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Bluebells Tearoom

Lock 39 Startops End, Tring HP23 4LJ, England
+44 1442 891708
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (25 reviews)
“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lock 39 Startops End, Tring HP23 4LJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tea room is a pleasant break when walking around Tring canal area, the carrot cake was splendid, moist & flavourful. Tea nice as was the capuccino- with side biscuit. The chairs outside are basic , fine for a short stop . Some customer care...More

Thank polartrek
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Perfect place to stop off for refreshments when walking along the canal. Outdoors is best and lovely to watch the birds on the feeders.

Thank chrisecart
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

We are here on holiday from the Netherlands. We wanted to see the canal and its famous ships. After a walk we stopped here for a lunch. We enjoyed good food and met friendly staff. The menu offers all you expect from a tea room.

Thank Pieter P
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We were having a family photo shoot around canal and reservoirs in Marsworth so ordered some coffees and pot of tea etc beforehand. What a great location for a tearoom. However, the staff were very disinterested and there didn’t seem to be anyone in charge!...More

1  Thank Jill C
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We went into the tea rooms as a small family. We sat outside and most of the tables were empty but dirty and hadn’t been cleaned. Tea and cake for 3 adults came to £20 and the teapots weren’t clean either. Had the potential to...More

Thank ETphone
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We dropped in for a cream tea on the way home and were beguiled by other reviews. The setting is charming and the choice of 6 different types of scone was enticing. However, the cappuccino coffee we ordered was made with what tasted like UHT...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed July 22, 2018

If you want a hearty breakfast on a Sunday morning you can't go too far wrong then here, very nice. All food is locally sourced too.

Thank Rob K
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Stopped for a quick drink in the heat. Have been several times in past years too. Nice location. Wanted the loo,the notice about using the loos but not using the cafe was a little hostile,after all there are no public toilets in the area so...More

Thank Paula J
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Disappointed at the dirtiness of tables. Had to ask to take other people’s food away. Didn’t clean table, I asked for cloth to clean myself. Was given a very damp dirty cloth the wash table. On a better note, food did not disappoint. Open sandwich...More

2  Thank Michelleludford
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

This tearoom is situated by the canal and the reservoir near Tring. I parked in the car park and walked in to order some food to eat in their pretty garden.....but all 5 staff members were too busy staring at two ladies directly in front...More

5  Thank shane s
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Tracey P
October 13, 2018|
Response from Michelleludford | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so
July 6, 2018|
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Response from rustlingsmarathon | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you do have to pay but the machine was out of order last time I was there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lock 39 Startops End, Tring HP23 4LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Tring
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 891708
Cafe, Tearoom, Ausflugsziel, direkt am Grand Union Canal gelegen.
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