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The Glass House Tea Room

118 High Street, Braintree, United Kingdom
Coffee Shop



A  friendly welcome is waiting for you at our Vintage inspired Tea Room.  Afternoon Tea a specialty, Homemade cakes and scones, gluten free  available A Vintage Inspired Tea Room  in Braintree, Essex.

Delicious Homemade Cakes and Scones. Gluten free cakes available.Traditional Freshly Prepared Sandwiches,  and Jacket Potatoes  

Afternoon Tea can be booked 24 hours in advance.

The Glass House is also available for private hire up to 32 people buffet style or 24 seated.  

Especially suited for special occasions such as Birthdays, Children’s Tea Parties, Engagement Celebrations, Baby Showers, Celebrations, Sympathy Gatherings, Retirement Parties, or Anniversary Celebrations.

Located near to the Fountain end of the High Street in Braintree Essex, residing in the former book shop Hannay.

Nearest parking is George's Yard, CM7 1GF, we can be easily found at across the road at the bottom of the oldest lane in Braintree, Sandpit Lane.



Morning, apologies to all or our customers, but we will be closing at 2.30pm today in order to help a young lady celebrate her 18th birthday with our afternoon tea. Still plenty of time for an early lunch or spoil yourself with a cream tea or slice of cake x

Sorry, but we are unable to open today, but hopefully see you for tea and cake tomorrow x

Hi, Just to let our customers know, we will be closing the Tea Room early on Friday 21st July to allow a local club, enjoy an afternoon tea together before the club has to close down. We will close at 2pm, so still time for lunch. Open as normal again on Saturday. Thank you

Are you looking for something a bit different for your child's teacher? The Glass house has special vouchers available for a meal deal for one. The meal deal is half a sandwich with side salad, a slice of homemade cake and a cup of tea or coffee. Voucher is pre printed but has enough space for your own message comes with an envelope. Cost per voucher is £5.20. Available in the Tea Room now.

We are open tomorrow so why not treat Dad to a lunch or tea and cake. Open from 11am - 4pm.

Father's Day Lunch - Sunday 18th June. To celebrate Father's Day we will be serving a special Ploughman's Lunch which includes a trio of home roasted meats, followed by a dessert of homemade apple pie and vanilla custard all served with a pot of tea or large cup of freshly ground coffee. £12 per person. Book early to avoid disappointment, we have two sittings, 12 noon or 2.30pm, just call on 07519 319 647 or message us on facebook or call in at the Tea Room, 118 High Street, Braintree. A complimentary gift bag of homemade fudge for all Fathers.

One of special cakes today especially for my daughter Kelly-anne Luck, i will save you a big slice coconut, almond and raffaello x

A big Thank You to Marion from Shake Express for kindly sewing all of our curtains for us, we are so pleased, they look great! Xx

Midweek Indulgence - With summer nearly upon us, the Glass House are introducing our Midweek Indulgence Afternoon Teas. Any bookings made for Tuesdays,Wednesdays or Thursdays between 1:30pm - 3:30pm will be at our special price of £9.00 per person (a saving of £2.50 per person). Just to remind you we can provide for dietary requirements, gluten free, vegetarian or vegan choices. Please call on 07519319647 or message us on facebook or call in at 118 High Street.

May Day Opening - from 10:00am - 4:30pm, call in for sandwiches, toasties, hot snacks, lots of homemade cakes and scones all freshly prepared for you.

A chocolate delight, triple layer chocolate cake topped with marshmallows, maltesers, chocolate buttons and mini eggs, three of these sold in two days xx


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