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Tabley House

Knutsford WA16 0HB, England
+44 1565 750151
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A hidden gem in Cheshire

We called mid afternoon expecting to find very little, but could actually have spent a full... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Eleanor R
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Altrincham, United Kingdom
Afternoon tea

Had afternoon tea here place is small , tea is loose leaf served in a china tea pot I had coffee... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
jayne b
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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A unique University of Manchester collection of 18th & 19th Century British paintings, decorative arts and grand interiors. Cheshire's hidden gem!
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“nursing home” (7 reviews)
“tea room” (24 reviews)
“afternoon tea” (6 reviews)
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Knutsford WA16 0HB, England
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+44 1565 750151

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We called mid afternoon expecting to find very little, but could actually have spent a full afternoon there. The room guides were very knowledgeable about the history of this most interesting house. The 17th century chapel is stunning, and the tea room very welcoming. They...More

Thank Eleanor R
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Had afternoon tea here place is small , tea is loose leaf served in a china tea pot I had coffee and walnut cake which was a bit dry would have had pouring cream on but there was none friend had a scone jam and...More

Thank jayne b
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is a small stately home that is owned and maintained by Manchester University. It houses the Tabley collection of old master paintings which are absolutely fabulous. There is also a quantity of high quality antique furniture that is original to the house and a...More

Thank Roger R
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

We visited on a Friday, the house doesn't open until 1pm, the cafe at 12 noon. This is a stunning property, a little battered around the edges as one would expect judging from its varied history. As well as a private residence for the majority...More

1  Thank Sue00do
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

the tea room was good value in lovely surroundings. there was a good choice off light snacks and afternoon teas. the house itself was well worth spending time in. the furniture and items on how were arranged as if the house was still occupied, the...More

Thank jayne504
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We had really informative guides to show us around the house and they allowed us to linger beyond closing time. The furniture and furnishings are all original with nothing brought in to 'stage' each room. Paintings of inhabitants, the hoof of a much-loved horse, the...More

Thank vixwill
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We have driven past Tabley House so many times but yesterday decided to see what the tea room had to offer. We didn't visit the house this time but will return. Tea room is in an area connected to the chapel. Some amazing stained glass...More

1  Thank ClareMetcalfe
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

We visited Tabley House for the first time recently, a magnificent house brought to life by its many volunteers offering up wonderful insights into its history. The tea rooms were also an absoloute treat.

Thank Daniel E
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Lovely staff , were made to feel very welcome with our pet dog. Lovely coffee and homemade cake was served. Very friendly and informal. Came running after us with our change. . . didn't presume we had left such a healthy tip deserving of the...More

Thank billie1067
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

An interesting House, near Knutsford. Tucked away in lovely countryside and well worth a visit, especially as the entrance fee is only £5! The house is owned by the University of Manchester, but only the main floor is open to the public. However, there is...More

Thank cumberland9
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