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Bumbles Tea Room

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The Digey, St Ives TR26 1HR, England
+44 1736 797977
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We stopped for a drink and a bite to eat mid afternoon. Nothing wrong with the place, but nothing great either. The competition is much better, and that's why they are always full. Would I go back? Only if other places were packed.

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Rugby, England, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Our group of four stopped in for drinks and a snack. Two of our group had some very average scones which clearly weren't home baked, but had instead come from some supermarkets own brand range. A tuna sandwich was okay but for the bread which, again, seemed to have come from a supermarket 'budget' range. One of the drinks (a... More 

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Thank April K
Sheffield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Waited a long time to be saved when hot food arrived not great. Toast not warm. Latte Luke warm. Visited Bumbles every year for the past sixteen years however this time was certainly the last.

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Warwickshire
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a takeaway cup of tea on our way back to the car park and were shocked at the price, especially for such a small cup!

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1 Thank gingerfeef
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 3.15 and made our own way to a clear table. The waitress had seen us but never acknowledged us. We looked at the menu and made our choices. At 3.34 the waitress came to us and asked what we would like we pointed to the sandwiches and were immediately told that food finished at 3.30 but was... More 

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1 Thank sammysparents
Ilkley, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Good choice nice & clean & cheery Decided on baked potato as it was lunchtime, plenty of salad & filling Would call again Staff needed a bit of geeing up on service level

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Thank Elaine T
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

We arrived in St Ives early and hungry, So finding Bumbles tea room was handy. My mug of coffee, was excellent, 10x better than my last at Costa Coffee. The Tea and scones, with cream and strawberry jam,, Was standard fare.

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Thank John C
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place while walking around St Ives. Had the cream tea and it was delicious - great freshly baked scones.

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Thank Anjfoster
Preston, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Came here for lunch last week. Despite previous reviews ours was lovely, there was seven of us all having different things from toasties to pasties. Sat outside with our dog and service was great. Just watch out for seagulls whilst eating, they're watching you!

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Thank Lynn27w
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

A bit haphazard regarding service but the toasties were first class and the prices very reasonable. Worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Digey, St Ives TR26 1HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives
  • Phone Number: +44 1736 797977

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