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Tiptree Jam Museum & Tea Room

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Sweet and fascinating museum

We were aware that the museum was pretty small, so we decided to combine a visit with some other... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Delightful place to stay a while

Plenty to see in this place. The shop is small but perfectly stocked, the company museum is free to... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Factory Hill | Tiptree, CO5 0RF, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were aware that the museum was pretty small, so we decided to combine a visit with some other activities in the area. On arrival it was even smaller than we thought – really just one room – but it's filled with all sorts of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IndigoStar79
Reviewed 1 week ago

So nice to be served by smiling (not gushing) assistants. Happy to chat. Lovely gluten free / dairy free cake. At the end of the day we were still served with care and attention.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rosemary I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have frequently visited here in the past, and found the food very tasty, although we had not been here for about a year. The museum is interesting and the shop very good, loads of nice foodie things to buy and lots of present ideas....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Osforever
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

After driving past and hearing rave reviews for MONTHS we finally decided on Sunday to go for a bite to eat here. I don't know if it's a case of we built it up to be something it wasn't, or that it actually wasn't good...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Plenty to see in this place. The shop is small but perfectly stocked, the company museum is free to enter and has an interesting history of the company and its people and then there is the tea room. Clearly a popular place with a varied...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Booked a table here for 3 people for afternoon tea upon arriving there was a long queue waiting to be seated. I stood in the queue for 10 mins then decided to find someone to ask about our booking. It was difficult getting through the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joyce C
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Have visited on lots of occasions last visit was my 84 year old mum her 2 sisters and brother in law they all enjoyed it immensely, found the museum very interesting . They all went onto the shop after and spent a fortune.

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank kevwrighty
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Roast lamb was ordered... tasted ok but very grissly.. Roast potatoes like rocks, the rest of the veg was basic in a giant Yorkshire pudding.. We had to ask for the mint sauce?! A nice idea but not very well done... My partner gave up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John D
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve lived in Maldon for 8 years and my sister and nephew couldn’t believe I hadn’t visited the museum and tea rooms. We quickly did a circuit of the museum and then queued for a table as it’s very busy. It was a quick moving...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Myself and a friend stopped here for lunch. We stood in a queue to get seated for over 20 minutes despite several tables being available and then waited for the waitress to come and take our order, it’s table service only. By the time we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Linda A
29 July 2018|
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Response from Alex B | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Cream tea is clotted cream (which is heavy cream which is heated a special way) with jam on a scone - eaten with tea.
10 September 2017|
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Response from Maxamillin | Reviewed this property |
get a train from Liverpool street to witham then a taxi or bus
Michael C
1 June 2017|
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Response from telcazellie | Reviewed this property |
free admission to museum...