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Samovar Tea House

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23 Forehill, Ely CB7 4AA, England
+44 1353 662160
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“cakes” (55 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 18:00 Hours
Cafe, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
23 Forehill, Ely CB7 4AA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I love this place - whether you fancy a quick coffee, a tea, some cake or an amazing sourdough toast or bagel this is the place. It’s small n quirky, the staff are amazingly friendly and they also serve gluten free and vegan food too!...More

Thank 43-OTR
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were tempted in by the specials board outside and certainly not disappointed. Quite small menu but what was on offer was definitely just that bit different and temping. Couldn’t believe the huge choice of teas and very good coffee. Highly recommended and well worth...More

Thank clueyandjohn
Reviewed 1 week ago

A real gem in Ely a huge choice of teas but also great coffee ,the menu is interesting and varied and the staff charming but try the cakes wow they are worth a visit just for them.

Thank Spud800
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like leaf tea then this place is a must visit. They also make lovely unusual cakes. It is cosy inside and the staff are very friendly.

Thank penguins40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good choice of tea and coffee. Highly recommend the Green Teas/ Limited choice of cakes but all excellent,

Thank EastAngliaDiver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tea house in the very heart of Rijeka has relaxed atmosphere, very friendly staff and above all excellent choice of excellent teas. My favourite is masala tea. It is a perfect place to spend an hour or two with a friend there.

Thank Melba B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to the tea house because of the range of teas and I was so surprised by the choice available. I tried the White monkey, very nice. The cakes are very good and like the range of teas quite a choice. I settled for...More

Thank Berlin377
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Thank you Samovar for contributing to Ely's culture and coolness! Would heartily recommend to anyone who is wants to support a local business that is good at what it does.

Thank simonbraschi
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We eat there a lot at lunchtime at the weekend. Would thoroughly recommend it for their selection of interesting teas and light lunches. It is my favourite tea room in Ely

Thank Len B
Reviewed 7 March 2018

This is our new favourite cafe! I have coeliac disease and so was really happy to find they did gluten free bread and cakes! They have a separate toaster for making the gluten free sandwiches so you don't need to worry about contamination! I was...More

Thank RcGg1616
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Forehill, Ely CB7 4AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +44 1353 662160
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