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Pooh Corner

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Change for the better

We have lived locally for many years and are frequent visitors to Pooh Corner. 18 months ago as... read more

Reviewed yesterday
tjr895
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Fantastic!

Fantastic!! Delicious food, excellent service, and very nice owner! (Offered to pick us up when we... read more

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Froggiboy
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Built in 1703, Pooh Corner is a grade II listed building on the edge of the 100 Acre Wood (the Ashdown Forest) in Hartfield, East Sussex, just a short walk from where the Winnie the Pooh stories came to life! Famous for being the sweet shop where...more
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Sackville Cottage High Street, Hartfield TN7 4AE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have lived locally for many years and are frequent visitors to Pooh Corner. 18 months ago as with many local businesses the tea rooms which are a part of the history of the area and indeed the story of AA Milne and Winnie the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank tjr895
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Fantastic!! Delicious food, excellent service, and very nice owner! (Offered to pick us up when we were lost!) Very excited to see the changes that are coming and lovely to see someone with so much passion!! Will definitely return lots and lots! 🐻🍯

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On our last visit in November last year I wrote: "We seem to be here about every two to three weeks even though we live in south-east London. Although we arrived just before 4 on a Sunday afternoon they still had a choice of four...More

Date of experience: March 2019
3  Thank Ian Y
NeilReed74, Owner at Pooh Corner, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ian, Thanks for the comments and everything written is read and digested. I remember seeing you in the shop over the weekend. it would have been a perfect time to say hello and ask my wife or I some questions, which we would have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit following new ownership. Oh dear, oh dear! One expects that new owners will inevitably make changes, that their investment needs to show profit quickly and that new ideas have to be tried. But never, ever, ever change the basics which have been proven...More

Date of experience: March 2019
4  Thank wugzie2012
NeilReed74, Owner at Pooh Corner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Doug, Thanks for choosing Pooh Corner to do your first Trip Advisor review. All feedback is useful and allows us to develop a Pooh Corner that works for everyone in the future. Like all things change is not always fun and we are going...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I live locally and tried Pooh Corner for lunch and coffee with my daughter as I’d heard that it was under great new management. I was very impressed, especially with the welcoming and friendly attitude of the new owners. I am a complete coffee snob....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Dawn T
NeilReed74, Owner at Pooh Corner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Dawn Thanks for the kind words, we think good tea and coffee is really important and glad you enjoyed it. You are always welcome at Pooh Corner!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a big pooh fan so visited especially for afternoon tea. The place is lovely and the staff are really helpful and welcoming. I understand it has recently got new owners who plan to make changes and improve so I am keen to go back...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MandyES
NeilReed74, Owner at Pooh Corner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting Mandy. Glad you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to welcoming you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went to Hartfield to visit Pooh Corner, village, Pooh sticks bridge on Sunday 24th February 2019. We were quite dissappointed with the whole place there did not appear to be anything to encourage another visit at anytime. We had a good...More

Date of experience: February 2019
4  Thank dennis561
NeilReed74, Owner at Pooh Corner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Dennis, As the owner I do read all reviews and ensure I feedback to the team how people feel about what should be an experience at Pooh Corner. Quite simply I am sorry we simply failed to look after you as well as I...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there on 20th February as it was my daughter birthday. It usedto be our favourite place. We were so disappointed. Many things are changed. No cuckoo clock anymore that I think they made anyone happy. Not many winnie the pooh and friends’s stuffs...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank prn1402
NeilReed74, Owner at Pooh Corner, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Prn1402, We appreciate all comments and feedback and are constantly striving to ensure Pooh Corner continues to develop over the coming months until we complete the changes in the summer of 2019. With regards to your comments I think it's important to understand the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this tea room and shop after going to Pooh Bridge. It has recently changed ownership and the new owners have some fresh ideas. The tea room itself is within the shop. There are only about 5 small tables inside, but there is s...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sazsle
NeilReed74, Owner at Pooh Corner, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sazsle, thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed your time in the area today! As new owners we completely agree that the flow of the building isn’t quite right and getting the configuration right is one of the things we are going to rectify...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely T room, owners and staff very informative and friendly, scones very tasty 😋 really enjoyed my piglets cream Tea, owners very passionate and this shines through, happy to share local knowledge, I will be returning soon. Enthusiasm in abundance, so lovely and unique. Thank...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank annm323
NeilReed74, Owner at Pooh Corner, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi annm323, thank you so much for your review. Our customers energy is what makes us try to be better at what we do every single day. As a new team in this new venture we are delighted that so many people want to take...More

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lustigw
27 August 2018|
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Response from Jmjmr316 | Reviewed this property |
Many people took their dogs on the walk to Pooh bridge but not sure about the cafe it may be worth phoning ahead to check
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Jsand8217
21 April 2018|
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Response from SouthernPom | Reviewed this property |
Travel details can found at Pooh Corner's website. But many of the attractions in the woods such as Pooh Bridge are a ten min drive away from Pooh Corner.
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ruthpatersonx
22 November 2017|
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Response from Evangelina27 | Reviewed this property |
It's not ideal. We always left the buggy in the car. If it's been raining certain areas can be really muddy. If you can avoid taking it, I would. Otherwise make sure you go when it has been dry for a while and be aware it... More
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