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Wild Plum Tea Room


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


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Reviewed 4 days ago

After dining at the Wild Plum Tea Room for the past 30 years, our party of 5 will never dine there again. Never in our lives have we been treated in such a rude, unprofessional, inconsiderate, condescending and astonishing manner! Other guests were also ahstonished...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank bshendrix
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a girls day we could not wait to arrive. It was very cool. Had to wait outside as you're NOT invited in until you are seated. Only 9 people ahead of us (2 parties) It was a cold hour plus wait.....outside. Hot tea was...More

Date of visit: October 2019
2  Thank SherryLynnBrock
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This isn’t a fast experience, but it’s worth the slow pace. The salmon burger has huge chunks of salmon all mashed together in a delicious way. The sweet muffins and wild plum jam disappear quickly at our table! There have only been a couple of...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank JoshB2218
Reviewed October 12, 2019 via mobile

The Wild Plum has been our special first stop in Gatlinburg for over 15 years. While the food was as delicious as ever, we were surprised and disappointed to have a 2 hour wait time to be seated. As other reviewers have noted, there was...More

Date of visit: October 2019
2  Thank H8321BAelizabetht
Reviewed October 12, 2019

We try to eat here every time we visit. The food is prepared daily and there are usually specials. Yummy muffins!

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank stefancb14
Reviewed October 11, 2019 via mobile

Such a lovely place for lunch. Get there early. Like 10:30 for lunch. Love the hot tea and lobster pie. Such s unique place. A must do lunch.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank mjonesdj2
Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

We had a great experience eating lunch at wild plum tea house. The salmon burgers were fresh and delicious! You could taste the quality ingredients and care that was put into making a good meal. Dessert was delicious as well! The blackberry cobbler was to...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank taylorr189
Reviewed August 9, 2019

I've enjoyed eating at the Wild Plum Tea Room for years during my yearly vacation getaway to this area. The food, service, and ambiance have always been impressive. But this year's visit was even better. The lobster pie was incredible, and the peach schnapps dessert...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank kjmrf717
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Only open Thu-Sun? So I recommend reservations and patience. The food and signature tea were as goocc as ever and if they have the seafood special available grab it.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank John W
Reviewed August 2, 2019

Described as an Austrian-style tea room, warm and inviting where you share stories and food. Unique, right? Well it is unique alright. Reservations taken, but not honored. Come and sit on the front porch after you find it and sign into a spiral notebook (that...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Response from BobOZee | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definitely call.
February 5, 2019|
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Response from Vinest309 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Josh's assessment. I would say the porch has a larger seating capacity because part of the porch is enclosed on the front of the house and a section of it isn't enclosed for those sunny days you want to enjoy... More
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Response from 55328Dee | Reviewed this property |
They close in November and open again in the spring
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