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The Polly Tearooms

27 High Street, Marlborough SN8 1LW, England
01672 512146
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Ranked #22 of 55 Restaurants in Marlborough
Cuisines: Dessert, Tea Room
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I had the most appalling experience here a few years ago. It used to be like dining in a truckers cafe with mask of elegance over the door. The staff had mastered the art of being miserable and avoiding every possibility of looking at you. Something has happened. I can only imagine the the place has been acquired. The food... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

Been here a few times and always very satisfied with fod, beverage and service. Great dessert table with help yourself though a dish of cream and coulis would be nice on it

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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Been visiting the Polly tearooms for about the last 50 years and its not changed a jot! always go there for cream teas and you won't find a better one anywhere( and that includes Betty's in Harrogate!) . Pleasanr Service, immaculate tables and decoration and most important great scones jam and cream. We can't wait for our next visit.

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We stopped here on our way home from a trip. The service is very attentive, efficient and friendly. We had the all day breakfast and one of the daily specials. It was delicious and reasonably priced. The manager had his eye on everything and it all went smoothly.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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148 reviews 148 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We were recommended Polly's by a local bakery as we were searching for somewhere to have brunch. The whole menu is available all day so we ended up having High Tea at 11am, very decadent. One of us was veggie so they happily changed some of the sandwiches. It was all very tasty indeed, but there was a lot of... More 

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Vevey, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I ordered a full English breakfast here on Monday; the baked beans were still bubbling away they were that hot comming from the microwave (the small twee container holding them was also burning hot). The sausages uneatable, small hard cylinders of something, reasonaöby sure these were microwaved to as would be difficult to make them hot on the outside and... More 

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David C, Owner at The Polly Tearooms, responded to this review

You have to wonder why people write such rubbish . Our baked beans are not reheated in a Microwave. All of our food preparation is done in our 5* kitchen and then sent up through the food lift service. There is no way they could be "bubbling hot" when served. I have checked with our Restaurant manager and no comments... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Went for lunch with a friend and found Polly's very cramped and squashed, the food was average but the service was good, lots of cakes that look nice but don't always taste as good. Its very popular with tourists but as a resident of Marlborough we seldom visit.

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

We love Pollys, such good atmosphere, delicious cakes and good service. So nice to get away from the coffee chains.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Having eaten at various establishments in the area, I found the Polly unsurpassed in service and quality of food. Something for everyone...contemporary options as well as old favourites in a traditional setting. I often bring friends here from overseas and they love the experience. I am pleased to say they also offer an armed forces discount.

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Baughurst, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Do not let the flat roof exterior put you off, inside The Polly is presented as a quaint, old fashioned, quintessential British tea room and, although not overly comfortable (seating awkward, often cramped tables), oozes 'old world'. Food is of an excellent standard, but the baking is the show stopper here! Cakes and Scones are excellent and afternoon tea at... More 

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Additional Information about The Polly Tearooms

Address: 27 High Street, Marlborough SN8 1LW, England
Phone Number: 01672 512146
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Marlborough
Cuisine: Dessert, Tea Room

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