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The Salutation Tea Room

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The Salutation Knightrider Street, Sandwich CT13 9EW, England
+44 1304 612730
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

After a nice walk around the garden what could be more pleasant that a cup of tea and a piece of cake? Well, if that's what you want go somewhere else! The food was over priced and average. The tea room itself is small and dingy and the toilet is disgusting - dirty, stained bowl and broken seat. Go somewhere... More 

2 Thank FDS01
Faversham, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This was a quick stop for a cuppa and a slice of cake as it appears no hot food available for lunch today. Bit of a shame but nonetheless a nice place to shelter from the showers and the young man serving very friendly. Bit of a drain smell inside the cafe which really ought to be sorted out.

1 Thank peeneff
Dartford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The Salutation is a beautiful building, but the Tea Room was a huge disappointment. It has such potential but all wasted. The staff barely spoke, certainly no word of welcome. Poorly stocked with an unimaginative range of cakes that were dry,and tasteless. Finally ...the toilet! My advise ...don't go there. It was grubby, scruffy, neglected and certainly not what you... More 

2 Thank tcriggs
South East England, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Quite standard tea and cakes on offer. Really surprised to hear people being turned away at 345pm as the tea room was about to close. At tea time??! Why? The tea room itself was pretty, but the toilet there was really grubby - dirty broken toilet seat, broken towel holder, just pretty bad especially as at an eating establishment.

1 Thank Caldie
Seaford, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

While visiting the gardens with friends we started off with coffee and some cake large slices very nice and reasonable prices. Nice place to have a drink also has outside seating would be nice on a sunny day.

Thank billtrathen
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We first went to this tea room 7 years ago, and we still remember it as the place that refused to serve us scones. On this occasion all 4 of us had ordered scones and jam but were told they had sold out of scones. However, some 10 minutes later the visitors on the next table were served a cream... More 

Thank Margaret R
Deal, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Very unimpressed by this very tiny tea rooms.three of us ordered afternoon tea and cakes. The tea turned up not in a pot nor even a cup and saucer but a cardboard mug. It was hot water with a teabag on a string. I asked the waitress why this was and she replied they were only just opening for the... More 

1 Thank patfranklin60
high wycombe
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Nice cream tea for two that we had bought over to the main house. Cost £27.50 but it was still nice!

1 Thank roofandbuild
Chichester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2015

What can I say !!! Gorgeous cakes , beautifully presented In attractive surroundings and helpful , happy staff.

Thank julesl0z
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is a lovely quaint little tea room with outdoor tables that are lovely to sit at when the sun is on them. There is also indoor seating. The cream teas are wonderful but I would advise sharing as they are very large for one!

Thank Shirley M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
British, Cafe
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Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Salutation Knightrider Street, Sandwich CT13 9EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Sandwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 612730

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