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Bluebells Tearoom

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Lock 39, Startops End | HP23 4LJ, Tring HP23 4LJ, England
+44 1442 891708
10:00 - 17:00
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Luton, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have tried several times to have a coffee and cake here - or breakfast - but rarely possible to get a seat. There are often large groups of people sitting outside, spread over several tables and allowing limited access. Long queues to get food and then nowhere to sit means we now tend to go elsewhere - other good options... More 

Thank BlueWren_12
Wendover, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Has this cafe changed hands, it used to be brilliant. Went today for a Mothers Day treat. 40 min wait for food, but not that busy. Happy to wait though, in the past it has been worth the wait. Really fancied eggs benedict but they wouldn't do it as it was on the breakfast menu. So had a tuna sandwich... More 

Thank JackieLRobinson
Amersham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a cheap canalside cafe-you get what you pay for-nothing grand but what you would expect from a cafe.If you want to stop for a break when walking along the Grand Union canal and want a cup of tea,a bacon bap this is fine but don't expect grand dining. The staff are friendly but how do they cope with... More 

Thank 30Verdemar
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today took my father in for lunch having been to tringford museum. Choice for lunch not extensive. Quality of beef in sandwich was definitely packet and not very good. Youngster s serving are pleasant enough but tables quite close together . The tiny kitchen looks totally inadequate , cant imagine how they cope when they are busy. Dirty plates all... More 

Thank Nigel C
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bought lunch for the family nearly £30.. forgot two drinks, went back in for a can of zero and a bottle of water... £8 please... really? For two drinks? Yes..... minimum spend of £8.00 on Debit Card .... Anglers Retreat next time :-)

Thank NDJW
London, United Kingdom
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490 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of our favourite cafe stops and is quite cycle friendly. There's plenty of indoor and outdoor seating with space to park bikes against the wall. The food is pretty good and the service efficient. The staff are helpful and will top up water bottles and give extra hot water for teas

Thank Howard M
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

went for lunch very poor service waited over 30mins for two sandwiches which came with small salad ,nothing else for £6.25 extremely poor value.will go elsewhere in future

Thank eseric_slade
San Francisco
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant surroundings in which to have a warming cup of tea and coffee after a walk around the reservoir...

Thank Helene d
Tring, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

My experience today was a disappointing one. I ordered the soup of the day, basil & tomato and after waiting 20 minutes, was presented with a microwaved tin of what i am 99% sure was a Heinz basil and tom soup, with a few herbs sprinkled on the top. This just wasn't what I had imagined from this tea room... More 

Thank kealeyhenderson
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Absolutely disgusted by the attitude of the manager on duty- dark brown haired lady. She was rude and did not care about the service or quality of the food. The food is clearly purchased and bunged in a microwave. Some of the cakes look very "similar" to Costco!! It's over priced and not fresh therefore can't see any desire to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 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: Lock 39, Startops End | HP23 4LJ, 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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