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Lion Rock Tea Rooms

The Cliffs, Cheddar BS27 3QE, England
+44 1934 742288
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
The Cliffs, Cheddar BS27 3QE, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

So you see the façade and you think very quaint, and yes it is and the food served is excellent (more on that later) the staff are very friendly and attentive, the background music is relaxing. Alright back to the food.....Lunch was cheese on toast...More

Thank Tony A
Lion Rock T, Manager at Lion Rock Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

You'll have to make it thrice and come back and visit us again! Thank you for your lovely review. And by the way the Chocolate Heaven Cream Tea IS to die for so you'll have to try it! If you can't come back any time...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely little tea rooms - lots of separate rooms - upstairs seating in very quaint garden setting. Toilets at top of the garden ! Lovely home made soup and the MINI- breakfast was very generous. Friendly staff. Will definitely be back - thanks.

Thank Wendy B
Lion Rock T, Manager at Lion Rock Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks Wendy for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear you will be returning as you loved the place, food and service so much! We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch with friends after hike around the top of the gorge. Had the ploughmans, if you like cheese you're in for a treat. Great setting sat out the back.More

Thank Gary H
Lion Rock T, Manager at Lion Rock Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your review Gary. We are glad you stopped in to refuel your engines after the beautiful Gorge walk. If you're back in the area again you should certainly start your day with a big breakfast and then of course top up later with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at the Lion Rock Tea Rooms were smart, and attentive. Food was divine - Welsh Rarebit in Cheddar!. The garden was a haven but inside are a mix or quirky and characterful rooms which compliment the food wonderfully.More

Thank Helen F
Lion Rock T, Manager at Lion Rock Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your lovely review Helen, The garden is certainly a bit of a hidden treasure, a beautiful sun trap in the summer with the Amazing Lion Rock on show for everyone to see. We are delighted to know you appreciated the inside and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow this is a lovely tearoom and the food is amazing. Oh and the toilets probably have the best view in England :)

Thank nicolasutton958
Lion Rock T, Manager at Lion Rock Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you loved your food and the tearoom. As for the toilets, that is the perks of having a 16th Century Building nestled within the Gorge under the Lion Rock. We are very lucky!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there recently and had breakfast which was lovely, the staff were friendly and made us feel very welcome. We would definitely go there again and would recommend it to anyone visiting Cheddar.More

Thank ShelleyN1968
Lion Rock T, Manager at Lion Rock Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind review, we are so very happy to hear that you enjoyed your whole experience with us and to know that you will recommend us is lovely, so thank you for that also. Hopefully we will see you again soon as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

stumbled upon this by accident, and found a gem. The staff were a delight and very friendly, food was great and reasonably priced. We all really enjoyed our food Only after we had eaten did we find that there was a whole large garden to...More

Thank Chris P
Lion Rock T, Manager at Lion Rock Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Well what happy accident that turned out to be! Now you know about our garden you must come back again, so hopefully we will see you soon. Kind regards.

Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to Derricks Tea Rooms was always a must when in Cheddar. It's now known as Lion Rock Tea Rooms, but apart from the name, little has changed. My coeliac husband really enjoys their gluten free cream tea, with a choice of plain or...More

Thank DEPBristol
Lion Rock T, Manager at Lion Rock Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for writing such a gracious review, it's so good people may think you're working on commission ;) (if you are get in touch........just kidding!) We are overwhelmed to know just how much you and your coeliac husband enjoy your visits to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed visiting The Lion Rock Tea Rooms in the heart of Cheddar. We ate outside in the garden terrace at the rear which offers many tables with large sunshades to let you stay cool on a sunny day. Very generous portions indeed and a...More

Thank Hutson110
Lion Rock T, Manager at Lion Rock Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your amazing review! We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the entire experience! We hope to see you again very soon for some more very generous portioned food ;) kind regards.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely cream tea here ,served by lovely staff ,recommended sitting outside on a lovely day. Best tea and service in cheddar

Thank Gbelson
Lion Rock T, Manager at Lion Rock Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. Our Cream Teas certainly are a fave on our menu and to be able to wash them down with loose leaf tea in our beautiful sun trap of a garden! We hope you can join us again.

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THNH
5 October 2016|
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Response from Lion Rock T | Property representative |
Hi. Dogs are allowed inside and outside of the Tea Room. Thanks.
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Laura F
7 July 2016|
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Response from Lion Rock T | Property representative |
Hi, yes we do offer Gift Vouchers. Tailor made to either a specific dish from the Menu or a monetary value if you cannot decide. Just give us a call or visit our Facebook page and send a message. Thanks.
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Julie R
26 October 2015|
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Response from Lion Rock T | Property representative |
We always recommend booking. Even in Winter months. Please call or email if you would like to reserve. We hope this answers your question. Regards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Cliffs, Cheddar BS27 3QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Cheddar
  • Phone Number: +44 1934 742288
  • E-mail
Description
The ONLY award winning Tea Room in Cheddar Gorge. We are the oldest Tea Room in Cheddar, trading for over 100 years. All our food is made on the premises in our 5star hygiene rated kitchen. We cater for all dietary needs, including Gluten Free, Vegetarian and Vegan.
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