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Strand Tea Rooms

24 New Street | Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2NB, England
01752 251900
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Ranked #187 of 527 Restaurants in Plymouth
Price range: $8 - $16
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Long established ground floor pair of rooms selling mostly tea and cakes from old building overlooking Sutton Harbour and barely fifty yards from the Mayflower Steps the principal tourist attraction in the city. Many people like it others find it a little old fashioned and disappointing but well worth an entry on Tripadvisor.
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English first
Iowa City, Iowa, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The tea room is across from the Aquarium. The place is small but decorated with lots of tea sets, pictures and plates. Rather pretty. The staff was nice and prompt. Do visit the tea room early!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Nice to get tea in a china cup and tasting like tea. Owner very pleasant and made time to chat. Food and drinks delicious

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Had a lovely experience when we visited this quirky ,quaint but very nice tea room.Its like going back in time when you enter the shop there is lovely music from the 40 s and 50 s continually playing ,the decor is fantastic and you are immediately taken back in time . We had a cream tea and was so pleased... More 

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is a lovely little cafe in the Barbican area of plymouth in a listed building. The decor is chintzy with wall plates and tea pots and tea is served in proper teacups and teapots. The staff are friendly and efficient and although it is busy the food appeared quickly and was very hot. We had a light lunch of... More 

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Portskewett
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Stepping into the past amazing bone china so much to read on the walls some very funny Henry eighth watching over us while we had our tea and coffee pleasant staff

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

Again I went to this place with family who came down from London and as they had seen this little place on previous visits they asked us what it was and decided that they wanted to try it out and loved it alot as it is very quaint and very olde worldie, the cream teas are just as lovely and... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We didn't actually get to sample the cream tea we'd gone in for! We were met by a very surly waitress who informed us abruptly that we could have tea however would have to be out in 20 minutes as she was planning to close! This was at 3pm! Needless to say we took our business elsewhere.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Had my daughters 9th birthday party here, under the theme of 'Harry Potter/Hogwarts Birthday Tea Party' and it was the perfect setting. With a few select friends dressed in their 'tea party best' the kids enjoyed a proper high tea with delicious homemade sandwich and Devine lemon drizzle cake (freshly baked hours before our arrival) as per request of my... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Been in this tea shop a lot of times on the Barbican,it is situated just back a few yards from the very front facing the water, it appears very old on purpose,alot of ornament etc around and old fashioned service meaning china cups and saucers,tea cosy, well l like that,its different then your tea in a metal pot or from... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Love it in here, pretty cups and saucers , crochet tea cosies and pretty cushions. Just like your Granny's house which is lovely. Makes a change from the boring chain coffee shops. My daughter loved the banana milkshake. Great location.

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Additional Information about Strand Tea Rooms

Address: 24 New Street | Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2NB, England
Phone Number: 01752 251900
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
Average Prices: USD 8 - 16
Cuisine: British

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