Month: March 2019

Yoga classes in Cambridgeshire: RNG Yoga, Godmanchester

Yoga classes in Cambridgeshire: RNG Yoga, Godmanchester

If you are searching for yoga classes in Cambridgeshire RNG Yoga is really hard to beat. After an injury, I thought my yoga days were sadly over but this class got me back (no pun intended) in the game of yoga and made a huge […]

Where to go for a Massage in Cambridgeshire: The Beauty Lounge

Where to go for a Massage in Cambridgeshire: The Beauty Lounge

If you are looking for  a great massage in Cambridgeshire look no further than The Beauty Lounge in St Ives. I stumbled upon the salon recently, seeking relief for my restlessly tight shoulders and was recommended Senior Therapist Kayley. A 30 minute massage here is […]

Afternoon Tea in Cambridgeshire: Willingham Auctions Cafe Review

Afternoon Tea in Cambridgeshire: Willingham Auctions Cafe Review

There is something extremely luxurious about catching up over an afternoon tea: the sense of endless time and food I think. My favourite places for afternoon tea in Cambridgeshire are collected here. One of the featured being the food of the home-cooked, locally produced Willingham Auctions Cafe.

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Based north of Cambridge in the village of Willingham, this cafe is a great coupled with a wander through the auction rooms. This visit, we opted for the afternoon tea- one traditional and one savoury.

Savoury Afternoon Tea:

afternoon tea in Cambridgeshire

We start with the sandwiches, though its hard to resist the varying tasty savoury bakes. These bakes include a delicious slice of cheesy quiche, a sausage and pickle roll, a wedge of brie, a scotch egg and freshly baked cheese scones. All served with homemade pickles.

The Traditional Afternoon Tea:

afternoon tea in Cambridgeshire

Next to the cakes. A range of home-baked treats here including a cream meringue, blueberry and lemon drizzle cake, chocolate brownie and our favourite the Biscotti cake. Fresh fruit is arranged around the cake and offers balance to the indulgence I like to think!

afternoon tea in Cambridgeshire

After more chatting and resting time we move on to the scones. These fruit and cinnamon scones are really delicious and force us to eat through the fullness, determined not to waste a bit. I should add here that we were offered a doggy bag to take leftovers home but were clearly enjoying ourselves too much.

All of this washed down with copious amounts of tea; peppermint for both of us this time. It’s worth noting here that the loo is outside but we found that this offered us the chance for a stretch and some fresh air between stages.

This is a very generous and relaxed experience. The cafe is dog friendly too so inclusive for our furry family. Great service and a great place to catch up and over indulge- we will be back!

Willingham Auctions Cafe invited us to review their afternoon tea, but as ever, all opinions expressed are my own.

For our other local recommendations click here.

Mothers Day Gift Experiences, Cambridgeshire: Afternoon Tea

Mothers Day Gift Experiences, Cambridgeshire: Afternoon Tea

Looking for thoughtful mother day gift experiences? How about an quality afternoon tea? A chance to catch up and relax together whilst sharing some delicious food. The perfect way to say thank you and I love you. Carriages: Step back in time and board the […]

Deliciousness on your Doorstep: Online Gifts for Foodies

Deliciousness on your Doorstep: Online Gifts for Foodies

What better way to show you care than by sending a quality food gift straight to a food lover’s door? These online gifts for are tried and tested and will most definitely please the most discerning recipient. Bluebasil Gourmet Brownies: Decadent, handmade brownies, delivered in […]