A yen for Warwick Cream Teas!
In October we had the privilege of setting up a pop-up Thomas Oken Tea Rooms in Japan, at the invitation of Hankyu Department Store. What a fabulous experience! We took part in two British Cultural Fairs, one in Fukuoka and the other in Osaka. Not a lot of time for sight-seeing, though; we were making … Read More
July 2015 – exciting news!!!
We are proud to announce our expansion plans! Welcome to Oken’s Kitchen! As a customer of Thomas Oken Tea Rooms you will know that we are passionate about serving traditional English, locally sourced, homemade/handmade food. This is why we’re so excited to be opening our second premises, Oken’s Kitchen in Coten End, in order … Read More
Is Thomas Oken Tea Rooms haunted?
March 2014 When we took over the Tea Rooms in November 2011, I must admit to being a total non-believer as far as anything remotely paranormal was concerned! I had a young weekend staff who told me many tales of strange goings-on and ghostly sightings, but I dismissed them all as being the workings of … Read More
Craft Extravaganza at Thomas Oken Tea Rooms
December 2013 Here’s a picture of the Craft Extravaganza at Thomas Oken’s, organized by Steph at Revival Creations . Attendees were able to take part in a number of workshops, including cupcake decoration, crochet and jewellery making. Steph holds a number of workshops at our place and other cosy tea rooms in South Warwickshire throughout … Read More
Exciting visit by David Crystal!
November 2013 We’re proud to be quite a literary establishment here at Thomas Oken’s! We support Warwick Words (a literary festival which takes place over a couple of weeks during the spring and autumn), we have a creative writing group that meets in our upstairs room weekly and we host a weekly lipreading group for … Read More