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Munnings Tea Room

The Crooked House | 7 High Street, Lavenham, Babergh District CO10 9RD, England
+44 7824 825623
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“clotted cream” (19 reviews)
“sandwiches” (38 reviews)
“coleslaw” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
The Crooked House | 7 High Street, Lavenham, Babergh District CO10 9RD, England
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1 - 10 of 226 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very pretty tearoom with lots of character. There was a large selection of cakes which all looked very yummy. Unfortunately the ones we ordered were very dry. The staff were aware of this but served them anyway and tried to cover it...More

3  Thank Miss_Bee34
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great little find for early lunch. The sandwiches were amazing, we had prawn and avocado with salad and home made coleslaw and crisps. Excellent. Beautiful building - crooked house - so lots of atmosphere. Upstairs a bedroom is left as it would have been...More

Thank anthonytN8179GQ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely old crooked house full of charm. We were really disappointed with the cakes we ordered though which were very dry and a bit stale tasting. The owner just offered to cover it up with cream. Real shame as it's a gorgeous building with great...More

1  Thank Ms K F
Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to Lavenham , a quintessential English Village, and the obligatory stop for afternoon tea. brought us to Munning's tearoom. What a treat it was. Quaint building and decor, caring attentive staff and food to die for. You will never be short changed there....More

Thank aandblawrence
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a gorgeous little place to stop for tea and cake. Paintings are on sale of some of the beautiful buidlings in Lavenham along with other merchandise. We'd had a large hotel breakfast so only went in for a drink but the cakes on the...More

Thank lindsay l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived 30 minutes before closing and were still able to enjoy a delicious afternoon cream tea, with homemade scones, fresh from the oven, fresh clotted cream, homemade strawberry jam, creamy local butter and a large pot of tea. Lovely homey atmosphere, delightful vintage decor,...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

A beautiful sunny afternoon visit to Lavenham is always a pleasure!...this time with family who were visiting the area. Went into the little crooked house, which is the Munnings Tea Room to quench our thirst in the heat with a lovely afternoon tea. We were...More

Thank SuperDuperSue
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I had one of the best fruit scone, jam and clotted cream that I have ever had. This is such a lovely little tea room

Thank Jane706
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Whilst trying to show my little antipodean niece the delights of English traditions, I decided that "afternoon tea" should be included on the itinerary. We certainly hit the jackpot with Munnings! We had booked a table for two (advisable as the tea room is on...More

Thank TrishaB18
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We visited recently and had the afternoon tea. The sandwiches were not the usual finger sized i was expecting but were a round of sandwiches chosen from the regular menu with very generous fillings and a side of crisps so already feeling pretty full before...More

Thank reportbucket
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22 February 2015|
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Response from tuscany079 | Reviewed this property |
As the other reviews say above, this is a tea room - certainly no room for a pool!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Crooked House | 7 High Street, Lavenham, Babergh District CO10 9RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Lavenham
  • Phone Number: +44 7824 825623
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