Yeah I know what your thinking......a brew with me would be with a mad hatter but no this is really a place called Mad Hatters. A lovely little tearoom in Findern, Derbyshire where I took it on myself and dragged my cousin along too for a spot of lunch.
I didn't visit this place when it was situated in Alvaston but apparently after a lot of public support it was saved and the owners moved Mad Hatters over to their new premises in Findern.
It is nicely situated next to the canal where on a nice day you sit with a nice slice of cake and a brew and enjoy the fresh air. A popular place for walkers and cyclists passing by so the move seems to have been a great decision. It certainly has a nice comfy atmosphere and is decorated with a few pieces of Alice in Wonderland memorabilia including quite a few clocks so no chance of 'being late' for anything.
I had a jacket potato with cheesy beans accompanied by salad and it was very very nice. The tea was so tasty and look at that teapot jug! How cool is that? I love that all the cups and saucers are mismatched, a lot of thought has gone into the decor and there is a nice cosy friendly atmosphere to the place.
I really enjoyed it here and can see myself returning. I need to try cake.....what? I was so full from my lunch I couldn't fit any in but hey it gives me the excuse to go back. Nothing like a bit of a delay on dessert.
If you would like some more information on Mad Hatters Tearoom they have a Facebook page here:
Let me know what you think if you have been. I will be back tomorrow for What to Buy Wednesday but for now......
eat cake, drink a brew and take care.
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