A popular Hykeham tea room is expanding into uphill Lincoln with a quirky, vintage vibe.
Jade Hawkins, 30, took over ownership of The Garden Tea Room on Moor Lane in North Hykeham in 2016, which she said will stay open as normal as “it is my first love and will always remain”.
The City of Lincoln Council granted prior approval for her application for a second tea room – Roses Tea Parlour.
The new tea room located at 131 Burton Road, in the former Jachs homeware shop, will open during the second week of July.
It will create a minimum of four to six new jobs.
Roses Tea Parlour will be open Monday to Saturday from 8.30am to 4pm. It will offer homemade cakes, sandwiches, paninis, wraps, bagels, salads, tea and coffees, light bites and a small breakfast menu, as well as her popular afternoon teas.
Jade told The Lincolnite: “I am so nervous and excited. This is completely different to when I took on The Garden Tea Rooms. This is me and what I wanted to do and my vision.
“I am from uphill Lincoln on the edge of the Ermine so the area was always somewhere I’ve wanted to have a tea room.
“It is a bigger premises nestled between some independent shops with a good footfall. There is nothing in the area doing what I want to do and it will be an expansion of the tea room I already have.
“I want it to be a very community driven place. It’s going to be a quirky, vintage, floral and warm place for people to come to give it a homely vibe.”
Jade is keen to use more Lincolnshire produce with suppliers including The Lincoln Tea & Coffee Company and Starbuck’s Bakery. The tea room will also include bespoke and upcycled furniture made by people in Lincoln.
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