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Willy's Emporium and Tea Room

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2403 W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3021
+1 719-473-6659
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11:00 - 17:00
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

I went to The British Pantry for an authentic British Tea with a couple of friends and we absolutely LOVED it!! The tea was delicious, and the food was excellent with plenty to eat. A wonderful 3 tiered tray arrived with delicious sausage rolls, a variety of sandwiches, homemade scones and desserts. The owners are so friendly and gracious and... More 

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Ellsworth AFB, SD
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

A truly British tea experience. The owners are incredibly friendly and the food is delicious! A fun afternoon get-a-way, although they only serve tea Friday-Sunday. A full tea is $20, but there are other options if you aren't up for a full tea experience. They only offer PG Tips tea because they are all about it being a real British... More 

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Thank SandersonClan5
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Being British we had to see this place and have a cream tea. Unfortunately the cafe is only open on certain days, so missed out. Everything was triple the price at home. I understand there is a cost to getting things over here. The lady in the shop was lovely and we had a chat. Apart from that, the shop... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

Surprisingly, the beginnings of Colorado Springs and Manitou Springs are deeply tied to Great Britain. The founder of Colorado Springs, General William Jackson Palmer, surveyed the Rocky Mountains after the Civil War looking for routes through the mountains for railroads. Part of his surveying team was "photographer" Dr. William Bell, who had lost interest in medicine in favor of horses... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

We decorated our kids' bathroom in a London theme, and we got the trash bins and posters here. We love that the owners are so friendly and that the products take us back to Britain. You can get PG Tips, Cadbury, Walker's, Irn-Bru, and more. Lots of good feelings here. The name Willy refers to the couple's dog. Very cool.

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Thank kdnwbrry
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

We've been shopping here for our favorite British foods for well over a year. It has just been taken over by new owners, and we were a little worried about where it was going to go. No need to worry though! The new owners have brought in the same enthusiasm and friendliness as the previous ones, and best of all... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

How did I not know they were here for three years?! I got a hankering for crumpets one day and somehow thought Google would lead me to some. And it sure did. Right down the street. What! Clotted cream, curd, scones, British teas...SO glad I wanted crumpets! The owners are so friendly as well. Just lovely

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Thank Kafookie
Houston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

Whenever I visit my friends in Colorado they take me yo Willy's. As a British Ex-Pat it us like an Alladin's cave of things I yearn fir. The owners are delightful and it is always do great to visit with the stores namesake. Great souvenirs and I can highly recommend the pork pies. A great place to visit while in... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 24 September 2015

Love all the items in this place! The owners are very friendly and helpful. I love trying the different things available.

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Thank brinastew
Savannah, Georgia
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Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

The tea was enjoyable. The setting is casual. You can choose to drink most of the teas they sell in the shop. They serve a cream tea with scones (fresh), or crumpets and cakes (from frozen) served with clotted cream and jam or lemon curd. Though many items are from frozen (and you can buy a box of them in... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
British
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 17:00
Monday
11:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 17:00
Thursday
11:00 - 17:00
Friday
11:00 - 17:00
Saturday
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2403 W Colorado Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80904-3021
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 719-473-6659

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