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Comins Tea Fine Tea Merchants

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The Quarterjack | Bridge Street, Sturminster Newton DT10 1BZ, England
+44 1258 475389
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27 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an amazing set menu lunch. My husband had the Indian option , I had the Japanese. Both came with matching tea. This was an all round experience of taste and smell, enhanced by the information given by the owner and staff member. Thank you so much.

Thank SUE L
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a typical cafe or tea/coffee house style. The emphasis is on taking your time, enjoying the experience of the tea. Exploring new flavours and styles of both tea and methods of drinking them. I come often for lunch with my business and bring my family some weekends it is the perfect place to unwind and relax. The... More 

Thank Jason H
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

You really do travel to the orient when you step into this gem. You are shown how the delicate art of how to make the perfect cup of tea. You won't find earl grey, English breakfast tea here, more exotic blends are chosen by the lovely people who run this establishent. To have an experience here will stay with you... More 

Thank tara p
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend and our favourite place. Lovely owner and staff and great dumplings and cakes! Lovely atmosphere and so relaxing. Such a huge selection of teas and knowledgeable staff.

Thank Sarah S
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Lovely relaxing tea! Weirdly, our holiday plans took us to both Bath and Dorset, so we wound up having tea in both of Comins's shops. They're utterly delightful. If you're relaxed about what you have, and have the time to linger, the rebrewable teas are excellent value, since you can make cup after cup and let the world flow past... More 

1 Thank Jonathan H
Dorset, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 June 2016

A wonderfully different tea experience. I love it here - the feeling of being welcomed into the fold. A wonderful selection of teas from around the world ( I have my favourite!) with a quality menu you won't find anywhere else. Michelle & Rob make this a truly special place and experience! You'll be hard pushed to find a better... More 

1 Thank Illana1S
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Until this place opened I was a 'normal' tea drinker, taking the uninitiated choice of good old tea bags. However, was recommended by a friend and have never looked back. Not only are the days of a paper dust film on top of the cup gone, to be replaced with crystal clear tea, but having the expert knowledge of two... More 

2 Thank allanrobson
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Michelle and Rob are a great team who are passionate about tea and all of the fine traditions that go with it. Having lived in HK for 8 years, we were pleasantly surprised to see such a range of teas, and all of the knowledge and etiquette of how to enjoy them, in this very sweet spot in Dorset. Michelle... More 

1 Thank Georges L
Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Rob is very welcoming and explains your "tea drinking" very clearly and makes it a real pleasure.....we had Japanese dumplings for lunch and they were so very tasty followed by some lovely cakes! Such a pleasure to visit....

1 Thank Pauline F
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015

A lunch stop on our round walk between Child Okeford and Sturminster. I left refreshed and replete and ready to walk the next 5 miles. I can't recommend this little gem highly enough!

Thank SueLesley2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, British, Japanese, Cafe
Restaurant features
Seating, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Quarterjack | Bridge Street, Sturminster Newton DT10 1BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Sturminster Newton
  • Phone Number: +44 1258 475389
We are Fine Tea Merchants travelling the world to source fine single estate teas. Here at the Tea House you can enjoy our fine teas prepared using traditional methods in a modern setting. We also offer home-made cakes, scones & light lunches including Japanese & Indian Dumplings & Ice Creams. We offer full afternoon tea [booking essential].

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