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The Tea Emporium

7-9 The Square, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7AQ, England
01952 433302
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Ranked #11 of 25 Restaurants in Ironbridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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87% Recommend
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English first
Hinckley, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Went here to have a little snack and a drink. The staff were very friendly. I had the Earl Grey which was nice, it was loose leaf and had a better taste and smell than many of the other places I have had Earl Grey. I also had a plain scone with clotted cream and jam. We were asked whether... More

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I had a pot of tea here recently while visiting Ironbridge, so this review is specifically about that and not about the food they do, which looked nice on other people's tables. My gripe is basically that a place called The Tea Emporium, which has a menu of different tea blends at really-not-that-cheap prices, should have excellent tea, but I... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

The Tea Emporium has a wonderful selection of teas and their gluten free cake selection is equally impressive. We stopped for tea on Thursday afternoon last week and I had a slice of gluten free Victoria sponge. A huge wedge of ultra light sponge with lovely jam and cream. I have been on a gluten free diet for very many... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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104 reviews 104 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is a lovely little tea room with friendly happy staff, a good place to rest your bones after a walk round the historic area, gazing on the bridge which symbolises Britain's industrial revolution. And the cream tea was delicious.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We have visited The Tea Emporium Iron-bridge on past occasions, though the last time was circa five years ago. Today was another special day, "being out with my wife is always a special day", no I was not prompted to say that, well not on this occasion. A pleasant amble along the riverside, taking a few photos of the iconic... More

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Merseyside, Uk
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stopped here for a very late lunch. There was a breakfast menu (!!) which was still in force, so we had a vegetarian breakfast each, plus tea and coffee. Service was a bit slow, but friendly. the meal was good, not as greasy as some breakfasts can be. The location is a little odd - sitting outside, partly in... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We had a quick lunch on a recent day trip to Ironbridge. Little cafe serving really good lunches Fare was sandwiches and brunch style hot and cold food. We had a mix of special, salad, and baked potato. Good portions, really fresh and a great atmosphere. We eat outside in the square - beautiful scenery looking across the gorge.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Visited yesterday and sat outside in the sunshine, a very polite and courteous young lady took our order, and explained that the food is cooked to order and would be about 15 mins, after 10 mins or so our vegetarian breakfasts arrived, we chose the grilled halloumi option. It was delicious and beautifully cooked. Would definitely return.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I love this cafe and have been on a number of occasions, the staff are wonderful and very friendly. Yesterday my Nan and I had the warm sausage and chorizo potato salad which was delicious, the food is homemade and very reasonably priced. I highly recommend this cafe!

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Burton on Trent
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

Visited on a saturday morning the place was very busy , we had traditional english Breakfast with a pot of tea food was very good as was the tea , service was excellent the staff were very polite and all had a smile , a little pricey but was worth it , Would go again if in the area

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