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“Afternoon Tea”
Review of Lavender Tea Rooms

Lavender Tea Rooms
Ranked #2 of 8 Dessert in Bakewell
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: We are a very traditional English tearooms serving high quality teas and coffees and delicious locally sourced food in a stylish and timeless setting. Our spectacular five tier afternoon teas are a delight on the eye and the palate, just make sure you are very hungry on arrival as the portions are generous! We also serve a limited range of alcoholic drinks to accompany your afternoon tea or meal. We offer sparkling Prosecco and red, white or rose wine or for those wanting a more spirited tipple we now have gin and tonic with the option of a shot of liqueur as a special treat
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing afternoon tea. Delicious scones with clotted cream and jam. Lots of cake and probably the best Bakewell tart I've ever had. Very light! Highly recommend. Well priced too

Thank Daniellefitz
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Nice tea room situated in a courtyard in Bakewell. Food was fine, but wouldn't say it was standout from any similar tea rooms. The bread for my sandwich was processed and not locally produced. However that said the ham filling was excellent. Service was good, it was very busy but the food was not delayed especially. Just didn't get the wow factor that others have given.

Thank Stuart R
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Reviewed July 9, 2017

Really fresh and tasty food. Did not have to wait too long. Good large pot of tea. Friendly staff. Sue.

Thank Sue M
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Reviewed July 8, 2017

Lovely (eccentric in a good way) decor and such nice young people working there. A really decent cream team - charming.

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Thank Adam M
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Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

The Tea Room itself is situated in a gorgeous little side street off the main road into Bakewell. Quiet and full of charisma the team room boasts a wonderful character with plenty of art and vintage works across the walls.

Prebooked Afternoon Teas are generally done upstairs away from the bustling downstairs, with the table booked once and once only to allow you the time to indulge in your afternoon treats.

I would highly recommend splashing out for the Delux tea; at £20 a head it is pricey but very worth it. A glorious tower of various sandwiches and cakes this tea is certainly a challenge.

A mix of prawn mayonnaise, smoked salmon and cream cheese, ham and English mustard and cheese and red onion chutney line the first tier of your five tier tower of delacacies. The second tier is a home baked scone with clotted cream and strawberry jam.

Carrot cake and a rich chocolate cake fill the third with extra sandwiches on the fourth tier. Right at the top an ample slice of Bakewell tray bake to finish off the tea.

The gluten free tea had all the same food but with purchase gluten free alternatives. My mother is sporting this yummy tower.

Overall a fantastic atmosphere, wonderful food and a fantastic experience.

Thank James C
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