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The Tea Emporium

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7-9 The Square, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AQ, England
01952 433302
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Dining options: Breakfast, Coffee & Tea, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fine teas and great food

We wanted a light lunch whilst visiting Ironbridge and came across the Emporium almost by accident (it was the closest place to the short-stay carpark we chose). It was a hot day, and the Emporium was fronted by a nice little patio area with tables and parasols,and so we decided to stop. Service... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
David T
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Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Decided to stop here as a family of four for tea and cakes. I queued up only to be told to sit down for table service. As I was standing in the queue I noticed 'one' scone on display (uncovered with flies around) . I assumed it was for display only, for customers to see what they could buy. The... More 

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Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We wanted a light lunch whilst visiting Ironbridge and came across the Emporium almost by accident (it was the closest place to the short-stay carpark we chose). It was a hot day, and the Emporium was fronted by a nice little patio area with tables and parasols,and so we decided to stop. Service was prompt and friendly (I especially appreciated... More 

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Warrington
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Stopped here and enjoyed the sunshine with the outdoor seating area. We had a variety of jacket potatoes and sandwiches. Prompt service, good value and tasty food which was all presented nicely. Would definitely visit again in wha this a very competitive and busy little town.

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manchester
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Popped in here whilst they were averagely busy and yes, it took a few minutes before our order was taken but after this service was pretty quick. The tea was top notch and reasonable price. Our salads - special of the day - also went down well.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My friend and I live pretty local, and decided to grab some lunch in Ironbridge. The Tea Emporium looked inviting the so we decided to stop here. After ordering our sandwiches, I was disappointed to find that my bap was a pre-sliced, dry, cheap one. I would have expected more from a £5 egg bap! My friend ordered Brown, which... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Fabulous food especially when you can get gluten free food including bread rolls but you do have to ask what is gluten free on the menu plesant staff at all times even when rushed of feet

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I visit the Ironbridge Gorge several times a year - who wouldn't, it's one of the most fascinating places around - and usually stop here for a cuppa and maybe a slice of cake. Never disappointed, rain or shine - I've sat outside and enjoyed watching the cars (trying to) manouvre on the car park for entertainment, I've sat and... More 

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Bedford
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

With plenty of room inside, as well as seating outside with a close view of the Iron Bridge, The Tea Emporium offers a wide range of loose leaf tea, various coffees, a good choice of cakes, sandwiches and hot breakfast/lunch options too. We enjoyed both the Victoria sponge and the coffee and walnut cake on separate occasions during our short... More 

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Wolverhampton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Stopped here for a cuppa with my daughter. The staff are very pleasant and the choice of teas is amazing. Bought some teas to take home and the best sugar free jam I have ever had. Will be back soon.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We stopped here in the late afternoon of a sunny May day after visiting the Iron Bridge and taking a long walk around the area and needed a cup of refreshing tea. Well once we had looked at the menu we were done for

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Address: 7-9 The Square, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AQ, England
Phone Number: 01952 433302
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ironbridge Gorge  >  Ironbridge
Cuisine: English

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  • Address: 7-9 The Square, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ironbridge Gorge  >  Ironbridge
  • Phone Number: 01952 433302

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

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