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Wishing Well Tearoom

Certificate of Excellence
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Lewes Road, Wilmington BN26 5SG, England
+44 1323 487967
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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had Susses cheese scones, with vine tomatoes on the vine and a salad. Smashing. We were offered coffee top ups. Very, very clean, cotton table clothes. Service was good and polite. Made to feel welcome. Could not fault it. Cauliflower and walnut soup, wonderful!!!!!!!

Thank Pungler
East Sussex, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

On visiting the Tea Room we received a most warm and friendly welcome. It has a most varied and tasty menu, after much deliberating our choice was the Wishing Well Long Man Cream Tea. What a wonderful feast, so much so we could not eat our final piece of cake so we were given a special take away box. This... More 

Thank 367zenab
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Just come back from a fabulous long man afternoon tea with my husband and 2 children. Such accommodating staff and were so lovely with the kids. Gorgeous food in a beautiful location. Spoke to Carol on the phone when i booked it and was greeted by my first name, was made to feel like long lost friends. A***** will be... More 

Thank Helen W
Seaford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

This tearoom has always been a favourite of ours. Everything about it we have always found delightful. The food, the setting,the lovely garden the owners -always.We have walked over the beautiful countryside around there for years and finishing up at The Wishing Well for tea.Always excellent.We rely on public transport and live in Seaford.There is only one bus from Seaford... More 

Thank colinmurray438
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful local afternoon tea and super friendly staff, you just feel like home. I would strongly recommend it.

Thank f-yazbek
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Delicious lunch very reasonably priced and all homemade. Tried the lemon drizzle cake and it was amazing. Friendly service would highly recommend!

1 Thank Vikki S
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

We have passed this tea room many times but it has not always been open due to seasonal opening hours. We were just passing and this time it was open and will be throughout the summer. It opens every day other than Monday and Tuesday's. What a great coffee stop we were warmly welcomed and were seated straight away. We... More 

2 Thank Robert G
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Lived in area for over 25 years and first visit with my mum. Friendly welcome, amazing food. We both wanted to try scones and panini's. The owners were amazing and split the order on 2 separate plates. Beautifully laid out and a really lovely olde world experience. Can't wait to go back. Recommended to mums at school, and all have... More 

2 Thank louloubelle13
Tartu, Estonia
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223 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Stopped here for a mid long-journey meal break. First time we've visited the Wishing Well. Tempted to return for a post-diet celebration to sample the cakes, which will prompt a new diet! One of those 'tardis' like buildings - the tea-room is scarcely big enough to swing the proverbial cat, yet there is seating for 30 customers. The walls are... More 

4 Thank Derettens
Rouen, France
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Revisited this tea rooms after a gap of two years, with a group of French people. The tea rooms had changed hands, but I needn't have worried, the high standard has been maintained, if not bettered! We devastated the displays of delicious home made cakes. I was particularly delighted with the savoury scones with cream cheese and mini tomatoes. As... More 

4 Thank Carolann2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cafe, British
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lewes Road, Wilmington BN26 5SG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 487967

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