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King John's House & Heritage Centre

King Johns House Church Street, Romsey SO51 8BT, England
+44 1794 512200
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Lunch time visit

A friend & I called in here as it had been recommended & we weren't disappointed. It's old world... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peregian Springs
local history

a lovely exhibition of local information, always nice when there's a show of sorts on last Art... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Angela E
Romsey, United Kingdom
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King Johns House Church Street, Romsey SO51 8BT, England
+44 1794 512200
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend & I called in here as it had been recommended & we weren't disappointed. It's old world charm was evident as soon as we entered with the thick walls, low beams & creaking floorboards! There was considerable historic information...all very interesting plus the...More

Thank Jebelslaves
Reviewed 1 week ago

a lovely exhibition of local information, always nice when there's a show of sorts on last Art exhibition was worth the visit Tea room with friendly staff (thanks Julia!) homemade cakes etc

Thank Angela E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the actual King John's House, not the tearoom -- there is a perspex covering over a section of medieval floor that is made of thousands of bones from cows and horses. Then look up and discover the most wonderful beams and roof timbers of...More

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Just delightful. Splendid lunch in calm and historic surroundings in the centre of this loverly town.

Thank H and A B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a pleasant old fashioned tea room that does simple lunches, coffee and cake. On a fine day you can sit in the garden, which is enjoyable. The service is friendly and prompt, the lemon sponge tastes of lemon and they are even generous...More

Thank 845JennyF
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Our coffee stop was a lovely surprise an old-fashioned tea house china cups, all profits go to King Johns Center. Service and tea cakes with jam lovely, after we went upstairs to see the museum was very interesting

Thank rogthehat
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is a lovely little tearoom, stepping back in time, embroidered table cloths and bone china tea pots and cups and saucers. The cream tea was lovely. A bit off the beaten track from the town centre, but well worth a visit.

Thank Orchid2216
Reviewed 16 April 2017

What a splendid name: King John's House! For many years it was thought to be the hunting lodge built for King John, but modern experts have spoiled the fun. Definitely thirteenth century, but not quite old enough for King John to have used it. Still,...More

Thank Lanoo_Harve
Reviewed 28 February 2017

As by far the oldest building in Romsey, apart from the Abbey itself, King John’s House is intriguing in itself – it’s one of those places that seems to have had several different lives over the centuries. Behind it is a small courtyard and the...More

2  Thank Tim S
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Set in the grounds of a rediscovered garden, romsey volunteers have and do work hard to make this centre a haven of peace and tranquillity. During spring the gardens literally buzz with birds and bees and the summer plants in the small meadow are an...More

1  Thank Joshllhasa
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Response from CeeWest | Reviewed this property |
Too late for this person but for future reference: The house and garden is open all year (from their website: 'Monday – Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm all year round. Some Sundays for special events'.) The weather would definitely... More