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9 Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EX, England
+44 1422 842978
09:00 - 17:00
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61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a lovely place. Decided to meet my partner here (I drove he cycled from Astley). Great service I ordered the bacon baguette and partner had mini breakfast. Food was great and well cooked and presented....The coffee was served got and fees. Will definitely visit again

Thank Steph C
Reading, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Enormous scone baked this morning with loose leaf tea and good cake. Nice tea room. Service good and central location.

Thank FreeStark
Halifax, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister-in-law and I visited last weekend and decided to sit out for lunch in the sun as it was uncharacteristically warm and we wanted to take advantage of the nice weather. The tea rooms have a lovely area at the back so we chose a table in the sun and placed our order. The food was really lovely; I... More 

Thank Harlequin33
Warrington, United Kingdom
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318 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for mid morning drink but having had no breakfast couldn't resist crumpets and tea cake. Other people were still having breakfast items which looked really good eggs on toast etc. Tea was excellent very hot water in stainless steel pots with teabag in one . Cups and saucers on table . Coffee from filter machine on side counter... More 

Thank Bluerobin59
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241 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I called in here for a bite to eat on the hot sunny Saturday that we've just had. We sat at a table and the young waiter asked if we were ready to order to which we asked if we could have 5 minutes. He came back to take the order and then said he didn't think... More 

Thank Paddy459
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful rarebit , sausage and mash and cakes. Coffee good, staff attentive and pleasant and a lovely warm atmosphere. You must try the homemade lemon meringue it was melt in the mouth. Looking forward to the return trip.

Thank MsDeVere
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95 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We have just had a short break in Hebden Bridge and visited this tea room twice. The first time we had a snack meal plus a home made scone both of which were excellent. The second visit we had a main meal we both chose the lambs liver - it was superb. The staff are very friendly and the service... More 

Thank karen p
Guisborough, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Tea was great but the scones were not - very large and served warm ( we were not asked and did not expect warm) which meant that the already very soft butter pats were soaked into the scone and this is not how l like them - why were we not asked hot or cold? I also like a bit... More 

Thank GuisboroughJeff
WatergateTeaRooms, Manager at Watergate Tea Rooms, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent visit to Watergate Tea Rooms. I am sorry that you had a disappointing experience. Our large scones are generally very popular. They are usually served warm and I regret that we were not aware that you would have preferred cold butter which could easily have... More 

Bradford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Stopped here for morning tea. Would recommend the Earl Grey tea loaf. Great views of the river and the mill wheel with lots of local history information around the cafe.

Thank Tess0962
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Have visited here many times, for breakfast, morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea, and more recently the tapas evenings that they have introduced. Always good, no matter what and beautifully situated next to the stream. Was one of our mums favourites

Thank The_Bainbridges

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Hebden Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1422 842978
Watergate Tea Rooms offer a wide selection of well priced breakfasts, lunches and light bites - freshly made on the premises using quality local ingredients. Completely renovated in 2016, Watergate has two floors of modern tea rooms with additional seating on the riverside terrace. Try our famous Welsh Rarebit and delicious homemade scones, or for a real treat indulge yourself with our afternoon tea and a glass of wine.

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