55 Thomas Street,
Manchester, M4 1NA.
eat (at) teacupandcakes (dot) com
0161 832 3233
Sunday - Monday: 10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 21.30

Time for a cuppa

March 1st, 2015

This week at Teacup, we’re supporting Dementia UK’s “Time for a Cuppa” campaign.  This annual campaign’s aim is to raise enough money so that Admiral Nurses can be made available to everyone who needs one.  These nurses offer specialist support for carers and suffers of dementia.  You can read more about what they do here.

To help raise money for this cause, we will be donating £2 for every Cream Tea sold between now and the 8th March.  This donation is included within the price of the menu option but if you’d like to donate any more, there’s a collection box by the host desk at the front of the restaurant.

During this week, we’ll be running extra promotions on Facebook and Twitter to help boost the amount of money we can raise so please keep an eye out for that:)

A great selection of our teas are available for you to brew at home

February 24th, 2015

Did you know that as well as stocking a myriad of different teas for you to try when you come and visit us in the cafe; we also stock a wide range of loose leaf teas packeted up for you to take home with you?

The packets range in price from £8-£20.  The size of packets we sell vary from tea to tea and they all contain brewing instructions to help you make the most of your purchase.

The range we currently stock includes Tippy Earl Grey, Sunshine Earl Grey, Peppermint, Peppermint Super Grade, Assam Breakfast, Assam Second Flush, Darjeeling Second Flush, Red Lychee, Indian Chai, Vanilla Cacao, Jade Tip, White Peony, Performing Flowers, Hibiscus, Camomile, Rose Buds, Rooibos, Imperial Earl Grey, Darjeeling Earl Grey and Green Mulberry.

As your server for details of how to purchase:)

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Teacup

February 13th, 2015

Join us at Teacup this Valentine’s Day and treat yourselves to our lovingly created fixed price menu.  You’ll be greeted on arrival with your choice between a glass of prosecco or beer. Then you’ll be treated to a sumptuous 6 course feast including some of our most-loved dishes.  The menu includes the following:

Snacks – An assortment of handmade crisps and dips for your dunking pleasure

Amuse Bouche – Teasing your taste buds with our spicy Bloody Mary soup

Starter – Your choice between Seafood Chowder (A delectable combination of seafood in a fennel, tomato and lemon broth) or Coriander Potato Cakes with beetroot, avocado top and sweet potato crisp

Mains – Your choice between a juicy 8oz steak topped with a fried egg, served with thrice fried chips or a beautiful feta, tomato and spinach samosa, served with seasonal vegetables and a carrot gravy

Desserts – Your choice between our always perfect Passion Fruit Cheesecake or Chocolate Lover’s Delight (sumptuous dark chocolate torte, white chocolate mousse and a chocolate sorbet)

Petit Fours – Macaroons and chocolate truffles

Wow, is it just me or are you really hungry now too?:)

The menu is priced at £40 per person, call 0161 832 3233 now to book your table x

50 Shades of Grey this week at Teacup (well, almost!)

February 9th, 2015

To celebrate the film launch event of the year, we’ve got a very special menu lined up for you this week.  Whether you’re going to see the film or not, pop in and try one of our 50 Shades of Grey;)

This menu could possess you and obsess you… or at least make you smile to yourself as you take a tantalising taste trip through the list.  They are all loose leaf, and served by the pot.  Some of these brews should be taken naked, but feel free to add a little S&M (sugar and milk) if the mood takes you.

There may not quite be 50 varieties on here but you can have any of the brews made as an iced tea as a cool alternative:)

Why not upgrade to a Cream Tea with some Limited Edition Earl Grey Madeleines?  This delicious option is available on selected teas for £7.30*

Imperial Earl Grey 4.20

Tippy Earl Grey 4.20

Rosey Grey 4.20

Blue Lady 4.30

Green Earl Grey 4.30

Princess Grey 4.50

Rooibos Earl Grey 4.50

Lady Felicity 4.60

Snowflower Grey 4.90

Darjeeling Earl Grey 4.90

These loose leaf Earl Greys are best savoured over several infusions, so ask your server for more hot water.

*Our Earl Grey Cream Tea upgrade is available on Imperial, Tippy, Rosey, Blue Lady, Green, Princess and Rooibos Earl Grey teas.

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