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The Moat Tea Rooms

67 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HJ, England
+44 1227 784514
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (60 reviews)
“cake” (52 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
67 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HJ, England
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1 - 10 of 243 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked past this on Sunday and decided to go in for some tea and cake as the cakes in the window looked so good. We were not disappointed! Great selection of teas, we had Russian Caravan and Orange Pekoe, both of which were lovely, as...More

Thank Gordon W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm glad to corroborate the reviews which talk about the friendliness, attentiveness and amiability of the staff. They were very good with their service, speed and affability when speaking to customers, which really made the whole thing feel much better. The rooms are great -...More

Thank Giulia Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our second visit to this quaint old tearoom! An excellent selection of sandwiches cakes and scones and teas. Creaky wooden floors and stairs add to the charm of this venue!

Thank John F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely small tea room with a gas stove to keep us warm and cosy. It had great character work with wooden beams in the ceiling and walls. It felt like we had walked into somebody’s front room. The staff were very friendly. There was...More

Thank Sandra E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem of a place. Great set ice despite being told of staff sickness. Staff always attentive and keeping us up to date with progress. Lemon drizzle cake was to die for. Can't wait to go back.

Thank cliff w
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Absolutely outstanding! The service and warm greeting we received was fabulous,such a lovely relaxed afternoon, nothing was any trouble from very attentive staff. Many thanks for making us all feel very special on such a lovely day.

Thank Linda I
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This is a very nice and authentic tea room. Having been double booked elsewhere the Tea rooms owner accommodated me and my family at last minute for a mothers day surprise for my wife. A very nice welcome from helpful staff, a great selection of...More

Thank Luke B
Reviewed 12 March 2018

I booked a table for my mum and me on Mother's Day 2018 for Afternoon Tea, and very glad i did.... Greeted by so many pleasant staff who were attentive through the whole experience even considering how busy they were - the food was amazing...More

Thank April_Holly2018
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Popped in for breakfast and cake. Lovely building and atmosphere, breakfast was delicious and cake was divine. A lovely way to spend time.

Thank H67bug
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Walked past here and saw the cakes in the window so went back a bit later to sample them. Great coffee and tea list and very good cakes. Nice quirky little place. Friendly staff. Worth a visit.

Thank Ruth S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Burgate, Canterbury CT1 2HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 784514
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