Our Tearooms

Our Tearoom


Situated on Uckfield High Street, opposite Pizza Express - our vintage tearoom is a nostalgic step back in time. With background vintage music, the decor, pretty vintage china, our delicious homemade food prepared by Nick our qualified Chef and our lovely loose leaf teas from Bluebird Tea Co - it's a wonderfully cosy place to enjoy a catch up with friends or tea for one.

We have all day brunches and light lunch offerings as well as plenty of cakes, cream teas and pre-booked afternoon teas to enjoy. You'll also find dairy free, gluten free & vegan offerings.

Although we love our furry friends - we have decided that only Guide Dogs will be allowed in our tearoom.

If you are an emergency services worker or armed forces personnel - on production of your staff ID - you'll receive a 20% discount at our Tearooms - just a little way of saying thank you.

Uckfield Card holders also receive 10% discount at our Tearooms.

Find Us

Find our beautiful vintage tearoom at - 156 High Street, Uckfield, East Susssx, TN22 1AT - 40 minutes outside of Brighton. Uckfield train station is a short walk away and there's plenty of free parking in the Luxford Field Car Park behind the High Street.

Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday: 10am - 5pm

Sunday: First & Third Sunday of the Month* - 10.30am - 3pm (*Our Tearooms will be closed on the first and third Sunday in December)

Bank Holidays: Closed (Available for tea party bookings & pre-booked afternoon teas).

Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

Saturday 23rd December - CLOSED
Christmas Eve - CLOSED
Christmas Day - CLOSED
Boxing Day - CLOSED
Wednesday 27th December - CLOSED
Thursday 28th December - 10am - 5pm
Friday 29th December - 10am - 5pm
Saturday 30th December - 10am - 5pm
New Year's Eve - CLOSED
New Year's Day - CLOSED
Tuesday 2nd January - Normal Hours Resume

We welcome table reservations - contact us to book yours. Please note we hold tables for a maximum of 15 minutes after your reservation time should you be running late.

Gift Vouchers

We sell gift vouchers for Afternoon Tea for Two, Cream Tea for Two as well as in denominations of £5, £10, £20 & £50 which can be redeemed in our tearooms. See our Vouchers page for more details.

Private Functions

Our vintage tearoom is the perfect space for our Vintage Tea Parties with a minimum of 10 guests.

Tea parties can be booked any day of the week and are for a two hour sitting at the following sitting times:

  • 12noon - 2pm
  • 3pm - 5pm
  • Later hours can be accommodated upon request

Tea party bookings include waitress service and a vintage accessories prop box to add to the fun. There's also background vintage music playing from our gramophone or 1950s Bush Radio.

You can also privately hire the whole tearoom upon request - perfect for larger functions, corporate events, photo shoots or filming.

Afternoon Tea Bookings

Our afternoon teas are pre-booked with a minimum of 24 hours notice. We highly recommend booking with as much notice as possible as we can only accommodate a set number of afternoon tea bookings per day.

Our afternoon teas are available for groups up to 10 in number. Groups larger than 10 would be classed as a Vintage Tea Party booking.

You can contact us by email to book or pop into the tearoom. We do require a 50% deposit to book our afternoon tea.

Until December 22nd our afternoon tea turns festive and we are now taking bookings for this.

An amazing little gem!! I booked afternoon tea for 9 of us for my Mum's birthday, atmosphere was great, service fantastic and food second to none!! I have had afternoon tea in plenty of places including The Ritz, but this far exceeded that, and was definitely worth every penny. Well done a real asset to Uckfield. - Penny

What a splendid afternoon tea! Nick, Claire and the staff couldn't have been more attentive and the huge scones were to die for! Oh and the fruit tarts.... and the brownies...and not forgetting the Victoria sponge and the sandwiches! And LOVE the ladies' dresses. - Lucinda

The venue is like taking a step back in time, lovely vintage furnishings and music on a gramaphone. The first part of the Afternoon Tea arrived beautifully presented on a tier with sandwiches, brownies (to die for) and lemon fruit tartlet. There were so many choices of lovely Tea's - my favourite the Mojitea!! We were then served the biggest fruit scone I've ever seen with jam and clotted cream. We were then meant to move onto a final piece of cake but we ended up taking that home for later. Claire and Nick are lovely hosts and I would highly recommend a visit to Rose & Olive. We had a great time, Thank you very much. - Toni

Afternoon Tea Menu

£17.00 per person

(Our Afternoon Tea menu can also be adapted to cater for Gluten & Dairy Free dietary needs)

Dainty finger sandwiches. Choose three sandwich fillings from our selection, served on a mixture of white & wholemeal breads.

  • Tuna, cucumber & lemon mayonnaise
  • Cheddar cheese & tomato chutney
  • Cool cucumber
  • Stilton & pear
  • Breaded ham served plain or with English Mustard or Sandwich Pickle or Salad
  • Smoked salmon & cream cheese
  • Egg & cress

Large fruit or plain scone served with clotted cream and a conserve - choose one conserve from the following selection:

  • Strawberry
  • Raspberry
  • Black Cherry

Chocolate Brownie Bites

Autumn Berry Tartlets

A slice of cake from our Cake Counter

Unlimited tea from our loose leaf selection