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Aldeburgh Road, Thorpeness IP16 4NW, England
+44 1728 452156
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154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The tiny outside of this tea room belied the HUGE selection of home made cakes, pastries and savouries, as well as inside seating. I only had a coffee but it was lovely sat outside in sun. Heard it comes highly recommended.

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Thank Sarah C
U.K
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Tea room is a nice cosy place with friendly staff and a view to enjoy. set right next to Thorpeness mere it is very popular and value for money. if the weather is good you could not find a more idyllic spot ,it has Tables and chairs outside and toilet facilities nearby. should you feel adventurous you can hire... More 

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Thank Powerpack36
Wickham Market, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very nice meal, quick service and a thoroughly nice experience. Hadn't been for a year or two but It's still up to it's usual high standard. Loved it.

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Thank Anthony B
Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Had lunch at the Meare tea rooms part way through a walk with a group of friends. The staff were very helpful and the food was very good. Quiches and Paninis are to be recommended.

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Thank Paul F
Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Just too many reasons to mention here as to why you should visit Thorpeness be it the lovely Meare, the fabulous beach etc but one certainly worth a mention is the Meare Shop and Tea Room. I have been visiting here for longer than I care to remember and what makes it stand out is that despite all of the... More 

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Thank Jon A
Romford, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We popped in here whilst visiting Thorpeness for a quick bite to eat. On entering the tea room to us didn't appear that great, but once we entered, we persevered. We both had a plough mans, I went for cheese and my wife went for ham. They both came with a roll, a pickled onion and a bit of salad.... More 

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Thank Jamie C
Witham, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I have been coming here for some years and I have always had a nice cake and coffee here. Apart from the teas and cakes, this place also offer a nice lunch, or an icecream. I would recomend visiting here.

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Thank mowden
Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Called in after boating. A decent little cafe with lovely views of the lake. Limited choice of veg food, but tea and coffee available. Will certainly return.

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Thank AlunP101
London, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Very cosy tea room serves hearty home cooked food, the soup we had was very nice, afternoon tea also recommended especially if taken outside. Beautiful setting by the meare with rowing boats for hire, and large numbers of swans makes it a great spot to photograph your own version of 'swan lake'.

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Thank YN H
Farnham, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Whenever we visit Thorpeness we always pop into this cafe... good value, lovely food and great coffee!! The young staff are pleasant, cheerful and helpful. The prices modest... there is nothing to dislike

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aldeburgh Road, Thorpeness IP16 4NW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Thorpeness
  • Phone Number: +44 1728 452156

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?