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The Tudor Rose Tea Rooms & Garden

36 New Street | The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2NA, England
+44 1752 659087
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cake” (18 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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36 New Street | The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2NA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked an afternoon tea for 6 as a family treat. What a great place, everyone enjoyed the olde-worlde ambience and the very, very friendly staff and great value afternoon tea. Nice sandwiches, big pots of tea in cute handmade tea cosy’s, superb scones and...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely place to visit. I've been visiting the barbican all my life and never knew it was there! Emailed about availability for mother's day and was rang to answer my enquiry the same day. The staff are very welcoming and quick to serve. You can...More

Thank Ryderplymouth
Reviewed 1 week ago

The reason why I haven't given 4 or 5 stars is because I was very disappointed in the menu choice. When I looked online the lunch menu looked amazing with lots of sandwiches, baguettes etc but when I went there today I found the menu...More

Thank Alicia C
Gemma F, Chef at The Tudor Rose Tea Rooms & Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Goodafternoon Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Any feedback is always exceptionally helpful. I'm sorry you didn't feel the menu was broad enough to suit your needs. If you have discussed with us your requirements we would be more than happy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, went there for afternoon tea for the more sedate ladies for Annie's hen party. It was fabulous. You can keep your assault course and drinking or the younger more energetic hens! This was fabulous, amazing cakes, scones and other treats not to mention the...More

1  Thank Debbiedidi1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted by Louise, with a great big smile and made everyone feel so welcome, nothing was too much for her. The Afternoon tea was a hen party for my friend, the food was really delicious and cakes even more so! Very reasonable in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely setting at the Barbican. Afternoon tea at a bargain of a price. Lovely home cooked treats. Scrumptious scones and really great service. Will be going back again for sure.

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our B&B recommended the Tudor Rose and we not disappointed. Two courses for £10. The roast was a choice between turkey or belly pork (or a bit of both). All the trimmings of stuffing and Yorkshires etc. The macaroni cheese was particularly gorgeous. Dessert was...More

1  Thank leggieblonde2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

8 of us visited here for afternoon tea we had a mixture of sweet, savoury & vegetarian once again it didn’t disappoint the food and the welcome was fantastic a great experience. The sandwich cake on the savoury option was absolutely amazing and we loved...More

1  Thank rogker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a few days break from bristol 4 of us decided to have breakfast here so glad we did. Everything was spot on good fresh food cooked expertly. My vegetarian breakfast was the best I've had as were the other traditional ones. Nothing was too...More

1  Thank Bobbyveev
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We met up with friends today and visited The Tudor Rose for the first time. Set in the back streets of the Barbican is a lovely well presented building. Continuing inside, the tea rooms are set out with great style in keeping with the feel...More

2  Thank Paul M
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Annabel M
9 May 2017|
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Response from PlymouthPixie | Property representative |
It is always best to book a table particularly weekends. Many thanks Sylvia
3 April 2017|
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Response from Jannerbloke | Reviewed this property |
Very unusual not to offer something these days, even in Plymouth. Almost everywhere has soya milk or almond, although I keep reading that the recommended and preferred choice is oat which does the business without distorting... More
5 September 2015|
Response from suekinsey |
Thank you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 New Street | The Barbican, Plymouth PL1 2NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 659087
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