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Helen's Bake House and Tearoom

15-16 Market Place | Burton on Trent, Burton upon Trent DE14 1HA, England
+44 1283 532766
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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15-16 Market Place | Burton on Trent, Burton upon Trent DE14 1HA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On a first time visit to Burton we wished to avoid the ubiquitous Costa etc, so tried Helens. It is small, but the food is wonderful and extremely good value. My soup was hot, tasty and perfectly seasoned. My cheese scone was properly cheesy. My...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 664RachelH
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

If you want authentic afternoon tea then this is the place. Good choice of food and home made cakes. Settings very clean and staff very friendly. Reminds you of the good old days, they even play music of days gone by.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alan W
Reviewed 9 October 2018

The best tea room in the area. Superb homemade cakes & plenty of choices, including diabetic cakes. tables set out in individual designs, Excellent, Friendly, Efficient service from the staff. Birthday cakes of any design made to order. Outside tables for the dry days.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Gordon H
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

This independent tea room is well worth a visit. It is very homely and the staff were all incredibly polite, helpful and patient without being in any way overbearing. The tables are close to each other but are all unique with their embroidered tables cloths,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 961SueW
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Just visited for lunch, lovely place with home made everything, quiche salad was delish along with the best lemon meringue I've ever had 10/10 😁

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mandy D
Reviewed 31 July 2018

I ordered a 21st birthday cake for my son. The cake was beautiful and Helen worked wonders on the design, which was very intricate as we asked for a game of thrones design. We had a slight mishap on transporting the cake home and some...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Lynn L
Reviewed 21 June 2018

My husband and I eat here twice a week ,one time with a deaf lady . The staff are friendly and helpful and they really put themselves out to accommodate all requests .The food is well cooked and really fresh good quality ingredients and the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank elaine2349
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Ate here today, pleasant staff and breakfast was ok, sausage on the small side and fatty bacon. Had better elsewhere. Coffee very poor served in a cup with lipstick marks! The cafe could also do with a deep clean as the table was sticky and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Mediocre cafe who keep hassling you to order. Hammy cheese bread only tasted of cheese. Overdone with cheese. Avoid.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ted B
Reviewed 11 June 2018

once again (on our Annual visit to Burton!) we had a lovley lunch here. Sandwiiches freshly mad and a very good choice

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank colwen75
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
08:15 - 15:00
08:15 - 15:00
08:15 - 15:00
08:15 - 16:00
08:15 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15-16 Market Place | Burton on Trent, Burton upon Trent DE14 1HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Burton upon Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1283 532766
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Traditional Tearoom serving English Breakfasts, snacks, lunches including traditional roasts, jacket potatoes, salads, sandwiches and hot home made pies, pasties and soup. Afternoon Teas and cream teas served all day, any time without booking. All cakes and pastries made from scratch on the premises. Evening events and private hire available. Quality buffets and celebration cakes made to order. Takeaway service of hot and cold food and drinks. Local produce and cake decoration/sugarcraft shop.
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