Afternoon tea in matlock
Come and try our fresh homemade delicacies
Looking for Afternoon Tea in Matlock? Come and stay at Sheriff Lodge and try my homemade delicacies. I have been cake decorating for umpteen years and it was a bit of an obsession before moving to Matlock. I missed it so much I wanted to use those skills to provide something for my guests and so I turned to making Afternoon Teas, which I really enjoy. A lot of the recipes I use are tried and tested infallible methods from my grandmother.
The Afternoon Teas are very popular and a superb indulgence if you are celebrating a special occasion, maybe treating your mum or wife or just fancy a treat – why not?
To make them a little different to others and also for those who may have a slightly more savoury palate, I also do a velouté, which is a thickened soup. I ask guests who have had Afternoon Teas before what it is they remember about their favourite one. They don’t always remember a particular one but a couple of guests have mentioned that the normal, sandwiches, scones (jam then cream or cream then jam, don’t go there !) and patisseries are a bit same ol’, same ol’, so I’ve tried to make mine a little different.
Don’t worry if you don’t finish all your goodies, I’m more than happy to pack up anything you might not finish and keep in the fridge for you – maybe for a packed snack to take with you on your travels in and around Matlock. The Afternoon Teas are served on family vintage china and tea set, with a linen tablecloth and served in the Dining Room. It’s really quite special.
WHAT'S GOOD TO KNOW?
Our five bedrooms suit all needs and have the option of twins, doubles and family rooms.
For all tastes and diets including full hearty Derbyshire, Vegetarian, Vegan and gluten free.
A favourite with our guests! Relax and indulge in our homemade delicacies.
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