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The Victorian Tea Rooms

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12 The Arcade, Barnsley S70 2QN, England
+44 1226 733066
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm a regular visitor here with my friends here for a number of years as the prices are spot on and the service is always friendly. If you're looking for an affordable cup of tea, coffee, breakfast sandwich or salad, you'll have no complaints coming here. I also defy you to find anywhere else that offers christmas pudding flavoured milk... More 

Thank GreyPointer
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Called in today and had an afternoon tea which was lovely. £10.95 gets you either a pot of tea or a coffee, a choice of sandwich (4 triangles), a scone with lots of jam and cream plus 2 other cakes. I was too full to eat everything but this wasn't a problem as the friendly staff boxed up what was... More 

Thank MichelleAyres
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

Had a lovely, homemade afternoon tea here. Deep filled, freshly cut sandwiches, lovely cake selection, and we took home what we couldn't eat! Good value for money and great service. Will certainly go again.

Thank ManilvaLiz
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

Visit on a regular basis, food is excellent and the cakes/pastries to die for. Don't go if you are on a diet!!!!

1 Thank anm1
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89 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Visited the tearooms for the first time yesterday. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and the tearoom was very busy. I had a jacket potato with prawns which was delicious and my partner had a hot beef baguette. He tells me he was a little disappointed with the baguette as it was not crispy and didn't come with onion gravy... More 

Thank beanysassy
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2015

it like going back in time with real bone china cups and saucers its the sort of place you would take your mum of grandmother. they have a good selection of cake so favour any sweet tooth

Thank colin j
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2015

Visit this tea room regularly whilst doing my weekly shop in Barnsley town centre. Homemade meat & potato pie, homemade steak pie with mushy peas, great homemade cakes, tried them all and never had a bad meal yet. They also do great sandwiches, which I have had in the past. Coffee is a good quality coffee and not bitter or... More 

1 Thank lissybeth
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

I visited Victorian tea rooms recently with my friend, our little treat! We had hot chocolate and "an enormous, beautiful" homemade cake. It's such a pity it's tucked out of the way, if you don't know it's there you probably wouldn't stumble upon it by chance due to its location. It is such a pleasant and traditional little cafe set... More 

Thank Michelle W
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

this was my first visit here, I have shied away from entering because it is quite expensive but today was time for a little treat. It started well with the tea served in china cups and got better when the panini arrived. It was huge with a lovely salad garnish. I was quite full but decided to go the whole... More 

Thank vegas36
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

Nice decor with tables nicely positioned , not close together. Tea Cake nicely toasted and Carrot Cake very nice.

Thank hazdaz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 The Arcade, Barnsley S70 2QN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Barnsley
  • Phone Number: +44 1226 733066

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?