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The Holly & Laurel Emporium

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Afternoon tea

Friendly staff and quirky things to buy. Asked what sandwiches and cakes we wanted rather than just... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
Wonderful find

Interesting place to poke around Lots of rooms each with their own personality Items reasonably... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
London, United Kingdom
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10 May 2018
“Afternoon tea”
1 week ago
“Lots to see ”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Holly & Laurel Horsham Road | South Holmwood, Dorking RH5 4NG, England
+44 1306 885460
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There’s lots to see, many quirky things and the furniture is lovely. The prices are on the high side but the items are nice. The cake in the tea room was well delicious and fresh.

Thank myaura
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Friendly staff and quirky things to buy. Asked what sandwiches and cakes we wanted rather than just bring a selection and good range of teas. Slices of cake were large but that's not an issue for most!

Thank emmabK7679LQ
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Interesting place to poke around Lots of rooms each with their own personality Items reasonably priced

Thank fluffyann
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Where do I start!? I visit the Holly regularly because the stock is ever changing - if you like a particular item then you'll need to be quick! There is an extensive list of suppliers who have an incredibly wide range of items in the...More

2  Thank KirstyHeard
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Wow! What a treasure trove, full of unique vintage , antique or just unique loveliness, perfect for our birthday present search, bought a fabulous antique French mirror, will be back for more hunting very soon!

1  Thank Tina W
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This is such a lovely shop jam packed with interesting and unusual things! The staff are really friendly and knowledgeable and it's great fun poking about in all the different areas. Make sure you visit the cafe while you are there, the cakes are amazing!

Thank MaryZ207
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This wonderful place is a new favourite of ours to visit. It's an Emporium set in an old pub. When chatting to the staff, there were lots of interesting stories about the place and old cobblestones on the floor as you walked in. The place...More

Thank maxyboy999
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