No matter what your day in this idyllic part of Suffolk is made up of, whether you’ve been rowing on the Meare, walking on the beach or just out for an afternoon drive, complete it with a treat at The Meare Tea Shop in Thorpeness – the setting is just perfect. Sit back, take in the view and indulge in whatever takes your fancy, be it thick hot chocolate, coffee, tea, ice-cream, one of our delicious cakes, or a cream-tea made with homemade scones, thick clotted cream and locally produced strawberry jam.

Choose from a large selection of meals and snacks for all the family. From jacket potatoes, platters and ploughman’s to freshly baked rolls, sandwiches and toasties, plus plenty of goodies perfect for picnics.

Thorpeness Meare