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1 Market Place, Great Dunmow CM6 1AX, England
+44 1371 238082
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:30 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely lunch with the family girls. Couldn't fault service or quality. Only thing I would say is that the afternoon tea which is £7.50pp only consists of 1 sandwich & a scone. There is no hot drink included. After having afternoon teas in other places for similar price it seemed a little pricey as there was no drink... More 

Thank Carol W
London, United Kingdom
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194 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated a special birthday, with a table for two complete with candleabra - cleverly using tealights but able to use "ordinary" candles in evenings - delicious, specially prepared little cakes, fresh, well-filled sandwiches and a very wide assortment of teas, coffees and hot chocolate to select - time to just relax and enjoy!

Thank Linda C
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346 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this little tearoom where we enjoyed excellent service with a terrific choice of teas and coffees and truly scrumptious food. My husband had a fruit scone with cream and jam, and I opted for a savoury scone with cheese, grapes and chutney. Everything was delicious and attractively presented. Others were enjoying home-made cakes which looked divine -... More 

1 Thank Antal
Somerset, England
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87 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Scrumptious Tearoom in Great Dunmow, Essex is wonderfully old fashioned taking patrons back to an age when life was less hurried, good service was the order of the day and quality was essential. My wife and I visited twice - once for morning coffee with scones beautifully presented on a real two tier cake stand and secondly for lunch... More 

1 Thank JohnAndrews
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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719 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our afternoon teas and choice of actual teas was quite extensive. The place was very busy and we were lucky to get a table, it was good to see gluten free scones were also available.

Thank EveningEater
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I saw the advert on facebook for the new brunch menu on Sunday and it reminded me I hadn't been for a while so a friend and I went and it was gorgeous. I had poached eggs with the works and scrummy tea and she had scrambled eggs with the works with a latte. It was all delicious and just... More 

Thank stephief
London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Haven't visited here for about 3 years, when I left it a very good review. However, when I went with friends today, there were only 2 other people in here and it still took 15 mins for the tea and coffee to arrive and another 10 mins for the scone and toast to arrive. There were 3 members of staff... More 

Thank lovesangria
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Thinking this would be like other tea rooms I've visited, my parents and I decided to have lunch here. First mistake; wrong drink brought out. They quickly changed this however. Second issue; 20 odd minute wait for some toasties to which mine came out burnt. Third; my dad went up to order some more drinks and a slice of cake... More 

4 Thank cwadley26
Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great venue for a quiet cup of tea in a great spot in the town it's ideal to sit in the window and watch the world go by.

Thank charlottebitten
Epping, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We ordered coffee and a latte, plus a slice of almond and cranberry sponge cake to share between us. Service was good, the coffee good tasting, plus the milk was hot. Opinion was divided on the cake. One thought it was too dry, I am not what might be described as a expert on sponge cakes, and thought it was... More 

1 Thank paulF5692MX

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Market Place, Great Dunmow CM6 1AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Great Dunmow
  • Phone Number: +44 1371 238082

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?