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Tea on the Wall

5 City Walls, Chester CH1 2JG, England
+44 1244 342938
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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5 City Walls, Chester CH1 2JG, England
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Called in on spec for lunch when walking along the beautiful Chester walls. The place was not busy but the young waitress was fiddling with bits of paper at the counter so waited 10 mins to be served and another 10 mins for the tea...More

Thank goasIplease
Reviewed 1 September 2017

By the Cathedral and the Wall. Brilliant. plenty of space. great toilets and nice staff, An Italian thick hot chocolate for me and white tea for the wife in a thin porcelain cup with a sand timer.

Thank Mikethenailer
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Called in here after walking the city walls. Had a nice cappuccino, we didn't eat but the food looked lovely. Nice clean cafe and lovely to have a coffee after walking round the walls.

Thank 99katy
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Called in for cream scone and tea after walking all the way round the walls. Nice cakes, decent prices in a lovely setting.

Thank npr1uk
Reviewed 21 August 2017

My mum and I have slowly been working our way through all the afternoon teas in Chester city centre, and this was next on our list. So far, it is by far my favourite! They are so welcoming in there and service was really good....More

Thank 151Durplus
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this lovely tea room as walking around the wall. Nipped in for coffee and cake and wasn't disappointed

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Called in about 2pm for a sandwich and a drink. Ordered club sandwich and chicken sandwich with lemon mayonnaise. Coffee and Diet Coke to drink. The drinks came after 10 minutes. After a further 15 minutes the food still hadn't arrived. There were only about...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Had afternoon tea for our friends baby shower.Location was great on city walls,very clean and bright. Staff friendly and accommodating 12 crazy nurses! Sandwiches and cakes were fresh and yummy. Would definitely return and recommend.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Nice sandwich and soup used Tastecard so buy one get one free would have paid full price good value Only open at 10.30am or would come here for breakfast

Thank Travelerinwales
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend went in for a nice cup of tea to be met by a member of timid staff who showed poor service and social skills as she didn't want to engage with us and didn't even tell us what there was to...More

Thank Henry K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 City Walls, Chester CH1 2JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 342938
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Vintage, but stylish. Chic, but definitely not shabby. Light and bright with loads of windows and fantastic views. Comfy seats so you'll want to stay for ages. And once upon a time, it's said, the Chester hangman lived here. Why not pay us a visit ?
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