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Ironbridge Antiques Arts & Crafts

Merrythought Village Dale End | Coalbrookdale,, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7NJ, England
+44 1952 433124
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Very happy with what I bought-marvellous collection with reasonable price.

Our group of six gave a gasp when we saw the hugh collection upon entering. Fortunately there is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kim025Singapore
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singapore
*****

Great coffee, had a lovely cheese and onion panini only down fall was the side salad no dressing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jade1989louise
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Telford, United Kingdom
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Antiques,Arts & Crafts centre with over 60 individual traders and the Riverside Tea Room. Located right by Dale End Park in Ironbridge. We serve a selection of specialist teas along with a selection of ground bean coffees, a special baileys coffee, hot chocolates (including THE special variety), milk shakes, a selection of bottled beers all from local breweries, wines and our own riverside special cocktails! Lovely locally made cakes including gluten free choices too, light lunch choices,jacket potatoes,soup,toasties,sandwiches,pies and pasties.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Merrythought Village Dale End | Coalbrookdale,, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7NJ, England
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+44 1952 433124
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of six gave a gasp when we saw the hugh collection upon entering. Fortunately there is a cafe with strong wifi to keep our driver occupied so that we could browse at the hugh collection here. There are really so much to see...More

Thank Kim025Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee, had a lovely cheese and onion panini only down fall was the side salad no dressing on, no salad cream in sauce selection apart from that staff were nice and cheerful, sun was out so sat outside where the river is in view

Thank jade1989louise
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not to be missed for a good. Browse. Been here many times. Free parking on site now. Coffee on site.

Thank Lindyloo2002
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We found this little gem quite by accident - we had been looking for places that were dog friendly and had read that there was a coffee shop there that welcomed dogs. We had a lovely coffee and cake and our little dog was petted...More

Thank _nigelburnell
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

After walking through a shop full of antiques I was unsure what the cafe would be but it's just lovely. Friendly staff. Great latte with biggest choice of syrups. Good choice of homemade cake. Yum. Kids we're in and there was absolutely no problem. Nice...More

Thank Julie S
Wolvesmad33, Owner at Ironbridge Antiques Arts & Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to share your experience and thoughts, the team were delighted (as they always are) when they hear good news stories and their efforts are recongnised. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

There's something for everyone here. You walk into the antique room and it's all in sections and there are things to stir everyone's memories. People who have hoarding tendencies may have to cable Tie their hands together. I saw lots of lovely things I'd like...More

Thank donna q
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming atmosphere and dog friendly - nice view into river. Lovely little craft centre to browse around

Thank Sallyann8
Wolvesmad33, Owner at Ironbridge Antiques Arts & Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Many thanks for your kind comments, really pleased you enjoyed the visit, the team work very hard to make it as good as they can, hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Came for tea and cake with my Mum, Dad, two year old son and two year old nephew and were made to feel unwelcome and uncomfortable. We were rudely told the buggies were in the way and the customer service was abrupt and rude. We...More

2  Thank Hattyjakez
Wolvesmad33, Owner at Ironbridge Antiques Arts & Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Sorry you felt the need to register on trip advisor to post your first review after visiting our tea room. Sadly your review has a few inaccuracies and lies. I witnessed the whole experience as I was sitting in the tea room doing admin work...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely place eat and have cup of tea. Warm friendly welcome, the tearoom has lots of space.Nice to see they have seating set aside just for adults, think the more elderly patrons will appreciate the facility. The antique showroom are great for...More

1  Thank Sabiar21
Wolvesmad33, Owner at Ironbridge Antiques Arts & Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Many thanks for sharing your experience, really pleased you enjoyed your visit and your comment regarding the adult section (others have slated us for this decision) were just trying to make it as good as we can and to please as many as possible. Hope...More

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I suppose Ironbridge has a few antique places but I'm sure that none are as interesting or well run as this one. I could spend ages looking at the old tools while my wife potters around the antiques. However the real gem is the tea...More

1  Thank Peter T
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travellor270
Why are children discriminated against in this tea rooms via 'Adult Only' labelled seating? I was absolutely appalled at seeing this and it should not be allowed, dogs/walkers/cyclists are welcomed but not our children? Would this cafe be allowed to label seating as for black/white persons use only? Absolutely not and so why discriminate against children. Will be speaking to the local MP and press about this.
24 January 2015|
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Response from Wolvesmad33 | Property representative |
Firstly I am shocked at this false allegation, I can assure you we do not discriminate against anybody in fact we go out of our way to accommodate wheelchair users of which we have plenty who come at least once a week as... More
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