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Graburn Way | East Molesey Cricket Club, East Molesey KT8 9AL, England
+44 7468 581795
09:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Thu 09:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sun 09:00 - 18:00
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The service was poor. They charge £1.75 for a laughingly called a large cup of tea. They have an option to add a pot of hot water for an additional all £1.25. my regular Americano coffee was insipid and weak. The situation is great but the service and value make this a place to avoid!

Thank David C
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty of home made cakes and pastries, good for bacon and eggs etc, and a lovely setting on a sunny day to sit outside and watch the boats cruise by on the Thames, or the cricket on the adjacent pitch. Service is a little slow at busy times but that's my only grumble. Charming though.

Thank Adamthemaestro
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the most delightful afternoon at this cafe a couple of days ago. The food was excellent value for money, and nutritious! Nothing was too much trouble for the friendly staff. Can't praise it enough, will certainly return. Lovely spot by the river, and no feral customers!

Thank traveljunkynan
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming here since it opened over 3 years ago and have seen it develop into the thriving business out its today. Love it. It is located by the river Thames, the coffee is great and they have got me drinking tea (Yorkshire) because I can drink 2 coffees but a third?? So I tried the tea!! Ace.... More 

Thank Peter H
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visit this cafe fairly often and is in a great location on the Thames. Can get quite busy, especially when the sun is shining Nice range of sandwiches, cakes, snacks etc available. Service can be a bit slow at times and looks a bit disorganised, that's my only criticism - if that was sorted out it would be fantastic!

Thank Haziesky
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have now visited Thyme by the river a number of times having discovered it earlier this year, by chance, whilst walking along the Thames footpath. This is a very pleasant stop particularly if you enjoy cricket as it overlooks Molesey Cricket ground,indeed it is integral to the cricket pavilion. However if you are not a cricket lover you can... More 

Thank Brian939
Cambs, UK
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff in a very pleasant setting are the good points to this restaurant/cafe but sadly that's where it ends. Two half cricketers breakfasts, one full cricketers breakfast and poached eggs on toast, all were cold and my eggs were so over cooked that the yolks were solid and the whites slightly burnt. £32.50, which seems to be average price... More 

Thank Dunc76
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We booked to have afternoon tea here today and were very impressed with both the food and service. The sandwiches were delicious as were the scones and there was plenty of tea. We liked the touch of having a small amount of fresh fruit on the platter as well and it was a very good price compared to what you... More 

Thank sdhj
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

There's something special about finding a cafe where you're not expecting one - this one is on a lovely spot by the Thames, not far from Hampton Court. We stopped by on a rainy day in March and still managed to sit outside as there is some clever covered seating. The cafe inside was cosy and this was a really... More 

Thank Debbie N
Hong Kong, China
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92 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Just within 10 minutes walk from Hampton Court, locates next to river Thames, in Molesey Cricket Club. You can enjoy nice environment, river view, cricket playground. Food is good, staff are nice.

Thank GaryL0505

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Graburn Way | East Molesey Cricket Club, East Molesey KT8 9AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  East Molesey
  • Phone Number: +44 7468 581795

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