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King John's House & Heritage Centre

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Address: King Johns House Church Street, Romsey SO51 8BT, England
Phone Number: +44 1794 512200
10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Surprise birthday tea from friends

Recently my friends took me to King John's tearooms for a birthday surprise. It was a most lovely afternoon, the decor was charming, the food was really really wonderful. But... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 September 2016
clifford e
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Recently my friends took me to King John's tearooms for a birthday surprise. It was a most lovely afternoon, the decor was charming, the food was really really wonderful. But most of all the helpfulness of the staff, the willingness to help without being intrusive, made by birthday something special. I can really recommend these tearooms and will most certainly... More 

Thank clifford e
Romsey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

King John’s House itself is certainly worth a look for its own sake but, with it, you find a great local museum a delightful garden, a very pleasant little tea room and the town’s tourist information centre. A pleasant place to while away a little time, if you’re visiting Romsey.

Thank David W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I came here with friends four my first visit lovely little Tea Room. With a lovely garden. It was a glorious day and we had our lunch outside. Very good service the sandwiches were good value served with a side salad and crisps, which my friend ordered. I ordered a cream tea for one which I thought felt was not... More 

Thank mojocat65
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

I have visited many times for a cup of tea and whatever special of the day is on the menu. This time it was pea and ham soup, freshly made with mint picked from the garden. Delicious and bursting with flavour. The garden is a hidden gem and a lovely place to be on a sunny day. Wander around and... More 

Thank chadling
Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This is a lovely little Heritage Centre and often has an art exhibition within the centre. Also there is a lovely little cafe attached to the centre.

Thank Jill N
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Very small but so interesting, lots of little knocks and crannies to look into and explore the different types of flowers and fruits that grow in this area

Thank Mark T
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

King John's garden is a lovely hidden gem in Romsey, Hampshire. If you have been in the Abbey and seen it in all its majesty, go next to King John's garden and tea room it is absolutely magic on a sunny day. There are plenty of places to sit and rest although it is not overly large. Local people appear... More 

Thank Peter A
Devon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Typical local museum containing an eclectic mix of old things. The framework of the Tudor house is interesting as are its floors, but that's about all you can say. £4 entry per adult, viewed best as a donation. It's good to keep these things going and to be fair it's worth a quick visit. Pretty gardens (free entry) and nice... More 

Thank Stephen B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

It’s one of my favourite spots in the nearby town of Romsey. A garden which is the epitome of peace and tranquillity, almost in the shadow of the town’s historic Abbey church, yet only a stone’s throw from the town centre. It is the garden to King John’s House and Heritage Centre, a group of three medieval buildings in the... More 

Thank wellowkids
Carshalton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Well worth a visit to see a Tudor house thought to be King John's, although most probably from his time. Upstairs they have recreated the gun shop that used to be in the front of the house - and now the Tourist Information centre. There are also tea rooms there and we had a very nice cup of tea with... More 

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