Come and meet our baker Nick Anderson at Mayfield Farm Bakery and see the bread being made by hand, the traditional way. Enjoy a cup of coffee in the beautiful rural setting and choose your bread and cakes to take home.
We believe in good, wholesome food, traditionally made without the use of unnecessary preservatives and colourings. We are keen to use the very best ingredients and from the closest source, keeping food miles to a minimum and our impact on the environment as small as possible.
Mayfield Farm Bakery & School was established in 2010 by Nick and Jane Anderson. Nick has been a baker all his life having worked for his family business for many years and more recently opening his own bakeries in Epping and Cambridge.
This bakery was opened in a farm yard setting with the aim of being very experimental and fundamentally different from a typical High Street Bakery pushing the boundaries of the excepted usual breads.
- Disabled Access
- Free WiFi
- Outside Seating Area
- Gluten Free Available
- Free Parking
- Event Space
- Easy Access
- Dietary Needs Catered For
- Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
About Mayfield Farm Bakery + School
A little bit of what you fancy does you good, or so they say. We provide an area for the community to come together, whether it be for a social lunch, afternoon tea or your own private function. Whatever you choose, our friendly atmosphere is the perfect place to relax.
Set lunches are served in the tea rooms, the menu changes regularly depending on the fresh ingredients that are available from Spittlefield’s Fruit and vegetable market. All the food is prepared here on the premises either by the cooks in the kitchen or our bakers and patisserie chef. A menu such as quiche and a selection of deli salads finishing off with lemon tart and tea or coffee. We serve a limited selection of wine and beer and Luscombes organic fruit juices in addition to teas and coffees.
Afternoon Tea is very popular here at Mayfield Farm Bakery, our traditional afternoon tea consists of a selection of freshly made sandwiches, the bread is finely sliced and the crusts removed making perfect dainty afternoon sandwiches, we only use real butter and the fillings are also freshly prepared or cooked here. Two Dainty scones made by our bakers on the day of your Afternoon Tea – they are served with Thursday Cottage jam made in Tiptree in Essex. The Clotted Cream comes from The Devon Cream Company who produce the best quality clotted cream available. Four mini patisserie, all our patisserie is made by our patisserie chef's – they will make for you, on the day a selection of delicate cakes and pastries taking into account your special dietary requirements. We are now also offering a variety of speciality and themed afternoon teas throughout the year including a Chocolate Lovers tea, a Spooky Halloween tea and of course a Christmas afternoon tea.
The food was great and it’s a great place to catch up with friends
Came and had afternoon tea with my daughter for her anniversary. Very enjoyable.
The Basic Skills Baking Course was very enjoyable, informative and most importantly fun. Nick is a natural at passing on his knowledge and enthusiasm for baking bread and it was a very enjoyable day
We had a wonderful afternoon and the staff were very attentive and happy to help in anyway they could. They set the tables up beautifully for us. The food was delicious and we were able to take our leftovers home in the boxes e were provided with. Thankyou so much it made it a very special day for the bride to be and the rest of the ladies. Oh and the princess tea for our little one was wonderful. Thankyou again. Xx
Made to feel very welcome and completely no pressure to leave our table, absolutely perfect afternoon tea
Amazing afternoon tea (seaside version) - has a lovely afternoon with my Nan for her birthday! All the food was absolutely delicious and was the perfect amount too! The staff were very attentive and polite. Will definitely be coming back again with family and friends!
We had the savory afternoon tea - and it was lovely! Lots of food and lots of variety. I would have loved an option for different types of tea, and one small sweet bite to finish it off, but it wasn't a problem as we bought a cake for afters ( strictly didn't need it but fancied something sweet ☺️). Will use again! Regards Therese
Delicious afternoon tea with great service
The restaurant is nice with a lovely atmosphere. The food is outstanding and the afternoon tea with all the different bread types is a lovely way to sample all the flavours. We was offered processco and Elderflower juice which was nice. We was asked for our drink order before we sat down then waited along time for our tea after the food had been bought out I love the bakery shop and will definitely be back for coffee and cake
We had a wonderful afternoon tea. Everything was great and appreciated the owner checking in with us to make sure everything was ok.
What a lovely time my daughter and I had, the afternoon tea was so enjoyable. My daughter has allergies to nuts, sesame and lupin and they couldn’t have been more accommodating, checking everything was suitable, it was so kind of them to go to so much trouble. Very enjoyable experience, thank you. We will go back again.
Lovely afternoon tea.
Fantastic afternoon tea, i would rate it as one of the best i've had. A little soft background music would be nice and although it was a windy day it was quite warm in the room, a couple of open windows to circulate the air would have been a little more comfortable. All in all i will definitely visit again and probably very soon!
Very enjoyable afternoon tea.my friend is vegetarian and was catered for adequately.
I booked an afternoon to celebrate my friend’s pregnancy. There were 3 adults, two children and one baby. The adult afternoon tea was delicious, the mini princess teas were adorable and the plate of star shaped bread and butter for the baby were a lovely touch. The team couldn’t have done more for us and the whole afternoon felt really special. I would definitely book again for an occasion or just to pop in for tea.
Lovely tea room with great staff. Will visit again.
Absolutely loved the afternoon tea experience the attention to every detail was superb. The favoured breads made the sandwiches so unique.Cannnot fault anything-im afraid I will be back for more ❤
AMAZING!!! I booked the seaside afternoon tea for myself and my Grandaughter Lorena and we loved everything about it! Service was brilliant, Lorena got everyone's attention with her unicorn outfit which she loved! Food was so good and well worth the money and staff were so lovely and attentive. We will definitely be there again thank you x
Lovey food & great service!
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As it was my sister birthday. I treated her to the cream tea it was wonderful they even put a candle into one of the cakes. Sandwiches with all the different breads and fillings was so nice. lots of cakes. Couldn't eat it all so took home some of the cakes in a boxes.
We had an Excellant afternoon food was lovely. I will definitely be going again and I would recommend
Afternoon tea for my mum on her birthday. Everyone made her feel so special and the food was wonderful. Thank you to everyone at Mayfield Farm x
Excellent day spent learning skills and tricks of the trade from Guiseppe. I thoroughly enjoyed the course, the atmosphere was friendly and I learned a great deal (but eat too much). I am looking forward to my next course!