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The Old School House Tea Rooms

House Tea Rooms & Tea Garden 1 Back Street, Abbotsbury, Weymouth DT3 4JP, England
+44 1305 871808
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (35 reviews)
“homity pie” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
House Tea Rooms & Tea Garden 1 Back Street, Abbotsbury, Weymouth DT3 4JP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having parked on the road in the middle of the village we walked the dog up to St Catherine's Chapel to work up an appetite. We were the first customers in the Tea Rooms and were made to feel welcome by friendly staff. The place...More

Thank PaulJacqueline
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a lovely lunch in these tea rooms. The atmosphere was lovely and calm and they were very accommodating of our little one (10 months) and brought out his food very quickly. Our toasted sandwiches and scones were absolutely delicious and everything was...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Atmosphere is good, exactl enjoy a wonderful afternoon tea. Tea, coffee, cake, home made scone, even jacket potato, all are marvellous and fresh. Staff are friendly. Must try!

Thank GaryL0505
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Friendly and pleasant atmosphere. Egg mayonnaise sandwiches very poor. Grey stale tasting bread. Grey eggs with no evidence of mayonnaise and a the greasy consistency tasted of margarine instead.

1  Thank 758mrso
Reviewed September 18, 2018

What a great find - on a warm September day it was a great experience to sit in the lovely garden to the rear of this tearoom. Service was efficient and pleasant. Dorset apple cake was fine, but a little less dense and moist than...More

Thank hwylasbri
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Had sandwiches here. Friendly staff. Good portions and pleasant surroundings. Lovely typical English tea rooms

Thank jtull73
Reviewed September 11, 2018

This is the third year running we have visited and each time it is always lovely. We love the Old Schoolhouse Tea I think it is called, anyway, certainly recommend. Proper tea leaf tea in china teapot and cups, sandwiches, cakes and scones. Plenty of...More

Thank Jamcat26
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon tea of sandwiches, cake/scones in The Old School House tea rooms on our way back from West Bay to Weymouth this afternoon. Delicious fresh sandwiches with crisp tasty salad, lashings of clotted cream and strawberry jam with my scone washed down...More

Thank ruth_pratten
Reviewed August 30, 2018

What a lovely, lovely place. We called in to set ourselves up for a walk to Tulks Hill and back, and couldn’t have found a better place. Old-fashioned (in the very best sense), with warm and welcoming service. The coffee (served in proper china cups)...More

Thank NorthantsNige
Reviewed August 27, 2018

While in England you need to taste a scone with clotted cream. This is a good place for it. It was accompanied by a good pot of tea, sandwiches and of course jam and clotted cream. What more do you want? It was served on...More

1  Thank Travell I
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: House Tea Rooms & Tea Garden 1 Back Street, Abbotsbury, Weymouth DT3 4JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth  >  Abbotsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 871808
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