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Westminster Tea Rooms

165 Lord Street, Southport PR8 1PF, England
+44 1704 540066
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, British, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
165 Lord Street, Southport PR8 1PF, England
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Reviewed today

Everything about our visit was delightful from start to finish, the decor, the service and the menu choice all excellent and the food was superd and piping hot

Thank navis27
Reviewed 2 days ago

Having been a regular customer of the Westminster Tea Rooms, almost as long as it has been opened, I visited yesterday having not frequented there for a few months and was bitterly disappointed with the coffee. Hardly coffee, more like hot water, why is this...More

1  Thank 323Elizabeth
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you like somewhere to eat that's a little different, serves delicious food, has exceptionally polite staff and is spotlessly clean then this is the place for you. It really is like a step back in time - in a good way. I personally can't...More

Thank lindawR5979BZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've wanted to try here for a long time, when we've passed before its been full, this wednesday we were lucky, they had a couple of tables free. We were asked which table we'd like, we chose the table for 2, not wanting to hog...More

1  Thank neesy-ben
raymond b, Owner at Westminster Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear neesy- ben. Firstly may I apologize for the delay in my response as I have been away from home for a few days, secondly thank you so much for your lovely review. I am glad that you and your husband managed to find a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully decorated, wonderful selection of food. Especially for different dietary needs. Service is excellent, rally friendly waiters!waitresses. You can't book so get there early, You don't want to miss out. Its the main reason I go to southport.More

Thank Sunshinegang1
raymond b, Owner at Westminster Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sunshinegang1 Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you really enjoyed everything about your visit, as we really do strive to make a most enjoyable experience for all our customers. We are so pleased you liked the décor...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went her as t looks nice from outside and caters for gluten free diet. The waiter and waitress were very nice and traditionally dressed both very hot as it was a hot day. We ordered a lot of tea for two...More

3  Thank Pat Y
raymond b, Owner at Westminster Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Pat Y I have just received and read your review with dismay .Firstly may I say thank you for saying our Tea rooms looked nice from the outside as we all strive to keep our Tea rooms looking the best both inside and outside...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to the Westminster tea rooms for a good 3 years. The experience in the past has been absolutely great. However I visited on the weekend and the waiting staff were extremely rude to me. I got seated to the table and...More

4  Thank john60721
raymond b, Owner at Westminster Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear john60721 My wife and I have just shared and discussed your review with the two waitresses who were on duty the day you came in and they are quite upset at the thought that you thought they were extremely rude to you as this...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times over the years, but really feel the need to say how amazing this place is for providing really interesting and tasty food for vegetarians and vegans. They've had it down to a fine art for a long time. On this...More

1  Thank jakitim
raymond b, Owner at Westminster Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear jaktim thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. It is a great pleasure when we receive a great review because we then feel we are doing what we set out to do, which is providing our lovely customers with great...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017

Had a lovely afternoon tea with my daughter for my birthday. The staff were excellent and the quaint, calm ambience made for a perfect setting. The left over cakes were beautifully boxed up for us to take home. Absolutely lovely - will defintiely go again.More

1  Thank DianeandLivB
raymond b, Owner at Westminster Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear DianeandLivB Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are delighted that you choose us to celebrate your birthday thank you. We do pride ourselves on our afternoon teas ,we really do strive to make the whole experience really special from the sandwiches,...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

Fabulous place, staff were very attentive even though it was busy. Extensive menu that could cater for Gluten Free.....loved my chicken & bacon triple club sandwich. The place is like stepping back in time, proper tablecloths & napkins and beautiful china.I had the best warm...More

1  Thank R L
raymond b, Owner at Westminster Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear R L. Thank you for taking time for writing your wonderful review. Thank you for saying our tea rooms is a fabulous place and that out staff are very attentive even at busy times. My wife and I are so proud of all our...More

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Valerie C
Hello Is the restaurant wheelchair friendly?
13 October 2016|
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Response from raymond b | Property representative |
Yes the tearoom is wheelchair friendly. No step to get in, flat floor and a wide access toilet with a wall mounted arm. Enjoy your visit.
Do you have to contact in advance for gluten free afternoon tea? Is it served all day?
26 June 2016|
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Response from raymond b | Property representative |
Only Sunday roasts are served 12~5.30 each Sunday, the rest of the menu is on a walk in basis 10~6pm, 7 days a week, (last orders for hot food is 5.30pm each day).
What are the price ranges and what do you get to eat please
16 May 2016|
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Response from alibongoSkipton | Reviewed this property |
Hello sorry l have only just seen your question. Both husband and l had Scampi and delicious homemade chips, approximately £10_12.00 l think. They were worth every penny. Tea is served in lively art deco silver teapots and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Lord Street, Southport PR8 1PF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +44 1704 540066
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