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Chapel Lane, within Derbyshires, Formby village | Within Derbyshires, Formby L37 4DU, England
+44 7702 812512
08:30 - 17:00
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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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505 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Called in for a light lunch after a solicitor's appointment. At the back of a card and novelty shop. We had a very tasty bowl of soup, and a great homemade sandwich each. Very reasonably priced. Clean and pleasant ambience. Friendly staff. Would certainly revisit again when in the area.

Thank Andrew S
Formby, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Quick service, food arrived within five minutes. Very good prices for Formby. Friendly staff and I love the bright cheerful decor - never change to neutral colours!!!. Most other cafes have the so called neutral colours and are miserable.

Thank Heather O O
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We live in formby and Cathy's tea room and her new venture the Bake House are our regular stops, at least a couple of times a week if not more. The home made cakes, my son loves the Victoria sponge, and scouse are fab not to mention the soups. Always friendly and perfect for a chat

1 Thank Mrs007_11
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Good home made filling food, great home made cakes and will make most lunches vegetarian. Kathy and staff are awesome.

Thank charlieformby
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Just what you want from a tea room, right in the middle of Formby Village, everything home made and delicious. Thanks Cath x

Thank InnoChris
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely little cafe serving fresh homemade food, soup, scouse and cakes. Very friendly staff and great service.

1 Thank cakebaker92
1 review
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is not just a cafe but a hub for local people and visitors alike. Excellent cakes, all homemade, a good selection of savoury food to suit all tastes and excellent hot coffee and tea, It's topped off with a friendly atmosphere and very helpful and attentive staff. Its one of the few places that the older person can go... More 

Thank Pauline M
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went for lunch with friend last week - our meals were served 30 mins apart, even though the food was just reheated in a microwave. We found it very difficult to get the attention of the staff on two occasions, and one member was quite disparaging when I said I'd have a scone instead of the meal after waiting half... More 

Thank C G
Formby, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Cathy's is very good at what they do, tea and cake. Hidden at the back of Derbyshires (as was), small cafe. The only gripe I have is that it is also the back entrance for the rest of the shop, so people use it as a corridor. Fortunately most people still use the front door. Breakfast is good too, most... More 

Thank DeneSueFormby
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Just stopped for cofffee, but the Victoria sandwich looked too good to miss, as did the lemon drizzle. So we lingered. Excellent quality, with friendly and efficent service.

Thank Medic_one

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chapel Lane, within Derbyshires, Formby village | Within Derbyshires, Formby L37 4DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Formby
  • Phone Number: +44 7702 812512
All of our dishes are homemade from scratch. Scouse is our most popular dish, served with red cabbage and a
Homemade soup and roll only £3, add a sandwich for our deal £4.95 for both.
Lemons cakes are very popular and are all made fresh each day, choose from lemon drizzle, chocolate, coffee or Victoria, to name just a few.

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