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The French Tarte

83 Maple Road, Surbiton, Kingston upon Thames KT6 4AW, England
+44 20 8399 1123
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“torte” (44 reviews)
“cakes” (30 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 17:00 Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
83 Maple Road, Surbiton, Kingston upon Thames KT6 4AW, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My lovely daughter and her boyfriend treated me for my birthday to afternoon tea at this fantastic cake shop. We had a lovely selection of savoury and sweet mini cakes. One was a delicious mini courgette tart, another had smoked salmon and egg mayonnaise, another...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 17debbies
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Our anniversary meal was next door at the table but we booked here for a Sunday treat. Really special array of cakes and pastries all presented so delicately on the tiered platter. Thought the savoury options let it down a bit, fairly sure the tuna...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brian F
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Always amazing here 🤗love this place! The brunch all beautifully done and 😋 fresh toasted sour bread served with poached eggs avocado and salmon! Scrumptious 😋😋 freshly brewed loose tea with homemade light fluffy scones with homemade jam and clotted cream! Definitely a place to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 216shabsk
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We popped in here very quickly due to our experience at the French Table next door,but were a bit let down to be honest.The tarts we had were dry and very average,coffee was ok but it was not the experience we expected at all.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank lilysue2017
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I love the idea of The French Tarte and always look forward to going - the location and the cakes/coffee are lovely however time and time again the service - unfriendly, abrupt, not welcoming let it down. I keep meaning to write a review as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Really good cakes and coffee nice bread too! A little on the small side so you can’t always get a seat.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank andybro1
Reviewed 27 July 2018

We had a family ladies only afternoon tea here . It was lovely , a great selection of savouries, cakes and scones . There was plenty and we could have as many tea refills as we wanted .

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank C P
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We ordered take away coffee from the French Tarte, the coffee was very good and quite large compared to other coffee ships.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Wilcoxm51
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Who new - Surbiton has such a fab little establishment in Victoria Recreation Ground - fabulous French produce & excellent coffee - service with a smile too!! We loved the sundried tomatoes on brioche toast with egg & bacon #beautiful!!!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jo p p
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Love to pop by here for a coffee and pastry, always fresh and delicious! Quiches are also good as well as there bread and they have almond milk which is always a win for me!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank LondonBoho
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10 February 2016|
Response from Geof T | Reviewed this property |
Quality place that clearly loves well made and well presented food. Yes I would recommend the French Tarte for Mother's Day, but more for grown-up children to treat their Mums. Looking forward to going back to their adjacent... More
1 May 2015|
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Response from french85 | Property representative |
Thank you for your concern but it isn't something we have an issue with at this time. So far, we have never found it a problem and if a larger group arrive looking to eat in, then our lone diners (for want of a better word... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Maple Road, Surbiton, Kingston upon Thames KT6 4AW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Kingston upon Thames  >  Surbiton
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8399 1123
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