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Tiffin's Tea Emporium

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Drury House, Hall Street, | Long Melford, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9JT, England
+44 1787 827911
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10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Long Melford, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here midweek with my children and it was a thumbs up all round. I opted for the lunchtime special Christmas Sandwich. A delicious generously filled chicken, bacon, stuffing and cranberry sandwich on soft tasty granary bread (could have had white or gluten free bread). This was served with a good sized salad garnish and crisps. Lighter eaters, the... More 

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Thank Becky T
Faye L, Owner at Tiffin's Tea Emporium, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review, we really appreciate hearing the lovely comments and we and our team take enormous pleasure in reading them and hearing stories from happy visitors :-) More 

Lavenham, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped into Tiffins for coffee and a mid morning accompaniment. Excellent coffees as piping hot capucinos and a cafe latte, a really excellent fruit scone, and a good sized toasted tea cake. Happy staff, warm on a cool and damp day, and we set off feeling much better for our visit. Definitely the best place in Long Melford. Take a... More 

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Faye L, Owner at Tiffin's Tea Emporium, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear you had an enjoyable visit to Tiffin's and thanks so much for taking the time to give us a great review More 

Castle Hedingham, null, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best scones I have had in ages. Big, served warm, freshly baked. Not difficult to do but surprisingly hard to find in a tea room! Loose leaf tea as well. Well done Tiffins, great job.

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Thank CST1966
Faye L, Owner at Tiffin's Tea Emporium, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments, we are really pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit and great to hear the positive feedback More 

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

It's a rather grand name for a simple tea room but the cakes were tasty and the choice was great. Not the classiest decor but fun.

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Thank Matthew V
Faye L, Owner at Tiffin's Tea Emporium, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and we hope to see you revisit to try some more of our cakes :-) More 

Thetford, United Kingdom
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353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

We stopped in today to sample some different teas and drinks. It was a lovely experience in a somewhat quirky tea rooms. The decoration works, but is a hotchpotch of styles, with mismatched chairs and art ranging from shabby chic, to country inn. The ambiance however is 100% tea room, with quiet jazz in the background, and the clinking of... More 

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Faye L, Owner at Tiffin's Tea Emporium, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive review of Tiffin's, we try our level best to maintain a high standard of food and service and we really appreciate your lovely comments and look forward to welcoming you back again More 

Halstead, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

We made a booking for midday. we received our pot of tea soon after choosing our afternoon tea selection (only allowed to choose one type of sarnie!) but the pot of tea soon went cold and was all gone by the time the afternoon tea came an hour later ! no apology, not sure why it took one hour to... More 

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Faye L, Owner at Tiffin's Tea Emporium, responded to this review

I am very sorry you did not enjoy your visit and apologise for any failings you felt, i must say no one has ever had to wait an hour to be served in our establishment although in saying that we do have a very popular and busy tea room and all of our food is freshly prepared to order unlike... More 

Suffolk,
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80 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Booked this after it came up on my Facebook page. It's not local for us but worth the journey. Lovely quaint tearoom with fantastic service. Really enjoyed being able to choose our sandwich & cake from a wide choice selection. Only negative was cake slices were rather large which meant we couldn't eat it all though we were offered to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

If you want to have a dainty but filling lunch and a delicious cake (or few!) this is the place! Really enjoyed our first visit today. Husband was impressed with his ploughmans and I had a tasty panini, with hot drinks of mocha, real tea and followed by a caramac scone! Worth the drive out too. Wonderful service from the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

We first visited this tea room shortly after it had opened under the current ownership. It was good then but is now even better. The lady who owns the place (ably assisted by her Mother......sometimes) is so welcoming and always willing to "serve" even when you arrive at the end of the day asking for a sandwich. There is a... More 

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Faye L, Owner at Tiffin's Tea Emporium, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the wonderful review, we really appreciate your lovely comments and look forward to seeing you again soon, thanks again More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

Lovely lunch in delightful surroundings. Will definitely be going back for one of their famous afternoon teas, the cakes looked scrumptious

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Faye L, Owner at Tiffin's Tea Emporium, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time out to give Tiffin's a good review, we look forward to welcoming you back again More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $15
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Drury House, Hall Street, | Long Melford, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Long Melford
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 827911
Description
Tiffins Tea Emporium is under new management and with free wifi welcomes you to come and relax and enjoy our re-designed tea room with a choice of breakfast, light lunches and a variety of tea and not forgetting our new range of fabulous home made cakes. We have also introduced freshly ground Colombian arabica coffee beans for the non tea lovers along with our Jaccs flavoured coffee choices and honeycomb hot chocolate. We pride ourselves with our attentive service and relaxed atmosphere and would very much like for you to stop by and say hello and try our famous afternoon tea.

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