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The Polly Tearooms

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27 High Street, Marlborough SN8 1LW, England
01672 512146
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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We had tea and scones which were very good. It was a small area to eat but we enjoyed our visit. The scones were good. .

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Whitney Point, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We had tea and scones which were very good. It was a small area to eat but we enjoyed our visit. The scones were good. .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

A splendid breakfast. You can choose the size you want............really good bacon and sausages served promptly by pleasant staff. Excellent all round and not bad value. The toasted brown bread was delicious. We will return

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

the food is average and very overly priced, there is one price for eating food in which is expensive and when you take out it is cheaper, if you want to go to a a decent tea room there is a lot of beautiful coffee shops that sell beautiful hand made cakes in george lane in marlborough and they have... More 

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Having not been here for thirty five years, a return trip to Polly's was well over due. I brought my partner to see the home of my formative years and ample the delights of one of my fondest memories. I was not disappointed. Though many things about Marlborough have changed in that time, Pollys was like slipping on an old... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We first visited The Polly Tearooms about fifty years ago and it seemed much the same in appearance.On this visit it was very busy but nevertheless had a pleasant relaxed atmosphere.The food we had ,however,was poor.To be specific the fish chips and mushy peas consisted of small piece of haddock a "smear" of peas and a few chips which were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Nice tea room, barely changed over the years, quirky but lovely food, decent service but its pricey. I like the fact you can just help yourself and be honest about what you have had and pay accordingly. Special occasions only, but I'd recommend and will return.

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

My husband and I made a 50 mile detour on our way home from a trip away to go to The Polly Tearooms after eating there last year and really enjoying ourselves. We had a short wait to be seated and ordered steak and fries off the special menu. It was perfect. We watched the waiters and waitresses as they... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Me and my fiancé popped in on a whim as we were passing through Marlborough. It was busy inside but we were quickly taken to a table and a waiter popped over not long after. We both had cream tea, the scone was huge and really well made. I always find that there isn't enough cream/jam but here there was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Myself and my partner come to visit Polly's on a raining Monday afternoon, as we were staying only 15 mins drive away we thought we would come and see what all the fuss was about and glad we did! Its a very busy tea room but lovely and homely, we were sat on a small table at the back which... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is obviously an institution in Marlborough and it is a delightful tea shop on the high street. We sat outside in the narrow garden though you have to order inside the café - even if you want to order extra things. The food and cakes are delicious though I was shocked to pay £3 for a cup of tea!... More 

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

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