Serendipity is a family-run, multi award winning charming tea room, event company and outside catering business established in March 2012.
We currently provide catering for a wide range of clients including local authorities, major blue chip organisations as well as small local businesses. Past events we have catered for include a vintage afternoon tea for 70 people at the Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens: A hotel opening on behalf of a national hotel chain and canapés for the opening of a new local business as well as christenings and weddings. We also offer a bespoke service, you give us a budget and we will give you a quote.
We can cater for all of your special occasions
Afternoon Tea Style Weddings
Serendipity is also available to hire for private functions
We can also cater for those with special dietary requirements including vegan, gluten free and lactose free.
We use only the freshest high quality ingredients and locally produced ingredients wherever possible.
This is the second time I have Used Serendipity for outside catering and again it was amazing. Thick sandwich fillings, amazing hot roasties and some of the best cakes I have ever eaten! Everyone commented on how great the food was and once again no Food was left as people took It home! Thank you for taking away all The stress of catering and allowing me just to enjoy the day! Also great prices, I feel like I’ve robbed you!! More...
Thanks for being so wonderful today with my food cravings, your salad was beautiful! What a wonderful shop and so friendly. will be coming back soon! I will be telling all my friends and cant wait to visit with my nanna too she will love it! x Chris More...
We help a surprise party for my mum today and we all had a fantastic experience. The food and venue were perfect and the customer service is nothing but excellent. We will be back to this little gem. More...
A very nice tea shop, friendly staff food excellent
Lovley place with lovley food
Excellent food and service
I booked Serendipity for my daughter and her fiancé to celebrate their engagement. We had afternoon tea and June and Robin were wonderful hosts. The food was delicious and the tables were set beautifully. I would thoroughly recommend the beautiful little tea shop to anyone as a venue for a similar special occasion. More...
Serendipity is a friendly and charming tea room. The decor is pretty and colourful vintage. They have a good selection of teas which are served in china cups, also coffees, cocktails and soft drinks. There is a delicious selection of freshly made sandwiches, toasties and jacket potatoes which I have eaten on the many times I have frequented this establishment. More...
A nice place to meet for a coffee. They do lovely afternoon teas . Very welcoming and friendly staff
Beautiful tea rooms in the heart of Sunderland!
We came in for a sandwich and tea/ juice and it was superb .
We loved the surroundings and the waitress was so lovely .
I've walked past so many times on my way to work and waved it was wonderful to finally pop in and say hello .
I've taken away a menu and the selection sounds fantastic .
Can't wait to go back .
My friend bought some tea to take away as well and she loves it ,
Thankyou . More...
Amazing the food is out of this world and the Malteezer milkshake is heaven as is the others we all tried each others and they are all gorgeous. Service is fantastic whether eating or taking away, the staff are so helpful. Worth everyone of the 5 stars. More...
Great good, lovely atmosphere and nice people
Fantastic food and a very homely feel, oh and the cakes are to die for! Great for a mid day lunch or a real good sit down.