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Address: Mill Way | Grantchester, Cambridge CB3 9ND, England
Phone Number: 01223 551125
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Iconic tea garden

Sit outside on the deck chairs and enjoy a cup of tea and maybe a cake or light lunch. It is a charming place with quite a bit of history - so look round the museum

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

Sit outside on the deck chairs and enjoy a cup of tea and maybe a cake or light lunch. It is a charming place with quite a bit of history - so look round the museum

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Hired some bikes from Cambridge and cycled out to the tea gardens on a nice day. Gorgeous and relaxing in the hammock chairs - sipping tea and eating scones. Quintessential British experience!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Been around for years and is a bit of a Cambridge must do. They do very good cakes and sandwiches but this is extremely popular here so be prepared to queue up to get your tea, coffee, cakes etc as the line tends to queue out the door. When the sun is out this place gets swamped with people and... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We walked along the Backs from Cambridge to Grantchester, it is a very pleasant flat route alongside the Cam, very pretty in early summer. There was quite a queue to order lunch but the staff seemed well organised and once we got close to the order point the queue moved quickly and it was only a five minute wait for... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I have been here a number of times over the years and it remains one of my very favourite outdoor foodie experiences. After 100+ years in business, The Orchard still remains enormously popular. After ordering a light lunch (11am - 3pm) or refreshments (summer 9:30 - 5) and their very delicious scones (plain, raison or cheese), find a table with... More 

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England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Visited Grantchester and enjoyed a great meadow/riverside walk before going to the Orchard tea rooms/gardens. Nice choice of fresh scones/cakes etc. Pretty garden with nice deck chairs and tables (there are tables inside for cooler/et days). Couldn't put my finger on it but wasn't comfortable here. I don't think I've feet seen so many 'customer notices' pinned up in a... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

A short cab ride or a long walk along the river away from Cambridge. Had no idea of the historic and cultural connections until we got there--an added bonus to have tea where Virginia Woolf once did. Lovely location (though it was raining while we were there, we did stroll through the orchard and out via public footpath to the... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My daughter took me to this wonderful place. Range of food excellent. And great quality sat in the sun under the trees Cannot fault this place. Easy parking ten out of ten

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This was my first visit to The Orchard, and possibly my last. We fancied somewhere different to go for a walk one Sunday afternoon and decided upon Grantchester. The meadows are idyllic and beautiful to walk along. After a long walk we were in need of tea and cake and found The Orchard. The garden is lovely to sit in,... More 

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Charles B, Owner at The Orchard Tea Garden, responded to this review

On 24th February 2015 the Food Standard Agency gave the Orchard Tea Garden a 5 Star food hygiene rating. On the basis of this I will allow others to question your motive for writing such a negative review and whether, based upon this additional information, it was both balanced and fairly made. http://ratings.food.gov.uk Orchard Tea Garden CB3 9ND More 

Leeds
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Sat in the Orchard tea rooms at 10.30am on a Sunday morning when it was sunny and it was a lovely experience. I had a pot of tea and a slice of chocolate cake which were both really nice. Great selection of teas available too and the food menu looked good too. I felt like it hadn't changed in the... More 

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Address: Address: Mill Way | Grantchester, Cambridge CB3 9ND, England
Phone Number: 01223 551125
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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