Right Royal Jubilee treat for Cafe Blah Blahh in Hunstanton

Bursting with bright and cheery streamers, bunting and Union Jack cushions, it's clear to see Hunstanton's Cafe Blah Blahh is ready to celebrate the Jubilee in style.

Owners Andrew Waddison and Jamie Knight have combined their love of interior design and great food to create the perfect party setting and a tasty menu full of British summertime favourites.

And their outstanding efforts have not gone unnoticed - even in royal circles.

Out of the blue, the Queen has personally written to the pair thanking them for their hard work ahead of the big day.

'It was a complete surprise,' Andrew said. 'We have always been huge royalists and the Queen is an inspiration to us all. We are organising a Jubilee tea party, so for her to thank us personally gives us a huge boost.

'We go to Sandringham very Christmas morning to see the royal family attend church and have spoken to the Queen a few times, but personal letter she sent us tops everything. It just goes to show that she appreciate everything people are doing.'

Tickets for the cafe's Jubilee tea party, raising money for the Diamond Jubilee Trust, were snapped up and the event will now run throughout the weekend.

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Guests will be served a selection of traditional treats including Victoria sponge, toasted teacakes and local ice cream - all with Royal Blend tea and an extra dollop of patriotic pomp.

Cafe Blah Blahh has gone down a storm since it opened in Westgate, near Sainsburys, on leap day and its cakes often sell out by lunchtime.

The spring menu offers a range breakfast dishes with a luxury twist, fresh sandwiches, paninis, omelettes and salads, including honey roast ham with pumpkin seeds and mustard dressing.

As well as baking their own sweet treats, Andrew and Jamie also sell about 40 cakes supplied by the Norfolk Cupcake Company, based in Burnham Norton, each day.

'People love the atmosphere here because we are always really friendly and welcoming,' Jamie, originally from Essex, said. 'We get people of all ages. Some places can be off-putting, but we love to have a chat and find out about people.

'Customers have found out about us through word of mouth and we were even visited by a lady from China who knew who we were.

'We've been working solidly for the last eight weeks, day and night. Sometimes we stay up until 3am baking for the next day, but we love it.'

Jamie, a trained chef, is an interior designer with a background in personal shopping, while Andrew, originally from Burnham Market, has worked in some of the county's top restaurants and pubs, including the Hoste Arms.

'I have done all the interior design here,' Jamie added. 'It's just everything I like and a lot of it is actually from my own house - I love everything Union Jack!'

Tickets for the tea party cost �15 and include complimentary sandwiches on arrival.

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