An ailing grump, Jim and his eccentric but loving wife, Alice anxiously await customers in an idyllic, but very quiet, village teashop. As time ticks deeper into the lunch hour, the elderly couple grows increasingly concerned by the empty chairs and tables they’re desperate to fill. However, when a couple of unsuspecting customers eventually walk through the door, they find themselves greeted with a far from normal service – and a lot more than a pot of tea and slice of cake gets served.