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The Old Tea House Whitehead

1 Kings Road | Whitehead, Whitehead BT38 9PU, Northern Ireland
+44 7809 215392
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible11%
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“quiche” (9 reviews)
“chowder” (9 reviews)
“crab” (7 reviews)
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Irish, Cafe, British, Healthy, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1 Kings Road | Whitehead, Whitehead BT38 9PU, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not great value compared to other places in the village. Doesn't know if it is a restaurant or tea house.

Thank peterjackson67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Frosty reception on arrival from haughty owner who then shouted at stressed European waitress - very bad start to the customer experience. Toilet much too close to food preparation area. Long wait for measly portions - and to top it all - 50p for a...More

Thank Owen S
Reviewed 16 September 2017

It's an historic building, and the Tea House has a Victorian decor. Lovely place! Inviting, elegant, and the best scone I had during my whole trip. Great tea, too. I also had a bowl of their special chowder, which was wonderful.

1  Thank NHjo
Reviewed 23 August 2017

2nd visit here. The prawn open and crab on sourdough were fine as before.. Earl grey in a pot. Great looking meringue (I didn't try). Good value. Nice ambience. BEST THAT YOU KNOW - You must walk in and grab a seat. Do not wait...More

Thank thepointmisser
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We had lunch today in this relaxed,friendly tearoom and we will certainly return again.The open prawn salad was ......well let me expand...the prawns were so fresh and yummy....there was a generous portion with just the right amount of sauce and tasty wheaten bread.The house salad...More

1  Thank audreyw213
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Stepping back in time lovely high ceiling and stained glass windows Bone china tea cups and coat stand with some quirky hats. Food was delicious.Great seafood and good old fashioned cake well worth a visit

1  Thank Jacinta F
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This place is beautiful with tasty food. The staff is friendly with a excellent service. Would recommend to anyone.

1  Thank Emil A
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

You must visit here and try the apple pie! Best apple pie I have had in a long time! I got mine served warm with vanilla ice-cream paired with a flat white.. Delicious! They have a wide range of homemade desserts including gluten free cakes...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

My friends and I visited the restaurant at lunch time. Excellent service and choice of food.I had the chowder with wheaten bread. It was very nice. The coffee,cakes and tray bakes were lovely.The staff were very helpful and friendly. Service was good.😊

1  Thank LESLEY B
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

When we arrived here, the pleasant young lady at the counter greeted us warmly. We ordered seafood chowder and crab open sandwich with salad. The food was delicious. We had a nice desert and coffee. While the food reflected local produce, we found this rather...More

Thank thewanderer300
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Kings Road | Whitehead, Whitehead BT38 9PU, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Antrim  >  Whitehead
  • Phone Number: +44 7809 215392
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