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The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

#156 of 448 Places to Eat in Bath
Certificate of Excellence
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5 Orange Grove, Bath BA1 1LP, England
+44 1225 466733
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Pontypool, United Kingdom
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432 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a lovely Alice in Wonderland themed café in a central position in Bath, close to the abbey. We stopped to try some Marshfield ice creams, which were excellent. It's really nice that the centre of Bath hasn't been dominated by the big coffee chains.

Thank PebbleL
Lancashire, England
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212 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely to sit out on a sunny day and enjoy a pot tea for 2 at a fair cost in the centre. No problem at all if you don't want to order food which is a welcome change to some other places in Bath

Thank UKcritic
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nicely located. But we had to sit inside as drizzly weather. Small. Quirkiness based on Alice In Wonderland. I thought the tea was very average; my wife thought it nice. Did not eat.

Thank KeithLDorset
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90 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the cafe in Bath. It's very small which is a shame they could have a lot more customers at once as it's such a great place. Full of memorabilia ans the pictures is exactly what it looks like. We stopped off for coffee and cake which was lovely. I noticed they had a good section of panini's/jacket potatoes etc... More 

1 Thank Michelle C
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arriving weary in Cambridge after a long coach trip we chose this little tea shoppe as it was right there in teh centre and looked very independent and quaintly small. We loved the wide choice of teas offered though our favourite (roobos) was temporarlily out of stock but had plenty of alternatives which were served in lovely very large and... More 

Thank Safaria
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Very nice little coffee shop right by the riverside. Coffee was great, so was the carrot cake and the chocolate milkshake we had. Well worth the money as the coffee was actually really nice which is rare for little shops like these as they normally skimp out on expensive coffee. The decor was very well done. Only downside was the... More 

1 Thank Richard H
Sandbach, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We loved this Alice in Wonderland themed tea shop, it was so beautifully done to every last detail. The staff were really lovely and the food and the tea were delicious. Highly recommended.

Thank snaphappylol
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

This beautifully presented tea shop is in a brilliant location and serves great tea and cake! We loved the Alice in Wonderland theme too - lovingly carried through to the design of the unique tables and chairs!

Thank ChCath
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We booked the whole shop out for a Hen do afternoon tea. They were able to cater for various dietary needs and were not too expensive. The whole tea was lovely and there were a range of sandwiches and cakes with the biggest scones I have ever seen. No one went hungry and we would go back. The shop is... More 

1 Thank wildcath_20
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Was in Bath for some father/daughter time and was looking for somewhere to buy him lunch. Came across this place and loved the look of it. I'm a massive fan of anything Alice related! Great service, reasonable prices, great selection and all made fresh! Me and my dad are in agreement that it was - as the title says -... More 

1 Thank MissO8

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $13
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Orange Grove, Bath BA1 1LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 466733
Step into Wonderland and join the Tea Party. Come and join us for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea in our quirky, friendly tea room. A favourite with visitors to Bath, we pride ourselves on a welcoming atmosphere; delightful homemade food and lovingly handcrafted cakes and scones. We cater for all types of Hatters and welcome everyone who has a love of good food and a bit of a quirky side. Located behind the Abbey, we are away from the bustle of the high street. So come and join the friendly staff for a truly Mad Hatter Tea Party.

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