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Time for Tea

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French, Brasserie
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8 Cove Street, Weymouth, England
01305 777500
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Today
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Coffee & Tea, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 27
    Very good
  • 8
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  • 4
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  • 3
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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
Lovely afternoon tea..

Me and my partner visited here for a cream tea and a slice of cake, I went with the cream tea and pot of tea; which was lovely, the scone was a good size and very well baked and made, not shy on the clotted cream and jam too. My partner had the dorest apple cake with clotted cream which... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
LittleMissOpps
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Gloucestershire
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Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
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Gloucestershire
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Me and my partner visited here for a cream tea and a slice of cake, I went with the cream tea and pot of tea; which was lovely, the scone was a good size and very well baked and made, not shy on the clotted cream and jam too. My partner had the dorest apple cake with clotted cream which... More 

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Frome, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Don't be mislead by the name of this wonderful French Brasserie.... it's so much more than somewhere just to have tea. Pascal serves the best fish soup I have ever had outside of France - proper French style with gruyère, croûtes and rouille! The onion soup is also authentic and delicious... I've also had his wonderful Eggs Benedict for breakfast.... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

What a find! In the heart of Old Weymouth this delightful little gem served up the best fish soup I've tasted this side of the channel, the French onion soup was perfect, the croque monsieur was a delight. The cakes on display looked incredible, but didn't indulge as we were trying to have a light lunch. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Had a lovely breakfast and coffee, but was shocked by the cost of 2 double espressos when given the bill...£8!?!!! When queried, we were told: 'an espresso is £2, you had 2 x espressos, twice.' Explained that normally, you just get charged for the extra shot (30-40p) was quite abruptly told by the waitress: 'well we don't!' Kind of put... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

Visited specially for the scones and cakes but having read the menu had some lunch first, we were so full we couldn't order any sweet treats! The food was fresh and full of flavour with a French twist. I had a tuna baguette which came with home made coleslaw and side salad, partner had the croque monsieur, which he said... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We have been visiting Weymouth for many years and have passed by this little gem . Not anymore! All the ingredients are locally sourced , tasty and served with flair. I had poached eggs with local black pudding for breakfast. It was delicious - a cut above all the other restaurants . We then later visited them for lunch later... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I've visited Time for Tea many times over the years, it is one of many good reasons for visiting the Brewers Quay area, one the best! Small but perfectly formed, a quaint interior takes you back in time. Stone floors, unique artwork and Pascal. Good food, well cooked, from a small but excellent menu. English breakfast with a twist sets... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This is my favourite stop for breakfast! I come with friends, family or as a couple. It's very understated the service is great and the food is even better! Eggs Benedict or eggs florentine being my favourite! If you like something a little bit nicer for breakfast then this is your place! Lovely location and the best food! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Pascal the owner is delightful and takes the greatest care of everything that exits his kitchen. His choice of breakfast dishes make a nice change from the classic fry up. The Eggs Benedict were wonderful. He also has sumptuous cakes, delicious scones and buttery flaky croissants. We came for breakfast and Afternoon Tea and really enjoyed them both.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

First visit, had a very pleasant Saturday lunch. Confit of duck was excellent. Onion soup was very good. Reasonably priced. Will use this again on our next visit to Weymouth.

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Additional Information about Time for Tea

Address: 8 Cove Street, Weymouth, England
Phone Number: 01305 777500
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: French, Brasserie

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 Cove Street, Weymouth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
  • Phone Number: 01305 777500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Brasserie

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Romantic, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?