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Abbey Tea Rooms & Licensed Restaurant

16 Magdalene Street, Glastonbury BA6 9EH, England
+44 1458 832852
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (49 reviews)
“cream and jam” (6 reviews)
“home made cakes” (17 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
European, British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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16 Magdalene Street, Glastonbury BA6 9EH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Abbey Tea Rooms Glastonbury. For the very first first trip to ‘Glasto’ we went for afternoon tea and for that we headed for not the Abbey Road studios or local rock concert but the Abbey tea rooms and how glad was I we did. What...More

Thank rkyme
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible range of drinks and food! And stock locally sourced items which I really liked! Friendly staff. Highly recommend the Carmel shortcake! My boyfriend really enjoyed his blueberry cake. Really enjoyed my visit! Would definitely come back!

1  Thank MustBeMeisha
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent tea not a great deal of choice but if you just want a sandwitch or cake they do it very well. I had a ham and chease toasted sandwitch ...the cheese was a little under melted for my tastes but it was still enjoyable

1  Thank Darren J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a lovely afternoon tea and cakes here but it has so much more to offer. The menu and choice is huge and all sounds fabulous, from breakfast and lunch to traditional afternoon tea. Wonderful home cooked soups, cakes and puddings. The choice of...More

2  Thank wisewonderer1223
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the tea rooms, and Iv got to say what a treat that was, the service was amazing with a young girl serving us, think her name was Emily, my husband was a in a wheel chair and was slightly embarrassed going into the...More

2  Thank Alicehall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mary Parker's presence in Glastonbury, as owner of the Abbey Tea Rooms, has been a boon for the town and the area for over 25 years. We were so delighted yesterday with a birthday lunch for my husband, who turned 95. Tablecloths, place set-ups all...More

1  Thank Ashes95
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We had a drink here before visiting the Abbey opposite. It has a good choice of food and drink on the menu, reasonably priced, clean tidy. We enjoyed traditional Christmas cake with our drinks , all was attractively presented and served promptly.

Thank dragonara2
Reviewed 3 January 2018

It was late in the day, I came in with a friend and while she ate, I had nothing but a tea, I asked if there was soya milk, was told yes and when it came over, I was told 'this is definitely soya.' I...More

Thank vegandromen
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here 3 times over past 6 weeks & every meal is really good. Authentically home made with great roast potatoes, pies, desserts, plus a vegetable selection second to none! If you want comfort food with great service this is the place.

Thank Crystalrose54
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We live nearby but had never dropped in - thought it was just for high tea etc However we had an enjoyable and tasty lunch in his warm and welcoming little place. Lovely ladies waiting on - funny and attentive - and good with the...More

1  Thank Adam F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 27
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Magdalene Street, Glastonbury BA6 9EH, England (Formerly Abbey Tea Rooms)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Glastonbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1458 832852
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This traditional tea rooms is situated opposite the famous Abbey and looks onto the bustling and unique centre of Glastonbury. The place is warm and friendly with a great selection on the menu. The menu ranges from freshly cooked breakfasts to light lunches such as jacket potatoes and sandwiches and hot specials including: pies, roast lunches, homemade soups, salads and other traditional meals. There is a good selection of drinks including a range of wines, beers, ciders, local juices and soft drinks and a wide range of teas and coffees. The staff here are very attentive and welcoming! They were very knowledgeable about the Tea Rooms and the food and it was good to hear that the ingredients used are local and the food is all homemade! The tea rooms is also open on Thursday & Friday evenings offering a range of meals including European and international dishes which differs from the day. There is also a live harpist playing which gives a fantastic atmosphere to the place! The menu caters for meat eaters, vegetarians, vegans and people with various allergies as does the day menu which also includes a gluten free breakfast and gluten and dairy free cakes! On Sundays there is a traditional roast lunch served and the restaurant is always well booked on this day. A different meat is served each week on a three weekly cycle together with roast chicken and a vegan nut roast. The meat is always local and the vegetables are fresh and seasonal. There is also a large selection of homemade hot and cold desserts served with local clotted cream or ice cream to finish off your meal. This lovely Tea Rooms offers everything one could have asked for. A welcoming atmosphere, lovely food and fantastic staff! The prices are very reasonable and one gets very good value for money and they even offer outside seating. The tea rooms offers an outside catering service and made decorated celebration cakes to order. This tea rooms is well wort a visit if you enjoy a good food and a friendly welcome.
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