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“Charming place with fantastic cake and tea”

Dotty's Teahouse Carshalton
Ranked #11 of 67 Restaurants in Carshalton
Description: We are an independent teahouse and bring back the tea room experience with our loose leaf tea and home-made cakes served in vintage tea pots and china tea cups all within a nostalgic vintage environment. 1920’s to 1950’s music plays in the back ground whilst we serve traditional freshly sandwiches and of course, traditional Afternoon Tea! Our ethos is tradition, quality and to establish a community, we are strong supporters of local producers with our bread being sourced from the local bakery in the high Street and our fruit, veg and salads from the green grocers also from the High Street. We also support local producers of small crafts and sell their products through our shop; It is our plan to give these small independent traders an outlet on the High street for their products, which they would otherwise not be able to do on their own. We are passionate about delivering a unique experience to our customers.
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Description: We are an independent teahouse and bring back the tea room experience with our loose leaf tea and home-made cakes served in vintage tea pots and china tea cups all within a nostalgic vintage environment. 1920’s to 1950’s music plays in the back ground whilst we serve traditional freshly sandwiches and of course, traditional Afternoon Tea! Our ethos is tradition, quality and to establish a community, we are strong supporters of local producers with our bread being sourced from the local bakery in the high Street and our fruit, veg and salads from the green grocers also from the High Street. We also support local producers of small crafts and sell their products through our shop; It is our plan to give these small independent traders an outlet on the High street for their products, which they would otherwise not be able to do on their own. We are passionate about delivering a unique experience to our customers.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is an amazing place. Food served on porcelain dishes, always freshly made to order.... and those cakes... divine. We are regulars and love going there on Sunday afternoon. Word of warning: double check if open on Sunday as when they have a function they are closed to public. Also if you would like to treat your mum to an afternoon tea on mothers day, book in advance. Spaces fill up very quickly.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank polamac
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Visited the tea rooms for the first time today. It was us sisters celebrating my elder sisters birthday
What a pleasant afternoon
Enjoyed the food and the ambiance
Good quality ingredients served with excellent service
I shall return

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Loretta L
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

We were expecting so much more from what promised to be a lovely vintage tea room.

the staff were rushed, unfriendly, didn't seem to want us there, and appeared to want us out as quickly as possible.

the seating was poor, the food was average, the whole thing was very overpriced for such a small place. yet again this is another rplace where some quality, mature staff would have made all the difference.

And the cherry on the cake......the cups that we were given were stained (hadn't even been cleaned properly)

this place is terrible.

Date of visit: September 2018
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2  Thank cafetripmonkey
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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

I have been here a few times now. Mysic and rhyme is good on a Mon or Tues morning, but it gets very busy. Prices for food and drink are quite pricey. Gentleman makes you feel welcome but not all of the staff do sadly.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Letishabee
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

We had Alice in Wonderland afternoon tea booked as a special treat for my granddaughter and it was really magical for her! Food was good and we were glad we could take back extras with us to get value for money! The more experienced staff were very friendly and went out of their way to make sure we were ok.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pets33
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