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Rhylstone Gardens Tea Room

11 Popham Road | Rylstone Gardens, Shanklin PO37 6RG, England
+44 7555 491312
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“side salad” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British
11 Popham Road | Rylstone Gardens, Shanklin PO37 6RG, England
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Came a few years ago and the gardens were simply amazing. Flowers and garden beds that would look at home in the Chelsea flower show. Sadly a memory is all they are now. Gone is the metal golf course, gone are most of the flowers...More

1  Thank BoardBanks
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Lovely place for coffee and light refreshment with a beautiful cafe garden. Just a shame they are not open 7 days a week!; we were on holiday last week in June / first week in July and they were closed Monday/Tuesday of the first week...More

Thank LouGibson
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Dropped in on Friday afternoon for a late lunch. It was just the perfect place! Sheltered from the ever present wind last week, an absolute sun trap, with beautiful surroundings! A winner, before the lunch even arrived - and what a lunch it was! We...More

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 28 May 2017

What a delightful place to spend a couple of hours playing on the crazy golf course and then refreshments from the Tea Room.Set in such lovely surroundings..Tables and chairs on the periphery of the golf course and lots of hanging baskets and planters with colourful...More

Thank Colin H
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Visited tearoom with disabled relative on recommendation and seriously disappointed. On enquiring about type of scones available I was told no plain scones today. Other offerings in display case looked sad and not pleasing on the eye so voted with my feet like other visitors...More

1  Thank Josie001
rylstone2015, Owner at Rhylstone Gardens Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are very sorry that there were no plain scones left on the day you visited but our cream teas are particularly popular and we had unfortunately sold out, although we did have fruit or...More

Reviewed 26 July 2016

The friendly new owners have transformed their already beautiful tea-room garden, filled with colourful pots and planters, into a bee and butterfly-friendly haven. They use no pesticides and have focused on plants which are best for pollinators. The crazy golf in the centre of the...More

1  Thank Beth S
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Have visited this place many times over the years and were told it had been taken over so had to go and sample. Pleased to say it is just as good with a lovely selection of cakes. I think they had only just opened for...More

1  Thank Susan O
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We visit the Island several times a year staying at our all time favourite, Manser B & B at Steephill. The snag is that when we come for our first break in February and our Autumn one in October, these super tea gardens are not...More

Thank DennisWestWickham
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

I recently visited these tea gardens whilst visiting my sister on the Isle of Wight with my OAP mother. It was pouring down with rain and it was not the first time my sister had been to these tea gardens as she lives locally. We...More

3  Thank Rach1234_LondonSouth
rylstone2015, Owner at Rhylstone Gardens Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

My husband and I bought the tea gardens in October and we would love for you to please visit us. We have worked very hard repairing and revamping the teas rooms and crazy golf. Also we are very dog friendly including free biscuits and we...More

Reviewed 23 August 2015

Very 'clicky' unfriendly staff, very biased dog policy, very rude to the elderly, will never return, too many nicer places to go very nearby, DREADFULMore

1  Thank poppy d
rylstone2015, Owner at Rhylstone Gardens Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

My husband and I bought the Tea Gardens in October and we have worked very hard repairing and revamping everything. We are very dog friendly including free doggie biscuits and bowls of water We are very friendly to all our visitors even the ones who...More

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16 June 2016|
Response from Nin W |
Ken passed away in Feb this year sadly after a very short illness..Cath is well and still comes to the gardens for tea and cake.Lynne and Tony last seen heading back to Spain.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Popham Road | Rylstone Gardens, Shanklin PO37 6RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin
  • Phone Number: +44 7555 491312
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A beautiful tea gardens and crazy golf set in the most peaceful setting which is a haven for wildlife and the islands rare Red Squirrels.
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