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“What a great experience”

Miss Minerva's Tea Room and Gift Shop
Ranked #2 of 3 Coffee & Tea in Culpeper
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: Quirky tea room in the English style. A huge variety of unusual teas is available and to assist customers with their choice, a rotating stand of samples is provided on the table to have a good sniff of. We had the cream tea, which was a good attempt at an English one. The cream was not quite like English cream and neither it nor the jam were in sufficient quantity, but we thoroughly enjoyed it nevertheless. The tables are beautifully laid with pretty china and table linen. A room called ‘Grandma’s Attic’ at the back has loads of hats which customers can try on and wear whilst taking tea. Great fun!
Culpeper, Virginia
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“What a great experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2014

For something out of the ordinary, need to go. Simply wonderful and everyone is so polite and helpful

Visited June 2013
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35 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Edwardsville, Illinois
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Adorable setting, enjoyable company.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2013

Love the ambiance that comes from sipping a cup of tea with friends? Love quaint Main Street shopping? This is the place for you.

I loved every sip of peace and enjoyed many laughs with friends over the pastries and treats available at Miss Minerva's

Visited December 2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Great memories with our granddaughter, tea and dress up!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

The atmosphere is #10! "Grandma's Attic" room had plenty of clothes to dress up for our family tea party, even a top hat for grandad! So very few places like this around anymore! After we were "properly attired", we were able to select just the right tea for our tastes. We chose "cheeky peach black". The tea was delicious as well as the assortment of tea sandwiches & sweets. The service was impeccable. Such a fun time and good memories.

  • Visited August 2013
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Culpeper, Virginia
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Love it!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

Cute, quiet and fancy. Came here a few months ago with a girl friend and hope to come again soon. Really nice place to go on a day of relaxation.

Visited July 2012
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Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“always a good experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012 via mobile

to the post without a reservation: this is a small tea shop which graciously accommodates many groups and reserved parties. I know the owner and staff would never have turned you away if they could have accommodated you. Your post and low rating are not indicative of other posts, so hopefully readers take that into consideration. I've called on numerous occasions for a reservation around the holidays, only to find they are very fully booked. This reflects their popularity and level of service to their customers.

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