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Harriets Cafe Tearoom


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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner


$4 - $30
Cafe, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed today via mobile

I was absolutely appalled by the way my friend and I were treated on Monday afternoon at your Cambridge Tearoom. We entered at 4.50pm, were seated and then totally and completely ignored (there were only 4 other tables occupied, all of which were more or...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 65Stephen65
Reviewed today

I just wanted to write to say how lovely our afternoon tea was. We were very well looked after, with great service and I will definitely be taking my family back to Harriets. Thank you again and I thoroughly recommend!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank donna k
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My friends and I turned up at just gone 12 on a Sunday. We waited a while and eventually someone spoke to us and we were seated. We ordered our food. 45 mins later it arrived with a 'sorry about the wait', only for it...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Roo2605
Reviewed yesterday

We came across this cafe by accident and saw a free table by the window. It was busy but when it came to order food none of my daughters first 3 choices were available which was disappointing. Drinks came out relatively quickly but we were...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Allan M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

They were sold out of the first 2 things we tried to order. Then we got our drinks, and after about 25 minutes wait (which is fine btw) I got my food served - my 2 friends on the other hand did not get theirs....More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank astrid594
Reviewed 4 days ago

Disgusting coffee with limescale film on the top, served in a huge mug as ran out of cups. Service so slow and no decaf coffee beans left. Complained and walked out. No atmosphere at all. Wouldn’t ever return or recommend even if desperate for a...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank SC0504
Reviewed 5 days ago

Such a great spot to stop for lunch in Cambridge. The food always fresh and tasty. The staff are welcoming and attentive. Lovely decor too. We will be back as always.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Cathryn22078
Reviewed 6 days ago

Recent visit to Cambridge with friends - all different dietary needs. Decided to return to Harriet’s as they had been amazing last year with our picnic boxes. They didn’t disappoint! Love the traditional feel of Harriet’s and good old fashioned service. Polite staff who couldn’t...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Lynsey P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

HARRIETS is an elegant cafe tearoom which has a lot of variety classic breakfast/afternoon tea and tea drinks for your selection. We highly recommend this cafe in Cambridge. The lavish breakfast was great and the pretty waitresses were cheerful. We had a pleasant breakfast time...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 696tess
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was in Cambridge for the weekend and stumbled across this tea room by chance. As a big afternoon tea lover, I thought this place looked perfect, but I was wrong. Upon entering, we where greeted after about a 3 minute wait by s young guy...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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