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The Old Vestry Tearooms - CLOSED

23 Fawcett Street, Sunderland SR1 1RH, England
+44 191 528 0707
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good9%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“cake” (19 reviews)
“scones” (9 reviews)
“pie” (5 reviews)
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23 Fawcett Street, Sunderland SR1 1RH, England
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11 - 20 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 25 May 2016

Been coming here since 2014 this tearoom is comfortable and homely with an amazing waitressing staff. Never a dull moment and no matter what happens the girls always have a smile on their faces. Over the years we have gotten to know them all and...More

Thank Darran3400
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Lovely staff, lovely place, lovely tea, cakes, pie and scones. Do loose leaf tea and tea bags. Good range of coffee if tea is not your thing. Good place for a celebration. Afternoon tea is to die for. My favourite place.

Thank Lou Lou M
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

We have previously enjoyed trips to this tea room but today we were bitterly disappointed, not to mention out of pocket and thirsty. Upon ordering we were told the cafe was shutting in 45 mins due to staff shortage. I had just settled my children...More

Thank Lucy H
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We stopped for tea and cake while on a day trip to Sunderland. The selection of teas was good and the rhubarb cake was excellent. We saw other customers having afternoon tea and that looked good too. Would definitely come back again

Thank fionalincoln2016
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Very cute and old fashioned tea-room - my grandma would have loved this! Went for a cup of delicious Jasmine tea and coconut cake with my friend and we both had a wonderful time.

Thank pinkgrrl
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Visiteed for tea and cake at lunch time. Decor is a bit dated and shows its previous life as a pub. Nice service, nice tea, nice cake, average enough value. But well worth repeat visits. THEY DO NOT TAKE CARD PAYMENTS.

Thank FlorianFY
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Visited here today, and some 12 times before, staff always lovely and friendly and helpful. My Mother and I had the soup and toasted sandwich with proper leaf tea, you are never rushed and they even ask to refil your teapot up for you. They...More

Thank anncogdon
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The place is quaint, quirky and decidedly feminine in character. A great deal of thought, creativity, love and care has gone into crafting it and we enjoyed the charming atmosphere. (The friendly staff are a part of this). We popped in for coffee mid-shop, and...More

2  Thank Annette J
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Me and my mam visited the tea rooms the other day. I always love coming back to this place due to its quaint atmosphere and friendly service. It is a lovely place to come when you want to get away from the hustle of the...More

Thank Chloe M
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Me and my Husband visit the tea rooms every sat afternoon,found the staff to be very friendly and helpful always receive exellent service,Best tea rooms in sunderland.We have only had the fruit scone and cream which are delicious,but tommorow we are going to try the...More

Thank Yvonne D
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  • Address: 23 Fawcett Street, Sunderland SR1 1RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Sunderland
  • Phone Number: +44 191 528 0707
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