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Win Afternoon Tea for 2 at the Maids Head Hotel.

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Win Afternoon Tea for 2 at the Maids Head Hotel.

All Things Norfolk have teamed up with the Maids Head Hotel to provide you with a chance to win afternoon tea for two.

The Maids Head Hotel has linked up with a new local supplier, Wilkinson’s of Norwich. Wilkinson’s, which has been in business in the city for 46 years, is supplying loose leaf teas to the hotel, with a special Maids Head Blend in production.

Ten of Wilkinson’s teas from Breakfast Blend, to Gunpowder Green, Cornucopia and Decaffeinated Ceylon are a special feature of the Maids Head's popular Afternoon Tea, which is served from 12noon to 5pm.

Debbie Harris, Owner/Director of Wilkinson’s for the last 13 years said: “We were honoured to be asked to supply the stunning Maids Head Hotel, with its long history of providing hospitality in the city. We have chosen 10 teas to cover all tastes, ranging from Breakfast Blend to a gentle Chamomile.”

“We are also excited to be working with Sam Masters, the Food Services Manager, on developing a special blend for the hotel. The Maids Head is a wonderful location to sit and relax over Afternoon Tea and enjoy one of our special loose leaf teas.”

Christine Malcolm, General Manager, the Maids Head Hotel said: “We work with local suppliers across all aspects of the business and are very pleased to have established a close relationship with Debbie and her team at Wilkinson’s. I am a particular fan of their Earl Grey tea and look forward to tasting the new Maids Head Blend.”

Wilkinson’s teas available at the Maids Head Hotel are as follows: Breakfast Blend, Earl Grey, Darjeeling, Peppermint, Gunpowder Green, Rooibos, Chamomile, Cornucopia, Peach and Decaffeinated Ceylon.

Afternoon Tea is served daily between 12noon and 5pm and includes freshly prepared finger sandwiches, Chef's selection of savouries, homemade cheese and fruit scones, butter, clotted cream and jam and seasonal cakes and pastries, served with a choice of 10 Wilkinson's Loose leaf teas. 

To be in with a chance of winning  Afternoon tea for two please email the answer to the following question to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Name one of the teas from Wilkinson's that is available for afternoon tea at the Maids Head Hotel

Please put "Maids Head Afternoon Tea" in the title of the e-mail and include your name and address along with the answer to the question in your e-mail. The competition closes at 6pm on Sunday 28th October 2018 and the winner will be the first  correct name drawn by random by the All Things Norfolk Team after the competition deadline. The winner will be notified by e-mail and only 1 entry per person, no cash equivalent.

For more information about Wilkinson’s of Norwich see www.wilkinsonsofnorwich.com

For more information about the Maids Head Hotel t. 01603 209955, or see www.maisdheadhotel.co.uk 

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Sam Masters, Food Services Manager, Maids Head Hotel and Debbie Harris Owner/Director Wilkinson's of Norwich at the hotel.

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