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Toby's Tea Room

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Bottom Farm | Dobson Lock, Apperley Bridge, Bradford, England
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast
Description: Toby's Tea Room, located next to the canal on the edge of a farm in...
Toby's Tea Room, located next to the canal on the edge of a farm in Apperley Bridge, West Yorkshire is a beautiful, serene and exceptionally welcoming establishment that you rarely come across, and when you do, you'll definitely want to visit again.It's as well hidden as they come, but a true gem. Set in an old barn conversion with a decent sized outdoor terrace, Toby's provides a chilled out, relaxed environment with a fantastic menu selection, amazing staff and a truly unique tranquil setting.The staff are so friendly and professional, the food and drink exceptional, and the overall experience is really something you have to experience to believe - what a find !!!! thanks Toby's for providing this getaway from everyday life !!!
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Just finding it there on my days walk from Leeds to Saltaire...out of the blue!!

Loved its site and location. Inside had a certain romance to it...I must bring my wife!! Just had a cup of tea....service was good [it was quiet]...friendly & chatty have told my other walking friends Thank you....a nice surprise! Alun Pugh from Headingley

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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English first
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Stopped there for breakfast with family, it being Father's Day, all I can say disappointed. A very basic breakfast at very expensive prices, also childrens breakfast served on plastic plates ( children in question being 10 and 8 ) not a nice touch. Staff not very helpful and unwilling to change a meal ie, piece of bacon for a sausage.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Loved its site and location. Inside had a certain romance to it...I must bring my wife!! Just had a cup of tea....service was good [it was quiet]...friendly & chatty have told my other walking friends Thank you....a nice surprise! Alun Pugh from Headingley

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Thanks to the sun unexpectedly coming out we were able to sit outside at this little cafe and enjoy the canal view with a cup of tea. Service was very friendly, there were loads of choices on the menu and the chocolate brownies were glorious!

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Does everything I'd want a canal side cafe to do. In contrast with other reviews, we found the service to be good. Nice food, decent brew. Recommended!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Just returned from a walk and visit to the tea room. We ordered something to eat for my daughter and two coffees for the adults. My wife ordered soya milk. When the milk was poured in it split. This sometimes happens with soya milk but makes the coffee undrinkable. Took it back and was met with a very grumpy response,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Tea was cold before they brought the cakes then there was a ration on sugar and sweetener. Cake were very dry and just turned to crumbs on the plate. Wouldn't go back or recommend it to anyone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Disapinted there were no ALL day breackfast and only a little pricey mabey not enough chips and good games for the children. 😜

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We often stop here on our Leeds to Shipley walk. It's great and we (nearly) always have the posh fish finger sandwich. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The first spring day so far this year. Lovely sunny walk by the River Aire as the tow path by the canal was closed between Rodley and Apperley Bridge. Back on the canal path going towards Shipley we discovered Toby's Tearoom at Bottom farm stables. Plenty of outdoor seating and as it was the warmest day of the year so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

What a find on the Leeds Liverpool Canal from Apperley Bridge towards Shipley food and drinks are excellent at this dog friendly tea room with inside and outside seating stunning views of wildlife on the canal and in the surrounding fields well worth a visit winter or summer check for opening days before you go.

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Address: Bottom Farm | Dobson Lock, Apperley Bridge, Bradford, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Bradford
Cuisine: English

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  • Address: Bottom Farm | Dobson Lock, Apperley Bridge, Bradford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Bradford

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

Description

Toby's Tea Room, located next to the canal on the edge of a farm in Apperley Bridge, West Yorkshire is a beautiful, serene and exceptionally welcoming establishment that you rarely come across, and when you do, you'll definitely want to visit again.It's as well hidden as they come, but a true gem. Set in an old barn conversion with a decent sized outdoor terrace, Toby's provides a chilled out, relaxed environment with a fantastic menu selection, amazing staff and a truly unique tranquil setting.The staff are so friendly and professional, the food and drink exceptional, and the overall experience is really something you have to experience to believe - what a find !!!! thanks Toby's for providing this getaway from everyday life !!!

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