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The Regency Tea Rooms

) #15 of 41 Coffee & Tea in Bath #166 of 472 Places to Eat in Bath ££ - £££ British
40 Gay Street, Bath BA1 2NT, England
+44 1225 443000
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“clotted cream” (22 reviews)
“sandwiches” (36 reviews)
“cake” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 17:00All hours
££ - £££
40 Gay Street, Bath BA1 2NT, England
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think this place hit its high point a few years ago. We had tea and tea cakes which were a little burnt. It was fine but needed a coat of paint and a little freshening up.

1  Thank Baker_Bowie
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Excellent service and food. Staff dealt with my difficult diet with efficiency and without any fuss or problem. Waitresses very polite and eager to please. Would recommend the experience to any one.

Thank teaeater
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We took our foreign visitors to experience Bath and the tea rooms. Tea and edibles were excellent, although the Earl Grey did not have a strong flavour. You must be fit to climb the stairs and the room is rather small with tables packed in....More

Thank DavidBK
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Fabulous afternoon!!! We had the £11 pp "ladies afternoon tea" option and it was the perfect experience. Staff were lovely. Ambiance will not disappoint the Jane Austen fan. 10/10 day!!

1  Thank Donna G
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The best cream tea I had on my entire vacation. So good! The Jane Austen blend tea was very good as well, served by young ladies in regency dress (underneath a portrait of Mr. Darcy). The tea room is small and seating is limited, so...More

Thank wirttravelers
Reviewed 15 February 2017

At first I was a little reluctant to eat here, as the prices seemed a little steep, but I changed my mind immediately upon arrival. Unlike the Jane Austen Centre, which I found a little underwhelming, The Regency Tea Rooms exceeded my expectations. I ordered...More

Thank Lianoth
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Beautifully decorated tea rooms with lovely lady in period costume serving. Strongly recommend for those who love afternoon tea. Food was amazing, best afternoon tea I've had and I often have afternoon tea. Very reasonably priced and very friendly. Is pretty much all afternoon tea...More

1  Thank Sophie334
Reviewed 26 December 2016

This place serves the gloriously superb scones and homemade jam EVER! Highly recommend you go there as a group so that tea set can be shared as it is served in a big portion (for 2-3 persons for both savoury and sweets). The tearoom decoration...More

Thank chanakann2015
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Located above the Jane Austen Center, this is a small tea room with a handful of tables, lovely decorated in the Regency style (I think). The menu actually has quite a selection of food other than afternoon tea. Tried crumpet for the first time (a...More

Thank azbz
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Lovely tea cake with jam and cream and strawberries. Nice quite tea room in atmospheric place. Part of the Jane Austen centre which was a disappointment.

Thank roger c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:15
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Gay Street, Bath BA1 2NT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 443000
Set on the 2nd floor of the Jane Austen Centre is the elegant Regency Tea Room. We are Tea Guild members which ensures that you will enjoy high quality tea, food and service.The tea rooms have a lovely period atmosphere and very friendly staff.
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