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“what a lovely find after along days walk”
Review of Shelly's Tea Rooms

Shelly's Tea Rooms
Ranked #1 of 3 Coffee & Tea in Chilham
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed April 24, 2013

Had a lovely cream tea after walking doing the north downs ways, a lovely find, very friendly staff and helpfull

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Reviewed April 20, 2013

Location is wonderful, prettiest square I've seen and has been used for many costume dramas including "Miss Marple" and "Emma". Friendly service, good homemade scones and cakes and you can takeaway!

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Reviewed April 14, 2013

On a cold cold day we took a trip around Chilham,freezing we entered this quaint tea room and were given a table upstairs as it was really busy.It was lovely and warm and the staff were welcolming.
The sandwiches were on lovely bread and they were yummy,the jacket potato was enormous and had plenty of filling.
We have since returned and it was just as good, now we are going to try their one in St Margarets Bay.

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Thank fabianpippinKent
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sean s, Owner at Shelly's Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we are delighted that you were impressed with our Cream Teas, we have worked very hard on ensuring that we serve the best food in generous portions and comments like yours makes it all worthwhile. Hope to see you again soon when hopefully it will be warmer.

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Reviewed April 1, 2013

The best cream teas in the area ... although you may need a doggy bag. Great for after a stroll through Kings Wood.

Thank KarBen
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sean s, Owner at Shelly's Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we are delighted that you were impressed with our Cream Teas, we have worked very hard on ensuring that we serve the best food in generous portions and comments like yours makes it all worthwhile. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed March 17, 2013

After going to many different tea rooms I don't think this is the best tea room I have been to. When we arrived we weren't greeted by any member of staff and we were unsure about whether we had to wait to be seated or whether we could choose our own table. We looked upstairs as the tables that were free downstairs were quite dirty and still had the plates on them from the last customer. The waitress didn't seem keen on us going upstairs as no one else was sitting up there so I guess it would be extra work for them.
Once we were seated we ordered a cream tea and a 'Belgian' hot chocolate. The food wasn't bad, but the hot chocolate could've been better. Didn't taste as great as it sounded on the menu. Also the food was really overpriced, £6.20 for the cream tea. I also looked at the savoury menu, which also looked overpriced.
Overall, the customer service could've been better, the food is over priced and it could be cleaner but the food tasted ok.

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