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Edith May Tea Room

Lapwing Drive, Lower Halstow, Sittingbourne ME9 7DZ, England
+44 1634 365343
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“soup” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“jacket potato” (4 reviews)
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Lapwing Drive, Lower Halstow, Sittingbourne ME9 7DZ, England
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

My son surprised me with a visit to the Edith May for Mothers Day. Had heard about the Edith May but never visited. What a lovely unique place to get a bite to eat. We both had bacon sandwiches and a lovely cream tea. Was...More

Thank Misty B
Reviewed 11 February 2017

A restored thames barge that in winter moors up and becomes a part time tea room ( mon - sun ) step out of the cold and into the warmth from both the coal burner and the staff. The menu is small soup / jacket...More

Thank ianyKent
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We'd visited the Edith May before so knew it would be a good place to take our friends for a light lunch. It was one of those dreary grey drizzly days at low tide but as we went down into the barge we were enveloped...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We (11 of us) visited the Edith May on Friday and didn’t smell anything other than pitch pine – precisely what you would expect to find on a Thames Barge! If you want a characterless American style coffee shop this might not be for you...More

Thank joheathfield
Reviewed 13 November 2016

It does not happen every day to enjoy an afternoon tea in an old-time clipper! Furthermore, if it is a good cream tea in anice and cozy environment! The only think, it smelled terribly of petrol and the lavatories - nautical style, even though i...More

1  Thank Evangelos K
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

What an amazing experience. Proper old barge . Wood burner . Home cooked items. Great atmosphere . Not suitable for people who are not agile as tricky steps and some clamber ing around to get to quirky toilet and some tables .

Thank amiga123
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We went to the Edith May Tea Room today and it was one of the best afternoon teas I have ever had. Everything was home made, the scones were lovely and warm and the drinks constantly refreshed. I had thought it was a little pricey...More

1  Thank Clare-Emmett
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this hidden gem on a walk with my girlfriend last week, we had an afternoon tea which was one of the best I've ever had in the most wonderful setting. The place is so full of character and was matched by the very...More

1  Thank Connor E
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We visited the Edith May for lunch one cold winters day.We were made very welcome and were invited to sit by the fire to get warm. We both had soup followed by coffee and cake all of which was delicious. The Edith May is an...More

Thank W9465PGwendyr
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

In fact, this is such a hidden gem I'm not going to tell you anymore about it. It's my secret! We Love It and can't wait to comeback again!

1  Thank Mikala T
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18 December 2016|
Response from Clare-Emmett | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure, there weren't any there when we visited.
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lapwing Drive, Lower Halstow, Sittingbourne ME9 7DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sittingbourne  >  Lower Halstow
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 365343
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