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Little Shambles Tea Room

1 Little Shambles, York YO1 7LY, England
+44 1904 627871
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (40 reviews)
“cream and jam” (4 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 Little Shambles, York YO1 7LY, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful homemade scone with clotted cream and jam and then had a lovely pot of good old Yorkshire tea. Yummy. The waiters were always smiling and very friendly brilliant I just the place

1  Thank Sara B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite tearoom in york, nice atmosphere,nice staff and food.. definitely recommended! The sourdough with mushroom cheese was soo lovelyyy! Will visit again

1  Thank Carlos B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always go here when we visit York. The staff are great and the food fresh, wholesome and reasonably priced. Their breakfast is amazing. The building itself is very old and is said to have a resident ghost. If you are I. York this little...More

2  Thank ElindalV
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Pretty average, When I said eggs on ham & eggs would of been nicer runny, I just got a huh! If your just looking for a cup of tea try here, for more possibly look elsewhere, surprised to see uncovered croissant & scones on a...More

Thank paulpip
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We eat downstairs which was small so we are not sure how many tables they had upstairs. situated close to the Shambles it was an ideal place to stop for a very tasty cream tea.

Thank JohnCracknell
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This small tea room is situated just up a small side street that leads to the Shambles Market. It may appear that there are only a couple of tables available, but there is seating upstairs. We a a very tasty Scone with jam and cream,...More

1  Thank Liz M
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic place to have breakfast and only £7.50 with a pot of tea thrown in. The staff were very friendly, the breakfast was really nice and will certainly fill the belly of any Vikings or Roman soldiers who may come here. Only...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Been coming to the Little Shambles Tea Room since I was a child. We came here two weeks ago and we were surprised to learn that new owners have taken over. We knew the last owners very well so this was disheartening. Regardless, we gave...More

1  Thank Slloyd79
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Was here a few days ago, the location is amazing, overlooking Shambles market. However, the staff, two young girls were so timid, almost as though they were frightened of the customers. Made me feel quite uncomfortable as a result. Had scrambled eggs on toast which...More

Thank UrbanGirl2010
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

After a busy day walking round York and looking for a reasonable refreshment we stumbled upon little shambles tea room. Cream tea for only £4 and the staff are lovely

Thank Anna P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Little Shambles, York YO1 7LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 627871
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