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Southill Tea Room

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55 High Street | Southill, Biggleswade SG18 9JB, England
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Monday
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: The tea room used to be the Southill Post Office until it was closed down...
The tea room used to be the Southill Post Office until it was closed down a few years ago. It is a jewel.
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Visitor rating
  • 88
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    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
Most recent review
Simply lovely

Freshly made, delicious sandwiches, lovely cakes and steaming hot tea and a genuinely warm welcome, it was simply excellent.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Victoria D
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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121 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Freshly made, delicious sandwiches, lovely cakes and steaming hot tea and a genuinely warm welcome, it was simply excellent.

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Biggleswade Bedfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Delightful tea rooms in smallest of spaces, with outside seating for finer weather, large selection of cakes and sandwiches, with usual selections of hot and cold drinks. Very pleasant staff. Nice to have proper bone china cups and saucers and embroidered table cloths, also added advantage of small village shop, catering for everyday needs, as Southill doesn't have good Public... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

First ever visit This lovely remote cottage come tea room is lovely Quant cottage serving afternoon tea and a range of fresh cakes was a well earned pit stop. Staff incredibly accommodating and attentive. Afternoon tea was fabulous!!! Shop is also located in store with various bits and bobs for the home all at good value I will be back... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Exactly what you want from a tea room in a lovely village. The decor is very pretty and the crockery is delicate. We had lunch and it was lovely,I had a large cheese scone with chutney and it was delicious. Worth a visit after a country walk

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Bedford
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This tea room is small but charming in the old fashion way. It serves breakfast, lunch and "fab" afternoon teas. In the summer you can sit in the garden. the menu is small and the food is freshly prepared for you and the home made cakes are delicious. This tea room is a step back in time.

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We dropped in for a cup of tea on the afternoon of Valentine's day, and noted that they also did scones. I don't expect to be offered a choice of five different types of scone.... I don't expect one of them to be cheese (as a diabetic, this is very welcome), and I certainly didn't expect their idea of "with... More 

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stotfold
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

we just popped into this beautiful little team room in southall near biggleswade,oh what a great little find.we were shown to a table with all bone china set out for 4 places,the waitress gave us a few mins to select.and came back to take our order,everything was homemade and piping hot .I had vegetable and barley soup ,so delish,on a... More 

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Bedfordshire, England
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Really pleasant place to have a tea or coffee in china cups and saucers. Nice cakes too. Also has gifts you can buy and a small shop for groceries. Not very big inside.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I recently visited the tea rooms on recommendation and was not disappointed at all. My friend and I enjoyed a lovely lunch in this country tearoom setting. The staff were so welcoming and friendly, the food was delicious, we will visit again soon.

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norwich
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8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

These tearooms were recommended by previous visitors to a cottage we were staying in so we thought we would give them a go - boy oh boy were they worth the walk! The cream tea was delicious with a very generous scone and more than enough cream and jam. My son was particularly enamored with the chocolate cake. The pots... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 55 High Street | Southill, Biggleswade SG18 9JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Biggleswade

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

Description

The tea room used to be the Southill Post Office until it was closed down a few years ago. It is a jewel.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?