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Tiny Tim's Tearoom

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34 St. Margarets Street, Canterbury CT1 2TG, England
+44 1227 450793
10:30 - 16:00
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Sun 10:30 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Delightful ambiance,friendly staff, very interesting old building. Only had coffee but the food looked delicious, huge portions, massive scones.

Thank Terri L
Farnham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a gem this place is. Well worth a trip the scones are to die for actually stunning. Wonderful atmosphere.

Thank Therese E
Tavistock, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was extremely popular, and it is easy to see why. We had to wait a minute or two to be shown to a table, but there is plenty of movement in here and people did not have to wait long. There are two or three floors each with cosy little tables served by attentive and professional staff. We... More 

1 Thank willisgj55
London, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Treated my Nan Debbie M to afternoon tea here and she was glues to her wheelchair in shock at the solar prices. A welcoming place but shocking value for money.Too astronomical for my pocket and will head for a greasy spoon café next time.

3 Thank David A
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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113 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had coffee and cake in this lovely restaurant/cafe that is full of warmth and nostalgia. My wife had tea and scones that were equally good. Service with a smile and great value. A very pleasant break from all the shopping.

1 Thank John G
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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350 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would have liked to have given a very good rating to this tea-room, as the ambiance and traditional furnishings are delightful and the young ladies polite and friendly. However, it was only mid-afternoon when we visited and I wanted to try the signature Tiny Tim's scone. I was most disappointed to hear they had sold out - surely as... More 

Thank kittyginger
Ashford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food at tiny tims was very expensive, I had a ploughman's and all I got was a pile of salad with a chunk of cheese, small pot of chutney and colslaw, and a large piece of bread, and was charged almost £10 plus 12 % service charge

1 Thank 24chris69
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had a pot of tea for two it was very good tea the place was very nice you got shown to your table then they took your order.very nice place the staff were very pleasant,polite

Thank gruntfootuck
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I met some friends here for tea and cake on a Saturday. It felt quite cramped, as though they're trying to cram too many tables in. The staff were friendly and helpful and things arrived quite quickly. One disappointing aspect was that there was no gluten free food. When we asked for something gluten free, we were offered a slice... More 

Thank Matt A
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The scones are huge, quite how you could eat a whole cream tea is beyond me, the teas are lovely and well worth the money, however there were no cheese scones at 1.30 on a Saturday and seemingly no desire to bake anymore. The building is lovely too and it is worth a visit but let down by the cheese... More 

Thank Josh G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 23
British, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 St. Margarets Street, Canterbury CT1 2TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 450793
We have now served over 750,000 customers in our eight years of business! That's over three quarters of a million! The reviews below represent far less than 1% of our visitors. We hope to see you soon so you may decide for yourself! Quintessential English tearoom set in an historic 400 year old haunted building beautifully decorated with 1930's inspired settings and chandeliers. A quiet luxurious oasis in the heart of bustling Canterbury. We do not take bookings, so just turn up and we will accommodate you. Please be aware that last admission is usually 15-20 minutes before closing.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?