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Curiositeas Vintage Tea Room

17a Shore St, Anstruther KY103EA, Scotland
+44 1333 310135
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible15%
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“cakes” (14 reviews)
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17a Shore St, Anstruther KY103EA, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went to Anstruther recently and, by chance, we popped into this vintage tea room. What a unique place. The staff were incredibly friendly and welcoming and everyone who was in the shop were enjoying the experience. There was a large choice...More

Thank N_FScotland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Looking for a light lunch while doing a section of the Fife coastal walk we picked this Tea Room from the many other establishments along the front. Delicious freshly made sandwich and cheese scone with homemade chilli relish were just what we wanted together with...More

Thank PVJS345
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

After a lovely boat trip one sunny afternoon last week we decided to head for a cuppa.. approached this cafe which was very quiet compared to other places but with 2 tired children my wife and I decided to go here... or at least we...More

4  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch one afternoon with the girls, cosy cafe with lovely welcoming staff. Cake is to die for! Definitely a place to visit when in Anstruther.

2  Thank Samantha W
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Braw tea in a braw location with friendly service. My son and myself had a couple of delicious fruit teas whilst sitting outside in the sunshine.

4  Thank Linton O
Management response:Responded 9 August 2017

Thanks for your helpful review. Delighted to learn that you enjoyed the overall experience. We look forward to seeing you, again. :)

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great wee visit to this lovely tea room , there was so many different teas to choose from was spoilt for choice , lemon drizzle cake was fab , The staff were friendly and service was good .will defo be returning .

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Management response:Responded 9 August 2017

Thanks for your helpful review. Delighted to learn that you enjoyed the overall experience. We look forward to seeing you, again. :)

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I popped in there with my other half for a bite to eat and I got more than I bargained for, after ordering the full afternoon tea, it felt like I was set up till supper time, very helpful happy staff and it felt nice...More

4  Thank Alexander R
Management response:Responded 9 August 2017

Thanks for your helpful review. Delighted to learn that you enjoyed the overall experience. We look forward to seeing you, again. :)

Reviewed 3 August 2017

Very dark, very cramped, badly repaired teapots, whistling proprietor. Tea like dishwater. Will never go again, everMore

5  Thank longavril750
Management response:Responded 9 August 2017

Sorry to learn of your disappointment. We have very high regards from patrons, who praise all aspects of the tea room.....from its decor, intimate & cosy size (so never noisy with bustling crowds) to the music, which the proprietor whistles and SINGS along to. As...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Myself and wife visited cafe. Sat at table outside waitress took order scones and tea for 2. Did not bother to clear table of used tea pot and cups from previous customer for approx 10 minutes. Now cleared when scones and tea arrive. Questioned if...More

3  Thank james S
Management response:Responded 9 August 2017

Apologies that you feel disappointed with your visit. The tea room was busy and have spoken with staff who assure me that at no point, does dirty tables be left for any more than a few minutes. We sometimes operate on a fast turn-around when...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017

I really do not know what people's expectations are when they eat in this place (low I expect). We asked for 2 x coffees, 1 x scone and 1 x slice of sponge. The coffee arrived in a small tea pot and when I poured...More

5  Thank Terence M
Management response:Responded 9 August 2017

Very sorry to hear of your disappointment. I've spoken with staff who was on that day and you may recall, it was really, very busy. There was also a staff-member short on this particular day so the lady who served you, was on by herself....More

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US$2 - US$16
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 17a Shore St, Anstruther KY103EA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Fife  >  Anstruther
  • Phone Number: +44 1333 310135
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Vintage Tea Room in the heart of the East Neuk of Fife. Serving traditional afternoon teas, the way Granny used to. Quaint little tea room, vintage in fashion, with a little twist. Located on Fife's Coastal Path. Menu includes vegan, gluten free & vegetarian options. All foods are locally sourced and absolutely delicious. Come on in, the kettle's always on.
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