St. Marys Guildhall
St. Marys Guildhall

Enjoy delicious quality dining at our Tales of Tea restaurant

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Enjoy dining in our atmospheric restaurant Tales of Tea located in the Undercroft at St Mary’s Guildhall.

Located in the heart of the city, our spectacular Tea room by day and restaurant by night, our Tales of Tea restaurant can be found at St Mary’s Guildhall. We use quality ingredients that create delicious dishes with exquisite flavours. 

Dine with us for brunch, lunch or a spot of afternoon tea. **Please note only the festive afternoon tea is the only afternoon tea option until December 23rd. **

Enjoy fine food and drinks, in our unique restaurant located in the atmospheric Undercroft of St Mary’s Guildhall.

Please note: The Tales of Tea restaurant is a cashless site, with only card payments taken. Afternoon tea is only available via advanced pre-booking. Please clearly state if you require afternoon tea, lunch or brunch at time of booking, along with any dietary requirements.
Tales of Tea closes for daytime dining at 5pm, please ensure you arrive at your booked time as tables will only be held for a limited time. 
St Mary's Guildhall Tales of Tea private  hire Christmas packages
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Tales of Tea private hire Christmas packages from £37.50 per person

Host your Christmas celebrations at our Tales of Tea Restaurant- with our affordable private hire packages starting at just £37.50 per person, you can celebrate the season in style.

Our venue will be dressed to offer a festive atmosphere complete with stunning decorations to get you in the party mood. 

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Our daytime lunch and brunch menu

Think classic dishes, carefully selected ingredients and a range of brunch, lunch and vegan options for you to choose from. Our new menu below is from 22nd September 2023. 

Advance booking is recommended due to demand however lunch and brunch is available to book on the day subject to availability.


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Tales of Tea gift vouchers

Are you looking for the perfect gift to give to someone special?

Whether it’s a birthday present, a Christmas gift or to give someone a thoughtful present, our Tales of Tea gift vouchers are ideal for those wishing to gift a unique and tasty dining experience at our atmospheric restaurant.

Vouchers are available to purchase in multiples of £10’s and £20’s to create your desired amount.

To purchase your vouchers please call our restaurant and will have these available to collect during open hours. Please note we are a cashless building therefore can only accept card payment. 

*Please note vouchers are not able to be split into smaller amounts after purchase. We are not able to give change from vouchers.

Tel: 02476 430 545

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Please note: the Guildhall will be closed on 7th & 15th December, due to private events. Please note our Christmas closing dates: the Guildhall and the Tales of Tea restaurant will be closed on Sunday 24th December and will reopen on Monday 8th January. Host your Christmas celebrations at St Mary's Guildhall. Prices start from £37.50pp*.
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