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US$3 - US$15
British, Scottish, Fusion
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed August 13, 2021 via mobile

9 of us visited for lunch and had the most wonderful food. Lovely friendly service too. Beautiful surroundings with vintage linen and china and relaxing background music. Highly recommend a visit here. Take your time and enjoy the ambiance and wonderful food.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 1, 2021

Visited on a friend's recommendation. Had coffee and tea and cheese scone and egg and mustard mayo sandwich. Slightly disappointed overall. Service was slow (we were the only ones there on arrival). After we had snack and drink had a look at the gallery and...shop and a walk in the gardens. All is a bit run down and needs a bit of TLC. A shame as it is in a lovely quiet off the beaten track location.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed June 27, 2021

We had a wonderful afternoon tea from Deskford Galleries in the comfort of our own garden. Absolutely perfect. Lovely sandwiches and beautiful cakes and pastries! Lovely helpful staff too! Thank you!

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed January 12, 2021

With COVID-19 Rules & Regulations being followed, I drove to pick up our 4 people's x takeaway boxed meals ("Afternoon Tea Box", VO/GFO) at an allocated time. There's a discount for the number of meals we ordered, taking the total price to £40. This was...ideal for a special occasion. The main course and dessert course (a box each, therefore 2 boxes per person) were ample and delicious. The details being; Finger sandwich selection: Whipped cream cheese with chive & mushroom pate; mini egg, cress & mustard mayo roll; a savoury tartlet; cheese & tomato pinwheel; apple, sultana & cinnamon scone; plum & vanilla cream horn & two deskford dainties. A treat. Most enjoyable. Thank you.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed March 4, 2020

Beautiful setting, mismatched china, wide choice of teas, excellent scones. Do book ahead. Lots of vintage items on sale surrounding you.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed March 2, 2020

The embroidered linen table-cloths and napkins hint that this is not just an ordinary cafe. It is stylish, vegetarian and with a subdued soundtrack from the 40s and 50s. Soup is hot and home made. Nut roast sandwich is delicious and the ice-cream that follows...is their own make and lives up to the name; it is like eating flavoured, chilled cream. Gorgeous! Well worth the 4 mile drive from CullenMore

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed November 7, 2019

Love this quaint out of the way cafe that is away from the hussle and bussle of the hundred mile a hour lifestyle the 99% of the population have found themselves in. Relaxing, charming, almost like a time forgot but in a good way. Always...welcoming, professional, attentive and proper good home cooking and baking. Afternoon cake stand is to die for.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed July 17, 2019

This is a lovely traditional tea-room - a real delight. It has a lovely selection of cakes and scones and a good variety of teas and coffee, all served in delightful crockery. A sense of quality homemade food. Friendly service too. Interesting decor. Worth the...effort finding it!More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

This tearoom is like going back in time! Situated in an old cottage, cloth table covers, linen napkins, and teacups which are all different add to the charm of the place. Friendly and helpful waiting staff and a separate vegan menu makes it a lovely...place to visit. The food is wonderful and fairly priced too.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed January 5, 2019

I'm sure I've reviewed this place before, but it's worth two reviews even if i have! Discovered it by chance a few years ago while i was out cycling and did a few too many hills than I had brought snacks for. With blood sugars...dipping below sea level, my husband and I spotted a sign for a tea shop and art gallery and wheeled in. I am SO glad we did, and we visit every time we are in the area now! It's just so DIFFERENT to everything else around. It has a phenomenal selection of teas (and does a mean hot chocolate as well - just make sure you ask for all the trimmings!), it serves it in quaint, mismatched china (but it is cute, not hipster!), and has this great menu that is completely vegetarian! My meat loving friends don't seem to mind, there is enough choice to keep everyone happy. And the cake selection is just spot on (I don't know why i never see bikes outside this place!) The service is fab too! Love love love it!More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions about Deskford Garden Galleries & Willows Tearoom

Yes, Deskford Garden Galleries & Willows Tearoom offers takeaway services.

Deskford Garden Galleries & Willows Tearoom is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5