Wildflower Teas on the Bus is set aboard an original Routemaster Double Decker bus in Battlesbridge, Essex, just outside Wickford. It is parked in a beautiful location with views across the countryside and space outside for alfresco dining. It makes for the most perfect setting for an unusual or themed afternoon tea on the bus in Essex. They feature in our list of The Best Afternoon Teas in Essex.
At Wildflower Teas on the bus, they create the most amazing themed afternoon teas and graze plates which are always changing throughout the year. You can also stop by some lunch or simply a coffee and cake.
The Afternoon Tea portions at Wildflower are huge, you will not go hungry and I’m sure you’ll be taking some home with you! You will not be disappointed!
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Themed Afternoon Teas at Wildflower Teas on the Bus in Essex
The Christmas Afternoon Tea at Wildflower Teas on the Bus is a merry affair, you receive three tiers of festive delights. It is £30 per person and served with unlimited tea, coffee or hot chocolate! It is yummy!
Your Christmas Afternoon Tea includes a huge plate of the most delicious and fresh sandwiches. All of the festive favourites are included, they are:
- Turkey & Cranberry
- Cheddar & Festive Chutney
- Roast Beef & Horseradish
- Ham & Honey Mustard
- Cream Cheese & Cucumber
The next tier swapped out the scones for a savoury tier consisting of pigs in blankets, a selection of cheese, crackers and grapes. This was a nice addition to the afternoon tea that can be enjoyed before or after the cakes.
The cake tier was absolutely delicious, perfectly sized cakes and desserts, which included:
- Christmas Pudding Cheesecake (this was unbelievably good, I’m not a fan of Christmas pudding, but this was truly amazing, I could have eaten two!)
- Traditional Christmas Cake
- Mini Mince Pies
- Hazelnut & White Chocolate Torte
- German Stollen
- Chocolate Orange Shortbread Biscuits
This was a really enjoyable and festive afternoon tea, it felt even more special enjoying seated on the top of a double decker bus! The sheer amount of sandwiches was brilliant, I love the savoury part of an afternoon tea and these were a really nice selection of flavours. The pigs and blankets were a great addition too. The Christmas cakes were really nice, I would eat the Christmas Pudding Cheesecake every day if I could!
Little Elves Afternoon Tea
The Little Elves Afternoon Tea at Wildflower Teas on the Bus, is an extra special afternoon tea for both adults and children to enjoy! It is brimming with festive treats for everyone to enjoy. Not only do you receive three filled tiers for your afternoon tea but also a graze sleigh overflowing with snacks. It is £25 per adult and £17.50 per child. It is served with unlimited tea, coffee, hot chocolate and squash!
This is such a fun afternoon tea, my daughter’s eyes literally popped when she saw it! It includes some really nice unusual elements too, like the festive panini and the waffles served with dipping chocolate. It is absolutely huge and has something for everyone. This was a really special experience with my daughter, we both enjoyed it so much, plus its a great location for kids to enjoy an afternoon tea! The excitement of an afternoon tea on a bus!
Your afternoon tea includes a turkey, bacon and cranberry panini, cheese & ham sandwiches and cream cheese & cucumber sandwiches. The panini was absolutely delicious!
The Santa’s snack sleigh is loaded with:
- Sausage Rolls
- Apple & Grapes
- Christmas Sweets Mix
In addition to all of these you also receive two scones served with cream and jam, (which are really good), mini mince pie, red velvet cake and waffles with dipping chocolate. My daughter said the red velvet cake was the best she had ever had!
This is a real feast of a Christmas Afternoon Tea, both adults and children are sure to enjoy!
Scone Alone High Tea
Wildflower Teas on the Bus are also running a ‘Scone Alone’ High Tea for £35 per head with lots of fun food inspired by the family favourite Christmas film Home Alone… It is £35 per head and includes:
- Firecracker Spicy Chicken Seeded Rolls
- Plain Cheese Pizza Bagel
- Macaroni & Bacon Panini
- Followed by:
- Movie Popcorn
- Ice Cream Sundae
- Jelly Beans
- Trio of themed cookies
- Plus fruit cones served with clotted cream and jam.
It Includes bottomless pots of tea, coffee and hot chocolate, plus a can of Pepsi!
We were invited to try some of these afternoon teas but all of these comments and opinions are strictly my own.
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