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Teacake at Shepreth

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8 Meldreth Road, Shepreth SG8 6PS, England
+44 7565 567023
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 am
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Teacake at Shepreth is an attractive 1660 thatched cottage Tea room / Shop...
Teacake at Shepreth is an attractive 1660 thatched cottage Tea room / Shop with a garden. Situated 5 minutes walk from Shepreth rail station (on the London to Cambridge line.)7 Miles south of Cambridge just opposite the war Memorial next to Docwra's Manor open Gardens.Delicious home made cakes sandwiches and light lunches eat in or take away.Specialist teas and Real Coffee In the warmer weather there is a small sunny sheltered tea garden to while away summer afternoons Booking a table is advised Open Wednesday to Saturday 10.00Am - 4.30Pm Sunday Only open for pre booked Traditional Afternoon Teas 2.30 - 4.30Pm CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY and Christmas 21 Dec 2014 to 4 Feb 2015
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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Enjoyable afternoon tea experience

We had very nice afternoon tea here for my birthday - excellent selection of sandwiches and cakes, and extensive choice of teas. The personal touches and service by the owners made it extra special. I look forward to returning and sitting in the garden for lunch or coffee and cake again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
Jane T
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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English first
Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We had very nice afternoon tea here for my birthday - excellent selection of sandwiches and cakes, and extensive choice of teas. The personal touches and service by the owners made it extra special. I look forward to returning and sitting in the garden for lunch or coffee and cake again.

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Maurice P, Owner at Teacake at Shepreth, responded to this review

We very much appreciate your going to the trouble of listing your review of Teacake. Delighted you enjoyed your visit; let’s hope there’s some sunshine for your visit to our Tea Garden. More 

Royston, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Took my elderly mother here as a friend had recommended it, lovely tea, lovely coffee, the cake was so lovely we bought more to take home. The staff could not have been more charming. Apparently the lunch choices are great too.

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Maurice P, Owner at Teacake at Shepreth, responded to this review

So pleased that you and your Mother enjoyed your first visit to Teacake. Recommendation from a friend, the highest accolade. Thanks. More 

Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We have been here many many many times and never been disappointed! The cakes are divine, hot drinks are varied and always top notch, soups warming, filling and delicious, ambience faultless - how do they do it? The hosts are always smiley and welcoming no matter how busy they are! I can't praise them enough, many thanks for coming to... More 

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Maurice P, Owner at Teacake at Shepreth, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind review. How do we do it? Well we don’t it is you; our supportive customers that help us succeed. What we really appreciate is your forbearance on occasions when we are busy. We sometimes wish the building was a bit larger to accommodate more staff but then it might lose its ambience. Thank you for your... More 

South Cambridgshire
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Out for the morning visiting Docwra gardens we decided to have tea/coffee and a bite to eat at the Teacake in Shepworth. These small, welcoming tea rooms are a joy to find and must be preserved and an English tradition. Lovely tea served in proper bone china cups from a china teapot and a delicious tea cake all made for... More 

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Maurice P, Owner at Teacake at Shepreth, responded to this review

Thank you for your benevolent review and delighted to read you enjoyed your “metal teapot free” visit to Teacake. Just love the idea of being preserved as a traditional tearoom, the building is listed and now you have kindly preserved us on TripAdvisor! More 

Calgary
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Perfect place to stop off in the countryside on the way to or from London from Cambridge. The enjoyable food was made even better by the pleasant house and staff. Look forward to returning. Would make a great stop for a Saturday bike ride too.

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Maurice P, Owner at Teacake at Shepreth, responded to this review

Our sleepy little village is a bit surprising as a stop off point between London and Cambridge. Two open gardens, Docwras Manor and the Crossing House gardens, RSPB reserve at Fowlmere and the Shepreth Wildlife Park can all be combined with a visit to Teacake. Thank you for your kind words and pleased you enjoyed your visit, look forward to... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Our train had been delayed and we were so hungry, so we went to find a place to eat and we came across 'The Teacake'. My cousin was in crutches and you were all so nice and helpful getting her to her seat. The cake was amazing! All the drinks we had were so nice and my nan said that... More 

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Maurice P, Owner at Teacake at Shepreth, responded to this review

While we endeavour to offer a good and consistent level of food and service, we always appreciate customer feedback so thank you for your review. Delighted we could make a delayed train journey enjoyable! More 

England
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We visited Teacake by accident, so please we did! Great surroundings, very pleasant staff, excellent tea and cake to die for! Really worth a visit.

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Maurice P, Owner at Teacake at Shepreth, responded to this review

We very much appreciate your posting this review. It is always good to read that visitors have enjoyed their experience of Teacake. Just goes to show, not all accidents are bad! More 

Baldock
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We found this lovely place via Trip Advisor. After ordering our food I realized I had forgotten to bring any cash or bank cards and they were very kind and found a way to resolve the situation. The home-made cake, scone and teacake we had were all very lovely, the atmosphere and surrounds were pleasant and relaxing, and the staff... More 

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Maurice P, Owner at Teacake at Shepreth, responded to this review

Aron, running a Teashop offers all sorts of challenges and at Teacake we try to resolve most of them! It is so encouraging to receive such a positive review on our small business, thank you. Look forward to see you both again. More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We were cycling through the Cambridgeshire countryside and ended up going a bit further than we intended... my wife is pregnant and really needed somewhere to stop for a bit. We found Teacake and could not possibly have been made to feel more relaxed and welcomed! The food and drinks were excellent, and the setting is really very nice. The... More 

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Maurice P, Owner at Teacake at Shepreth, responded to this review

So pleased that you found us during your cycling trip and delighted you enjoyed your visit to Teacake. Look forward to see all three of you in the future! More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We went there today based upon reviews on here - unfortunately my youngest daughter proceeded to vomit once our order arrived! The people there could not have been nicer and their tea and tiffin were excellent ; we will definitely go back and hopefully spend longer than 10 minutes.

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Maurice P, Owner at Teacake at Shepreth, responded to this review

Delighted that your visit was prompted by our tripadvisor reviews but sorry you could not stay for long, due to your young daughter being unwell. Can a visit to Teacake cause over excitement?! With hope your next visit will be more relaxing and thank you for your kind review. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 Meldreth Road, Shepreth SG8 6PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Shepreth
  • Phone Number: +44 7565 567023

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 12
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Tea Room

Description

Teacake at Shepreth is an attractive 1660 thatched cottage Tea room / Shop with a garden. Situated 5 minutes walk from Shepreth rail station (on the London to Cambridge line.)7 Miles south of Cambridge just opposite the war Memorial next to Docwra's Manor open Gardens.Delicious home made cakes sandwiches and light lunches eat in or take away.Specialist teas and Real Coffee In the warmer weather there is a small sunny sheltered tea garden to while away summer afternoons Booking a table is advised Open Wednesday to Saturday 10.00Am - 4.30Pm Sunday Only open for pre booked Traditional Afternoon Teas 2.30 - 4.30Pm CLOSED MONDAY AND TUESDAY and Christmas 21 Dec 2014 to 4 Feb 2015
Open Hours
Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:30 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 4:30 am
Friday
10:00 am - 4:30 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:30 am

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