Afternoon Tea Parties

Have you got a special day to celebrate?

Are you looking for a unique venue that can offer you sole exclusivity?

We have the venue for you,  seating up to 46 within the park in Dronfield.  Our vintage inspired Tearooms are the ideal place to celebrate your event.

We have been bringing bespoke catering and successful event staging since 2010.  We love to put on a party and with our beautiful vintage china tea services and waitress service and delicious afternoon catering, we can guarantee that you will have the best party ever!

We offer our Afternoon Teas at £12.00 per person and also have a resident pianist available to play (Subject to availability) at extra cost

Why not call us for availability now

TELEPHONE 07906549694

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Crafting for Mother’s Day

I have just been looking for craft project ideas and have come across Hobbycraft’s great website where you can download free projects and top tips together with the option to purchase everything you need to create that special craft item



This is a bucket that is filled with cupcakes and flowers and wrapped with a  lace ribbon

What a lovely gift and can be  very inexpensive

We have baked cupcakes to order for over 6 years and so know this will be popular

Now how tomake the cupcake bouquet . . .

You will need

  • 175g (6oz) butter
  • 175g (6oz) caster sugar
  • 175g (6oz) self-raising flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

For the buttercream:

  • 225g (8oz) butter
  • 450g (1lb) icing sugar
  • 2–3 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pink food colouring (gel/ paste is best)

For your cupcake bouquet:

  • 7–12 prepared vanilla cupcakes (depending on the size of your pot)
  • Cocktail sticks
  • Flowerpot
  • Polystyrene to fit your pot and 1 inch shorter than the top

How to make

1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius/Fan 160 degrees Celsius/350 degrees Fahrenheit/Gas mark 4 and line a 12 hole cupcake tin with paper cases.

2. Put the butter, caster sugar, eggs and vanilla extract into the bowl of a free-standing mixer (or you can use a handheld electric whisk and mixing bowl). Sift in the flour and beat for 1 to 2 minutes until light and creamy. Divide the mixture between the paper cases.

3. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until well risen and golden brown. Remove from the oven and leave to cool in the tin for 10 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

4. Meanwhile, prepare the buttercream. Beat the butter until soft and creamy. Sift the icing sugar and add to the creamed butter in two stages, mixing on a low speed. When fully incorporated, add the milk and vanilla extract and beat for 3 to 5 minutes on a higher speed. Mix in a little pink food colouring using the tip of a cocktail stick until you reached your desired shade.

5. Spoon the pink buttercream into a piping bag fitted with a small star nozzle and swirl it on top of the cupcakes, from the centre outwards.

How to Make a Mini Cupcake Bouquet #AmyBethEllice #CraftChallenge #Baking

6. Place the polystyrene in the flowerpot. Put two cocktail sticks in each area where you want a cupcake. Around the sides, insert the cocktail sticks at a 45° angle, otherwise the cupcakes will fall off. You will need to raise the centre of the pot with scrunched-up tissue paper.

7. Slide a cupcake onto each pair of cocktail sticks, adjusting as needed to cover polystyrene.



Healthy New Start to the Year

Our herb patch

We are well into the New Year and it’s all about low sugar, low fat, low carbs, low salt, so we have introduced a range of vegetable based cakes cutting down on sugars and helping to keep you healthier and … Continue reading

Gentleman’s Afternoon Teas

Herby sausage rolls

Looking back in history at the Afternoon tea it was for the ladies but what about the menfolk who accompanied the ladies and needed to eat? We have designed a Afternoon tea just for the gentleman .Sausage and caramelised onion … Continue reading

2016 The New Year

Welcome to 2016
I hope it brings you happiness, success, good health and peace.
We have had a lovely break and treated ourselves to a little seaside break. How lovely the seaside is in winter, the crashing waves against the cliff tops, changes in light levels casting spectacular rays over the coastlines. A chance to get a beach to yourselves. Fresh air and lots of layers to wrap up warm with as you enjoy a briefer beach picnic! We travelled over to North Yorkshire a beautiful area of the country and close to our hearts.

Here are a few pictures of the places we visited with thanks to the great photography.

First stop was Northallerton A busy market town with a wealth of independent shops and good quality chains. Twice weekly markets are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays

Next stop was Thirsk
Once referred to as ‘God’s Country’, Thirsk is a lovely place
Again, a rural market town with a medieval cobbled market square.
I loved the fact that most of the shops still have their original frontage and old coaching inns have enduring charm. It’s market day on a Monday and Saturday.

Nest stop was Stokesley
Not as big as the previous two places but just as charming.
With independent shops and gorgeous houses it would be a lovely place to live! Great community spirit and friendly shopkeepers. Certainly will return. Shop at the weekly market every Friday.

Next overnight in Staithes
A lovely seaside harbour town with lovely higgledypiggledy houses a lovely warm and friendly place. We stayed overnight in Dottys Bed and Breakfast a lovely french vintage inspired place with a lovely friendly caring owner who could not do enough for us. The Accommodation was lovely, very clean and comfortable and the breakfast was delicious. The owner even took us to the local pub where we met all the locals who were so friendly and welcoming. It was Amazing!

Next stop was Whitby
Well how lovely is this place. A great mix of shops, harbour, sandsend beach, Whitby Abbey walk lots of steps but worth the views at the top! You can spend all day or weekend here. Lots going on all year round so check before you go.

Well I hope this has inspired a visit to any or all of the above beautiful places. Have a great 2016 whatever you get up to.
Thanks for reading this

This Blog is written by Victoria
Owner of The Tearoom in Cliffe Park. Dronfield