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Ironbridge Antiques Arts & Crafts

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Tea by the river.

Found this Riverside Tearoom by chance as we walked along the high street and thought it would be... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
LondonNefertiti
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london
Sit and relax by the river

We love his place, a mooch around the Antique centre ( where we always end up buying something... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
thetraveller303
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
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Antiques,Arts & Crafts centre with over 60 individual traders and the Riverside Tea Room. Located right by Dale End Park in Ironbridge. We serve a selection of specialist teas along with a selection of ground bean coffees, a special baileys coffee...more
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Merrythought Village Dale End | Coalbrookdale,, Ironbridge, Telford TF8 7NJ, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 24, 2016

What a little gem this place is. A wide variety of antiques on display ranging from fine China through to some fascinating paintings of well known Shropshire landmarks and everything inbetween. And tucked away at the back a lovely little tearoom. As it was mid...More

4  Thank christopher_shinner
Wolvesmad33, Owner at Ironbridge Antiques Arts & Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2016

Many thanks for the lovely comments, not quite sure what was missing for you to rate us 4 stars rather than 5 but appreciate you taking the time to tell us your thoughts, the team really do try hard to make the whole experience a...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

Came for tea and cake with my Mum, Dad, two year old son and two year old nephew and were made to feel unwelcome and uncomfortable. We were rudely told the buggies were in the way and the customer service was abrupt and rude. We...More

3  Thank Hattyjakez
Wolvesmad33, Owner at Ironbridge Antiques Arts & Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2017

Sorry you felt the need to register on trip advisor to post your first review after visiting our tea room. Sadly your review has a few inaccuracies and lies. I witnessed the whole experience as I was sitting in the tea room doing admin work...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Found this Riverside Tearoom by chance as we walked along the high street and thought it would be lovely to sit outside in the sunshine by the river. We were not wrong, sat outside on a terrace with umbrellas but it is cosy inside as...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

We love his place, a mooch around the Antique centre ( where we always end up buying something) followed by a light lunch in their lovely tea room. We were pleased to see they are doing some vegan and gluten free choices now too but...More

Thank thetraveller303
Wolvesmad33, Owner at Ironbridge Antiques Arts & Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to post your feedback, the team work very hard to make sure its a great experience so it's nice when it's appreciated. Hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed August 26, 2018

It's a small cafe with dated furniture decor but that wasn't an issue. The food is poor, especially for the price. For £5 I would have expected a gourmet baked potato meal but it was barely average and I could make something better myself. The...More

Thank Wayne B
Wolvesmad33, Owner at Ironbridge Antiques Arts & Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2018

Thanks for the feedback, sorry you felt the need to post your feelings on here rather than addressing any concerns you had on the day, when we would have sorted whatever the problem was. Firstly can I correct you, we are NOT a cafe, it's...More

Reviewed August 20, 2018

Typical “art and crafts “ type venue , ie over priced and unimaginative products ....what makes this centre and cafe stand out is the appalling attitude of the staff who seem to use grunts to communicate and have been deaf to all those customer first...More

Thank Dooseydog
Wolvesmad33, Owner at Ironbridge Antiques Arts & Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2018

That's for the feedback and for whatever reason it clearly didn't work for you on the day. All I can say is we have 100s of visitors every week, many of them come back weekly to see what's new in, who love what we do,...More

Reviewed August 20, 2018

Went into buy a bottle of water for my over heating dog , asked where is your bottled water ...” over there “ with a finger waving “ what is on display is what we have got “ ... Not “ may I help you...More

Thank James H
Wolvesmad33, Owner at Ironbridge Antiques Arts & Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2018

Sorry you felt the team member wasn't helpful, there's not much that can go wrong really in such a simple transaction but I don't see what is wrong with pointing to somewhere if somebody asks where something is, surely this is a natural response? I'm...More

Reviewed July 25, 2018

Lovely tea room with outside seating overlooking the Rivers Severn. Tea was good and leak and potato soup very tasty. A bit disappointed that they did not have a full menu, but we did arrive late. Suggest they should plan better for busy days, but...More

Thank geoffreypound
Wolvesmad33, Owner at Ironbridge Antiques Arts & Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to post your comments and really pleased you enjoyed your visit. Sorry there wasn't a full menu when you arrived but I can promise you we work very hard to make sure we've got enough for the following day but...More

Reviewed June 22, 2018

As part of the Merrythought development at the heart of Ironbridge this antique centre has brought a lot of dealers together under one roof. A good range of craft and household gifts available. A nice cafe here too.

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Wolvesmad33, Owner at Ironbridge Antiques Arts & Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2018

Thanks for your kind comments, hope to see you again in the near future :)

Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

We loved it here, it’s huge and even has its own coffee shop. There is a mix of antiques, old bits and bobs from times gone by, curiosities and Home made craft treasures. We have been 3 times now and never came out empty handed....More

Thank Shelly O
Wolvesmad33, Owner at Ironbridge Antiques Arts & Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2018

Many thanks for your kind comments, hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed June 13, 2018

we love antiques places and this is a fave of ours, lots of stalls and variety and its always a nice walk down to there along the river from the iron bridge, also a great cafe there with REAL loose leaf tea in a massive...More

Thank Frankie1996
Wolvesmad33, Owner at Ironbridge Antiques Arts & Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2018

Many thanks for your kind comments, we all work very hard to make it a great experience so its nice to show your appreciation of our efforts.Hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed May 25, 2018

Good variety of stalls and prices. Most were not too over-priced either. Hot day so we enjoyed the ice cream , didn't get to sample the cafe. Relaxing look around and also being close to the river we sat outside and enjoyed watching the birds...More

Thank ColinF1364
Wolvesmad33, Owner at Ironbridge Antiques Arts & Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2018

Thanks for your kind comment and glad you enjoyed the Ice cream too, hope to see you again soon.

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Anna W
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Response from Wolvesmad33 | Property representative |
Any enquires of this nature via email, details on our website thanks
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Response from Wolvesmad33 | Property representative |
Firstly I am shocked at this false allegation, I can assure you we do not discriminate against anybody in fact we go out of our way to accommodate wheelchair users of which we have plenty who come at least once a week as... More
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