How can I book with you?
You can enquire about booking with us by popping in to see us at 9 High street Kings Lynn, by phone, or contact through any of our social channels.
Your enquiry becomes a confirmed booking when your payment has been accepted and/or you have paid the deposit that the booking may require.
Do you take a deposit when I book?
If you book any of the following:
- Table for Restaurant for 10 or more people
- Table for Drinks upstairs for 10 or more people
We ask for £5 per person deposit to be paid to secure the booking. A £5 drinks token is given to each member of the group who arrive for the booking. Members of the group who do not arrive, without having given at least 48 hours notice, forfeit the deposit.
If you book any of the following:
- 2 or 3 course dining & dancing - £10 deposit to be paid within 3 days following your enquiry to confirm your booking. The remainder of the payment in full is required to be paid 14 days before the booking.
- Bottomless Tipsy tapas - £10 deposit to be paid at the time of booking or within 3 days following your enquiry to confirm the booking. The remainder of the payment in full is required 48 hours before the booked table.
- Mingo Bingo – To secure entry for Mingo Bingo, a ticket is required to be purchased from the website.
- Christmas Chara-oke – no payment is required to book however if booking for more than 10 people, £5 per person deposit is required as standard.
If you fail to pay your deposit within the stated timeframe, then your Provisional Booking will be cancelled and the spaces then become available for others to book.
You may cancel your booking by calling or messaging us at any time within the following cancellation windows:
- Table for Restaurant of over 10 people (not 2 or 3 course Christmas dining & dancing)– up to 48 hours prior to Event
- Table for Drinks of over 10 people (not 2 or 3 course Christmas dining & dancing)– up to 48 hours prior to Event
- Christmas 2 or 3 course dining & dancing – up to 14 days before the booking
- Bottomless Tipsy Tapas – up to 48 hours prior to Event
A cancellation after the Cancellation Window stated above, or if you do not show for your booking, will result in your deposit being forfeited.
How can I amend or cancel my booking?
You can add or amend any part of your booking at any time prior to the cancellation window as above by calling us or contacting via our socials.
If you wish to amend or cancel your booking after the Cancellation Window has expired e.g. less than 48 hours before a Bottomless Tipsy Tapas booking, please directly contact us and we will do our best to accommodate your requests but this cannot be guaranteed.
What is a pre-order and when do you need this confirmed by?
A pre-order is where we ask you and your guests to confirm your selection of food, drink or services from our packages in advance of your Event. This may be required as much as 14 days or as little as 48 hours ahead of your booked event. We will let you know the timescales at the point of confirmed booking.
How long do I have my table for if I’m dining?
Your dining table or reserved area will be allocated for a maximum of 1hr and 30 mins unless stated otherwise in your Booking Confirmation Email. If you wish to extend your booking for a longer period, please contact us directly. We will do our best to accommodate your requests, but this cannot be guaranteed.
We will hold your table or reserved area for 15 minutes after your booking arrival time, at which point we reserve the right to clear the table or reserved area for other guests and you will forfeit your table or reserved area. If you are running late, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you.
If you do not show for your booking, you will forfeit your deposit.
How long do I have my table for if I’m dining and drinking?
If you have booked a 2 or 3 course dining and dancing option, your dining table or reserved area will be allocated to your party for 1 hour and 30 minutes. You will then have a further table or reserved area allocated to you in the upstairs party bar for further drinking and dancing. The upstairs table or area will be reserved for you until you leave.
If you have booked for Bottomless Tipsy Tapas, your table is allocated to you for 2 hours. If you would like to stay beyond this time, please speak with a team member who will do their best to accommodate you although this cannot be guaranteed.
Can I book for just drinking?
You can book to just drinking at any time, with the exception of the following:
On our Christmas 2 and 3 course party nights, (Friday & Saturday evenings from November 17th – December 23rd)it will not be possible to book for a space in the upstairs party bar without dining.
We will accept walk-ins as long as we have not reached our legal capacity limit for both downstairs and upstairs.
Seating arrangements in the restaurant
The restaurant area of Tipsy teapot has a range of fixed seating options to suit a varied range of group sizes. The largest single table seats 14. For bookings of 15 or more we allocate a ‘zone’ or collection of tables in a single area. It is not possible to re-arrange these tables to form a single table. You will be advised at the point of booking whether your group will be seated on a single table or have an ‘area’ of tables in a zone allocated to you.
Seating/table arrangements in the upstairs party bar
The party bar has a range of fixed table areas. As this bar is for dancing and drinking, your group will be allocated an area/tables for your drinks. You are likely to be moving around amongst friends or dancing. There are only a limited number of chairs in the party bar. We will aim to allocate as many chairs as possible for your group but regret that we cannot always provide a chair for every person as is the case in a disco/club.