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“Little Cottage Tea Room - Little Gem”

Little Cottage Tea Room And Gardens
Ranked #15 of 107 Restaurants in Lewes
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$17
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Welcome to the Little Cottage Tea Rooms nestled in the beautiful village of Glynde within the South Downs National Park. This is a delightful setting for enjoying morning coffee with a croissant, a light lunch or indulging in a traditional English afternoon tea, served with pretty vintage cups, saucers and teapots, as well as warming soups, baked potatoes, pies and pastries through the winter months. We are committed to using high quality ingredients from local suppliers. The tea room is ideal after a walk in the country side, a visit to Glynde Place or before the opera at the famous Glyndebourne Opera House. The tea room is fully licensed and available for private parties and functions whatever the occasion, so whether it's a hen party, a birthday party or any other special event you can be sure it will be an elegant occasion. August 2020 - the tea garden will be open for advanced bookings only for Afternoon or Cream Tea’s. Days and hours will vary depending on the weather.
Reviewed 4 June 2019 via mobile

Four of as a a family visited this lovely cottage with a super garden.
Setting in the country side was amazing.
The choice of teas was first class and the sandwiches, and cakes were delicious.
The scones / cream tea were as good as any London hotel afternoon tea.
On a sunny day you couldn't ask for more.
Definitely going back soon.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 31 May 2019 via mobile

Second visit to this lovely tea room.
Food was v tasty and served on gorgeous china.
The garden with all the flowers and sounds of the birds is just perfect

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Reno2012
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Reviewed 17 May 2019

Friends who live nearby took us for a cream tea here. Even though the tearoom adjoins the combined post office and shop, we might not have noticed the little front door of the tiny cottage was a tearoom if we'd been travelling past. It was a chilly afternoon so we were glad to find seating indoors. There are only 15 seats and we were told that all were filled from mid-morning through lunchtime, but that wouldn't be a problem on a sunny day as there are plenty more tables in the pretty garden out the back.
The friendly smiling owner was serving and also preparing the food. We didn't have to wait long for our food and drinks. Three different pots of tea and a cappucino came nice and hot with attractive vintage tea cups and saucers. Our scones were warmed and fresh, not dry or heavy, delicious. The individual dishes of jam and clotted cream were generous, with half a large sweet English strawberry on the side.
The cakes on the counter looked tempting and any sandwiches we were told are made fresh on ordering.
Only two things might cause a problem for some. There's no designated car park, but we found a space at the roadside opposite fairly close. The one toilet (very clean, with babychange table) is outside down a garden path.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 12 April 2019 via mobile

Doing a walk with friends a number of us descended at 4pm . In spite of overwhelming the little tea room 10 of us were served with all sorts of different teas and cakes very cheerfully in minutes . The homemade cakes were wonderful .The prices very reasonable . A jewel just off the busy A27 and near to Glynde Station . Worth a detour .

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Traveltone1
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Reviewed 9 April 2019 via mobile

Combined with the village post office and local shop you’ll find a tiny but quaint tearoom. It’s like stepping back in time. We received a friendly welcome and the food was good too. My toasted sandwich was accompanied by salad garnish, crisps and a lovely chutney. We didn’t venture to the garden as it was raining, we’ll do that next time. Dogs are welcome. Thoroughly recommend.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ClockWatcher16
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