Dotty's Cake-away!

We are now offering an extensive menu online with local delivery service 7 days a week. We are working tirelessly to continue to bring a little slice of Dotty sunshine, whatever the weather and are so grateful for our loyal Communi-Tea support.

Remember cake lovers, we got through one lockdown and together we WILL get through this one too!

Great any time of day, cream teas...

Relax and indulge with this decadent little treat. The only taxing decision at Dotty’s is whether you like cream first or jam? Served with a ‘proper brew’ it won’t disappoint. Available to takeaway, collect and local delivery.



Lovingly made

We don’t believe in half measures at Dotty’s and take every step to provide our lovely customers the best loose leaf tea available, sourced from local suppliers. Our cakes are second to none and we believe everyone deserves a slice of happiness – gluten and vegan friendly options mean no one misses out. Ask for more information.

Afternoon tea at home!

We can still have cake! That’s right, you can still order our delectable Dotty delights to your door (or swing by and collect).

Organise that Zoom meet, send to a friend or simply indulge because you need it! Somehow, cake always cheers us up.


We can provide local deliveries 7 days a week.
See our online shop to place your order.

Please see our COVID 19 policy to understand the measures we are taking to ensure your safety and our staff.

Welcome to Dotty’s!

We are an independent, family friendly Teahouse nestled in the heart of Carshalton Village.

Our beautiful shop is a treasure trove of eclectic furniture, pretty pastels, sparkling chandeliers, vintage teacups, and nostalgic music.

Our seasonal breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea menu is ever evolving so whether it’s a trip with the kids, a girly catch up, or some much needed ‘you’ time we pretty much have everything covered!

We look forward to seeing you soon x

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Independent Awards

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Afternoon Tea Carshalton

Afternoon Tea

We take afternoon tea very seriously at Dotty’s. Whether its a special occasion or just because, come and sample our decandent delights. It’s really special  though and deserves a little more love to give the very best experience possible. Please prebook.

Workshops at Dotty's Teahouse


Never ones to have idle hands we work hard to provide wonderfully creative workshops for little ones through to adults. Everything from pottery classes to flower arranging. Keep an eye out for our forthcoming events, sign up for alerts here.

Our Boutique

We love ‘quirky’ and strive to source the very best of independent sellers to stock our ever expanding boutique. Crammed into every available corner  you will find a treasure trove of sweet and quirky finds

Party time!

Raise your teacups and come celebrate at Dotty’s. We love nothing more than a good party. Celebrate in style at Dotty’s, your very own slice of vintage heaven! We offer a range of options to suit your needs, so have a little browse and let’s have a chat…

From doorstop sandwiches to loose leaf tea to go we have it all at Dotty’s Teahouse. We pride ourselves on catering for everyone, young and old. If you need something in particular, let us know and we always aim to go the extra mile to keep our wonderfully Dotty customers tip top! VIEW FULL MENU >

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We are very pleased to be a really busy Teahouse and hate turning people away.
To avoid disappointment please
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Please note: Children’s prices apply to 10 years and under only

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