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The Victorian Tea Rooms

English, Tea Room
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12 The Arcade, Barnsley S70 2QN, England
+44 1226 733066
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Coffee & Tea

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traditional Tea Rooms

Nice decor with tables nicely positioned , not close together. Tea Cake nicely toasted and Carrot Cake very nice.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Nice decor with tables nicely positioned , not close together. Tea Cake nicely toasted and Carrot Cake very nice.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

visited the tea rooms last Saturday lunchtime. It was a very busy time and some customers who entered had to leave as no tables free. However, the tables are quite closely situated together and would not have catered for more. The amount to customers who visited the tea rooms suggests that this venue has a good reputation. We ordered a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Hi came here 1st time the tea and and sandwich was good staff was friendly and I would recommend it to people and I would go again

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This is a local favourite. Lovely setting with quality food and atmosphere. Staff are great and should not be missed. Close to the Bus and Train Station. You will not be disappointed.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The tea room looked so inviting that we couldn't go by without calling in! Decor and atmosphere lovely. Waitresses very smart, professional and friendly! The tea room is spotless. Seating downstairs and upstairs. We had morning coffee - black filter coffee and 2 medium lattes cost around £6.00. We didn't have anything to eat but I am sure the food... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

First time always wunderd what it was all about not my cup of tea it was early afternoon had a coffee and cake theres better cafes in barnsley than this just like I said average

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I have visited this tea room several times and am never disappointed. It is well situated in a quiet arcade in the centre of Barnsley. The food is excellent and the cakes (mostly home made) are a must. I can recommend the jacket potato with prawns - a real feast - lots of prawns and very well presented. The tea... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

My wife and I visited this cafe a few days ago and were disappointed by the very average food (frozen baguette squashed and toasted doesn't really cut it as a panini, massed of roughly chopped lettuce and badly cleaned crockery, we expected China cups etc but alas we only got a cheap pottery version.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A lovely decorated cafe and tea room in a quiet arcade close to Barnsley town centre. The staff are attentive and foodstuffs and drinks all freshly prepared and presented nicely.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

visited the Victorian tea room again and as usual staff very friendly food good quality,clean and pleasant surroundings and good value.try it you will not be disappointed.all the home made food is excellent.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 The Arcade, Barnsley S70 2QN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Barnsley
  • Phone Number: +44 1226 733066

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English, Tea Room

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