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ASL Bridget's Tea Room was simply Brilliant!


Bridget's the Tea Room with a lot of Heart 



Aspire , Support and Learn have launched a new tea room in the garden room of Ware Priory.

ASL - Aspire Support Learn CIC is a community interest company offering employment opportunities and day care to young adults with additional needs.

We had been meaning to visit Bridget's for quite a few weeks now but decided with storm Ciara behind us and a glimmer of sunshine peaking in behind those clouds that today would be the day.


The priory holds very special memories for my husband and I, as we were married there nearly 9 years ago.

The Garden room is just to the left of the main prioryon the right hand side (Opposite Fletchers Lea) . The café is bright and airy and decorated beautifully. I don't think I have ever received such a warm welcome from anywhere... ever.

I genuinely felt that the staff felt it was a privilege to serve any customers when in truth the priveledge was all ours.


There is a small but satisfying menu from this 5 star hygiene rated tea room which i have pictured below.

With a range of sandwiches, baguettes, sausage rolls, jacket potato's cakes and more available. We ordered two baguettes and a tuna sandwich for my two year old, alongside two coffees and a beaker of milk. Service was relatively fast and again the epitome of service with a smile .

The entire café was spotlessly clean.

Sometimes I find myself filled with dread entering an eatery and pleading with my toddler to be quiet , but there is no need to be nervous when heading to Bridget's with children. Bridget's is very child friendly with staff actively engaging with my son and playing games with him and making him laugh. I don't think he has ever been so happy at a tea room or café ever before.

There are also high chairs present should you need them. I understand that on occasion there is live music and the children are asked to dance which again sounds lovely.

All the staff we met were lovely but special mention must go to Jamie and Hayley who paid us particular attention. We were even given some duck food by a member of staff as we mentioned we were going to see the ducks after this.

I have absolutely no doubt we will be returning to Bridget's, in fact I think I just found my new favourite hang out.

Why not combine a trip to Bridget's with a stroll along the river or a play in priory park?



Thanks for reading


Kayleigh & The Boys



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