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Tea Shop - CLOSED

35 Grove Road, Eastbourne BN21 4TT, England
+44 1323 737110
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
31 Dec 2014
“Now closed for good. What a shame.”
21 Dec 2014
“Will be sadly missed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
35 Grove Road, Eastbourne BN21 4TT, England
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Reviewed 31 December 2014

Went in for lunch only to find the cafe has now closed down, permanently. A sign on the door thanks their customers for supporting them in the past. What a shame, always got such good reviews. I can only wish the staff 'good luck &...More

Thank Simon D
Reviewed 21 December 2014

I am so sad that this place is closing down. Again we had a lovely lunch here of fantastic parmesan and tomato quiche. Huge portions and lovely staff. Good luck to the lady who cooks in there, Sorry I don't know your name but please...More

1  Thank albapup
Reviewed 1 November 2014

We visited the Tea Shop for lunch today on the basis of TripAdvisor reviews. We loved the informal, slightly quirky, vintage atmosphere. The savoury tarts and the sandwiches were delicious - fresh, tasty and substantial. Having discovered this place we will definitely be back!

2  Thank Britt D
Reviewed 10 October 2014

We went for lunch as I had read the reviews and we were not dissapointed. The quiche was a large portion and had plenty of feta in and the salad and coleslaw was delish My mum had the ham sandwich and she had to ask...More

1  Thank Julie W
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Many coffee shops/tea-rooms have a 'sameness' about them but the 'Tea Shop' formerly called the 'Bumper book-shop' is different from the rest. It has a nice informal atmosphere with very original knick knacks around with a pile of children's books (e.g Famous Fives ) and...More

2  Thank RoselynEastbourne_UK
Reviewed 24 September 2014

What a great find. Amazing sandwiches that come with salad, crisps, coleslaw and a small bowl of chutney! A meal in itself. The scones are huge - enough to share -and the cakes look amazing. Haven't managed to try one yet as the sandwiches are...More

2  Thank Paula B
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Customers of all ages are welcome, but on Thursday mornings parents with young children are particularly welcome as there are special events for them in the downstairs area. We visited on Friday 19 September. We received a warm welcome from the owner who showed us...More

Thank Terence C
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Me & our 3 children visited The Tea Shop with friends today for our weekly summer holiday treat! We all enjoyed a lovely lunch followed by cakes & tea and I paid less than £25 for the lot! We had a lovely welcome as always...More

1  Thank Jesmal123
Reviewed 2 September 2014

There is nothing bad to say. Fantastic staff and service. Chilled relaxing atmosphere. Extremely delicious food. I recommend the 3 cheese and walnut tart which comes with a freshly prepared salad, homemade coleslaw and kettle crisps. Followed by fudge cake which is out of this...More

Thank EROB40
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

Decided to pop in and see if the Tea Shop lived up to the positive reviews and glowing reccomendation from a friend. It did not. The positives was that the service was good. Also the other customers were fairly diverse, not too many mothers and...More

Thank Eastbourne 5
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Grove Road, Eastbourne BN21 4TT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Eastbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 737110
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