The Old Forge shop. The Green. Cavendish Antiques&Interiors
Met uitzicht op de kerk en roze huizen. Klein en in antiekwinkeltje. Ernaast is een mini marktje in een heel oud huis.
Tickled Pink Tea Room
I have been visiting this place for years now – I tend to think of it by it’s older name of Tickle Manor – a change of ownership has seen the name become Tickled Pink. I prefer Tickle Manor, but it remains my favourite tearooms to this day. A crooked little timber framed cottage jammed up in between two neighbouring houses, it is just the cutest place! Aim for one of the tables upstairs and try to get by the window that looks out over the street at the front. From here you can watch Lavenham go by, and admire the pink cotage ‘Cordwainers’ opposite as it leans over it’s pretty gardens.
Tickled Pink likes to tease its visitors with a quaint tale of how it got its name from a Frenchman, M. Ticoleur, who resembled Oliver Cromwell and was tickled to death by a goose feather. This is all fairytale, but a funny one – the story is printed on the back of the menus.
Now, this is going to sound like an odd thing to recommend, but you must visit the bathroom! It is heavily beamed and the loo is wedged in a corner under a sloping roof – mind your head!
Favorite Dish: Tickle Manor used to specialise in fabulous ice creams, but alas those days are over. They do, however, continue to offer wonderful Poughmans Lunches, with fresh bread, cheese and pickle. This is where my Kiwi partner was introduced to his first taste of genuine Stilton cheese, and oh my word, what a fantastic lunch that was. Also baked potatoes with a good range of fillings. They make a really great pot of tea! One thing that hasn’t changed in all the years I have been coming here is the way they serve the meals on beautiful Portmerion china. You may be inspired to visit one of the shops in the High Street, Martin Hoggs, and invest in a
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Als u op zoek bent naar een lichte snack, stevige maaltijd en een cake ijs of dan is dit de plek om te bezoeken. Eten is de thuisbasis van verse ingrediënten, goed gepresenteerd en zeer redelijk geprijsd voor het massatoerisme concious.
De eigenaren Paul en Hannah zijn vriendelijk en behulpzaam en ik vertel al mijn vrienden en collega’s dat ze een bezoek brengen aan een sweetmeats in Lavenham
Sweetmeats is a five hundred year old Weavers Cottage which has been converted to provide tearooms where freshly prepared lunches and meals are served throughout the day. As you can see a warm welcome awaits you.
We have Pride in providing excellent quality and value with a friendly service six days a week.
Try one of our home-made icecreams or our premier farmhouse ices – Quality hand made fudge and belgian chocolates, we have a huge selection of Old English Sweets for children 1 to 101
Open Monday – Friday 10am -5pm
Closed All Day Wednesday
Saturday & Sunday
March-Oct 11am-6pm Oct-March 10am-5pm
We are a family run business and we hope you’ll love what we do. Please enjoy your visit or stay in Lavenham.
Paul & Hannah.
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