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Reviewed 1 February 2023

Lovely setting with both indoor and outdoors seating. Quaint indoor setting with local photos. Good staff attentive to your needs with a good knowledge of local area.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Owl's Hill Tearoom Terling, Owner at Owl's Hill Tearoom, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2023

Thank you for your review, it means a lot!

Reviewed 8 June 2022

Nice tea room in quaint village. Friendly service. Outdoor seating for social distancing, feels very safe. Proper tea made with tea leaves. However, the cake we had was a huge disappointment. Victoria sponge was dry and crumbly, not a proper fresh cream filling but a...thin smear of buttercream and similar thin smear of jam. Cakes used to be homemade here and were always delicious but this one fell short. Would happily have tea here but will avoid cake in future.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 12 May 2022 via mobile

Had spotted this tea room on a cycle ride but came here as part of a walk around the area. We were welcomed as if we were regulars, which was delightful. The menu is simple but ideal for a pit stop for walkers and cyclists....The bacon sandwich in tiger bread was delicious and the lattés were frothy and of the perfect temperature. This is a cute little tearoom with outside space too and plenty of space to park your bike. We will definitely return.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 1 May 2022 via mobile

We visited on the Sunday of the May Bank Holiday weekend. I had a tuna & cheese toastie, my wife had the ploughman’s. The filling of my toastie was cold, quite clearly two pieces of toast had just been put together and the filling added....The ploughman’s was terrible. No cheese scone, fair enough but the bread replacement wasn’t fresh. The contents of the ploughman’s was very poor, two thin slices of cheese and one tiny slice of processed ham, the salad was virtually non existent. This was our third or fourth visit, previously it was excellent. Nobody asked us if everything was ok, which is not good. We came away extremely disappointed.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 24 March 2022 via mobile

This is such a lovely tea room. The staff are all really nice. The cakes are amazing. If you prefer to sit outside and it is a bit chilly the lovely staff will lend you a hot water bottle and a blanket

Date of visit: March 2022
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Owl's Hill Tearoom Terling, Owner at Owl's Hill Tearoom, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2022

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 9 January 2022 via mobile

We often pop into the tea room while out cycling. Today was really cold so the coffee and bacon sandwich tasted even better. As we were cold we were offered blankets to warm up a bit, which was much appreciated.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 13 May 2021 via mobile

A lovely little tea shop, great toasted sarnies, good coffee & the recent addition of the new seating is superb! We will be back soon.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 12 October 2020 via mobile

Found this little gem when we were passing. Lovely location and food was ace. The Lemon crumble is just amazing. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 24 September 2020

This is a very good but small tea room, only 12 inside and about 20 outside. Highly recommended. Good for cyclists and many do visit. The attention to detail is great and the Covid protection compliance is excellent. The staff /proprietors are attentive, welcoming and...understanding, we felt very safe both inside and out and the food is excellent. A lunch time, morning coffee or tea and cake / lite bite venue rather than a full meal. Great cakes and cream teas. Small business which deserves support on a regular basis.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 1 September 2020

Fantastic friendly little place to visit especially if your in Terling cycling.Wonderful selection of lovely lovely cakes and a cuppa to wash em down. Extremely friendly staff.Only downside is there's a pub opposte that sells Cider!!!!Highly recommended on a warm day any season

Date of visit: March 2020
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owlshilltearoom, Owner at Owl's Hill Tearoom, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2020

Thank you for the fantastic review ... what a great downside :-)

Reviewed 28 August 2020

We came here for morning coffee and ended up having a sausage roll and coffee cake as well - it all sounded so delicious and it was! The staff were friendly and we felt they were very careful to observe all the extra requirements due...to the CV-19 which made us feel safe and secure as well as well-fed!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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owlshilltearoom, Owner at Owl's Hill Tearoom, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2020

Thank you for your lovely review!

Reviewed 2 August 2020 via mobile

Lovely tea room - so picturesque and the owner couldn’t be nicer and more welcoming. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: August 2020
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owlshilltearoom, Owner at Owl's Hill Tearoom, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2020

Thank you for your kind words, we truly do appreciate it! Sam & family

Reviewed 29 July 2020

Great location near the Essex way and some great cycle routes. Terling is a lovely cute village and the tearoom (which is also the doctors surgery on other days!) is a great spot at the heart of the village. Had a great quiche and amazing...pink lemonade cake. Sat outside, it was all very well organised for SD, staff wearing PPE etc. Friendly staff. Fuelled up.and ready to go!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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owlshilltearoom, Owner at Owl's Hill Tearoom, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2020

Thank you for your review ... so glad you enjoyed visiting us! Sam & family

Reviewed 28 July 2020

This is one of our favourite places to go and visit. We have had a big family afternoon tea there, which was fantastic and excellent value for money. They were even able to cater for my son who doesn't like traditional tea and cakes. We...also regularly pop in for Lunch, tea and cakes and take aways. The food is always lovely and the service excellent. They are always willing to accommodate different needs and nothing is too much trouble. It has been great to be able to go back there after the lock down and the precautions which are being taken make you feel really confident that it is safe to eat there. I would highly recommend this lovely tea room.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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owlshilltearoom, Owner at Owl's Hill Tearoom, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2020

Thank you for sharing your experience ... we truly appreciate it and are glad you love visiting us often. Sam & family

Reviewed 28 July 2020

This is a gorgeous quaint tea room in a lovely location. Run by a lovely family, we Have visited a few times for a breakfast sandwich and also for a lovely lunch with our young puppy during the current pandemic. Couldn’t have felt safer, they’ve...done a great job adhering to the distancing and cleaning rules. There’s a lovely walk in the woods behind the tea room which we found this week, so grab a lovely lunch or a refreshment and one of their lovely cakes or cream teas on offer and have a stroll to walk it off!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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owlshilltearoom, Owner at Owl's Hill Tearoom, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2020

Thanks so much for your lovely review of our beloved tearoom ... we are so glad you enjoy visiting us and feel safe doing so. Sam & family

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