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The Hidden Tearoom and Bistro

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The Stones, Castleton, Peak District National Park, England
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't expect the Ritz but this place has it's unique charm. It's a little rough round the edges but the tea & scones were lovely and the owner very friendly. We'd definitely return.

Thank StormySkyes98
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi to all my followers. Without going much into a review those that follow me know I never give any negative feedback as I try to give a true positive representation of my visit.However........This is without doubt the most worst place that I have ever set foot in. We called in here only because everywhere was full........huge mistake. I think... More 

1 Thank wanderinggeordie
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and family was told to GET OUT as we did not want to have scones with our Tea. Very rude, If only I had read these reviews before.

1 Thank Richard R
Cornwall uk
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Have never felt the urge to write a poor review when visiting places.. Feel it's more important to praise the good in places rather than be negative but sadly I agree with all the " terrible " reviews I've just read... Felt dirty , smelt of stale smoke , way, way, way over priced for what we actually received... Tea... More 

3 Thank pixiewestwood
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We visited Castleton for a day out and wanted to end a great day with a cream tea, unfortunately we chose the hidden tea room that wasn't hidden enough!! As soon as we walked up the stairs into the cafe we quickly regretted it! It stank of stale smoke the place was filthy. Cutlery, cups and everything else haven't been... More 

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

we saw a sign for this place so decided to find it,wish we had not bothered after climbing up dirty stairs we entered the place which looked dirty and smelled awful this scruffy looking bloke came towards us i asked if he was open he was very offhand in his reply to us and rude we just turned round and... More 

1 Thank coffeemad8
Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Absolute rip off. Ignore his price list as he makes it up.£12.20 for 2 cream teas (with scones not so fresh) Steer clear of this place is my suggestion.

1 Thank chrisp342016
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Went there today, why we never walked out is beyond me, this place is filthy, stench of cigarette smoke is overpowering and the bluebottles buzzing around our heads really added to the atmosphere NOT. I ordered a Ploughman's as it stated a selection of cheeses,salad and pickles, my word....the cheese consisted of 2 chunks of old cheddar which had seen... More 

3 Thank Steve R
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Filthy Nothing on menu available except scones and baguette Expensive £7.95 for baguette No tap water served even tho we ordered other drinks Slow service Cream off Lettuce old Unbelievable - can't believe it is still trading. Feel sad that this man wants to spoil people's day out and rip them off - he could run a nice business in... More 

4 Thank Biffboy
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Only wished we had properly checked it out.It was dark and smelly,looked like something from the dark ages.

2 Thank Denise A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
    1.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, British
Lunch, Drinks
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  • Address: The Stones, Castleton, Peak District National Park, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Hope Valley  >  Castleton

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