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The Pines Garden Tea Room and Museum is open throughout the summer from 10.00 am – 4.30 pm, 7 days a week including Bank Holidays. We offer a daily changing menu making use of produce grown in the Pines Garden. Our home made cakes and scones can be sampled for morning or afternoon tea by our friendly tea room team. On Sundays we offer Sunday roasts. We can cater for parties on request. We are dog friendly with outside and indoor seating and a Yurt in the gardens in the summer. Drop by on your walk along the White Cliffs of our beautiful channel coastline, visit our award winning gardens, see The Calyx well-being eco hub, the only carbon negative building in Europe. We look forward to welcoming
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Cafe, British
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed 19 October 2020 via mobile

Stopped here for tea and cake after a 4hr walk over to Dover and back. Was greeted and shown to our table to by a friendly member of staff. We said we wanted tea and cake so weren't given menus but instead were told the...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 7 October 2020

The food is all home made and absolutely delicious. Great portions and value, so unexpected for a small tea room.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 6 October 2020

After a walk over the cliffs from Dover we were in much need of refreshment when we reached the Pines Garden Tea Room. They had only opened for sit in service the previous day but the processes in place left us feeling very safe. The...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 21 September 2020

Cafe is only take away at present due to covid. Good choice and the afternoon tea was delicious. Nice big outdoor space to eat food with tables and chairs well spread out. Service was quick and the fruit scones delicious. Nice gardens to wander round...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 19 September 2020

Due to Covid, the tea room is only doing take-away service but directly across from the ordering window is a beautiful garden area with plenty of outdoor seating! To be honest it worked out perfectly as the weather was lovely so you really don't feel...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 9 September 2020 via mobile

Delicious baguettes and salads, two adults and two infants all really enjoyed today’s offerings of fresh well seasoned food. Very swift service and wonderful gardens to enjoy, a real gem, highly recommend

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 30 July 2020

Unfortunately, due to CV19 the tea rooms were only doing a take-away service. But there's plenty of out door seating to enjoy you freshly made food and drinks.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 2 March 2020 via mobile

One of the best places for a brew and cake. We had rhubarb and lemon frosted cake which was delicious and a chocolate cake also delicious for £15.20 for three. The interior is clean and with the fascinating museum. The gardens nearby are well worth...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 12 February 2020 via mobile

I’ve eaten here a few times following walking in the area. The dishes are interesting twists on familiar lunchtime favourites and very tasty. I tend to go for the veggie option and have never been disappointed. Last time we went, someone in the group wanted...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 11 February 2020

Great meal at a busy lunchtime. Very good vegetarian option; original, delicious and piping hot. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2020
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24 August 2018|
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Response from thebaytrust | Property representative |
Yes. We do close some dates over Christmas and New Year. Feel free to call the tea rooms to make an inquiry about making a reservation
Kira S
29 April 2018|
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Response from thebaytrust | Property representative |
Yes, our tea room is wheelchair accessible with a dedicated parking space, ramp to avoid stairs and disabled toilet.
2 July 2017|
Response from thebaytrust | Property representative |
Hi there! apologies for the delay, yes all areas including the loos are wheelchair accessible :)
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    The Pines Garden Tea Room and Museum is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5