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Tiptree Jam Museum & Tea Room

Factory Hill | Tiptree, CO5 0RF, England
+44 1621 815407
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Jam & More Jam

A lovely little museum all about Wilken & Sons famous throughout the world for Tiptree Jam... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ron C
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Very Good Food- Chaotic Service

The title sums it up- we stopped here for lunch and the food was first rate- avocado salad and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Valettaboy
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SouthofEngland
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“cream tea” (81 reviews)
“scones” (120 reviews)
“afternoon tea” (71 reviews)
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Factory Hill | Tiptree, CO5 0RF, England
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+44 1621 815407
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"lovely lunch"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A lovely little museum all about Wilken & Sons famous throughout the world for Tiptree Jam Marmalade and other preserves. On site also a nice and very popular restaurant ideal for lunch and well wroth the wait in the ques. Fine weather enables you to...More

1  Thank Ron C
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The title sums it up- we stopped here for lunch and the food was first rate- avocado salad and pesto tart with new potatoes and cole slaw- both without fault. The service was very bad- staff running around with no direction- our waitress who was...More

Thank Valettaboy
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We called in on a rainy day for a drink and possibly a cream tea but ended up buying the Afternoon tea for two which was excellent. We had a choice of two sandwiches, cream scones and cakes and unlimited tea. The menu itself also...More

Thank Julie P
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came here earlier in the month and had a lovely lunch in the sun! The afternoon tea looked amazing and we will be back to enjoy the afternoon tea at another date. The museum was very informative and I personally enjoyed the oddities & curiosities....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with friends over the weekend. It was our first visit and we all found the museum quite interesting. Had afternoon tea and scones/cakes which was a bit disappointing. We waited ages for our drinks which eventually arrived after we had eaten. Also considering...More

1  Thank Kgellis
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Long queue (expected on a bank holiday). Lady dishing out the tables not exactly the friendliest. Ordered our food and drinks. Drinks arrived first, served without ice. Food (1 quiche and 1 ploughman) took 25 minutes to arrive (by then the tea room was a...More

Thank Christelle P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very dissapointed to get there to find very little, after a big hype up on their website about the jam factory and museum. A few tractors and machinery and a big queue for the tea room. Drove in got out got back in and left....More

1  Thank beardandbean
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family visiting from Australia wanted some souvenir jams. There was a large car park. The museum provides an interesting twist to a tea room visit. The fresh baked scones, the tea and the coffee were all very good. The prices, quality and variety of jams...More

Thank stephentibbert
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the museum very interesting how it all started. The shop also was good to look round even able to taste some of the Gin s they make some prices are a bit much but if you like the stuff I expect you are...More

Thank essexthumper
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

I was very much looking forward to seeing the museum but unfortunately there was a corporate(?) group booked in and we were told we it was closed to other visitors. This was disappointing, especially as we couldn't come back another day. So we consoled ourselves...More

Thank EH-in-York
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MXF450
September 10, 2017|
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Response from gaylove | Reviewed this property |
get a train from Liverpool street to witham then a taxi or bus
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Michael C
June 1, 2017|
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Response from telcazellie | Reviewed this property |
free admission to museum...
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Denise L
March 29, 2017|
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Response from hondavfr153 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Denise Yes open all year except holidays like xmas
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