Private Parties

Events @The Multi award-winning Lion Rock Tearooms; the quirkiest most charming Tearoom in Cheddar.

Our beautiful Tea Room is a great venue for a party with a difference, and our quirky décor it is the perfect backdrop for a variety of occasions.

Here at Lion Rock we can provide a unique setting for every celebration including Birthdays, Christenings, Baby Showers, Hen Parties, Wedding Receptions, you name it, we can Cater for it!.

Whether you’re hosting an intimate Party or a large celebration, Tamsin and the team at Lion Rock will help manage your event from start to finish taking the stress out of Party planning by providing the whole experience, from delicious homemade food, to carefully selected décor, all you need to do is choose your date, invite your guests and turn up.

You can book the whole Tea Room (Maximum seated capacity of 60), or exclusive room hire or just intimate Table hire. Our daily opening hours are 10:00-17:00 however we also cater for out of hours parties, all can be discussed in full beforehand.

To begin planning your party please email  with the date you have in mind, then we will guide you through everything we have to offer, and tailor make your party.


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Terms and conditions for group or party bookings.


  1. Bookings of Afternoon Tea above eight persons can only accept one style of Afternoon Tea is, ie all Celebration. This is to simplify service and give you an overall smoother experience on the day.
  2. Any pre orders of food must me made a minimum of four days before the booking by email to  Drinks can be ordered on the day.
  3. Bookings above eight people with any change in numbers must be advised 48hrs before your booking time otherwise we may not be able to accommodate the additions on the day and or you may be charged for any persons who have not attended. 
  4. We are only be able to accommodate a maximum of sixteen people in one room for safety and fire risk reasons. There cannot be additional people arrive or extra children/babies not mentioned from when the original booking was taken. If they do you run the risk of us asking people to leave until we are at the safe amount of persons, or any additional people will be sat away from your original table/room.. 
  5.  Any allergen or dietary requirements MUST be advised a minimum of 48hrs before your booking time. Please ensure this is discussed with your party members clearly  before pre order and is advised to us clearly in writing by email to otherwise we cannot be responsible for any errors and you may be chargeable for us to replace any unsuitable ingredients/cakes/sandwiches etc which are inedible for the person with requirements.
  6. On bookings of over eight people a deposit of £50.00 will be required to secure your booking. We can refund the deposit to the original card used if the bill is to be split between all persons on the day and this can only be done if the card and card holder is present on the day.
  7. If a deposit is not secured before the booking is confirmed, you may lose your room/table/date/time. We will attempt to contact you twice by email using your original email, if we have not heard from you, if we do not hear back from you you may lose your booking to another party.
  8. We are unable to take any party bookings or otherwise on Bank Holidays and weekends of those included.
  9. If for any reason you need to cancel your booking, this can only be done by email to with a minimum of 48hrs notice before the time of your booking for you to receive a full refund. Any cancellation less than 48hrs a deduction of £25 will be made. Any cost of pre ordered decorations will be added on top of any cancellation charges.
  10.  Parties above eight people the bill must be paid for as a WHOLE amount at the table or in one transaction by one person at the Till. We cannot split the bill between individuals at the till. 
  11.  In very rare circumstance we may have to change the room/table/area requested. If we do, we will do our upmost to advise this beforehand and if not then on the day of arrival.
  12.  On parties over eight people a service charge of 5% will be added. This can be deducted if you are not happy with the service provided on the day and can be discussed with the Shift Manager.
  13.  Any cost of decorating requests will be added to the total bill, unless a request to pay separately has been made. 
  14.  Afternoon Teas come with Tea as standard. Other drinks are available, some with a additional cost and can be requested once seated. 
  15.  Additional drinks ordered on top of the Afternoon Tea offerings will be added to the total bill. 
  16.  When hiring a whole room or booking a table, a maximum stay of two hours is included. With room bookings anything above this will be charged at £70 per hour in half hour segments of £35 and added to the total bill. With smaller individual table bookings your table will possibly have been booked out two hours after your reservation time, in which case you may be advised that we have people waiting for your table and could you finish up (Politely!)
  17. On smaller parties under eight persons if you would like to decorate for a celebration at all for example 15 minutes before, this will mean your time at the table will be reduced to 1:45m.
  18. We always suggest parties of over eight people that the booking is made after 15:00, this means you will have the room/table for the duration of the day with no overlap charge or worries.
  19.  On parties of over eight people we are happy for any Celebration Cakes, e.g. Birthday Cakes to be brought in to be cut, however you will need to discuss with us exactly when you would like the Cake to be presented and how. 
  20. If your party is a surprise for one of the guests please do make us aware of this to enable us to keep the surprise a secret for them and you too.
  21.  We reserve the right to amend any of the above terms without giving prior notice.
  22. Finally when confirming your booking can you supply a mobile number for contact on the day by us if required.
Party Deposit payment here.
Deposit payment of £50.00