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King John's House & Heritage Centre

King Johns House Church Street, Romsey SO51 8BT, England
+44 1794 512200
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Just delightful. Splendid lunch in calm and historic surroundings in the centre of this loverly... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
H and A B
Romsey, United Kingdom
Pleasant, old fashioned tea room

This is a pleasant old fashioned tea room that does simple lunches, coffee and cake. On a fine day... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Romsey, United Kingdom
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King Johns House Church Street, Romsey SO51 8BT, England
+44 1794 512200
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Just delightful. Splendid lunch in calm and historic surroundings in the centre of this loverly town.

Thank H and A B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a pleasant old fashioned tea room that does simple lunches, coffee and cake. On a fine day you can sit in the garden, which is enjoyable. The service is friendly and prompt, the lemon sponge tastes of lemon and they are even generous...More

Thank 845JennyF
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Our coffee stop was a lovely surprise an old-fashioned tea house china cups, all profits go to King Johns Center. Service and tea cakes with jam lovely, after we went upstairs to see the museum was very interesting

Thank rogthehat
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is a lovely little tearoom, stepping back in time, embroidered table cloths and bone china tea pots and cups and saucers. The cream tea was lovely. A bit off the beaten track from the town centre, but well worth a visit.

Thank Orchid2216
Reviewed 16 April 2017

What a splendid name: King John's House! For many years it was thought to be the hunting lodge built for King John, but modern experts have spoiled the fun. Definitely thirteenth century, but not quite old enough for King John to have used it. Still,...More

Thank Lanoo_Harve
Reviewed 28 February 2017

As by far the oldest building in Romsey, apart from the Abbey itself, King John’s House is intriguing in itself – it’s one of those places that seems to have had several different lives over the centuries. Behind it is a small courtyard and the...More

2  Thank Tim S
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Set in the grounds of a rediscovered garden, romsey volunteers have and do work hard to make this centre a haven of peace and tranquillity. During spring the gardens literally buzz with birds and bees and the summer plants in the small meadow are an...More

1  Thank Joshllhasa
Reviewed 29 January 2017

the museum is a excellent place to find local history a must when in romsery a good afternoon the staff so friendly and helpful so is the small cafe and food good also excellent tourist information keep up good work tony mbe

Thank tony726
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We hosted a family event here at King johns house. The ladies gave us a super tour and some real personal history to the place. We had children from us little as 1 years to 70 years but all were entertained. The space to our...More

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Recently my friends took me to King John's tearooms for a birthday surprise. It was a most lovely afternoon, the decor was charming, the food was really really wonderful. But most of all the helpfulness of the staff, the willingness to help without being intrusive,...More

Thank clifford e
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Looking at end of January 2016, what is the weather like then as we want to sit in the sun and there is mention of raining a lot?
24 September 2015|
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Response from CeeWest | Reviewed this property |
Too late for this person but for future reference: The house and garden is open all year (from their website: 'Monday – Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm all year round. Some Sundays for special events'.) The weather would definitely... More