We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Parlour Tearoom

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Viables Craft Centre | The Harrow Way, Basingstoke RG22 4BJ, England
+44 1256 325795
Website
Improve this listing
Today
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating
Good for: Families with children
Description: We are a small but very busy Tearoom,serving lunches and afternoon tea.We...
We are a small but very busy Tearoom,serving lunches and afternoon tea.We enjoy what we do so this reflects in the quality of homemade cakes and the service we provide!
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 230 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 162
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
tea and cakes

I went there with my wife and daughter and had the most wonderful sandwiches. cakes and tea. service was very good, and the staff were very friendly and helpful

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
alansen
,
basingstoke
Add Photo Write a Review

230 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
basingstoke
Level Contributor
34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there with my wife and daughter and had the most wonderful sandwiches. cakes and tea. service was very good, and the staff were very friendly and helpful

Helpful?
1 Thank alansen
Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an absolutely joy this place is! Lovely food and wonderfully friendly service. Special attention given to our small daughter with her very own tea set to play with. It felt like a real family treat. I would spend our hard earned money visiting this real gem of a place than any average cafe/costa/starbucks any day. It's a different league.... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Lindsay B
Alton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely visit here today. Excellent friendly service. Freshly prepared food and homemade cakes. Will be back soon

Helpful?
Thank Margaret P
Hampshire
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here before Christmas for a quick hot chocolate and cake after school. whilst the food was pleasant the two ladies gave our 5 year old girls a china tea set to play with then proceeding to hoover over then saying becareful becareful, don't drop it. now the girls didn't ask for a china playset YOU gave it to them.... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank L B
Theparlourtearoom, Manager at The Parlour Tearoom, responded to this review

It never fails to amaze me what a very different picture is painted when people review ,firstly let me start by saying that we are a Tearoom not a play ground or are we child minders! We were trying to entertain your 5 years olds by giving them the tea set, which they then proceeded to pour onto the floor... More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have just had my baby shower at the Tea Parlour and had a really lovely time! It was set up beautifully and the food was delicious ! Thank you to all the staff :D

Helpful?
1 Thank CharleeLou_89
Theparlourtearoom, Owner at The Parlour Tearoom, responded to this review

Thankyou for your lovely review,we are glad you enjoyed your baby shower.Good luck with the baby! More 

Hampshire, England
Level Contributor
35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here in dec for a girls only leaving lunch - the soup of the day was great and loved that you could have a bowl or a cup full for those with smaller appetites. The sandwiches were well received by all 6 of us too. The selection of teas were very good and the coffee was well flavored and... More 

Helpful?
Thank TheMissyp
Theparlourtearoom, Owner at The Parlour Tearoom, responded to this review

Thankyou for your lovely review,much appreciated! More 

Winchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

What a gem of a Tea Room in central Basingstoke. Delicious home made cakes, tasty home made meals, and a friendly team - all dressed in Christmas Jumpers !! Definately going to vist more in the New Year Thank you for a great afternoon.

Helpful?
Thank Shirley V
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

Amazing little tea room. Lovely food, great homemade cakes and excellent customer service. Will defiantly be going back and taking the family.

Helpful?
Thank C4Z82
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

The Parlour Tearoom in Basingstoke is a great place to relax and have a lovely spread. It has atmosphere and everyone is helpful and friendly. I would recommend it to anyone. Looking forward to the next time.

Helpful?
Thank Edward D
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

definitely need to book as very popular, we have been lots of times and always have a lovely tea, staff were lovely as always, thank you from Tania

Helpful?
Thank TaniaM1967

Travelers who viewed The Parlour Tearoom also viewed

Basingstoke, Hampshire
 
Basingstoke, Hampshire
 

Been to The Parlour Tearoom? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Viables Craft Centre | The Harrow Way, Basingstoke RG22 4BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 325795

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

We are a small but very busy Tearoom,serving lunches and afternoon tea.We enjoy what we do so this reflects in the quality of homemade cakes and the service we provide!
Open Hours
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

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The Parlour Tearoom and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from The Parlour Tearoom staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?