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Lewesiana Florist & Tea Room - CLOSED

85 High Street, Lewes BN7 1XN, England
+44 1273 480822
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (26 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
British, Healthy, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
85 High Street, Lewes BN7 1XN, England
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1 - 10 of 158 reviews

Reviewed 17 October 2016

The shop is attractive and smelled well of fresh flowers. The cafe area was smart and clean, the coffee good but the man serving was too busy talking to the florists to speak much to me.More

Thank Chris P
christianhopper, Owner at Lewesiana Florist & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Dear Chris Thank you for your valued custom and review. I apologise that the staff were distracted -regrettably, due to the end of my lease and property redevelopment of the building, the Lewes Tea Room will be closing its doors on October 29th 2016 and...More

Reviewed 1 October 2016

We were looking for a light lunch/early tea and came across this place. The menu had the basic tea shop fare plus one or two more interesting choices. My daughter chose a ploughmans which comprised a good selection of cold fare. My wife and I...More

Thank Appleman55
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

No way will I ever be returning, it was Saturday so was busy around 2.30 in the afternoon. We waited as some people were just leaving! I said to a waiter could we sit there and he replied no I've got too many things to...More

1  Thank leahloo0818
christianhopper, Owner at Lewesiana Florist & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Dear Leah and colleague As is our practice, I always speak with our team on every review, and have investigated this and feel that you have been unfair. You have also not mentioned that you work for a competing Lewes restaurant. I left the business...More

Reviewed 24 September 2016

We went here on the basis of previous reviews but were disappointed. The cakes were rather dry and very overpriced. The tea was fine. Service was not friendly. I doubt we'll return.More

1  Thank b0bby199
christianhopper, Owner at Lewesiana Florist & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2016

Dear Bobby Thank you for your visit, and I'm sorry that you didn't experience the Lewesiana level of service and satisfaction we aim for and usually deliver. I'm glad you enjoyed the tea, and sorry you thought the cakes were dry. At this time of...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016

We turned up at 3.20 and were turned away because "we close at 3.30". Well when do you think people have afternoon tea may I ask?More

3  Thank Brighton9
christianhopper, Owner at Lewesiana Florist & Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2016

Dear reviewer I am sorry for your disappointment, but upon checking with our manager who was present and spoke with you, your review appears to be inaccurate and misrepresents us in an unfair negative light. We do usually finish serving earlier on Sundays if not...More

Reviewed 14 August 2016

Came here for my birthday afternoon tea. The staff were friendly. I had an afternoon tea, which was delicious and fresh and exceptional good value. I would highly recommend. My daughter had the salmon & spinach quiche which was also very tasty.

2  Thank Linda G
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Convenient location on the High Street and interesting decor. Popped in at breakfast time for coffee. Unfortunately no pastries available; but non the less an interesting experience.

1  Thank ri0jaman1
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Located in one of the oldest building in the town and a barber shop in Victorian times, it now shares the premises with a florist. Have a cuppa while you wait for your bouquet to be made up! It offers a good range of light...More

2  Thank lizanneSurrey
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I had been promising my son a return visit to this friendly tea room. Visited today and were not disappointed! Fantastic High Tea, lovely range of sandwiches and cakes and a warm freshly baked scone! Just perfect! Planning a return visit soon.

1  Thank KarenRough
Reviewed 21 June 2016

A great traditional English tea room with home made cakes scones and a long Liston teas all traditionally brewed The tea room also serves as a florist! The cream teas are excellent!

1  Thank paulquill
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 6 - USD 18
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 High Street, Lewes BN7 1XN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Lewes
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 480822
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Description
A traditional licensed English Tea Room near Lewes Castle on the High Street set within our fragrant florist boutique, offering elegant setting, friendly service, a dozen varieties of loose leaf tea, Fairtrade Organic coffee, wide variety home-baked cakes and fantastic (customers tell us!)Scones, and Sussex made ice cream as well as delicious local Sussex fayre for platters and healthy/organic/gluten free options. 30 seats(22 back, 8 front) Open 7 days, food served 10am to 4.30, Limited menu after 4pm. Please note wheelchairs can access the tea room but not the toilet facilities due to old building.
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