Family serve up special surprise
But she had never returned as a customer, until Sunday’s visit.
This time last year Mrs Knight was very ill and on Mother’s Day 2008 her family were keeping a vigil at her bedside in the William Harvey hospital.
Her daughter-in-law Tess Knight said: “She has made a remarkable recovery and loved her outing to the tea rooms that brought back to her so many teenage memories of working there.”
Ethel Knight, right, a former waitress in the Appledore tea rooms, with family and friends during the Mother’s Day treat