Debbie Bryan Tea Room

Tea Rooms

Awarded five star customer reviews for our food & customer service!

Our beautiful and distinctive tea rooms will inspire you to relax, get creative, work or study. Walk-in and enjoy seasonal dishes at our Nottingham Lace Market and Ruddington Village tearooms – you can see our up to date opening hours at the bottom of our website to plan your next visit.

Book a table in advance to indulge in our five-star Afternoon Tea service, Grazing Platter and Crafternoons. We’ve also got a fantastic Picnic Box Afternoon Tea for you to relish in our house baked goods in the comfort of your own home, in the office or for a picnic!

Established in 2014, as a spot to enjoy a quintessential English tea, we quickly grew our tea room menu to include freshly prepared lunches created from locally sourced ingredients and own recipe creations – working with the likes of award-winning producers, The Welbeck Bakehouse, and local food producers Kerry’s Fresh, serving their traditionally baked, artisan breads, fresh fruit and vegetables. Made and baked in-house, our menus are seasonally curated for delicious freshness.

Our food is then accompanied by a vast array of hot and cold beverages that’ll be sure to quench your thirst.

“The selection of sandwiches and cakes were absolutely delicious. It was all beautifully presented. The atmosphere was very warm and cosy. Will be making a return visit.”

Vanessa, 5* TripAdvisor review

Heavily influenced by vegan sustainability, our menu can also accommodate a number of dietary considerations, with dairy-free, gluten-free and nut-free alternatives to support your preferences.

Our Venue: Nottingham Lace Market

In the heart of Nottingham’s historic Lace Market, on St. Mary’s Gate, sits our Georgian Town House. Our spacious 26-seater tea room is located beyond our gallery with an ambience and atmosphere that is impeccable for working, studying or get-togethers and time-out away from the city centre bustle.

“A gorgeous place filled with gorgeous things.”

Nat, 5* TripAdvisor Review

Our space is full of inspirational curiosities, from our much-asked-about wooden trestle tables, to our vast arrays of creative examples, materials and equipment on display – a picture-perfect temptation to join our creative experiences and to be truly inspired by your surroundings.


Debbie Bryan Lace Market Interior, Gallery, Tearoom
Debbie Bryan Lace Market Interior, Gallery, Tearoom

Our Venue: Ruddington Village

Since opening our newest gallery in Ruddington’s museum village in December 2020, we had fast approached this beautiful venue being available to book for Afternoon Tea parties. With our popular and homemade menu, you can enjoy the sweet and savoury treats we’ve become known for, alongside, teas, coffees from Girls Who Grind and moreish hot chocolates from Pump Street Chocolate.

Debbie Bryan Ruddington, Ruddington Garden, Ruddington Tea Room

Our venues are available for private hire from work presentations and team building sessions to bridal, birthday and anniversary parties.

“It was great to work with Debbie Bryan and her team to organise a Pecha Kucha Nottingham event. The space is really cool, the people are very efficient and easy to work with, and there always seems to be lots of interesting people there.”

Jim Shorthose, Cultural Research & Creative Consultant

Afternoon Tea

Our Afternoon Tea has been a welcome, popular addition to our offering. An excellent way to treat yourself for any occasion, our Afternoon Tea is beautifully displayed, filled with home-made, own recipe sweet and savoury treats with tea, coffee or a cocktail to compliment your servings.

Taking time to create thematic and seasonal menus, there is plenty of choice when it comes to our Afternoon Tea offerings.

“I visited with a large group for afternoon tea. The food was lovely and the service was excellent. Our group had a range of dietary requirements and the staff couldn’t have been more helpful. They were brilliant and so accommodating. We had a lovely time. I definitely recommend!”

Lenny, 5* TripAdvisor review

Our sweet and savoury scones have become an essential choice to delight in, so much so, we were featured in the 2017 recipe book, the Nottingham Cookbook: Second Helpings, and 2019’s The Little Book of Cakes and Bakes. In each book, you can source our own recipe, passed through generations, with sweet and savoury recommendations to make your own delicious bake at home. You can read our story here, and our recipe here.

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