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“Lovely tea rooms in beautiful park close to bandstand”

Rhylstone Gardens Tea Room
Ranked #7 of 8 Coffee & Tea in Shanklin
Cuisines: Cafe, British
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Shanklin, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Lovely tea rooms in beautiful park close to bandstand”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

This tea garden is set in the beautiful Victorian park Rylestone Gardens, beyond Shanklin. Chine when walking towards Ventnor.
There is a bandstand close by where award winning local bands play most weekends.
The surroundings are pretty, the service is good with friendly staff, and the food well presented and value for money.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Christopher Q
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English first
Ryde, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“good value”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

well worth a visit when in the garden ,I found it good value and have used before, and will use again

Visited June 2014
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Thank tim t
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Crewe
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Lovely fresh food at a very reasonable price”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

This tearoom is very homely and the staff couldn't be nicer to everybody .Whether you want an ice cream or a full meal the choice is large.Everything is nice and fresh and made to order.Eat in or take away the same care seems to be taken.This is a place to call in if you are passing or worth a special journey.

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank betmic
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“everything we wanted”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014

Having read reviews on here we were determined to go and try the food. We ordered a ploughman' s lunch and a cheese omelette and a pot of tea. We chose a nice sunny spot just as a family came to play crazy golf which kept us entertained. My cheese omelette was delicious and was served with salad and French stick with butter. The ploughman lunch came with lots of choice of pickles and chutney in a little plastic box to keep them together and out of the wind! We ate every bit (apart from giving our greyhound a few tasters! - well it was his holiday as well) the owner even came over with a biscuit for him! It was a lovely relaxed lunch in nice settings
Although we were much to full the cakes looked delicious but we will have to try those another time

  • Visited May 2014
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2 Thank wendylouise2
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great tea, fresh cake and sandwiches - highly recommended”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2014

If you're willing to explore behind the chintzy tourism of the Old Shanklin tearoom strip, then this is by far the best tearoom in our opinion. The cakes are super-fresh and homemade, the sandwiches generous with proper size side-salads and the staff are cheerful, friendly and helpful and happy to let you take your time. It is also very good value and as regular visitors to Shanklin, we always make a point of stopping here. On our last visit we were even invited to 'test' an additional slice of cake for a new recipe under development. The park grounds also make an idyllic setting to relax and toilets are very nearby.

  • Visited April 2014
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3 Thank DrSynth
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