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“Lovely tearoom in lovely gardens!”

The Beth Chatto Tearoom
Ranked #3 of 23 Coffee & Tea in Colchester
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

I included this in my review of the Gardens, but just to be clear, this is a super place to visit even if you only want lunch or afternoon tea and don't want to go round the gardens as well. The food is delicious, and home made. You can get a full breakfast or lunch or just a cup of tea and cake. A good and wide choice. There is outside seating, some under cover, as well as inside. Even after they had had 2 coach parties in, there was still plenty of choice of food left late afternoon. Their sausage rolls are spectacular, my husband loved his! A lovely tearoom in a beautiful setting. Also accessible, without going round the gardens, the nursery and the shop.

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Reviewed 2 July 2018

This is a lovely café for general refreshments but was most impressed with the "Beth Chatto Lunch Platter" which comes with sausage roll and gammon ham - there is an alternative vegetarian option. Like a ploughman's but more sophisticated. The warm bread was definitely out of the ordinary and the sausage roll home made and generously filled with sausage meat. Nice chunk of cheese with homemade pickles and salad leaves with cherry tomatoes and garlic pesto. A very generous lunch.

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Thank Louise S
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely food!!! Helpful staff will return for food again. Not yet been in the paid part of the garden but will next time

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Visited here on A Saturday afternoon with my wife. The coffee and cakes were very nice and the staff friendly. The restaurant is bright and clean and overall very good. recommended if you are passing or visiting the gardens and looking for a quick break.

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Thank Barry A
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

If you fancy a nice break after visiting this lovely garden, why not visit their tearooms. They can provide you with hot & cold drinks & snacks or something more substantial if you wish, all for a very reasonable price.

Thank Mike P
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