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Dedham Arts and Craft Centre Tearoom

1 High Street | Dedham Art + Craft Centre, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6AB, England
+44 1206 322677
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (28 reviews)
“cakes” (29 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
1 High Street | Dedham Art + Craft Centre, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6AB, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Really nice café as part of a great art and craft shop. Have been several times and always enjoy a mooch around and something good to eat.

Thank GHCM2
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great for vegetarians and well behaved meat eaters. Lovely quiches with a fresh salad or jacket potato. Cakes portions are large and very well made. Just remember cash only.

Thank Cath L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose this tearoom for lunch having visited before and found the food to be good. However this time round my companion required gluten-free food and had been assured when booking by phone that gluten-free choices were available, This proved not to be so. We...More

Thank SusieStar2
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Visited for a cup of tea. The tea was served in very small teapots. I asked for some more hot water and milk. Apparently they could give us more milk but were unable to give us any more hot water. This seems ridiculous and I...More

Thank Lucy R
Sam M, Owner at Dedham Arts and Craft Centre Tearoom, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

The truth would be a better version of events. You already had two extra jugs of hot water served to you when you purchased your two individual pots of tea for 3. So we do not issue unlimited amounts of water as a pot of...More

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Great place for morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea. Home cooked tasty food, delicious desserts and friendly staff.

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

What a lovely little shop in a beautiful village. My partner and I popped in to have a look and were in there for best part of an hour as the merchandise was both quirky and original. If you are driving thru Dedham, this shop...More

Thank Norman L
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A warm welcome, a generous bowl of excellent soup, prompt and friendly service in a pleasantly calm tearoom, What more could one ask ?

Thank Shirley B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My husband and I go regularly for lunch, but we have become bored with the menu as it doesn't Change, it's mainly quiches! about 6 variations. Yes they do jacket potatoes which we love and fish cake but as we don't like quiche! The cakes...More

Thank chrisandpat007
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We very much enjoyed Lady Grey tea & home made scones, & a good choice of tempting home baked cakes were available too. Efficient polite service, & reasonably priced. Highly recommended

Thank John C
Reviewed 19 September 2017

I come to Dedham on a regular basis and I always stop by the tea room for a lovely cake or scone. I have always found the service good and the staff polite. Having read the previous reviews I can only say they were unlucky,...More

Thank natj73
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14 October 2016|
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Response from Sam M | Property representative |
Hello we are open from 10am every day of the week and we close at 4.30pm. Hope that this helps.
14 October 2016|
Response from Trevorg | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, missed this. It's 10-5 every day including Sundays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 High Street | Dedham Art + Craft Centre, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester  >  Dedham
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 322677
Small Tearoom set inside the Arts & Crafts Centre on the Ground floor. All our food is home made on the premises every day. Freshly baked scone and cakes to enjoy as well as a varied lunch menu. We also take orders for all the food we make at the Tearoom for your special events.
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