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Julia's Tea Rooms

16-18 High Street, Ely CB7 4JU, England
+44 1353 664731
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“scones” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
16-18 High Street, Ely CB7 4JU, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the service was good the temperature in the coffee shop was cold and smelt musty. The coffee was only average and the chocolate cake was dry and stale. I left the cake and was very disappointed after reading so many good reviews.

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Welcoming staff. Good location with a view of The Cathedral. a lot of homemade food on the menu - we enjoyed "breakfast scones".

Thank robinhjcooke
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Visited about 11am for brunch. Went upstairs. Ordered drinks and breakfast scones. Order soon came . Polite staff and friendly. Ketchup came in a bottle. Cheese scones were warm with plentiful bacon inside and extra grated cheese. Very good . Coffee cappachino good size and...More

1  Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Lovely tea room to have a sit down and snack while visiting Ely. Great scones and cakes and they make a very good hot chocolate too. If you want a treat, this place will suffice.

Thank ianwebb75
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

I want to write this review not just because the food is of good quality; service is fast and polite; prices are reasonable...... but go down stairs for your table! There is an ancient crypt older than Ely Cathedral. Don’t be put off about how...More

Thank pbalmforth40
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

My family and I were visiting Ely for the morning and wanted a light lunch and drink. We passed this cafe on the high street and saw it had an upstairs but also a vaulted cellar. The cellar looked great and the staff member told...More

Thank SalsaSandra2018
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Visiting Ely with my wife on a very hot day, we needed sustenance. A prawn sandwich was what my wife wanted. Entered Julia's and without looking at the menu asked, "can you make me a prawn sandwich?" Of course, was the answer, no questions or...More

Thank cctopuk
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Booked my history society afternoon tea after a guided tour of Ely Cathedral. There were 29 of them and I recieved not one adverse comment. Everyone enjoyed the tasty sandwiches , scones and yummy cakes. I was the only vegetarian and my tea was served...More

Thank jeanann1485
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Happy atmosphere, friendly and competent staff, comfortable setting and right on the High Street - what more could prospective customers ask for? As for the food I enjoyed pancakes with bacon and maple syrup and my wife a bacon sandwich for our brunch. We both...More

Thank Raikeswood
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped by one wet Saturday morning for a cup of tea and scone, very nice cheese scones along with excellent service. Only thing I noticed was it seemed very ‘clicky’ I gather I’d taken a ‘regulars’ table as I over heard a comment about them...More

Thank Jason6472
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Questions & Answers
18 September 2018|
Response from beardyhogh | Property representative |
I'm afraid we don't hire anyone under 16 as there's issues with being supervised with hot drinks. Hope you find something though!
23 May 2018|
Response from beardyhogh | Property representative |
We do indeed Jean, if you would like to message us on Facebook (search Julia's tearooms Ely) I'm sure we can sort out the finer details!
15 January 2017|
Response from beardyhogh | Property representative |
I'm afraid we don't at the moment but feel free to pop a CV in :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16-18 High Street, Ely CB7 4JU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +44 1353 664731
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