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Back in Time For Tea

Leicester Road | Within Rti Military Surplus Store, Lutterworth LE17 4HE, England
+44 116 277 6049
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“sandwiches” (20 reviews)
“cake” (15 reviews)
“pork pie” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Leicester Road | Within Rti Military Surplus Store, Lutterworth LE17 4HE, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did afternoon tea here as a birthday treat and it delivered in spades. Lots of scrumptious food and bags of atmosphere. And an extra portion of toast and dripping. Service was excellent, ladies were lovely. I would advise booking up for afternoon tea they do...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 28leilah
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous afternoon tea. Staff are friendly and chatty. The food was absolutely delicious thoroughly enjoyed the visit x sdefinitely recommend and will go again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LolabellLasVegas
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Took my Mum and daughter-in-law for a cuppa etc. Spam sandwiches, cake and cream scones all delicious and beautifully presented. Two female members of staff when we arrived who didn't even acknowledge our arrival. Think the lady who remained after their conversation must have been...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pauline l
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This is my third visit and I brought my dad along with me this time. Totally love the quirkiness and nostalgic charm of this place. The cakes are always amazing and my husband loves the dripping on toast. Dad took a right trip down memory...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gemhunters
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Popped into military store and found this accidentally. OMG. What a lovely tea room. Staff very friendly. So retro you are taken back to the war years! The ambiance relaxing. Food great. Tea perfect. Music calming.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Flumpy72
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Found this more by luck than judgement, and what a lovely find. Out on a run in the car with my Mum. A quirky little cafe attached to a military surplus store. Lovely ambience, Vera Lynn playing in the back ground and wartime memorabilia all...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Pompeyken
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Loved this place, really nice selection of food and really nice staff. =] The food arrived quickly and the music really did take me back in time. Only fault is, its a tiny room...so if they are busy you are literally back to back with...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank iguessthisnameisokay
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Really enjoyed our visit to this cafe. we have a Victory afternoon tea and added pork pie and sausage rolls to our order, all was delicious including the spam sandwiches the cake selection was delightful and the food was plentiful. The cafe is only tiny...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank jackie c
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Do not be put off by its industrial estate location because Back in Time For Tea is a brilliant little themed cafe. There are only seven tables so at peak times seats are at a premium. You can sit in the easy chairs by the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank andyandkathm
Reviewed 23 January 2018

My Experience could never be the same as yours ! Best you go see for yourself ,you will not be Disappointed .

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank joshua_the_4th
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Linda H
27 July 2017|
Response from big-blue-eyes | Reviewed this property |
I would say all of the above.
24 February 2017|
Response from chrissie430 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it's taken a while to answer. I would imagine they do have an highchair, but to be honest it wasn't something I needed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leicester Road | Within Rti Military Surplus Store, Lutterworth LE17 4HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Lutterworth
  • Phone Number: +44 116 277 6049
Traditional tea room set in the forties, with a war time feel.

Dripping on toast or bread.
Home made cakes.
So much more, so why not drop in and enjoy a moment with us......
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