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Tea Total Lyndhust

23 High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7BE, England
+44 23 8028 4585
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (77 reviews)
“paninis” (16 reviews)
“cake” (28 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
23 High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7BE, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great selection of loose leaf teas and lovely hot toasted sandwiches. Staff were friendly and accommodating.

Thank Aliceea2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good quality tea and sandwiches, served by a friendly owner. All food and drink made to order, and served with a smile. Old looking building, but clean and welcoming. Tea pots different to normal, and very easy to use,( guidance given by hosts). Would...More

Thank Bob J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing little gem! Fantastic wide variety of teas. Fantastic food and service. Highly recommend!

Thank Tom W
ian t, Owner at Tea Total Lyndhust, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for your comments Tom, so glad you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Since moving to the New Forest, Tea Total has become my sanctuary. A place to sit, read and relax and just 100 metres from my front door. The range of teas is amazing and I have become a fan of the Caramellow. The home made...More

Thank JimB3453
ian t, Owner at Tea Total Lyndhust, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Many thanks for your lovely comments we're so glad we can offer a sanctuary for you to relax & enjoy

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a coffee and some lunch. Lovely choice of different paninis, sandwiches and crumpets. Nice coffee too!!

Thank andrew44Kent
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely afternoon tea. Earl Grey was good. Hubby had fruit scone with jam and clotted cream and mango smoothie; I had earl grey and vegan chocolate cake, both were delicious. Several vegan options available, which all looked good.

Thank MollysMum50
ian t, Owner at Tea Total Lyndhust, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit. Earl Grey is always a good choice especially with our new Vegan cake . Thanks so much for your positive feedback

Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this delightful independent tea shop today. Had a scrummy cream tea for for only £6.95. Delicious warmed scone and lovely pot of real tea in an ingenious tea pot which the kids enjoyed using... as well as us adults! Staff very friendly indeed...More

Thank Mrs J A
ian t, Owner at Tea Total Lyndhust, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit & hope to see you again in the future

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Great place for a lite bite for vegans, tried the vegan crumpets and the vegan bagel, fantastic. The teas are amazing and come in a quirky brewer accompanied by a timer, good selection of teas, staff friendly and place really clean.

Thank Nathan P
ian t, Owner at Tea Total Lyndhust, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thanks so much Nathan we are always happy to look after our vegan visitors. So glad you enjoyed your visit & appreciate your positive feedback

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Food and coffee are excellent but the service is so poor 30 minuets wait for a coffee & a milk shake @ table serviceMore

Thank Shaun M
ian t, Owner at Tea Total Lyndhust, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

We are extremely sorry you encountered this on your visit. We are very surprised as the owner I am on site everyday and have never had anyone wait for half and hour for there food or drink. We always endeavour to deliver great service in...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

As lots of others have mentioned, the tea selection at this cafe is very good, I really enjoyed the assam/darjeeling blend I tried. However, I don't think the food is anything special. I had the 'muddy boots' mini afternoon tea for one, the egg sandwich...More

Thank Bryony P
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Questions & Answers
Caroline W
2 August 2018|
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Response from ian t | Property representative |
Hi Caroline. We offer some delicious gf options. All gf is prepared on seperate boards with gf toasters & grills used to avoid any contamination.Our selection includes sandwiches,crumpets, paninis, cream teas & cake. We also... More
Paula r
27 October 2016|
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Response from ian t | Property representative |
Good morning and many thanks for your enquiry. I am sorry but we do not allow dogs and unfortunately do not have pavement space outside for seating. To help on your visit we can recommend the willow tree and Peggy Mays which... More
Alec R
24 June 2016|
Response from ian t | Property representative |
Open 7 days a week. Mon 10-5, Tues-Fri 9.30-5, Saturday 9.30-5.30, Sunday 10-5.30. Hope that helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8028 4585
An award winning, modern tea lounge in the capital of the New Forest. Serving 50+ loose leaf teas, plus a full selection of fresh ground coffee, shakes, smoothies & more. Open 7 days a week we offer light breakfast, freshly made sandwiches, fresh grilled paninis, jacket potatoes, homemade soup, salads, homemade cakes, classic cream teas, afternoon tea as well as gf and vegan options. We are child friendly and happy to accept bookings. Sorry no dogs.
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