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Cafe, British
Brunch, After-hours, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Seating, Buffet, Digital Payments
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Reviewed 19 December 2020 via mobile

I wanted to order afternoon tea for my parents as a Christmas treat. Martyn was brilliant, answered all my questions and enabled me to place the order quickly and efficiently, even though I am based in Texas. My parents were delighted with the gift and...said the food was amazing! Delivered on time and brilliant value for money. Thank you so much! I’ll definitely be reordering!More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 13 August 2020 via mobile

Great Afternoon Tea delivered We have just had a delicious Afternoon Tea in the comfort of my parents home. On recommendation, we ordered five Afternoon Teas for the four Adults and two younger ladies 11 and 12 with six sausage rolls. The sandwiches were excellent,...the cakes divine, the scones superb and sausage rolls still warm thus a wonderful Afternoon experience - thank youMore

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 9 August 2020

Excellent afternoon tea that we had delivered for a family birthday. The individual Victoria sponges were delicious as were the brownies. The scones and sandwiches were also lovely. All in all, good value and a great delivery service ideal for the current times.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 9 June 2020

I’ve visited this tea room many times before and always been very pleased, the food is always fantastic and all the staff are very friendly and welcoming. This visit was slightly different as due to the current pandemic the tea room is open for takeaway...only. My friends baby is due in around 4 weeks and the hope of a baby shower at the tea room was looking more and more unlikely as the weeks went by and so we decided to throw a surprise social distanced baby shower in her garden and I just knew Kavanagh’s afternoon tea would make the day extra special and it did, with each afternoon tea lovingly packaged in their own pink boxes! Up to now I hadn’t ordered takeaway food from anywhere but I knew Claire and Martin would have all the right processes in place and would be taking all the necessary precautions. I live 30 minutes from this tea room but the travel is well worth it and I’m even ordering Sunday dinner for this weekend. Well done Claire and Martin for continuing to provide your excellent service in these very strange and uncertain times, you definitely helped put a smile on all our faces despite the wind and rain we were tackling!More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 8 May 2020

We have just had a take away afternoon tea from Kavanagh's for VE day. It was very disappointing. For two people there were four finger sandwiches with hardly any filling - ham or cucumber in a quarter of the sandwich. The scones looked nice but...were dry and powdery with cheap jelly/jam. The victoria sponge lacked filling and the lemon drizzle cake was dry. The shortbread was buttery.More

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed 7 March 2020

This is such a lovely tea room with fab, homemade food. My favourite dish is the botanist burger however all the food we’ve eaten here has been lovely. And, you can swap the tea for a glass of wine should the mood take you.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 26 February 2020

What a incrediable tea room. Staff always take care, to make my visit enjoyable. Clare the owner always so happy and could bring a smile to the most miserable old git. Handsome Martyn the reason most of the ladies visit always finds time to chat...and make customers feel welcome even when rushed off his feet in the kitchen. Well behaved dogs are welcome and always offered a treat.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 23 February 2020

Absolute delight! Staff are highly welcoming, friendly and happy to help. In house made food to order is delicious and imaginative. Proprietor Clare is a genuinely warm person who is clearly passionate about delivering an well above average service and experience. Beneath is a Harry...Potter themed cave for magical parties! Brilliant! We shall be back!More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 23 February 2020

I've been here twice now - once for a birthday afternoon tea with a friend and once for a quick cuppa and cake when passing. The quality of the baked goods is excellent and the setting is beautiful - a very well cared-for Georgian building....We found the owner very friendly and clearly loves her work.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 16 February 2020

It's a very attractive tea room which tempted us in on a Friday lunchtime. It wasn't busy, and there seemed to be plenty of staff. Unfortunately we had to wait quite a long time, I think about 15 minutes, before we even got our tea...and coffee. As it wasn't incredibly warm in the downstairs area, it seemed like a long wait for a hot drink and we were wishing we had gone somewhere else. I had ordered looseleaf Darjeeling tea but when it came, it was just a bag in a pot and didn't taste like Darjeeling. I queried it with the staff who admitted that they were out of Darjeeling, so I don't know if they thought I wouldn't notice or if it was a genuine oversight. They did offer me another option once I had challenged them on it, but I'd already been drinking the bag tea so stayed with it. The food came about five minutes later and it was quite delicious which improved our mood. I had a gluten free sandwich and the bread was really nice, and my husband really enjoyed his ploughmans.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4