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“Cracking tea rooms, great cake, loads of teas to choose”
Review of The Sun Tea Rooms

The Sun Tea Rooms
Ranked #1 of 3 Dessert in Hawkshead
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$15
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Small but quirky cafe home of the giant cakes but also serving full meals from soups to our own cured and smoked meats
Reviewed 30 May 2014

Lovely end to our holiday after visiting this tea rooms. Cake to die for, lots of different types of tea to choose from, great value for money. Well worth the visit. Would strongly recommend to anyone.

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Thank John W
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

A great little cafe for nice break for coffee and big slices of cake all done at a fair price,can get busy at popular times of year !

Thank standawson52
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

Had a slice of cake, was really enjoying it until the young girl serving was using her bare hands to put the cake on to plates, no hand washing facilities are available, she was touching her hair constantly and handling money inbetween using her bare hands to handle food. On this basis I won't be returning unless hygiene procedures improved.

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4  Thank 2008fbx
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traceynpaul, Owner at The Sun Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2014

So sorry about your experience at our cafe.Just wished you had said something instead of posting this via your mobile,because we would have said sorry and explained to you that we had just had a refit (hence the smell of paint) and a lot of things were not in place ,but we have mouths to feed just as my staff do .THe thing we cannot understand (living with two chefs) is the bare hand comment correct me if I am wrong from my two chefs to the famous roux family,Delia smith and the one and only fanny carddock BARE HANDS are always used when handling food Not a rubber glove insight have a nice life

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Reviewed 26 May 2014

Our yearly visit to this superb little restaurant did not disappoint. Friendly service, superb food, and if you like cake, you will judge every other cake in the country/world by the cakes served here.
Felt like a little kid all over again...and at 52 years young, that's not too bad. Give it a try, see how it makes you feel.

Thank Robert B
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Reviewed 22 April 2014

Biggest slab of cake you are ever likely to find!! Lovey scone just wish they'd had a little cream altho enough of that was on cake we shared so can't complain!! Only marked down one as had to remind the youngest assistant of an extra cake we ordered and she never heard we asked for tea, but all staff were smiley and helpful. Will def return when in area xx

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