Top 5 Tearooms in Suffolk

A teapot in a tea room in Suffolk

Last Updated on March 9, 2023

Tea rooms are a great place for just about every occasion and are especially good if you find yourself out and want a place to get food and drink. So, should you find yourself renting one of our Barns or Barges for rent, and find yourself wanting to indulge in some sweet pastries and hot drinks, here are some of the best tea rooms in Suffolk:

  • Nora’s Tea Room – Sproughton

Located in Sproughton, Nora’s Tearoom is a 1940s themed establishment where not only can you enjoy a nice hot drink, but you can take a look around ‘The Shed’, a vintage show room that is attached to the tea room. At Nora’s Tea Room you can indulge in a whole array of light lunches which include a selection of sandwiches and toasties, quiches, jacket potatoes, soups, scones, and a great choice of sponges and cakes. This is before you even think about the options for an afternoon tea. And don’t worry – at Nora’s, they offer a range of gluten free and vegan options, so why not dive into their 1940s Tea Room and explore the range of antiques on offer?

  • The Coach House Tea Rooms – Helmingham

Located in a historic hall dating back to 1510, within Helmingham Gardens you will find The Coach House Tea Rooms. At the Coach House Tea Rooms, you can sample a range of light lunches and a selection of freshly baked cakes and vintage afternoon tea choice. In addition to providing these delicacies, the Coach House is able to cater for large groups and private parties.

Baileys2 – Bury St Edmunds

Situated in the heart of the busy town of Bury St Edmunds, and not too far from the town centre, Baileys2 is a combination of coffee bistro, restaurant, and tearoom. They offer a vast selection of sandwiches, toasties, and an array of cakes. They also cater for special dietary requirements. As well as all of this, they serve an afternoon tea range which includes alcohol-infused options. When you need a break from shopping in Bury St Edmunds, why not pop into Baileys2 for a break or a drop of fizz?

  • Nutshells Tea Room – Stowupland

Positioned not far from Stowmarket, in a large village called Stowupland, visitors to Suffolk will find Nutshells Tea Room, a modern tea room that is perfect for a hot drink by yourself or with friends. They offer a range of sandwiches, bagels, homemade cakes and a range of other items along with their hot and soft drinks menu. So, why not past through Stowupland and visit Nutshells Tea Room?

  • Flatford Tea Room – East Bergholt

Located on Flatford Mill – a national trust site just in the county of Suffolk and on the edge of Dedham Vale AONB – Flatford Tea Room is surrounded by beautiful scenery that offers superb walks for you to enjoy by the riverside after a spot of tea. The Tea Room offers an array of light lunches and a selection of hot drinks along with bakes and cakes. And for people wondering, you also have the option for soy and oat milk in your drinks. You can also enjoy their bake of the month – one special recipe on sale only for a month. So why not head into Flatford for a day out near the riverside and take advantage of the Flatford Tea Room.

You’re spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing the best places for popping in for a light bite, quick drink or afternoon tea in Suffolk. Why not book one of our Barns or Barges today so you can experience them first-hand?