Help The Copper Pantry get Premises


About Us

The Copper Pantry is a small family run business based in Hucknall, Nottinghamshire. It is ran by partners Alison and Andrew.

Alison has over 10 Years’ experience in the Hospitality industry working in several local pubs, restaurants and tearooms and is the one who makes the food taste and look good!

Andrew is more technical and has developed the website, promotional materials, looks after spreadsheets and manages delivery.

We have 3 Children and after our youngest was born, Alison went back to work, just as the Covid-19 pandemic started to hit our shores. Due to Covid-19, the hospitality industry closed, and we were both put on furlough.

We started to think about wanting to do something for ourselves. It was time to be our own boss and create something we can be proud of, and The Copper Pantry was what we came up with.

We currently hold a 5* food hygiene rating and strive to be the best in our local area. Our Graze Boxes and Afternoon Teas have been awash with positive comments and reviews across social media pages since we stated trading in September 2020.

We have gone from strength to strength, and we will continue to deliver great service locally and moving forward, further afield. We are looking fully booked most days and realise we must expand to cope with demand.

When we come out of lockdown and regain some normality, we are hoping to cater for larger events e.g. weddings and parties, and look to hopefully employ local people also passionate about quality food in the future.

How can you help?

We have done so well so far, but we are at the stage that we need premises and staff to cope with demand. We often have to turn away business, the demand is that high, and its not feasible or practical to take on staff to work from our home, especially due to us having children.

If we kept on working from home it would take 2-3 years to make the amount we need to get premises, we feel that GoFundMe is our best option.

We have found a place we like in our local area just off Hucknall High Street and want to turn this into a Tea Room. We just don't have enough in the kitty to do all of this without some kind of funding.

So what's in it for you?

We have developed an Afternoon Tea for 2 we can send Nationwide on a next day delivery before 12. This will retail for £25+Delivery (Approx. £35 in total, £10 delivery). Typically our competitors charge much more for much less!

As soon as we have premises and staff we can start to offer this out.

We want our backers to be the first to try it out.

We will send you a code where you can redeem your afternoon tea's online once we have premises and staff.

Back us with as much or as little as you want, its up to you, but back us now so we can raise capital and we will reward you as follows:

£10-£29 - A voucher for the equivalent amount of money off your order once the nationwide service is live.

£30 - 1 x Afternoon Tea for 2 with delivery (1 Code) Saving you £5 on Retail Price

£60 - 2 x Afternoon Tea for 2 with delivery (2 Codes) Saving you £10 on Retail Price

£90 - 3 x Afternoon Tea for 2 with delivery (3 Codes) Saving you £15 on Retail Price

£120 - 4 x Afternoon Tea for 2 with delivery (4 Codes) Saving you £20 on Retail Price

£150 - 5 x Afternoon Tea for 2 with delivery (5 Codes Saving you £25 on Retail Price

£180 - 6 x Afternoon Tea for 2 with delivery (6 Codes) Saving you £30 on Retail Price

£200+ - 6 x Afternoon Tea for 2 with delivery (6 Codes) & Be the first to try the next nationwide box we bring out, on us! We will likely adapt one of our current products to send out nationwide. (See for our current products we sell locally)

What's included in the Afternoon Tea for 2?

2 Scones with pots of Jam and Cream.

2 Homemade Mini Victoria Sponge cakes.

2 Homemade Mini Lemon Sponge cakes.

A selection of sandwiches on white and brown bread.

2 Sausage Rolls.

2 Mini Pork and Pickle Pork Pies

2 Slices of Quiche.

2 Individually packed packets of crisps.

English Breakfast tea for 2



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