Alice In Christmasland – Christmas Afternoon Tea in Essex

Please note Cardamon Tea Lounge & Shop has now closed but they do offer afternoon tea deliveries in Colchester, please see our list of the Best Christmas Afternoon Teas in Essex for 2022 here.

A Christmas Afternoon Tea in Essex

We visited Cardamon Tea Lounge & Shop for a Christmas Afternoon Tea in Essex. The Alice in Christmasland festive afternoon tea was simply delightful! Cardamon Tea Lounge at Colchester, Essex are famous for their wonderful themed afternoon teas and their great attention to detail. They feature in our list of the Best Afternoon Teas In Essex, you can read more here.

Christmas Afternoon Tea in Essex


The Alice in Christmasland Afternoon Tea does not disappoint. Step down the rabbit hole to be surprised and wowed by the festive treats on offer. This Christmas Afternoon Tea is displayed beautifully, complete with your own Christmas Cracker!

Each afternoon tea is accompanied by your choice of tea, coffee, soft drink or why not enjoy a cup of mulled wine tea?

Christmas crackers and tea

The sandwiches on offer consist of a Turkey, Brie and cranberry croissant, a mini roll filled with Serrano Ham, fresh fig, cream cheese and walnut, along with your own cheese board with crackers and fresh fruit. The Serrano Ham roll was simply amazing. Cardamon Tea Lounge always use exciting and sometimes unusual flavours that work perfectly together. The afternoon tea is also served with a warming bowl of carrot and ginger soup.

Cheese board with crackers and fruit Christmas Afternoon Tea in Essex
Sandwiches from Christmas Afternoon Tea in Essex

The Sweet Stuff

The Cardamon and orange scones are lightly spiced and freshly baked, perfect to get you in the festive mood.

Followed by some wonderful Christmassy treats, consisting of the most delicious snow globe filled with cinnamon apple cheesecake parfait, a mince pie, gingerbread cake, along with a handmade chocolate & fruit salami and other exciting treats.

Cinnamon cheesecake parfait and Alice drink me
Chocolate salami, mince pies Christmas Afternoon Tea in Essex

Children’s Christmas Snowflake Platter

The Cardamon Tea Lounge offer a complementing Children’s Christmas Platter. It comes with snowman and christmas tree shaped sandwiches, chocolate milk drink and lots of exciting extras, sweets, chocolate and fruits.

Children’s platters are great value at £9.50 per child and the kids absolutely love them.

Children’s Christmas platter of festive shaped sandwiches and cakes

The Alice in Christmasland Afternoon Tea is £25 per head and available to book for the month of December 2018 at the Cardamon Tea Lounge & Shop in Colchester. Pop over to their website or Facebook page to book or for further information.


To read our reviews of Cardamon Tea Lounge’s other fantastic themed afternoon teas in Essex. Please see below:

Wizards themed Afternoon Tea, for any Harry Potter fan.

A Tale of Peter Rabbit Themed Afternoon Tea.

Mary Poppins Themed Afternoon Tea, Practically Perfect in every way.

Sherlock Holmes Themed Afternoon Tea.

Charlie & The Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea.

Silly Old Bear Afternoon Tea.

Be Our Guest Afternoon Tea for any Beauty and the Beast fan.

Christmas Afternoon Tea in Essex

Thank you for reading ‘Alice In Christmasland – Christmas Afternoon Tea in Essex’.

Written in collaboration with the Cardamon Tea Lounge, all views and opinions are my own.

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