Festive afternoon tea at Fourteas, Stratford upon Avon

As we’re heading to Brazil for Christmas (traditional Christmas destination!) I’ve been cramming in the extra festiveness. I had my Christmas decorations up by 24th November – I don’t care what you say, I like Christmas.  And as part of that mission, we visited the Fourteas tearoom in Stratford upon Avon for their Christmas Ivor Novello Afternoon Tea.

Festive afternoon tea at fourteas in stratford upon avon

The Fourteas is a forties themed tea room and all the waitresses are in headscarves and floral print frocks. The menu is presented in a ration card and the crockery is that chunky teal pottery.

Festive afternoon tea at fourteas in stratford upon avon

The tiered stand includes around of sandwiches each. I enjoyed the Churchill Club sandwich on toasted brown with chicken, bacon, lettuce and tomato. A scone each and a selection of Christmas themed cakes and biscuits. The festive Ivor Novello comes with a glass of fizz or mulled wine.

Festive afternoon tea at fourteas in stratford upon avon

Between the five of us, we weren’t able to finish off all our afternoon tea and they provided us with a cardboard box, akin to the evacuee’s parcels, to take home our leftovers in.

Festive afternoon tea at fourteas in stratford upon avon

Festive Afternoon tea is £20 per person including fizz, £15 per person without. The Fourteas normal Ivor Novello afternoon tea is available all year round but takes on a festive twist in December.  The place gets busy so it’s worth booking in advance. Open 9.30 – 5pm Monday – Saturday, 11am – 4pm on Sunday.

Festive afternoon tea at fourteas in stratford upon avon

Festive afternoon tea at fourteas in stratford upon avon

Festive afternoon tea at fourteas in stratford upon avon

Festive afternoon tea at fourteas in stratford upon avon

Festive afternoon tea at fourteas in stratford upon avon

Festive afternoon tea at fourteas in stratford upon avon

 

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