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The Regency Tea Rooms

#179 of 429 Restaurants in Bath}
€€ - €€€Cafe, British
40 Gay Street, Bath BA1 2NT, England
+44 1225 443000
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“clotted cream” (23 reviews)
“sandwiches” (37 reviews)
“cake” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, British
€€ - €€€
40 Gay Street, Bath BA1 2NT, England
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1 - 10 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spotted this tearoom in Bath, almost empty, we were directed to a table and settled. No sooner had we done this we were asked to move to another table because a large group had come in off the street. We then left having received...More

Thank granniecakes
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I came here for afternoon tea today for my birthday and was disappointed. Was very expensive for 4 people. The scones were very heavy and tasteless. Was disappointed overall after hearing such good reviews.

Thank lealeamas
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A little expensive for what you receive - packet cake & scones. Sandwiches were good. Tea was weak & coffee machine broken. Staff dressed in regency clothing but nose rings and big tattoos take away from the mood/scene they are trying to achieve. (I understand...More

1  Thank 76nkt
Reviewed 11 September 2017

What lovely friendly staff. The cake was amazing, had two different sorts which my sister and I shared, then after going round the Fashion Museum came back for more!

Thank wendyj902017
Reviewed 10 September 2017

the setting is lovely in the heart of bath. They have a live pianist which adds to the atmosphere. The afternoon tea was very nice with fresh sandwiches and a good selection of cakes together with a scone and cream. My only criticism was their...More

Thank Tracey H
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

If you want to enjoy something that takes you back in time- delicious, delicate treats- and you don't mind walking up 4 flights of 11 stairs each, then come along here! I tried the Jane Austen tea- very weak. The light and fresh sandwiches were...More

Thank Cathy A
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I telephoned ahead to make sure as we were travelling some distance that we would be able to have an afternoon tea, I was told they don't take bookings but the day we were coming was fine there would be no problem and at most...More

Thank Sue J
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This tea room on the second floor of the Jane Austen Centre at No 40 Gay Street offers traditional cream teas served by staff dressed in the clothes of Jane Austen's time in Bath. Being a tea room it specialises in teas and the menu...More

Thank Edmund R
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed afternoon tea and cake at The Regency Tea Room. This is a Jane Austen tea room experience, where the decor in the rooms and staff are dressed according to the time period. Good variety of teas and various food including freshly made pies, small...More

Thank BBG777
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Called in on the of chance, I was found a table for my wife and I. What a wonderful experience, served by staff suitably attired, who were delightful The food was superb the management and staff should be congratulated. It's busy, suprise suprise! Hope you...More

Thank John S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Gay Street, Bath BA1 2NT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 443000
  • E-mail
Set on the 2nd floor of the Jane Austen Centre is the elegant Regency Tea Room. We are Tea Guild members which ensures that you will enjoy high quality tea, food and service.The tea rooms have a lovely period atmosphere and very friendly staff.
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