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White Rabbit Teahouse

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12 Hounds Gate, Nottingham NG1 7AB, England
+44 115 924 0227
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful clean tearoom ,hot tea in exquisite china and delicious homemade scone, will be returning a lot.The prices look good and the whole experience was uplifting.

Thank jane s
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for pot of tea and tea cake during Christmas shopping. Not the fastest service, but friendly staff and good cup of tea. Worth a try for tea and cake. Only downside is they don't take cards, so had to run round to cashpoint for cash :(

Thank Caroline M
Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We hadn't managed to get together for ages, so I recommended that we go here for an afternoon tea (supposedly to replace both lunch and dinner, as you would usually expect from an afternoon tea spread). Such a lovely place...tucked away, warm and cosy, beautiful china and comfy chairs. Baked goods look amazing, and I've had lovely cakes there in... More 

Thank suzanne p
WhiteRabbitTeahouse, Manager at White Rabbit Teahouse, responded to this review

Dear Suzanne, I rarely reply to reviews on Trip Advisor, but I do when I feel we have been wrongly criticised, and when customers bend the truth to exaggerate their point. Firstly, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for visiting The White Rabbit Teahouse. Being one of the few independent cafes still remaining in Nottingham, means... More 

Stapleford, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

Lovely (if small) teahouse hidden away in the centre of Nottingham, usually very busy! A good selection of food and homemade cakes on offer, beautiful china and lovely ambience. Staff are friendly and helpful. There isn't really room for pushchairs so we usually sit outside, which is covered over and just fine.

Thank Claire L
Dronfield, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

traditional sandwiches and cake selections. Small, without feeling too squashed in! The smoked salmon sandwiches (served in traditional triangular style) were very fresh and carefully presented with salad and crisps. Customers included pensioner shoppers, students and foreign visitors, suggesting a loyal clientel

Thank JohnStS
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

i love this place, only made a short visit, ordered the panini and had some tea with it but it was simply fabulous

Thank GoodFoodlover1234
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Stopped here on Saturday afternoon for tea and tea cakes. Really loved the vintage décor with the bunting, pretty tea pots and mismatched cups and saucers. Its fairly small, with not many tables, so I can imagine it can get quite crowded. We had a lovely time, service was friendly, we didn't feel rushed and the tea cakes were delicious.... More 

Thank Scarlettangel
Coalville, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Yesterday I met a friend for afternoon tea at the cute bridlesmith gate cafe. Atmosphere as always very lovely, very busy and cakes looking delicious on the counter top. We ordered our afternoon tea, and then we're asked which sandwich we would prefer, we both had to ask again as I thought the lovely lady meant veggie or meat. But... More 

Thank stacey29henry
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

If you like quirky intimate English tea rooms this is the place for you. Vintage decor, tea pots and cups and saucers. Obviously all around the rabbit scheme. They serve sandwiches, soup and high teas and cake. The cake looks home made and there's a good choice. The waitress is very efficient and accommodating. A bit of a shame for... More 

Thank Theresa M
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48 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

We were on our way from London to Durham and took a break at Nottingham. ordered 2 teas and some scones, service for the middle age lady wasn't too friendly (to us - maybe because we weren't locals?) Or maybe it was because we didn't order cake? She did exclaim - NO CAKE? It's a very pretty place especially for... More 

Thank edisun_23

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Hounds Gate, Nottingham NG1 7AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 115 924 0227

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