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Strand Teahouse and Eatery

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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A change of ownership on 17 July 2017 of this Long established two floor three room establishment selling tea and cakes from a 17th century building overlooking Sutton Harbour and barely fifty yards from the Mayflower Steps the principal tourist attraction in the city. It serves wholesome food alongside beautifully made cakes plus a growing range of green, black and white plus fruit infusion teas.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, British
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went for afternoon tea with my family as a Birthday treat. The sandwiches, scones and small cakes were lovely. The tea room itself is welcoming and cosy. The lady was very friendly and couldn’t have been more helpful. Fully recommend and will be going...More

Thank tezb13
Martin B, Owner at Strand Teahouse and Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are glad you had a nice time.we look forward to seeing you again. Thanks for your lovely comments, Tina and Martin

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We went for a wander around the Barbican. Unfortunately the bridge was closed so we walked all around Sutton Harbour from the National Maritime museum. Lovely walk. Will do again. Anyway it started raining and we remembered visiting the Strand Tea Rooms so we stopped...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Resolutely unglamorous, this is a refreshing contrast to the glitzy and short-lived outlets closer to the waterfront. Good welcome from staff, who gave abject apologies that some of the items on the menu were unavailable that early in the day. No worries, that's the risk...More

Thank hwylasbri
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Pop in to this place for a coffee and a sandwich me and the wife had a crab sandwich and it was the best sandwich I have had for ages with salad coleslaw and crisps it was full of crab my wife ask for a...More

Thank arthur g
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Visited here on passing for a cream tea. The waitress was very pleasant and couldn't do enough for you. We ordered a cream tea. A steaming pot of tea arrived in a china tea pot. We waited a little while for the scones as they...More

Thank CheshirePlains
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We decided to stop here for just a drink and a cake. We only had three drinks and two cakes, but sadly there was a mistake with just about every item we received. My husband's hot chocolate which should have been served with whipped cream...More

Thank 288ac
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Came here with my husband, mother in law, dog and baby. We had the afternoon tea for two plus cheese scones for two to share between three adults. The bill came to £15, we were all stuffed and even had to take some home. The...More

Thank MoWantsToGoToThere
Reviewed 17 May 2018

I visited here a couple of years ago and it was average and jaded but since the new owners took over last year have yet to find them open when I have come to Plymouth. Last wednesday I was surprised to see it was open...More

Thank Chris S
Martin B, Owner at Strand Teahouse and Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Firstly, please accept our apologies for what was obviously a less than satisfactory experience for both of you when you visited us. Unfortunately neither myself, or my partner were at the Tea Room on that day due to my ill health, however, that is no...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent service, quality and value for a cream tea. Will definitely return. Where else can you get a cream tea for 2 with a view over the Barbican Harbour for under a £5

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Good place to have a devon cream teas located in the Barbican area. Quaint and small. Owners were accommodating on service.

Thank Kevin W
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