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Northern Tea Merchants

193 Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield S40 2BA, England
+44 1246 232600
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cake” (19 reviews)
“beans” (9 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 16:00 Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
193 Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield S40 2BA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travel from Derby to the Northern Tea Merchants most weeks and it is always a wonderful experience. We have had lunch - a snack and tea and cakes - all super but this week we had afternoon tea and that really was fantastic. The...More

Thank janet A
NorthernTeaMerchant, Owner at Northern Tea Merchants, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Janet thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a wonderful 5* review. We are so pleased that you have always enjoyed your visits to us. Happy to hear that the four of you loved your afternoon tea at The Pekoe Cafe...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful welcoming atmosphere with delicious homemade scones and cake. Staff are friendly and nothing is too much trouble. Lovely smells of freshly ground coffee fill the place. Although we only had tea and cake this time I have been for food before which was also...More

Thank SazLouT
NorthernTeaMerchant, Owner at Northern Tea Merchants, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Saz Lou for taking the time to leave such a lovely review for The Pekoe Cafe at Northern Tea Merchants. Wonderful to hear that you enjoy the service, food and drinks with us so much. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for morning coffee with a friend. Customers purchase coffee beans in the same establishment and usually have them ground. The coffee grinder is in the main room and the noise is so loud that you have to stop talking until the grinder stops....More

Thank marilyn b
NorthernTeaMerchant, Public Relations Manager at Northern Tea Merchants, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Many thanks for visiting. Firstly let me assure you that the machine is fully compliant with Health and Safety. We believe the sound and aromas produced by the grinder add to the ambiance of our shop and cafe and many of our customers agree.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Regularly visit Pekoe cafe within Northern Tea rooms. 1st class service by professional staff who always have time to have a quick chat too. The range of tea/coffee is vast (the Cuban Serrano coffee is excellent). The crockery/cutlery used is uniform and clean, as is...More

Thank donk2134
NorthernTeaMerchant, Owner at Northern Tea Merchants, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for such a lovely and comprehensive review, it is greatly appreciated. Lovely to hear that you enjoy your visits to The Pekoe Cafe so much. Look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met up with family who highly recommended Pekoe, it certainly didn’t disappoint. Great service, excellent food and a pleasant atmosphere. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Serena W
NorthernTeaMerchant, Manager at Northern Tea Merchants, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Serena Thank your great review. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I visited today for breakfast. We had a thoroughly love,y time. There is a huge range of teas and coffees on offer, with knowledgeable staff to guide us. My scrambled eggs and smoked salmon were delicious and my daughter enjoyed her scone....More

Thank maloodypie
NorthernTeaMerchant, Manager at Northern Tea Merchants, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely review. We look forward to welcoming you and your daughter back again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since being introduced to the Northern Tea Merchants earlier in the year we have not been able to keep away. The homemade scones are to die for and lunches are excellent. I would recommend booking a table. There are loads of different teas to try...More

Thank peterallen386
NorthernTeaMerchant, Manager at Northern Tea Merchants, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I think you have summed us up perfectly :) Thank you for the lovely review.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Having lived in chesterfield for 28 years I can’t quite believe I’ve never actually been here. A lovely breakfast of eggs and salmon followed by the most delicious corn flake tart I’ve ever had. Rwandan tea was a tasty hit as well! We will be...More

Thank Robert S
NorthernTeaMerchant, Manager at Northern Tea Merchants, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're pleased you have finally found us! we look forward to welcoming you back again soon :)

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Go here if you want excellent food and outstanding service. The selection of teas and coffees is huge, the prices are moderate but the quality is first class. I would describe it as a traditional tea room. The staff are lovely, friendly and efficient; having...More

1  Thank Colin D
NorthernTeaMerchant, Owner at Northern Tea Merchants, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review Colin and with such high praise too! Wonderful to hear you always enjoy your visits and look forward to seeing you again soon and helping you work your way through our extensive tea and coffee...More

Reviewed 10 February 2018

Visited on numerous occasions and it is a very good experience usually. Very clean, pleasant surroundings, lovely staff. Unfortunately I think we picked a bad time this time, was quite busy, service was a little below par in that we had to wait quite a...More

Thank chienn0ir
NorthernTeaMerchant, Anna at Northern Tea Merchants, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

I’m sorry you felt we weren’t up to our usual high standards. I’m glad you liked the cake and hope you will visit again soon.

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Kat58-h
23 May 2017|
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Response from NorthernTeaMerchant | Property representative |
Hi Kat, thank you so much for getting in touch. This should be ok but could you please give us a call on 01246 232 600 and ask for Tracey to discuss in more detail? Look forward to speaking to you.
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MAUREEN M
15 March 2017|
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Response from NorthernTeaMerchant | Property representative |
Hi Maureen, thanks for getting in touch. We do indeed and always try to have gluten free options available.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:00
Thursday
09:00 - 16:00
Friday
09:00 - 16:00
Saturday
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193 Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield S40 2BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Chesterfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1246 232600
Description
Northern Tea Merchants recently underwent a refurbishment and re-opened early October as The Pekoe Café at Northern Tea Merchants. The aim at The Pekoe Café is to offer simple, delicious food and drink with excellent customer service in a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. The Pekoe Café's new menu includes longstanding breakfast favourites such as toasted tea cakes, bacon sandwiches, croissants and authentic French baguettes. Whilst jacket potatoes, home-made soups and sandwiches will be served at lunchtime as well as a selection of cakes, pastries and afternoon tea, complimented by the most extensive selection of teas and freshly ground coffee for miles around.
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