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The Old Thatch Tearooms

4 Church Road, Shanklin PO37 6NU, England
+44 1983 865587
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (275 reviews)
“cake” (56 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Church Road, Shanklin PO37 6NU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I visited these tearooms on a couple of occasions and thoroughly enjoyed a pot of good tea together with scones. My wife had fruit scones with the ginger jam and now thinks it is the only way to serve scones. I had...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Met up with my family here over Easter, and I found this a very good place, very homely, staff very helpful, and polite, all food presented very good, all in all a very nice place

Thank goggins_12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the tea room on the 11th April with our two year old daughter and parents. We ordered the Victorian teas and a fairy tea for our daughter. The Victorian tea was delightful. It came with plenty of sandwiches ( I actually left a...More

Thank glfinlay22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a gorgeous, quaint tea rooms which I would love to own - and as it’s currently up for sale - I just need to persuade the other half to up sticks and leave his job!!! The food was good but the service let...More

Thank karenrussell11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunch/afternoon tea with two adults and two children. All really enjoyed it. Great food. Great price. Perfect setting and great fairy garden.

Thank kaylun88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our first stop whenever we come to Shanklin. Everything about this place is wonderful and magical. The owner pat does everything she can to make sure you are all happy from getting the children books to the food it’s just simply perfect. Can’t...More

Thank EMY S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here for the first time. We were welcomed and shown to our table by a lovely lady named Liz. Menus were presented and then drink orders quickly taken. We decided on afternoon tea, my husband and I opting for different flavoured scones, whilst...More

Thank DZD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We heard about this before coming for a holiday to the Isle of Wight and definitely wanted to try it! We were escorted to a lovely table in the blue section of the tea shop and enjoyed looking at the quaint and quirky dècor whilst...More

Thank Travel_Tripster_321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful place this is! It’s so beautifully decorated and cosy. We stopped off for scones with jam and clotted cream and a big pot of tea for two, after walking around lovely old Shanklin. The scones were still warm from the oven and...More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited last week for the first time, despite being regular visitors to the island. The tearoom looks inviting from the outside so we thought we’d give it a go. Two members of staff walked past us while we waited just inside the door, unsure...More

Thank LadyMontagues
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Questions & Answers
20 May 2016|
Response from whatham | Property representative |
Old Thatch Teashop 4 Church Road Shanklin Isle of Wight PO37 6RQ
14 October 2015|
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Response from James T | Reviewed this property |
The Old thatch is open until the end of this month to the best of my knowledge. Please telephone 01983865587 for further information.
3 April 2015|
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Response from whatham | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are welcome in our Garden and in our Green Room
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 14
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Church Road, Shanklin PO37 6NU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 865587
  • E-mail
A beautiful and unique Award Winning 'olde world' Teashop and Fairy Garden offering 'the best Cream Teas', sandwiches, snacks, traditional fare and cakes. Many items on our menu are Gluten Free.
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