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The Hidden Tearoom and Bistro

The Stones, Castleton, Peak District National Park, England
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English first
NOTTINGHAM
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We stumbled on this place and thought it sounded interesting the cafe is upstairs once in it's hard to retreat , the owner was from the start trying to make as much money out of you as possible he didn't want to serve just tea said he only did food with a drink the place at that time was empty!... More 

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

After visiting Peak Cavern we found the tearoom and went in for something to eat. We found Mike to be polite and served us well. My husband had steak pie and I had spaghetti bolognese which was served hot. We did not find any problem and had quite a conversation with Mike who we found interesting.He was a bit on... More 

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Good Cream Tea! And no Music so we could actually talk together, we returned a few weeks later and had a plesent home made meal, yes it's old fashioned but that why we like it!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Two friends and myself dropped in for hot drinks earlier this year. The place is tired and cluttered, and this does make it appear dingy. However, the table cloths and crockery were clean. The chap was able to provide me with some tasty macaroons, and he was able to chat knowledgeably about dietary requirements for coeliacs. Yes, he isn't likely... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

We went there last year and I didn't write a review then as I didn't imagine it would even be on trip advisor! We witnessed him telling a group of walkers to leave because they only wanted a drink. Even though he had no other customers. He reluctantly served us a only drinks, but I think it was only because... More 

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Barbados
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

I couldn't remember the name of this place until it appeared in the daily mail today described as worst tearoom on earth! I hunted for it's name at the time of my experience as I wished to write a review (warning) to others on here back then. I recognised the rude, vile & obnoxious owners face as soon as I... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

I went to dollys tearoom with my wife and two of our friends sure it looked a bit scruffy and it was cold,but what a character the owner is had us laughing from the the start to the end.Three of the group had home made tomato soup in which one said it was the best soup she had ever eaten,along... More 

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Selby, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Don't waste your time looking for the hidden tearoom sometimes known as Dolly's. Tea Room maybe certainly not a bistro!!! Upstairs only. No toilets (see other people's reviews). As it was dark and I wasn't wearing my glasses I didn't seem how dirty the owner was till I had partaken of scones and cocoa. Seemed OK later I had a... More 

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

After visiting the Caverns there was nothing more appealing than a cup of hot chocolate on a cold day. The first place we came to was this tea room, above a junk shop. We called up the stairs and we told dogs were allowed (how I wish they weren't!) Up the grubby carpeted stairs my husband, myself and our friends... More 

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East Anglia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We visited peak caverns and came out looking for a cup of tea or coffee. Not having checked on trip advisor first (big mistake) we went in Dollys. We should have known by the smell of the stair carpet, and the way we were invited in by the none too clean proprietor but before we had sat down he had... More 

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Address: The Stones, Castleton, Peak District National Park, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Hope Valley  >  Castleton
Cuisine: English

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