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Greys Tearooms

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$$ - $$$
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96 High St, Totnes TQ9 5RY, England
+44 1803 866369
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portsmouth
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this very cramped tearoom with my husband and when the waiter came over to serve us I asked what cakes they had. With a flick of his hand he told me they were all in the window and in a cabinet (which was surrounded by tables and chairs and therefore not easily accessible) then he just walked away. I... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the old world charm of this tea shop. Impressed with China cups and saucers teapot and tea strainer ( proper tea ) really good choice of teas and cakes. Pleasant shop. Our waiter gave the impression he'd prefer not to be there.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had tea and cake a few days ago at this 'old world' Totnes tearoom. If you haven't visited then PLEASE!!!! this is a MUST!!!! As a rule, I don't drink tea, I have never really cared for it but I decided to try their ORANGE BLOSSOM and it was just superb. We both had cakes which were utterly delicious.... More 

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Rochester
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fantastic cappuccino cake, not quite the latte I was expecting but still very good (so in fact a nice surprise), dog friendly and proper china and tea-room surroundings. The only thing less than ideal was the proprietor seated at the next table piled up with papers - handy if you needed him, but had I been on my own I'd... More 

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Haytor Vale, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Grey's is a wonderfully quirky tea room. They serve a wide range of teas, and serve delicious home made cakes. For lunch they serve soups and lovely omelettes and salads - see photo. Please note they are not open on Sunday's

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Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

The selection of tea available is amazing. Anyone who enjoys their tea will love it! It's a quaint tearoom where you can enjoy a quiet lunch or afternoon tea. The cream tea offers a generous amount of clotted cream and jam (something that is lacking in many places that offer cream teas). Traditional bone china is used. A lovely range... More 

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Basingstoke
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36 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Grey's Tearooms offers a glimpse into the past when proper China and sumptuous home made cake was a norm for the resting traveller. There is a fantastic array of teas to choose from, together with a splendid choice of cakes. I had coffee and walnut (laced with alcohol) and a classic blend of tea. Spare hot water supplied for more... More 

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Somerset
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69 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

We wanted a refreshing drink and opted for Grey's. The range of tea's available is amazing and the one I choose was absolutely excellent. The range of cakes also looked stunning so we had to have a snack as well. I decided on a Totnes Tea which was served with style ( as was my wife's Cream Tea) and was... More 

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York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

We enjoyed a Cream Tea here which was excellent. Unique décor and lovely table setting as you wait for excellent scones, clotted cream and 2 jam selections. The tea itself was of high quality. After your visit to Totnes centre do visit this special Tearooms.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

I have visited this establishment on many occasions now and this is the first time Ive reviewed it. It is a quaint olde worlde tea room, with a section set aside to sell vintage china and tableware. There is an extensive range of cakes and pasties and the apfel Strudel is just amazing! Sadly its not open every day, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Cafe
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 High St, Totnes TQ9 5RY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Totnes
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 866369

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?