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British Bell Tea Room

€€ - €€€British
890 Peoples Plz, Newark, DE 19702-5602
+1 302-836-1802
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“lemon curd” (11 reviews)
“scones” (41 reviews)
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890 Peoples Plz, Newark, DE 19702-5602
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mom and I visited today as we were in town for the morning. She had heard of this place from an acquaintance. The front of the restaurant is a store with curtains leading to the dining area. I had a feeling we might need...More

Thank Terri W
Reviewed 7 January 2018

My sister and I enjoyed High Tea with our sons, such a treat. These young men really enjoyed the scones with the clotted butter and preserves. The selection of various teas were amazing and worth coming back to try again and again. We loved the...More

Thank Moten919
Reviewed 12 July 2017

First of all, this place is VERY difficult to find ... even with gps. Tucked into a back corner of a strip-style mall, with very little signage. Being seated quickly after arrival, the table was prettily set with mis-matched cups and plates. They have a...More

Thank bowiegal
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I took my 3 grand daughters and my mother for afternoon tea. They all had a great time and want to go back soon. The food was delicious. There is an endless selection of teas so it took everyone forever to pick the kind they...More

Thank bzhands
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This is a lovely restaurant for afternoon tea and relaxing with friends. Food is excellent as it has been in the past 5 years. Servers were very attentive to our needs - especially since we had an 8 year old child with us. Three generations...More

Thank brcnwc
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

My daughter's bridal shower was an afternoon tea, held at the British Bell Tea Room. The venue was perfect, elegant, with excellent food, and attentive service. Once you go through the curtain, you will feel as if you've gone back in time for a fancy...More

1  Thank Dana O
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Four ladies for afternoon tea ..... Pros: nice decor, pleasant servers, nice tea selection, scones were quite tasty Cons: chintzy fillings in finger sandwiches, scones abit crunchy, condiments for scones barely a teaspoon of each to be shared by 2 people, servers could provide only...More

Thank justpeachy48
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This USED to be one of the nicest places to go and enjoy authentic British High tea, but not anymore. We often drove there for over an hour to enjoy this beautiful place. Unfortunately, the new owner has made this place very low quality and...More

1  Thank SevenBlessingz
Reviewed 2 June 2017

You really don't expect to be located on a strip mall, as soon as you pass the curtains, you are in the a really nice tea room. We had the afternoon tea, plenty of food, not a great selection of teas, and they didn't have...More

Thank MC V
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Awesome experience!It was a celebration of a colleague so it all turned out well! She was thrilled too!

Thank Amina M
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Farhaat Z
2 April 2017|
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Response from Shanon J | Reviewed this property |
Sunday they're open 12pm to 3pm
Valerie L
12 April 2016|
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Response from Mary M | Reviewed this property |
Agree with last answer. Only way to know for sure is to call them in advance. Hope they can accommodate you because their food and their tea are both really good.
Mary M
17 January 2016|
Response from bluehenfan077 | Reviewed this property |
I know a new owner took over this past year and I no longer see a website for the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
11:15 - 15:30
11:15 - 15:30
11:15 - 17:00
11:15 - 17:00
11:15 - 17:00
11:15 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 890 Peoples Plz, Newark, DE 19702-5602
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Newark
  • Phone Number: +1 302-836-1802
  • E-mail
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