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The Tollgate

A46, Oldfield Gatehouse | Near Bath, Dyrham SN14 8LF, England
+44 1225 891585
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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“scones” (42 reviews)
“sandwich” (14 reviews)
“rarebit” (9 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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A46, Oldfield Gatehouse | Near Bath, Dyrham SN14 8LF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendy atmosphere in old Roll house. Small rooms with more tables outside gaining the great views. Food is usually good and cakes are excellent, when we visited the Scones were a little dry so we stick to cake.

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off here after visiting Dyrham Park for a few hours. Outstanding views, lovely staff and good food. Reasonably priced too. Will return in future.

Thank TOC82517
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quality scones & mac n cheese. Scenic location. They have horses in the paddock adjoining the outside seating area. The chef gave my daughter carrots to feed them. Great overall experience.

Thank smyusuf83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have passed this place for years and although off busy road building has charm and lots of room out back. Popped in with hungry teenagers great menu reasonably priced and added bonus of great views from garden tables whilst sitting in sunshine. Young children...More

Thank 50CALD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pop in for burgers with my friend . Great food and service ! Definitely we will do it again. Good value and quality...

Thank lukasz l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for cream tea at this super little tea room which sits in the main road at top of Tog Hill. Good, quick service. Delightful home made scones, proper clotted cream & cracking cup of tea. We sat outside in the garden and the...More

Thank Lester F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing service, such friendly staff! Can highly recommend the falafel burger. Will definitely be back 😁

Thank ccjmumof5
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Recently stopped for morning coffee on our way to Bath. Such a great choice of home baked cakes and excellent coffee. Lovely location and very friendly welcome a real treat . Don't miss it if you are in the area. Pam and Jaqui

Thank 485Chris
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Friendly efficient service, delicious and nutritious food (spinach in kid's macaroni cheese), lots of veggie options... cakes also looked delicious... for next time!

Thank Hove77
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We have stopped here many times after leaving the M4 whilst travelling to the south coast. As you enter, you can see the freshly baked scones to be enjoyed either inside or outside in the newly arranged garden. Service was prompt and you can enjoy...More

Thank mumbles10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A46, Oldfield Gatehouse | Near Bath, Dyrham SN14 8LF, England (Formerly The Tollgate Tea Shop)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Dyrham
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 891585
Situated on the A46, three miles south of junction 18 on the M4, and six miles north of Bath, Tollgate Teashop is in an elevated position with panoramic views across Bristol, the Severn and to the Welsh Hills. The listed building was an old Turnpike.Tollgate Teashop is a traditional style cafe/restaurant. Customers can choose to sit in the cosy teashop with its wood burning stove, or in the Victorian conservatory with its stunning scenery. In the summer months we also have tables in both the front and rear gardens. We serve traditional food such as full English breakfast, soup, pies and cream teas. All of our food is made on the premises from locally sourced ingredients.
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