We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Arlington Tea Gardens

Playcats Wilbees Road | Arlington Village, Arlington BN26 6RU, England
+44 1323 484549
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (23 reviews)
“cake” (15 reviews)
“cream tea” (10 reviews)
Closed Now
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Playcats Wilbees Road | Arlington Village, Arlington BN26 6RU, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (91)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 7 November 2018

Beautiful gardens with lovely trees surrounding the lawns with tables and benches. There are some wooden garden rooms if it rains. Strange system of going to the counter to get a menu but not being allowed to order. We had to sit and then a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jon b
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We stumbled across this delight after our intended lunchtime venue had stopped serving food! Their loss as I shall be going back here every time I am in the area. I was like a kiddie in a sweet shop! I wanted everything! I settled for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank shambhala8
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We went here as where we’d planned to go was closed. I’m so glad it was closed. The two ladies were so friendly. The cost of 4 lunches plus 2 drinks each and a slab of wonderful cake each was very reasonable. The food was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This was our fourth visit to these Tea Gardens and it certainly will not be the last. A bowl of their vegetable soup was delicious-I'm not a lover of vegetables normally.We then treated ourselves to take away a slice of cake each for tea. Definitely...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Peter M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We have visited a few times, most recently in June 2018. The quality and variety of scone is fantastic, and the atmosphere outside is idyllic. The deals they have for cream tea are also very reasonable. I would highly recommend this to anyone who is...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank tmsanders90
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We made our annual pilgrimage to Arlington Tea Gardens this afternoon. We visit Eastbourne for a week or so each summer, and stumbled upon this little gem about five years ago. We love it and don't feel our holiday is complete without our Arlington cream...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jillstanley2018
Reviewed 11 August 2018

The first of the recent rainy days was our choice to visit this village.The tea room could posssibly be described as without frills but you come here to eat,and that is the big strong point of this place. My wife had the lentil soup which...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Peter M
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Great little tea room off the beaten track well worth a visit for a cream tea Dog friendly and good staff

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank hopesheila
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Bit of a wait, but a nice garden area to await a delicious, traditional roast lunch. Excellent value. Friendly girls serving who didn't pause for breath!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Murray O
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Visited today with my wife. We ordered 2 breakfasts. When they arrived the sausages were anaemic, no coliur to them at all. Obviously boiled as a batch first then reheated. The rest of it was warm. We were both very disappointed. Needless to say we...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Glenn T
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
Premier Inn Eastbourne (Polegate) Hotel
644 reviews
3.00 km away
The Boship Lions Hotel
599 reviews
4.60 km away
Travelodge Hellingly Eastbourne
312 reviews
4.73 km away
The Star at Alfriston
300 reviews
4.85 km away
Nearby Restaurants
75 reviews
2.15 km away
The Berwick Inn
412 reviews
2.30 km away
The Village Shop & Cafe
114 reviews
2.87 km away
The Sussex Ox
583 reviews
3.42 km away
Nearby Attractions
Michelham Priory
302 reviews
2.47 km away
The Long Man of Wilmington
71 reviews
2.51 km away
Drusillas Park
1,747 reviews
3.24 km away
Alfriston Clergy House
246 reviews
4.91 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
22 January 2018|
Response from 953jrl | Reviewed this property |
By listed I mean on Trip Advisor site .
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
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
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playcats Wilbees Road | Arlington Village, Arlington BN26 6RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 484549
  • E-mail
Arlington Tea Garden is a family run TeaGarden / Nursery our aim is to provide high quality homemade value for money food in a tranquil garden setting.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing