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Wonderful little find

Nothing flash, nothing expensive. Just a lovely little riverside place to enjoy tasty toasties, a... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Essex, United Kingdom
Lovely location, great cheese toasties and friendly service!

Recently re-opened at weekends for 2017. This is a nice place to stop and rest whilst enjoying... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Kevin B
Harlow, United Kingdom
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This is a lovely little house along the river, that serves Tea/coffee ice creams, cakes, cold drinks, we also stock coal for the winter, we have a lovely little seating area at the side overlooking green scenery and the river lock, once you have...more
Roydon Lock High Street, Harlow CM19 5EF, England
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We didn’t get to experience this lovely little gem as sadly when we got there we was told that this was closed and will be all year. :(

1  Thank loulee2005
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Nothing flash, nothing expensive. Just a lovely little riverside place to enjoy tasty toasties, a slice of cake or some ice cream. Friendly, attentive service and really good value tasty food. Open at weekends in the summer. Well worth a visit.

Thank J_and_D_Essex
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Recently re-opened at weekends for 2017. This is a nice place to stop and rest whilst enjoying Roydon, The Stort and Hunsdon meads. Good snacks, ice cream and drinks all served with a smile.

1  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

On the river stort just a short walk from the station. Teas cakes sandwiches and toasters all lovely. And ice cream galore

Thank SJBaked
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Paid a visit to this lovely lock house today - sadly the Lock House Cafe is now closed for the season, due to a family illness. Chatting to the lady she asked if I could write a review letting future customs aware of the cafe...More

4  Thank Verity C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Steffie and her crew make everyone so welcome at the cafe it is a treat. Meals are served promptly and are hot. Teas and coffees, ice creams plenty of space to sit by the Lock House and watch the world go by. Dinner meals can...More

Thank Kathleen A
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Stumbled on this while out on the mountain bikes. A great warm welcome by the owner and her husband. A great little spot for a stop. They do tea,coffe,cakes,toasties and even cream soda floaters for the older ones amongst us. We laughed a lot and...More

2  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely find, a riverside tea room with a really friendly atmosphere. Perfect for a visit for tea, cake or ice creams as the weather improves.

Thank HolidayFan24
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Open 1st march 2017! Teas Coffees Cakes Toasties Pets allowed! Beautiful scenery! They have a facebook page the roydon lock house follow and like their page for more details of how to find and what the river tea garden is always up to!

1  Thank Ronnie191
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic, very welcoming and friendly. Wonderful tea and cakes, left very satisfied and full. Only hungry for more next time

Thank Love H
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9 June 2016|
Response from debi h | Reviewed this property |
Hello they sound great ,