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The Courtyard

2-3 Rose & Crown Walk, Saffron Walden CB10 1JH, England
+44 1799 522892
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“scones” (11 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“ham” (2 reviews)
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2-3 Rose & Crown Walk, Saffron Walden CB10 1JH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here expecting to have good scones and cake. The quality of the scones was only average, found the scones too sticky. Service was slow. The disappointing experience was salvaged by the tearoom giving out free small bottle samples of chocolate spread!

1  Thank shanana21
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When you visit a café you want to leave feeling you have had value for service !! not here :-( We sat outside as it was a nice sunny day !! No staff greeting and even had to get our own menus !! when I...More

1  Thank Ken F
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We had tea with Victoria sponge and Bakewell tart. The sponge was dry, probably out too long near 4 pm, and the medium sized tart was overpriced such that my wife questioned the price in surprise - £4.55! No sense of welcome or hospitality. It...More

1  Thank Trevor C
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Am a big fan of the Tiptree Tea Rooms and am working my way through visiting them all. The food was lovely, could not fault it. We all had the special of the day, Ham, Egg and Chips and the choice of desserts was better...More

Thank KarenK19672014
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

My mother, son of 4 months and I had lunch here this week. It's a quaint and stylish little place tucked away on a side alley. It's got great seating inside and out with sturdy wooden tables with umbrellas for Alfresco dining and clean matching...More

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came across this lovely lunch/tea room. We didn't know what to have so we shared a ploughmans with meat and cheese and we also ordered scones, Jam and cream as well so we had the best of both worlds. The ploughmans...More

Thank Ann L
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We regularly have lunch here it's one of the nicest places to eat around. Debbie and Geraldine, the rest of the staff including the great chefs are all so very friendly. The food is always freshly cooked and good quality and is always tasty. The...More

1  Thank Jean O
Reviewed 8 May 2017

My Husband and I love having breakfast here at weekends, the staff are always welcoming and the food is always delicious! The lunch menu is also great with decent sized portions along with an array of cakes to tempt even the hardiest of resisters!!

1  Thank Cat H
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I have been visiting this cafe for many years. The food is always of good quality with generous portions. The staff are friendly and helpful and happy to advise on allergens.

1  Thank sharonpateman
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Popped in here for a coffee break and so glad I did. Great selection of teas and coffee and great cakes. They have a sign that says lunch may take 15 mins as everything is cooked fresh. Staff were friendly and toilets clean. Only minor...More

Thank GillyT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-3 Rose & Crown Walk, Saffron Walden CB10 1JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Saffron Walden
  • Phone Number: +44 1799 522892
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