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The Garden Tea Room

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Bank Croft | Dale Road Over Haddon, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1JE, England
+44 1629 810595
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived in the late afternoon after an enjoyable long walk and were given a warm welcome followed by a delicious pot of tea served in china cups in delightful surroundings. All clean & spotless. 10/10

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Thank J C
Karen C, Owner at The Garden Tea Room, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words and lovely review we appreciate it very much. We're pleased you enjoyed your visit to us and enjoyed the tea and surroundings. We hope you can visit us again soon, Thank you once again and kindest regards Karen and Mark. More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a lovely round walk along the river at lathkill dale and up to Alport stopped and had coffee, tea and cakes. The cakes were delicious and the owners were lovely and friendly. Even Oscar dog wasn't left out he got his own treats as well. Would highly recommend.

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Karen C, Owner at The Garden Tea Room, responded to this review

Thank you Susan for the lovely review we very much appreciate you taking the time, we're so pleased Oscar enjoyed his biscuits and hope he had a chance to munch them without being surrounded by 4 Scotties. We're glad you enjoyed your visit to us and hope you can visit us again when next in the area. Thank you once... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a piece of chocolate brownie and my friend had a huge slab of coffee cake. Both were great and an extra star for the owners who were great and great ambassadors for the area.

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Thank Jon G
Karen C, Owner at The Garden Tea Room, responded to this review

We're so pleased you enjoyed the Brownie, we find it's a popular choice and an added bonus by being gluten free and the coffee cake is always popular. Thank you for the lovely review we appreciate you taking the time and trouble and thank you for your hard work on behalf of our village it must have been a very... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful cafe that sells huge slices of cakes. Came here for a walk with family, friends and dogs....dog biscuits we're provided. The coconut cake is to die for!!!

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Thank elcactuso
Karen C, Owner at The Garden Tea Room, responded to this review

We're so pleased you enjoyed your visit to us and the coconut cake was chosen, it's fast becoming a favourite and the dog biscuits are always happily munched by our canine visitors. We appreciate you giving us a lovely review and hope you have the opportunity of visiting us again when next in the area. Thank you once again and... More 

Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a wonderful walk along the river and called in to the Garden Tea Room to chill out and eat cake and drink coffee. For a start the hosts are genuinely friendly people and the homemade cake is perfection personified. Seriously you won't find a better selection with that quality anywhere. So have a great walk and reward yourselves... More 

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Karen C, Owner at The Garden Tea Room, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for the lovely review we appreciate you taking the time and trouble, we're so pleased you enjoyed your walk and your visit to us. Thank you for your kind words about the Tea Room, hopefully you will have the chance of visiting us again on a nice sunny day. Thank you once again and kindest... More 

United Kingdom
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic mouth watering cakes Delicious hard to choose which to have as they are also superb Wonderful, friendly hosts Beautiful setting ...always well worth the walk Will definitely be back

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Karen C, Owner at The Garden Tea Room, responded to this review

Thank you Judith for the kind comments about the cakes and for giving us such a lovely review, You can always work your way through the cakes, a different one each time you visit x We hope to see you again soon. Thank you once again and kindest regards Karen and Mark. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called for refreshment after a beautiful walk, and had coffee overlooking the well maintained gardens from the patio area. Delicious, delightful and delectable! Lovely service, friendly atmosphere and a pleasant experience all round. Stunning views over the surrounding area. Perfect.

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Thank allys628
Karen C, Owner at The Garden Tea Room, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review we appreciate you taking the time and we're pleased you enjoyed your visit to us, the walks along the Dale are lovely and we're lucky to have such wonderful views from the patio. Hopefully you will have the opportunity to stop off when you are next in the area. Thank you once... More 

Stevenage, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

After walking along the river for a few miles and back, we needed a little refreshment. What a fantastic location and idea. This is someones private home, but certain days of the week and weekend they open up their patio and kitchen to all. Refreshing and very nice coffee, and cakes that are to die for. Fresh, massive and yummy.... More 

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Karen C, Owner at The Garden Tea Room, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the fantastic review we always appreciate anyone taking the time and trouble. We're pleased you enjoyed your stop off with us and enjoyed the cake and coffee no doubt you had earned it. Hopefully we will see you again when next in the area. Thank you once again and kindest regards Karen and Mark. More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We called here after a lovely walk. It was a gorgeous sunny day, the cakes are lovely and you get a very generous portion. Our dog was welcome too, and it was great value for money. Would definitely visit again.

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Thank jo40hols
Karen C, Owner at The Garden Tea Room, responded to this review

We're so pleased you and your dog enjoyed your visit to us and the sun shone for you. Thank you for the lovely review we appreciate it. We hope you have the chance of visiting us again soon. Thank you once again and kindest regards Karen and Mark More 

Dereham, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

What a wonderful finish to a lovely day! We happened to spot the sign for this great little tea room, it wasn't the best of days but even so sitting outside and taking in the lovely view whilst sampling one of the nicest and largest pieces of Ginger cake I've ever had was about the best way we could have... More 

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Thank MrBeanPA
Karen C, Owner at The Garden Tea Room, responded to this review

We're so pleased you found us and decided to stop off and enjoy the lovely views and our cakes. Thank you for taking the time to give us a lovely review as always we appreciate it very much. Marks Ginger cake is fast becoming a favourite and we're glad you enjoyed yours. We hope you have a safe journey home... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Cash Only, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bank Croft | Dale Road Over Haddon, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Bakewell
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 810595
Description
We are a small open air Tea Room set in the Derbyshire countryside overlooking the Peak National Park. The Tea Room is set on our terrace with seating for 24. All of our cakes are home made in our kitchen using local produce and the best ingredients. We serve a variety of coffees and various tea's including fruit, green and decaf tea. We also have a selection of cold drinks. We try to cater for customers who require gluten free by providing at least one cake which is gluten free. Dogs are very welcome with fresh water and dog biscuits provided.
You can find us by heading from the village,down Dale Road towards the Dale, past St Annes Church on the left, we are located on the right hand side of the lane, we do have a sign out but if you have difficulty finding us please give us a call and we will come and find you.X

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