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Shelly's Tea Rooms


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Takeout, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the best place I have ever got scones from. They’re lovely every time, and it’s nice to be able to get takeaway. The cake selection is always really good and nice sized portions!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank samr134
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Have visited Shelly’s a few times over the past year or so and just realised I had not left a review so here goes! This is a quirky little establishment in the middle of a quaint village square (parking in the middle if available or...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 554nickt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The coffee is good and cream teas are amazing! Service is good and it’s fairly priced! A beautiful tea room in a beautiful setting! Will be back without a doubt!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank G5946VXjasonw
Reviewed 23 December 2018

Birthday cream tea, good selection of sandwiches and scones. loads to eat and doggie bag for what we could not finish!

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Onehelpfulguy
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

Like the way the tea was served, leaves infused in the middle of the pot- lots of variety and good quality. Two of us had cake a Cappuccino cake and Carrot both pretty good and enjoyable :)

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank kentcritique
Reviewed 17 December 2018

whilst staying with my daughter in whitstable the three of us ventured out to visit Chilham.The village has some lovely old buildings dating back to the 16th Century.There is a lovely church which you must visit and they have a book exchange where you can...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank beachman_12
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

The wife and I went to Chilham for an old English village experience. Set in this square are some beautiful old timber framed buildings one of which is this delightful Shellys tea rooms. We had freshly cooked scones and a pot of tea. The scones...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Molashgarage
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Visited today (5/11/18) for a birthday treat from my Son and asked for a buttered baguette, egg sandwich, 2 cream teas and a latte, and glass of tap water. Waitress although pleasant and polite, handed the glass to my Son with her fingers where his...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Egerton9
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Cannot recommend this place highly enough. Visited today with my disabled mum. The lovely staff fully accommodated us with her wheelchair, storing it out of the way whilst we ate and making sure we sat in the most convenient place possible. Lovely afternoon tea with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Fitz58
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Today we had a really fantastic afternoon tea (a Red Letter Day voucher was given to us as a gift). It was a wonderful spread - lots of dainty sandwiches, large scones with butter, jam, and lashings of clotted cream, and cakes. Plus whatever we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Response from elizabethd600 | Reviewed this property |
Would think not.
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3 February 2018|
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Response from John S |
I know what the correct code is of course! My question was ‘why is it incorrect?’ Not what should it be!
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We had ours out the front
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