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High Street | High Street, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2AN, England
+44 1451 820474
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10:00 - 05:00
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England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

On the main high street so easy to find, friendly place with clean facilities. Had creme teas , very nice but not extra special, good prices though.

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Thank Jackie C
Level Contributor
23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The tea room was a traditional style with many teapots on display. I had a cream tea that came with 2 huge scones and a pot of tea. The scones were evidently home made and fresh out of the oven. It was light and fluffy, without being dry, went well with fresh raspberry jam and clotted cream. The bathroom could... More 

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Thank Mari W
Fareham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having given this cafe a poor review some time ago, and seemingly upsetting the owner by a fair and honest review we decided to give it a second chance. It certainly won't get any more. Disgusting food rude staff. Give this one a miss (it's on the main walk down from the big car park past the dial house so... More 

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RichardC012, Owner at The Chestnut Tree, responded to this review

Only you apparently More 

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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tea room and restaurant was lovely with exposed beams that had pottery teapots hanging from them. The tables and chairs were solid wood. The menu was quite comprehensive, with vegetarian and gluten free options. We were able to have decaf tea, but soft drinks were available, and alcohol could be ordered with food. The staff were very polite, friendly,... More 

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Thank Carol D
Malta
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second time at this restaurant, after the first being quite satisfactory at best. The second time round was a very embarrassing and uncomfortable experience. Tnks happened on Mothers Day. Both of us entered, we were shown to our table, and ordered. After 10 mins, another waiter came, answer seed us if we want to order. We told... More 

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Thank JeanMarc_Camilleri
RichardC012, Owner at The Chestnut Tree, responded to this review

Too late now as you have published on the biased Trip Advisor system but this was not us you have the wrong location. But damage is done. More 

Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb - cream teams lovely light and freshly baked, staff attentive and friendly so glad we came! After a bad experience with another restaurant I am so pleased we came here, thank you to all the staff for turning things around for us! X

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Thank kellywicheard
Market Lavington, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We waited over 20 minutes after sitting down for one of the waitresses who enjoyed chatting to each other a lot more than serving. We then after several attempts to get served, just got up and left.

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Thank tedosborn
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great lunch. Carrot and coriander soup was fantastic. Fish n chips was also equally good. They have homemade cakes.

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Thank Prema M
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Visited The Chestnut Tree for lunch when having a walk round. We chose from the menu the cod & chips with a 'free cup of tea'. The cod was disappointing as it was not like the fish in a chip shop, rather a fish portion made from pieces of fish. I the meal was nice & hot which was welcoming... More 

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Thank 625lynn
banbury
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I chose this place which looked lovely on the outside for afternoon tea andI feel a review should be written on your experience .We sat down and a young man took our order who was pleasant the cream teas arrived but the tea cakes were very dry and hard to swallow i could only eat one which was a shame... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 9
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 05:00
Monday
10:00 - 05:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 05:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 05:00
Thursday
10:00 - 05:00
Friday
10:00 - 05:00
Saturday
10:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | High Street, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Bourton-on-the-Water
  • Phone Number: +44 1451 820474
Description
Our tea Room and Licensed Bistro is located adjacent to the River Windrush in the beautiful Cotswolds village of Bourton-on-the-Water which has been described as the 'Little Venice' of the Cotswolds and is one of the most popular tourist spots in the region. Famous for its cream, afternoon and celebration teas along with superb breakfasts, lunches, snacks, cakes, pastries and ice creams, The Chestnut Tree looks forward to welcoming you on your next visit. During the summer you can take tea on our private lawn adjacent to the river Windrush or maybe enjoy an ice cream or seasonal fruit from our take away kiosk.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?