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Official Beatrix Potter Afternoon Tea at Healing Manor Hotel

If you love Beatrix Potter and require gluten free than this afternoon tea is for you, what could be better than indulging in an afternoon tea designed entirely round Beatrix Potter characters.

Added 19th March 2018
Updated 10th November 2020

Official Beatrix Potter Afternoon Tea at Healing Manor Hotel
The Healing Manor Hotel in Grimsby have something special going on from 21st March! The fabulous Official Beatrix Potter Afternoon Tea will have Gluten Free, Vegetarian and Vegan options as well as the taster menu for the new restaurant containing a whole host of gluten free meals.

Charlotte Hay, is Coeliac herself, and along with Steven who is a chef by trade, they do their absolute best to make all their menus as allergen friendly as possible. Along with the hotel, you can grab food from their pub, The Pig and Whistle, whose menu is 75% gluten free and changes seasonally.

Continue reading for more on the amazing Afternoon Tea and new restaurant!

Healing Manor Hotel, run by Steven Bennett and Charlotte Hay with their team of 46 staff are set to play host for the Official Beatrix Potter Afternoon Tea, just as the new Peter Rabbit film lunches across the UK.

With the launch of Healing Manor's new restaurant, The Portman in site for a date yet to be confirmed, Healing Manor Hotel have teamed up with one of the largest publishing companies in the world, Penguin Books and Beatrix Potter to create an afternoon tea that gives a nod to all the tales dating back as far as 1901 when The Tale of Peter Rabbit was first published.

The afternoon tea itself is set to launch on Wednesday 21st March and will be served in The Portman, prior to its official relaunch as a tasting menu restaurant come the evening. Beatrix Potter Afternoon Tea will be an enchanting mix of delicious savory and sweet treats designed by Steven Bennett and his team of chef's. Dishes include Mr McGregor's Vegetable Garden which is a homemade pâté, edible soil and vegetable crudités which is served with toasted hedgehog bread, as a nod to Mrs Tiggy-Winkle.

Sandwiches are inspired by 'The Tale of Two Bad Mice', a spring quiche inspired by 'The Tale of The Pie and The Patty-Pan', and a delicious sundried tomato pastry pin wheel, inspired by Tom Kitten in 'The Tale of Samuel Whiskers'.

The sweets include a white chocolate egg influenced by Jemima Puddle-Duck and a butterfly sandwich from 'The Tale of Jeremy Fisher'. Other sweet treats refer to 'The Tale of Benjamin Bunny' and 'The Tale of Peter Rabbit', and include a 'Rabbit tobacco' scone, blackberry macaron and Peter Rabbit biscuit.

Steven Bennett says "We're really excited to be working with such a well-known brand and especially one that every generation has grown up with. This has been a project we've been working on for a while and it's great that we're now able to launch it in line with the new Peter Rabbit film. It's such an incredible opportunity to be able to host this afternoon tea in Grimsby and Lincolnshire, it's another step in recognizing the area as a growing food-destination. We're going one step further and have also created an alternative gluten free, vegetarian and vegan adaption of the menu, to cater for a wider range of dietary requirements. This is something that not only myself, but the whole kitchen team are excited to be able to offer, and is something we're working on with the new tasting menu launching in The Portman."

Healing Manor's Beatrix Potter Afternoon Tea will be served with a choice of Stokes of Lincoln tea or coffee and they're also offering a delicious menu of Peter Rabbit-inspired cocktails. Bunny Tail fizz is a concoction of champagne, Belvoir Elderflower Pressé and candy floss, Bees Knees is inspired by the landscape referenced in Beatrix Potter's novels and non-alcohol cocktails include a Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-Tail Milk Shake and Peter Rabbit Juice featuring fresh carrot, apple and orange.

With a passion for creating diverse menus to suit most dietary needs, Healing Manor Hotel will also be serving a Gluten Free, Vegetarian and Vegan Beatrix Potter Afternoon Tea. Beatrix Potter Afternoon is served Wednesday through to Saturday from 12pm - 3.30pm and Sunday 2pm - 4pm

£19.95 per person or £25 per person with a glass of prosecco
£12.95 under 12's
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T. (01472) 884544
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