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2-3 Rose & Crown Walk, Saffron Walden CB10 1JH, England
01799 522892
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quaint tea room set in a courtyard. Reasonable coffee and cake for £3.50. Great on a nice day to sit in the courtyard after visiting the nearby market on Saturday.

Thank gteorge
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a light lunch one Friday. We had a pot of tea, sandwiches and chips to share. Service was polite, courteous and timely. The sandwiches were well made and tasty, chips were excellent. We could of done with some additional hot water with the pot of tea, as there wasn't quiet enough for two cups each. But the... More 

Thank HCPugwash
Spalding, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow!! We had scone and a pot of tea absolutely fantastic. The best scones ever. Staff were friendly and helpful definitely go again X

Thank snoopyandgeorge
Newmarket, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Sat with my companion outside in the sunshine and chose off the menu. Served straight away at counter inside by efficient staff. Drinks arrived first and shortly after the food (sandwich and a ploughman's arrived) All very delicious and value for money. Although fairly busy tables were being cleared and other orders were going out at a good rate.

Thank K B
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Having ordered hot drinks and sandwiches we thought they would arrive close together, sadly this isn't the case here. Our hot drinks were finished, although we'd made them last a song as we could, long before our sandwiches arrived. The cafe wasn't overly busy but the staff had no focus on what was happening and how long customers were waiting.... More 

Thank S S
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

As strangers to Saffron Walden we saw quite a few places to eat but decided on The Courtyard due to its extensive menu and that they had plenty of customers – we always take that as a good sign. We seated ourselves and it was a couple of minutes before anyone gave us menus. Our orders were taken quickly and... More 

Thank WhereWeWent
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

A Tiptree Tearoom. Menu same as the one at Tiptree but the service was not as good to start with. Despite seeing us standing there we were ignored until we asked if we were seated or picked ourselves. Told to pick ourselves but was pointed towards a table they said was for 3 that only had 2 chairs and it... More 

Thank Toheem
Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Not knowing the town we found the Courtyard quite handy, close to the town's car park. Having visited other Tiptree Jam's tea rooms we found this came up to standard. People were sat in the courtyard, though we went inside. We had the usual cream tea but find two scones rather filling, so we stick to one. Other people were... More 

Thank Harry M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

Great ham sandwich accompanied by whole grain mustard, salad and crisps. My companions had soup and half sandwich which was also very good. Decor and furniture a bit sparse.

Thank Lawson01
Braintree, Essex
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

I visited this pretty tea room yesterday with some friends and we were all impressed with the variety of meals and snacks offered at very reasonable prices. I ordered a toasted sausage and cheese pannini which was accompanied by a small side salad and a generous portion of chips. I was already full by the time I got to the... More 

Thank t0andfr0

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-3 Rose & Crown Walk, Saffron Walden CB10 1JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Saffron Walden
  • Phone Number: 01799 522892

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