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Abbey Tea Rooms & Licensed Restaurant

16 Magdalene Street, Glastonbury BA6 9EH, England
+44 1458 832852
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (49 reviews)
“cream and jam” (6 reviews)
“home made cakes” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
16 Magdalene Street, Glastonbury BA6 9EH, England
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1 - 10 of 355 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Glastonbury Tea Rooms, has always had a good reputation for its cleanliness and fine food. This why a lot of locals use it .

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little place, great food, polite and courteous staff. Reasonably priced food and good choice to choose from. Quite in the centre of it all and right opposite a car park which is really handy

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The scones were the best I’ve ever had, plenty of cream and jam!!! The service was really friendly and the prices are reasonable. Sandwiches were pretty average but its worth it for the scones!

Thank Adam P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here on many occasions and always bring our visitors here for lunch or afternoon tea, the lovely people who serve are all so friendly and always have a cheerful greeting and great interaction. food is not cheapest but is well worth every...More

Thank rosieSomerset
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rude waitress, no service. The food smelt very nice but we left before we could eat as manners cost nothing and our waitress had none. The other waitress seemed very friendly, maybe ours was having a bad day?!

Thank catherinemoomin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in today looking for lunch. One of our family is coeliac and one is allergic to dairy, and the Abbey Tea Rooms catered well. The cakes are labelled showing weather they have nuts, dairy or gluten in and the staff are knowledgeable about...More

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a nice cup of tea and prawn sarnies here. The tea rooms are very chintzy and cottage-y. There aren’t too many tables inside . There’s a small selection of home made cakes too.

Thank 1NONLY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I like this place, it’s friendly and the food is good from a varied menu. If you’re coming for afternoon tea then you have quite a choice of savoury and sweets. They don’t do flat white coffee but it’s a tea shop so... The location...More

Thank Helen J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We arrived late for lunch and the Sunday roast was finished. So we had a simple lunch of toasted sandwiches ,Glastonbury water., cider and coffee. The mission statement said that they started the Abbey Tea rooms to provide home made meals, with quality local produce,...More

Thank Syrianoloukoumi
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Promised myself a cream tea before returning from holiday. Trip advisor led me here. Well done reviewers, these were the most delicious scones!! Good strong tea, quick service and enough jam and cream for the job!! Some places are stingy!!

Thank julie s
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Hello. I bake cakes at the Abbey tea rooms. I have just returned from maternity leave and seen this. Yes we could do either of these for you. Please call us if you are visiting again and we would be happy to sort this for you More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Magdalene Street, Glastonbury BA6 9EH, England (Formerly Abbey Tea Rooms)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Glastonbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1458 832852
  • E-mail
Description
This traditional tea rooms is situated opposite the famous Abbey and looks onto the bustling and unique centre of Glastonbury. The place is warm and friendly with a great selection on the menu. The menu ranges from freshly cooked breakfasts to light lunches such as jacket potatoes and sandwiches and hot specials including: pies, roast lunches, homemade soups, salads and other traditional meals. There is a good selection of drinks including a range of wines, beers, ciders, local juices and soft drinks and a wide range of teas and coffees. The staff here are very attentive and welcoming! They were very knowledgeable about the Tea Rooms and the food and it was good to hear that the ingredients used are local and the food is all homemade! The tea rooms is also open on Thursday & Friday evenings offering a range of meals including European and international dishes which differs from the day. There is also a live harpist playing which gives a fantastic atmosphere to the place! The menu caters for meat eaters, vegetarians, vegans and people with various allergies as does the day menu which also includes a gluten free breakfast and gluten and dairy free cakes! On Sundays there is a traditional roast lunch served and the restaurant is always well booked on this day. A different meat is served each week on a three weekly cycle together with roast chicken and a vegan nut roast. The meat is always local and the vegetables are fresh and seasonal. There is also a large selection of homemade hot and cold desserts served with local clotted cream or ice cream to finish off your meal. This lovely Tea Rooms offers everything one could have asked for. A welcoming atmosphere, lovely food and fantastic staff! The prices are very reasonable and one gets very good value for money and they even offer outside seating. The tea rooms offers an outside catering service and made decorated celebration cakes to order. This tea rooms is well wort a visit if you enjoy a good food and a friendly welcome.
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