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Riverside Tea Garden

Swans Nest Lane | Stone Cottage, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LS, England
+44 7795 030220
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“scones” (29 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
“cake” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British
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Swans Nest Lane | Stone Cottage, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LS, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely spot, we enjoyed afternoon tea overlooking the river. Excellent. Sitting in the sunshine, mid October........wonderful!

1  Thank Helen B
SuePNewman, Owner at Riverside Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Helen, thank you very much for taking the time to review our Tea Gardenn and we are delighted that you enjoyed tea by the river, Sur

Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We came across this cafe on the banks of the canal after our boat trip and stopped for a well earned cuppa. The smell of the homemade scones wafted out from the kitchen and my husband couldn't resist. I enjoyed a pot of tea, which...More

1  Thank Helen H
SuePNewman, Owner at Riverside Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear Helen, We are so glad that you found us and enjoyed what we served. Although, as you can imagine it becomes quite busy down by the river on some days we quite like being slightly more discreet and peaceful so customers can enjoy the...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We visited Stratford upon Avon for the day with our dog and we're looking for somewhere outside for a cup of tea and a spot of lunch and this place was just perfect. It's tucked away and only the tables outside at the side of...More

1  Thank Cheryl Q
SuePNewman, Owner at Riverside Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear Cheryl, Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a positive review. As a family run business who are lucky to have the assistance of some wonderful student staff members. We love what we do and where we work and are...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely tea, big sandwiches and cakes at this garden cafe. You could easily miss it but it's great for toddlers to run around safely on the grass and the food was clearly homemade. Lovely staff and quick service despite being popular.

Thank GenTojo
SuePNewman, Owner at Riverside Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Dear GenTojo, Many thanks for such a positive review of our Tea Garden and we are so glad that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

What a really lovely place. We ended up here having been treated badly at a larger establishment nearby. It was a glorious day and the location next to the river Avon and the boats departing is wonderful. We each had coffee and cakes which were...More

Thank Shane C
SuePNewman, Owner at Riverside Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Dear Shane C Many thanks for making the time to leave such a positive review. As owners we could not run our business without our young team of enthusiastic and polite staff of whom we are extremely proud. We are all so pleased that you...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

We had a lovely day out in Stratford upon Avon, we stopped off at the riverside tea garden and had a lovely coffee and cake. Very friendly staff. Beautiful location.More

1  Thank Dawn K
SuePNewman, Owner at Riverside Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Dear Dawn We really appreciate to making the time to leave this positive review. We love where we work and are extremely fortunate to have such a young team of willing and enthusiastic staff and we couldn't run our business without them. We are all...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

We happened upon this place as we walked from the butterfly farm into the town. It was a lovely sunny day and we sat out side enjoying the view. We had a large party and there was not issue with us rearranging all the tables!...More

1  Thank Nemobell
SuePNewman, Owner at Riverside Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Dear Nemobell, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a positive review. We are so glad that your group were happy with what we served you. We are so lucky that we have exceptional young staff who take as much pride...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

Drawn by the sign saying 'freshly baked scones out of the oven at 10.00am' we decided to have a drink here whilst we waited for the rest of our party to join us. We couldn't resist a scone to accompany our drinks and have to...More

Thank JKT20
SuePNewman, Owner at Riverside Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Dear JKT20 Many thanks for the wonderful review. We love what we do, enjoy the garden to work in and only too happy to share this with our customers. We are extremely lucky to have efficient polite and energetic young staff (there is too much...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Having attended the River Festival today ,early start, midday lunch at The Ri erside Tea Garden seemed good.A lovely cup of 'real tea', and lovely coffee, freshly cut sandwiches with salad garnish served promptly by friendly staff.The prices beating surrounding food vendors and the scenery...More

Thank Nina S
SuePNewman, Owner at Riverside Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Dear Nina, I am so relieved that your experiences, both lunch and afternoon tea proved to be so enjoyable. As you are aware River Festival weekend is a mammoth event in the town's calendar and sometimes difficult to manage with the numbers that it attracts....More

Reviewed 1 July 2017

We saw the sign for ' freshly baked scones out of the oven at 10.30am ' and couldn't resist. We were not disappointed. The scones were delicious and we had some decaf coffee which was good. Very friendly service. The setting is beautiful. There isn't...More

Thank Joanna63
SuePNewman, Owner at Riverside Tea Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Dear Joanna, Many thanks for taking the time to leave such a positive review. We acknowledge the lack of bathroom facilities on the direct premises, but as our home together with being a listed building this, unfortunately is impossible to rectify. However, as you quite...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swans Nest Lane | Stone Cottage, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 7LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Phone Number: +44 7795 030220
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Description
WE ARE CLOSED AT THE MOMENT
Our family owned and run Tea Garden is situated in a grassed, fenced, riverside location which is pushchair and wheelchair friendly with easy access via a sloped tarmac path. Serving freshly made sandwiches, hand made cakes and home made scones with real cream we are located close to the town centre and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. A large selection of herbal and fruit teas is also available in this beautiful location with local parking nearby.
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