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The Old School Tea Rooms

High Street | Arksey, Doncaster DN5 0SF, England
+44 1302 876129
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  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street | Arksey, Doncaster DN5 0SF, England
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Excellent food, really nice friendly staff, lovely place :) We went on a weekday for lunch - just the job :)

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Simon B
Reviewed September 8, 2018

A friend was celebrating a big birthday and wanted Afternoon Tea for her party. It needed to be in an evening and The Old School Tearooms were perfect for this. There were 14 of us and we had the place to ourselves. I had dropped...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Chalkygirl76
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

What I love so much about The Old School Tearooms is I know that I am getting homemade FRESH food. I will never mind waiting longer for food that is piping hot and cooked for me when I order it and not that has been...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Georgina P
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

I love coming hear for a catch with my friends and family lovely people amazing service food excellent serve for gluten and vegetarians. They go out there way to provide this service. Cakes r amazing and freshly made. Afternoon tea r perfect and just enough...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Beth J
Reviewed August 22, 2018

I go with my family weekly and have never had an issue, food can be slower than fast food type places but you are buying fresh cooked food... I read reviews about tables being left outside for hours which I’ve never seen but I haven’t...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 172andyd
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Last review Obviously not used to a busy tea rooms! I’m a regular customer Here and I can’t fault the place. Staff are very friendly and helpful and nothing is to much trouble. Food is freshly cooked which is why there is a wait sometimes...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 917leanne123
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Service was quite slow Staff could not work till Service disjointed Food ok Main disappointment was tables not being cleared Outside food left for hours flies and wasps congregating Tables not cleared inside also Had to move our used plates to another table Shame teapot...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Been for lunch with friends, table of 6 all different meals but nothing was too much trouble, yes there was a short wait but when your food is cooked fresh who is complaining. Highly recommend this little tearoom, the food and staff or fantastic. Definitely...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kamal S
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

My auntie had bought my nanna a voucher for her 80th birthday for afternoon tea which she invited a few close family members. We was all excited and happy to share a special afternoon with my nan celebrating her 80th birthday together. The voucher was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank kezzzielou
Donna T, Owner at The Old School Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2018

Hello, Just seen your review, could I ask when you came please day & time so I can look in to what as happened ? Regards Donna (owner)

Reviewed June 24, 2018

Had a wonderful afternoon tea here to celebrate the christening of our friends son. I’d never visited before, but I will definitely visit again. The team were so warm and welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. The food was lovely and plentiful. Really enjoyed...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank TheTolsons
Donna T, Owner at The Old School Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

Thank you for your feed back, we are glad you enjoyed your first visit and that you felt comfortable and welcomed, we will look forward to seeing you again. Many thanks Donna x

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Arksey, Doncaster DN5 0SF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Doncaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1302 876129
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The Old School Tea Rooms is situated just off the main road in the historic and picturesque village of Arksey, Doncaster, South Yorkshire.
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