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Kelling Reading Rooms

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The Old Reading Room The Street | Kelling, Holt NR25 7EL, England
+44 1263 588227
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had two Coffees and two cakes, I thought it seemed a bit pricey, not that I commented, drank our Coffees, then we were given a refill each and then another if we had have wanted one. Great Coffee, great cake and as many books as you can browse while you're there. Thanks to the Reading rooms.

Thank MGosling
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent location,sat outside in the sun and had our drinks and cakes,both excellent service and food could not have been better. Visited on a sunny Saturday afternoon.

Thank _david2carter
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit, wonderful selection of cakes, and the paninis and toasted sandwiches are delicicious. The staff are very friendly and helpful, especially the little lady. All in all, highly recommend.

1 Thank Richard R
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I often pop infor a coffee and cake, friendly staff, great service and lovely surroundings, outside seating for th sun seekers and dog walkers.

Thank Robert C
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

called in for quick bite before going on walk around area.excellent lunchtime meal very well presented with a friendly greeting and service would call again anytime

Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

After a good walk we stopped here for tea. Three of us enjoyed a cream tea and the fourth had one of the delicious cakes. I thoroughly recommend a visit to the reading room.

Thank Paddy S
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We often call in on a teatime and it's great. We went past at lunch and thought let's try the soup. Huge mistake don't !! The cakes and pastries are awesome and the tea and coffee go down well. The soup is the worst I've tried. This is not a bad review so don't think it is. The guys are... More 

Thank darren w
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2016

A traditional English tea room, with excellent home made food Browse the books,antiques ,paintings and countryware

Thank Tony B
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped over for tea on our way to Norwich. Lovely cream tea and cakes. My daughter forgot her bag and I called them and they kindly posted it to me in Kent! Thank you very much! very much appreciated. Lovely little place.

1 Thank Ann G
Forres, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I have been visiting this place on and off for the last 20 years. We discovered it by accident when following our noses around the narrow country lanes of Norfolk. If you like having coffee/a snack/light lunch etc in an unusual place then please go and visit it. It is not just a café as the name implies; without spoiling... More 

Thank Michael H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Reading Room The Street | Kelling, Holt NR25 7EL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Holt
  • Phone Number: +44 1263 588227

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?