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Westminster Tea Rooms

165 Lord Street, Southport PR8 1PF, England
+44 1704 540066
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (62 reviews)
“clotted cream” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
165 Lord Street, Southport PR8 1PF, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice tea and assorted things with it an excellent choice of hot sandwiches especially cheese and onion and Stilton with bacon and desserts but a very slow service forgetting three times to bring a bottle of water and some extra hot water for the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to Southport for the day and arrived around lunchtime. We decided to find somewhere for lunch and the first place we came to was the Westminster Tea Rooms. The menu and inside looked good so we tried it. What a find. Excellent service and...More

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raymond b, Owner at Westminster Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Phil4255, thank you so much for your lovely review about the Westminster tea rooms. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit to us, from the service and décor, through to the food and the price. We all strive to give our lovely customers...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a regular visitor to Southport but returned to these premises today after a first visit about a year ago. Initially sucked in the doors by their homage to the "Kardomah" type uniform theme of yesteryear. Worn confidently and competently by a keen young staff....More

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raymond b, Manager at Westminster Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear cumpsty772, thank you so much for your lovely review about the Westminster tea rooms. I am delighted that we made such an impression on your first visit to us about a year ago, that you returned to us whilst visiting Southport. I am also...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I always bring visitors to Southport to the Westminster Tea Rooms as it is just lovely. When hubby suggested Afternoon Tea for my birthday, I looked at various options in the area and the Westminster was the only place I wanted to go to. The...More

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

Thank your Pam for your very kind words. Really pleased you enjoyed your birthday here at Westminster Tea Rooms. Your husband arranged a special treat for you, and our dedicated staff were here to help make your day special. The singers were great, and both...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While on a drive out on bank holiday Monday we called into a lovely little cafe call Westminster tea rooms. We had a short wait while the staff cleared the vacant table, it was very busy and people waited for tables to come free. The...More

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

Dear Polly H, thank you so much for your lovely review about the Westminster tea rooms. I am delighted that you enjoyed your experience whilst visiting our little tea rooms. As I say in many of my responses, as a team we really do strive...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visit Southport frequently. Perhaps once every month when possible. My main purpose isn't for the sea views, goldenbeach, sand dunes or shopping on elegant Lord Street but for afternoon tea at Westminster Tearooms. You cannot book a table but after a short wait in...More

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

Dear Margaret R, thank you so much for your wonderful review about the Westminster tea rooms. We are absolutely thrilled and delighted that you enjoy your visits to us whilst visiting Southport ,and we are even more thrilled that you come to Southport especially for...More

Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Fist time visit even though I have lived in Southport for years. The restaurant is furnished and decorated in a very traditional tea rooms manner. The young lady who served us was very good, efficient and courteous. Food arrived relatively quickly and was excellent.More

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raymond b, Owner at Westminster Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2018

Dear Birkdale1, thank you for your lovely review about the Westminster tea rooms. I am delighted that you enjoyed your first visit to us and that you enjoyed both the service and food. We all strive to give our lovely customers the very best experience...More

Reviewed May 16, 2018

On a trip to Southport we were amazed to see the change in menu at Westminster Tea Rooms. Not only did they have a gluten free menu, but also a vegan menu. Hubby had gluten free chocolate cake with ice c. I had vegan chocolate...More

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raymond b, Owner at Westminster Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2018

Dear Leb29, thank you so much for your lovely review. I am thrilled that you and your husband enjoyed your visit to the Westminster tea rooms and that you both enjoyed your cakes. I am delighted that you enjoyed your vegan chocolate cake as I...More

Reviewed May 6, 2018

I remember being taken to 'genteel' tea rooms like this by my mother, back in the 1960s. But it's not just nostalgia that draws my wife and I to the Westminster whenever we visit family in Southport; it's the total quality of the place. The...More

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raymond b, Owner at Westminster Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Dear Tom W, thank you so much for your lovely review. I am delighted that you and your wife always return to and enjoy a visit to the Westminster whilst visiting family in Southport. We do pride ourselves with serving the best quality food and...More

Reviewed May 1, 2018

A traditional tearoom in every sense that gives a nice atmosphere. The staff are very pleasant and helpful, although in our case service was slow when it was not busy. There is a lovely array of cakes and scones. We had tea and cheese scones...More

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raymond b, Owner at Westminster Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Dear moirplc, thank you for taking time to write such a kind review even though you received slow service when it was not busy. Firstly let me apologise for your slow service, I do not know why your service was slow when you visited our...More

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colette R
October 22, 2017|
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Response from navis27 | Reviewed this property |
If you have a blue badge you can park anywhere on lord st
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Valerie C
October 13, 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.
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NeilHalton
June 26, 2016|
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Response from raymond b | Property representative |
NEW OPENING HOURS!!! 10am-5pm. Last orders for hot food 4.30pm. Thanks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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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