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The Old School House Tea Rooms

1 Back Street, Abbotsbury, Weymouth DT3 4JP, England
+44 1305 871808
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (37 reviews)
“sandwich” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Back Street, Abbotsbury, Weymouth DT3 4JP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This tea shop is perfect! From the chintzy decor to the welcoming staff it is no surprise that the food is first class. In a county which suffers from kitchens that close at 2:30 it was a joy to eat a late lunch and my...More

Thank AphPatt
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A proper tea room where you can indulge in the past. Lovely pictures and framed newspapers on wall, lots of tables but never felt packed and intrusive. Decent value for money (£6 odd for two scones, jam, cream and butter). Tea lovely (no tea bags...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely old world tea rooms and nice china,everyone was very pleasant and helpful,lovely refreshing pot of tea.

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful cream tea with a nice pot of tea. It's also a good place for lunch or morning coffee. Lovely ambiance.

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We had a light "tea and sandwich" lunch there a few weeks ago. Very friendly, personal service by Helen - the owner. A cosy room with very nice old-fashioned furniture. Everybody loved it. We couldn't stay - but Cream Tea there would have been fabuloous!

Thank UrsulaHans
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We visited the tea room for tea and cakes. The greeting from the owner was very friendly and soon after ordering we were served tea with delicious cakes and scones. Carrot and orange, ginger and Dorset apple were our choice. Good decision. I would thoroughly...More

Thank Chrischicken
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Really friendly atmosphere and dogs welcome. Crab sandwich and Asparagus Quiche are a definite recommend

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We sat outside small courtyard with umbrellas. We had a cream tea which was warm and fresh. Very friendly atmosphere. Dog friendly.

Thank sheilaellis65
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Went looking for lunch after visiting Durdle Door abd found this gem! On a wet and rainny day the tea shop wasnt too busy yet. Once inside, we ordered the special, a crab pie on recommendation and also oredered a soup with crab sandwich. All...More

Thank wotsadurain
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Under a parasol in the sunshine,drinking some proper tea and then the cream tea arrives,aromatic scones,generous portions of cream and thick jam,well what could be better ? I really cannot remember a better cream tea then the one we had here.The school house is in...More

Thank Nicholas G
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Back Street, Abbotsbury, Weymouth DT3 4JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth  >  Abbotsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 871808
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