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12 The Arcade, Barnsley S70 2QN, England
+44 1226 733066
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A little treat

this was my first visit here, I have shied away from entering because it is quite expensive but today was time for a little treat. It started well with the tea served in china cups and got better when the panini arrived. It was huge with a lovely salad garnish. I was quite full but decided to go... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

this was my first visit here, I have shied away from entering because it is quite expensive but today was time for a little treat. It started well with the tea served in china cups and got better when the panini arrived. It was huge with a lovely salad garnish. I was quite full but decided to go the whole... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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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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31 restaurant reviews
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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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15 restaurant reviews
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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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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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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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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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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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Address: 12 The Arcade, Barnsley S70 2QN, England
Phone Number: +44 1226 733066
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Barnsley
Cuisine: British

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

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  • Cuisine: British

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