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The Tea Shop at Watts Gallery

Watts Gallery Down Lane | Compton, Guildford GU3 1DQ, England
+44 1483 813590
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“welsh rarebit” (34 reviews)
“scones” (24 reviews)
“salads” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Watts Gallery Down Lane | Compton, Guildford GU3 1DQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great welsh rarebit on a drizzly day to warm me up, plus a hearty home made cake. Very nice surroundings plus the bonus of a visit to Watts Gallery and Chapel

Thank Jenny A
Reviewed 2 days ago

Good wholesome food with friendly and excellent service. Adds a great touch to your cultural experience.

Thank Allen B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice little tea room. Really nice staff especially if you sit outside with a dog they bring your food out to you and there is water for the dog. Compared to a lot of place it's v expensive. The sandwiches don't seem that fresh and...More

Thank Hayley B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sat outside (one of our party a wheelchair user) and enjoyed the soup and bread option. Took a while to place our order but the restaurant was clearly busy. Rasonably priced.

Thank Ian A
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I had been meaning to visit watts gallery for a while, and when I was there discovered this little tea shop, it's really lovely for tea and cake or a light lunch. There's is cute decor with vintage crockery, the staff are helpful & friendly...More

Thank Stella D
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A lovely spot for lunch . The staff are friendly and helpful as the food first class I can recommend the scones and the Sausage rolls. Just the ticket after an enjoyable time at the gallery and chapel

Thank crochetheather
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This delightfully placed tea shop has outdoor seating and toilets adjoined, with a very cosy atmosphere inside. Ideally placed for the visit to the gallery it offers a welcome break before completing the visit to George Watts house and studios.

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a lovely bright and airy trearoom serving an excellent range of food and cakes. We had a wonderful lunch here and made sure to leave plenty of room for the beautiful and temptingly displayed cakes. My only complaint would be that the cushion...More

Thank likestotravel30
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Another lovely part of this perfect attraction. Typically, typically English with lovely young people serving and super food. Also great acoustics - you can still hear yourself think even when it's busy. Always a bonus.

Thank 60alexandra
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Fabulous tea room. Very friendly and efficient staff. Absolutely delicious cakes and very fresh scones. Coffee and tea excellent too. We ordered takeaway sandwiches which were very fresh and tasty and efficiently produced. Wish it was nearer. Would go there every day. Highly recommend to...More

Thank Kentbossylady
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$20
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Watts Gallery Down Lane | Compton, Guildford GU3 1DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Guildford
  • Phone Number: +44 1483 813590
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