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The Old School | Moreton, Dorchester DT2 8RH, England
01929 463647
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 74
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good wholesome food

We called into the Tea Rooms on a Wednesday lunchtime after visiting the village church and T E Lawrence's grave and were very pleased we had. My wife's "doorstep" sandwiches were excellent as was my whitebait. Service was very friendly and quick and the quantities were sufficient to set us up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Richard J
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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English first
Paphos District, Cyprus
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Really lovely tea room. Cream tea one of the nicest I have eaten - went for the ginger and treacle scone option and it was delicious - really light bake with gorgeous chunks of crystallised ginger in it.

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The restaurant being converted from a school made for an interesting lunch experience .Although, it was only just into the lunch period they had run out of first choice, the crab but there was plenty of alternatives. The waitress were friendly and helpful but appear very rushed. The food was ok but not special and the service very slow. We... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Great food and great staff in a fabulous location. The old school room is a really interesting location and local food a delight to eat. :-)

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We called into the Tea Rooms on a Wednesday lunchtime after visiting the village church and T E Lawrence's grave and were very pleased we had. My wife's "doorstep" sandwiches were excellent as was my whitebait. Service was very friendly and quick and the quantities were sufficient to set us up for the rest of the day. The cream teas... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Not the first visit for us, but can't help coming back again and again, as we're never disappointed with any aspect of our experiences here. Hubby really wanted his cream tea(coffee), as the scones are so good. He went for 2 this time, one fruited, one plain, and they were so big, each had to have it's own plate. Being... More 

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Weymouth
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We have visited the Tea Rooms lots of times but lunch outside in the walled garden last weekend was lovely. There was plenty of choice, including vegetarian options and a great time was had by all.

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is a marvellous hidden gem. Excellent food and scones to die for, lovely home made food, have lunch or afternoon tea you will not be disappointed.

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Dorset
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Stopped here for lunch. We sat down and listened to the couple at the next table moan about the slow service and lack of mayonnaise. We read the menu, twice, then read the report on my car service that we had with us. Then we looked at the pictures on the wall. The waitress passed us three times. Meanwhile our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Popular place. Had to grab our own menu, and then locate the specials board on its side on the floor against a wall to know what to order. Would have liked an option to the doorstep bread sandwiches, but the crab was generous. Lots of table and light. The sheer busyness meant it lacked any personal touch so we felt... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Being local, this is the best place to go for your cream teas! Lovely customer service and beautiful setting and outside eating area. Shall go again in a couple of weeks for more cream teas!!

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Additional Information about Moreton Tea Rooms

Address: The Old School | Moreton, Dorchester DT2 8RH, England
Phone Number: 01929 463647
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: British

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Old School | Moreton, Dorchester DT2 8RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: 01929 463647

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?