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British Bell Tea Room

890 Peoples Plz, Newark, DE 19702-5602
+1 302-836-1802
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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890 Peoples Plz, Newark, DE 19702-5602
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Awesome experience!It was a celebration of a colleague so it all turned out well! She was thrilled too!

Thank Amina M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first visit to British Bell Tea Room and I was really looking forward to having the same tea experience that I have had in other tea rooms. I was disappointed and do not expect to return. The most positive was the nice...More

Thank SXMChick
Reviewed April 9, 2017

Gal Pals Day Out - My friend and I were greeted warmly by tea hostess Chelsea. She seated us promptly and handed us our tea menu. A short time later she took our order and returned with a pot of tea seated on a warmer....More

Thank tea16
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Family Tea with 4 Adults and 2 Children. Everyone enjoyed themselves. The sandwiches, scones and desserts were good. The Pomegranate Black Tea and Clotted Cream were Heavenly and our waitress, Angelica was AMAZING. It was a GREAT way to spend a Sunday afternoon. I highly...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

I've never been in such a fine environment, almost forgot we were in Delaware. It was fun talking quietly as we enjoyed finger sandwiches, little sweet delicatessens and filtered fresh tea. I think this place is great for a noon date, parent-daughter or time with...More

Thank Shanon J
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful experience on our "date day" with afternoon tea! Unexpected ambience for a strip mall restaurant. Once inside it was like your grandparents dining room. The food, tea and service were very good with a wide selection of teas and food. Highly recommended!!

Thank Dmullin51
Reviewed February 23, 2017

I've been here several times and love it. There is a wide range of teas to choose from and seasonal ones added through the year. The Afternoon Tea package also comes with 3 little sandwiches, a scone, and three small desserts. While it doesn't sound...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

I really,really like this place and it was my first time there. I really like the tea,sandwiches,atmosphere. I am going back again.

Thank Debra W
Reviewed February 10, 2017

A charming tea room where you can indulge in either afternoon or high tea. Both offer delicious finger sandwiches, scones, and bite size pastries. High tea also includes soup or a salad. I highly recommend the Vanilla a la creme tea.

Thank Fresca99
Reviewed February 8, 2017

We were a party of four having lunch on a week day. We were seated promptly. Servers were attentive. High tea was lovely --- 6 sandwich triangles, puffed pastry, assorted desserts, scones. Soups and salads large. Why we had to actually ask for clotted cream,...More

Thank llovestotravel
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Farhaat Z
Are you open on Sunday?
April 2, 2017|
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Response from Shanon J | Reviewed this property |
Sunday they're open 12pm to 3pm
Valerie L
What can I get that's gluten free?
April 11, 2016|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
Agree with last answer. Only way to know for sure is to call them in advance. Hope they can accommodate you because their food and their tea are both really good.
Mary M
I can't access their website. Anyone know if they have a new site?
January 16, 2016|
Response from bluehenfan077 | Reviewed this property |
I know a new owner took over this past year and I no longer see a website for the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Open Hours
11:15 am - 3:30 pm
11:15 am - 3:30 pm
11:15 am - 5:00 pm
11:15 am - 5:00 pm
11:15 am - 5:00 pm
11:15 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 890 Peoples Plz, Newark, DE 19702-5602
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-836-1802
  • E-mail