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Afternoon Tea Event Catering

We love catering for your event!

We have traveled the length and breadth of the Country in “Stephan” our trusty white refrigerated steed (for steed read van!), bringing Afternoon Tea heaven to your Event!

First thing I know you want to  know is  cost!  So we don’t hide this on page 103…….. here it is right up front!!!

Yes of COURSE the price per event depends on what you choose – but here is a guideline!
Our Standard Afternoon Tea £16.95 pp
Go Posher!!! £21.95
Mileage £0.40 per mile
Staffing £12 per hour (don’t forget you will need to factor in travelling time in the man (woman) hours)
Soup £4 pp
Hire of Vintage China – £3 per cover


Most asked Questions when we do outside Catering Afternoon Teas:

Q.Why is it cheaper to have Afternoon Tea in the tearoom?

A. Because we can split overhead costs between ALL the customers in the tearoom

Q.Is the quality the same as in the Tearoom?

A. 100% – we wouldn’t be happy doing anything else!

Q.Are you insured?

A.Absolutely and we are happy to let you have a copy of our Public Liability

Q.Can we have an event without using staff?

A.If you can collect at the tearoom and don’t need any china or equipment – yes- otherwise there WILL be a staff cost – I have to pay my lovely team!

Q.When do you need final numbers?

A. We need final numbers 4 days out

Q. What if my numbers fall drastically – let’s say by more than 15%?

A When you book we will agree provisional numbers – your numbers can drop by 12% and you will be charged for that number – unfortunately if they fall further you will still be charge for 88%

Q.What happens if I decide to cancel because our plans change?

A. It is a good idea to take out event insurance – but here it is from our side:

  • More than 6 weeks out – you get your deposit back
  • Between 3 & 6 Weeks out – 50% of event is payable
  • Between 1 & 3 weeks out – 75% of event is payable
  • within 7 days – 100% payable

Q. Who will I deal with at Hettie’s?

A. You will have a named contact at Hettie’s and you will have their email and mobile number so you can contact them at all times (they need to sleep though!!!)