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Toby's Tea Room

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Bottom Farm | Dobson Lock, Apperley Bridge, Bradford, England
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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
Liked it, great cenery

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Ian A
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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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Bradford, United Kingdom
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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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Immingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Visiting family in Apperley Bridge last Sunday I took my dog for a walk down the canal, very pleased to find Toby's tea room still open as it was raining & cold, I was happy to be allowed to take my dog inside and was even more amazed to find a doggy menu. We had a delicious hot chocolate &... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We visited Toby's tea room this morning. We both ordered a cooked breakfast (which at £8.25 is fairly pricey) it comes with a pot of tea, but as neither of us drink tea I asked if we could have coffee instead.I was extremely disappointed to find out that I had to pay extra for coffee, even just a normal filter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful setting, a short walk from Apperley Bridge along the canal Great food, great coffee and the homemade cakes are delicious! (especially the gooey chocolate brownie!) Staff are friendly and attentive, all round good atmosphere inside and out

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Fantastic breakfast. Went down for a weekend stroll and called into Toby’s for a breakfast and some drinks. Service was fantastic, food was high quality and the brownies are superb. The Staff are very Friendly, attentive and polite. We will visit Toby’s Tea Room again 100%. Thanks all for a great morning.

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Tobynot, Owner at Toby's Tea Room, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience, we're so pleased you enjoyed your visit to us. We're really pleased you enjoyed the brownies! We hope to see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • 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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