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Address: 43 Mill Way | Grantchester, Cambridge CB3 9ND, England
Phone Number: 01223 551125
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Lovely afternoon tea

My wife and I walked along the Cam from Cambridge and this tea room was a great place to stop. Great selection of teas coffees and cakes. Friendly, helpful staff. Good quality... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Graham R
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13 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My wife and I walked along the Cam from Cambridge and this tea room was a great place to stop. Great selection of teas coffees and cakes. Friendly, helpful staff. Good quality food! We could have sat in the orchard all afternoon - most relaxing. Would recommend this place. It was great refreshment break on our walk.

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Thank Graham R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Fabulous visit to the tea garden yesterday.. It gets better each time I go... Perfect for our changeable English weather... Lunch inside in the pavilion and then cream tea in the garden when the sun came out. A unique location providing home cooked both traditional and contemporary food in an idyllic location steeped in history and literature. Can't wait to... More 

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Thank Deborah L
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is steeped in history with echoes of Rupert Brook, Virginia Woolf, Bertrand Russell and many others. Full of atmosphere and nostalgia with its green deckchairs among the apple tress, excellent scones, the river and the delightful village of Grantchester to explore, it makes a perfect day out.

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Thank leasellers
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We wanted somewhere relaxing for lunch after a hard morning in Cambridge. We expected a quiet cafe, instead there was a beautiful orchard with tables and deck-chairs and all home-cooked food. We went for a walk and then returned for a cream tea. Because of its history, it also has a great atmosphere and the staff were so nice. We... More 

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Thank Cerise_Cole
Gloucestershire, UK
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a nice early autumn afternoon sitting in the orchard on the deck chairs taking in the sun. If it were raining, there is an indoor option but it's quite basic and uninspiring. The food is fair but nothing to get excited about and a bit over priced. They have a parking problem, and have brought in some cutthroat... More 

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Thank slebret
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The queues can be annoyingly long, but it is a unique experience to sit outside in your deck chair and nibble your (okay) food. Go on a sunny day or a quiet one!

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Thank JoWhitehead
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I always take visitors to Cambridge to these lovely tea rooms. They are quintessentially English with a bit of local history. The Bloomsbury set used to meet here. The food is fairly standard biritsh tearooms- good quality ploughmans, quiche, soup and classic scones with clotted cream and jam. Prices are decent for what you get and portions are reasonable. It's... More 

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Thank Beka K
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6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time I came here was about 8 years ago & it was really lovely. Visiting twice more recently, I've just felt ripped off. Prices are high, service indifferent service and there's a general feeling that it's just another tourist trap these days. It seems to be resting on its laurels a bit these days. Which is a great pity.... More 

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Thank Su O
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked to The Orchard from our 12-person punt on the river for lunch. We went through a brief queue to make our order, received a beeper to pick up our order after choosing our picnic table or lawn chairs amid the apple trees. Magical feeling in this historic location.

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Thank Julia W
Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed a perfect cream tea sitting on the deck chairs underneath the apple trees in this delightful tea garden. While not a fan of stainless steel teaware which leaked over the table, the fruit scones were delicious and served with Cornish clotted cream. With some interesting history, we found it a unique setting to relax and... More 

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