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The Folly Tearoom

4 Hoppers Yard | Bull Street, Holt, England
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Ranked #7 of 32 Restaurants in Holt
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

When in Holt I love to pop into Folly for lunch or tea. They make great soup, all served with fresh cheese scones. Yum. The cakes also are a treat. All is served on pretty crockery. All together there is a very special olde-worldly atmosphere connected to this tearoom. While not cheap, it makes for a nice treat.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Have to agree that although this tearoom is very pretty and food nicely presented the tables are a bit squashed in and there's not enough space for everything on the tables. Service was slow and unfriendly, we had to ask for essential items. Scones were nice and fresh but good service is everything!

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16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Dropped in for a pot of tea early on a Friday morning and succumbed to a cheese scone as well... Not sure genteel Oolong was the best choice of tea, but heck... It was just good to see it, along with some other lovely, well-chosen teas! Scones were completely divine - one of those tea room staples that can be... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

I went into Folly's for afternoon tea today with a group of friends for my friends birthday. We booked in advance however apon arrival they seemed to have forgotten about our booking. When we were seated from then on the service was poor, the lady was abrupt and rude and it felt like we were in the way, as it... More 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

It was ok nothing more then that , The service was poor in fact we Felt in the way, not very friendly and slow, It was a little overpriced. We shall not be returning.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I just adored this place. Perfect charming and quirky tea rooms. Lovely, friendly staff. Interesting and varied selection of teas. Great quality coffee and stellar cakes! Can't wait to go back to Holt and will certainly be visiting Follys again.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

We arrived to a full tearoom expecting to be turned away but the young lady told us she would take our mobile and ring when a table was free in about 15 minutes. We returned to a table and a warm welcome. What a marvelous place well run good food and a memorable experience. Thank you

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Decided to visit again, this time for lunch, which we pre-booked, knowing how popular The Folly is. First class service by very pleasant waitress and most enjoyable lunch in such very pretty surroundings. Thank you. However, would suggest re-think for use of Blackboard listing lunch menu. Not really suitable - or safe - in such a small area........being shuffled about... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Had a wonderful lunch there with 3 friends. We all voted it 10+. Great service and excellent food. Can't wait to go back. Would advise booking to avoid disappointment.

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

There are many 'Boutique Tea Rooms' appearing in North Norfolk of late but the Folly, with all its quirkiness, is still up there at the top. A lot of thought has obviously gone into the interior design which is charming and really does have that bit of magic, the garden also has had a great deal of input from someone... More 

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Additional Information about The Folly Tearoom

Address: 4 Hoppers Yard | Bull Street, Holt, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Holt
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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