwiches, 
moreish cheese scones and 
bitesized pastries and cakes, served with a choice of loose leaf tea or champagne.

Theatre Street, Norwich

www.assemblyhousenorwich.co.uk

2 Biddy’s Tea Room, Norwich and Aylsham

An independent Victorian-inspired tea room, Biddy’s specialises in creating tailored afternoon teas made by choosing your own sandwiches – offerings include salt beef and horseradish, goat’s cheese, honey and almond with fig relish, and cucumber, cream cheese and mint jelly – cakes, scones and more than 50 loose leaf tea blends.

Lower Goat Lane, Norwich

Market Place, Aylsham

www.biddystearoom.com

3 Congham Hall, Grimston

This is a perfect spot for a relaxed afternoon tea. Enjoy a selection of freshly made sandwiches, homemade cakes, scones with clotted cream and homemade jam, chocolate eclairs, mini tartlets and mini desserts – and if you are celebrating why not add a glass of fizz?

Grimston, near King’s Lynn

www.conghamhallhotel.co.uk

4 The Cliff Hotel, Gorleston

The Cliff Hotel offers a delicious High Tea Experience for all sorts of special occasions, including baby showers. Choose from a selection of Savoy sandwiches, homemade fruit scones with Devon clotted cream and Tiptree jam, plus patisserie cakes.

Cliff Hill, Gorleston

www.thecliffhotel.co.uk

5 Heydon Village Tea Room, Heydon

Give 48 hours’ notice and you 
will be able to enjoy the full experience of a traditional afternoon tea in this quintessential tea room, where everything is homemade and hand decorated with love and pride on the premises using quality and, where possible, locally sourced ingredients.

The Street, Heydon

www.heydonvillageteashop.co.uk

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