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The Gypsy Tea Room

$$ - $$$, ,
315 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B9, Canada
+1 709-739-4766
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (36 reviews)
“nachos” (31 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Wine Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
315 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 764 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Made a reservation for our Christmas dinner. The host seated us right away. Doug, our waiter, was the perfect blend of friendliness and professionalism given the place was busy and the rest of the team were getting inebriated. Everyone’s appetizers were exemplary except the calamari...More

Thank Ms. Cheryl C
Grant F, General Manager at The Gypsy Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed your night out with us. I have passed your comments along to the kitchen and will let Doug know you appreciated his efforts. Cheers

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The booking was made for a Friday night birthday celebration and was surprisingly easy given the late inquiry. The car park next door can be very expensive for the two hour stop. On entry to the restaurant the front bar was busy. The restaurant interior...More

Thank Cameron C
Grant F, General Manager at The Gypsy Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Happy to hear you enjoyed both the venue and the service. As for the menu omission both on-line and in the restaurant, i am sorry this had a negative impact on your dining experience with us. I appreciate the heads...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times and never lets me down. Good food in a relaxed bar atmosphere. Staff very friendly. The scallops are fab!

Thank Eva S
Grant F, General Manager at The Gypsy Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here based on menu diversity, knowing some of my clients were vegetarian/vegan. Was promptly told the “only vegan dish”, Pad Thai, was unavailable. No offer was made to accommodate the 2 guests affected. So, We asked what other options were available and were told...More

Thank t33aamh
Grant F, General Manager at The Gypsy Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am sorry we did not accommodate your request for a vegan/vegetarian meal. Our kitchen and service staff should have easily handled your request. I hope to get you back in for a much more positive experience and keep you as a friend of the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food! The fish and chips are good here. I got gravy which I found bland. Nice ambiance and kind server. The dessert is really tasty! Overall, very nice experience and would go back again.

Thank melgill2017
Grant F, General Manager at The Gypsy Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I have passed your comments regarding the gravy along to the chef. Glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Cheers

Reviewed 26 October 2017

I have visited Gypsy several times over the years because it is amazing! The food is served in a timely manner, appropriately seasoned and plated. The atmosphere is relaxed and social but not loud making it a great stop for a business meeting or special...More

Thank Steph M
Grant F, General Manager at The Gypsy Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I appreciate the time you took to let us know how we are doing. Glad to have you as a friend of the Gypsy... see you back soon.

Reviewed 25 October 2017

This was a quick stop while shopping. Nice atmosphere and vibe. Stephanie the bartender is the superstar here! She was very knowledgeable about beer and local beers! we had an app, the calamari was super good.

Thank Corey K
Grant F, General Manager at The Gypsy Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thank you for your review. Stephanie does a great job of taking care of her customers, I'll pass you comments along to her. Come back soon!

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing food and very well presented! Service was great! Wine selection is amazing! Scallops were sooo good and blackened salmon was great! Little pricey however!

Thank HRA67
Grant F, General Manager at The Gypsy Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Thank you for your review

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in here for breakfast and a beer. Friendly service. The chef is one of the top six in St John’s. Food was first class. Server was brilliant. (S Coffey). Would definitely recommend this to everyone.

Thank Colin H
Grant F, General Manager at The Gypsy Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for your review! I have passed your comments along to the chef and Stephanie. Hope to see you back again! Cheers

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a business dinner, fantastic food and great service. A little on the pricey side but great food nonetheless. Definitely worth consideration.

Thank Sparksie9999
Grant F, General Manager at The Gypsy Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed the food and service!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
Cuisine
Wine Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-739-4766
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Description
Located in the historic Murray Premises building in the heart of downtown St. John's The Gypsy Tea Room can accommodate large groups or the most intimate of diners. Our menu includes local favourites, European cuisine and unique daily features. We are open for lunch and dinner as well as a delicious brunch on Saturday and Sunday. Our private dining room is available for wine tastings and dinner or a meeting with colleagues. The Gypsy Tea Room also offers a state of the art conference room with Smart Board, data projector and video conference capability. Our courtyard restaurant can seat 120 people with an open air kitchen and bar. Sit back and relax in a resort setting...Let us take care of you.
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