Mayfield Farm Bakery + School

Sheering Road, Harlow, United Kingdom, CM17 0JP
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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.

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Free Parking
  • Event Space
  • Easy Access
  • Dietary Needs Catered For
  • Deli
  • Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
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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.

Cuisine: Bakery, Afternoon Tea, British, Cocktails, Deli, Dessert, Fresh Salads, High Tea, Locally Sourced, Pizza, Salads, Set Menu, Tearoom, Vegan Friendly, Vegetarian Friendly
Dress Code: Casual,Smart Casual
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Visited On Tuesday, 14 January 2020

Fantastic fresh food and friendly and helpful staff as always.

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Thank you for your lovely review Michelle! We hope to see you again soon.

Responded On Thursday, 16 January 2020
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Visited On Saturday, 11 January 2020

We had a lovely baby shower ! The staff were so lovely and catered to everyone’s needs. The food was amazing!

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Thank you for your lovely review! We are so pleased to hear that you had a great time here, and we hope to see you again soon.

Responded On Tuesday, 14 January 2020
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Visited On Wednesday, 08 January 2020

Brilliant after noon tea.

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 December 2019

We had the Festive Afternoon Tea and it was divine. The sandwiches were so beautifully prepared and the fillings were perfect. The whole experience was beautiful. The only reason I've marked it with 3 stars for atmosphere was as we were there early there weren't many other diners so it was quite quiet. Our server even got me some plastic containers that would have been thrown away to use for my chicken feed. Exceptional service in a lovely tearoom.

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Visited On Friday, 13 December 2019

We were the only customers in the dining area so there wasnt any atmosphere. The waitress was excellent - friendly & attentive in a very pleasant way. The food was good & your tea is just as I like it

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Thank you for a great time and an interesting meet the Baker.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 December 2019

lovey cream team and helpful staff

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Thank you for your lovely review Dawn! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit, and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Responded On Tuesday, 03 December 2019
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Visited On Sunday, 24 November 2019

Could have some Christmas music in background

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Visited On Friday, 22 November 2019

Lovely tea, really enjoyed the lovely selection of breads but a little disappointed with cream in a jar.... although the cream itself was fine!

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Visited On Friday, 22 November 2019

All very nice. Friendly staff and we had a lovely time thanks.

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Visited On Wednesday, 20 November 2019

The afternoon tea we had at Mayfield Farm Bakery was exceptional. The food was superb and a good selection provided, we enjoyed trying the different breads on offer, so much so we brought some bread to take home! The staff were excellent and could not do enough to make us feel welcome, the afternoon tea was a wonderful experience and we will be back for more! Thank you.

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Visited On Friday, 08 November 2019

Excellent service and value. Specific dietary needs were catered for. Staff very friendly and helpful, nothing was too much trouble. Have been before and will definitely be returning.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

We visited Mayfield farm to partake in afternoon tea for my mother’s birthday. The sandwiches were delicious very different from your standard fare, we had the opportunity to sample a selection of speciality breads. The scones were light and fresh as you would expect and The tea was free flowing. The waitress who showed us to our table was attentive and very friendly. On the whole it was a very pleasant experience.

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Visited On Friday, 25 October 2019

The table looked amazing when we walked in with our retiring couple! The afternoon tea was fabulous and the staff were very attentive and responsive. Thank you all for giving us such a memorable afternoon.

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Visited On Monday, 21 October 2019

I was booked on the cookery course as a birthday present and it did not disappoint. Great fun and a real incite into bread making. After a great lunch I came away with some delicious bread and far more knowledge about the process of bread making. I can highly recommend this course and I hope to come back and do it all again.

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Thank you for your lovely feedback Linda! We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the course and learnt more about bread, and we would be delighted to welcome you back in the future. Do keep us updated with your bread making!

Responded On Thursday, 24 October 2019
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Visited On Sunday, 13 October 2019

Enjoyed our visit very much would definitely come again

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Thank you for your lovely review Denise! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit, and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Responded On Tuesday, 15 October 2019
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Visited On Friday, 11 October 2019

Lovely afternoon tea with a friend , loved how we could have more tea and management came and asked if we was happy and waitress was lovely , food so tasty

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Visited On Friday, 11 October 2019

It’s always a pleasure to bring friends along for one if your special afternoon teas. It was delicious as usual. Thank you kindly for your very personal service. Plus it was great to see your defibrillator on the wall outside for everyone to access 24/7. Well done with the fundraising, I hope all the local villages will follow. We were inspired and are in the process of fundraising over in Nazeing.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 October 2019

Enjoyed our afternoon but was sorry to be rushed out at the end as the bakery was closing.

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Visited On Sunday, 22 September 2019

2nd visit. We had an afternoon tea which we all enjoyed and the staff were lovely, helpful and friendly. We then wandered round farm shop and brought more goodies.

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Visited On Monday, 16 September 2019

Good course, thanks. Learned more than I had expected, and it will be valuable to me in future

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Visited On Thursday, 05 September 2019

The food was great and it’s a great place to catch up with friends

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Visited On Thursday, 05 September 2019

Came and had afternoon tea with my daughter for her anniversary. Very enjoyable.

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Visited On Monday, 02 September 2019

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

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Visited On Saturday, 31 August 2019

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

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