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Abbey Tea Rooms & Licensed Restaurant

) #2 of 42 Restaurants in Glastonbury ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ European, British, Cafe
16 Magdalene Street, Glastonbury BA6 9EH, England
+44 1458 832852
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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European, British, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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16 Magdalene Street, Glastonbury BA6 9EH, England
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Reviews (307)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited here on mothers day with my sister, mum and grandma. All who had a roast dinner. The food was gorgeous! Followed by desert, which we had cake and ice cream. Very lovely indeed.

Thank Bella R
Reviewed 4 days ago

VERY good food, a staff that took GOOD care of us, an' the service-level was high, second visit was to get some take-away, an' they arranged that VERY well.

Thank Albin A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had afternoon tea here on Monday and really enjoyed it. The sandwiches were very tasty and the scones and cake were delicious. The cafe/restaurant is very bijou but the menu is extensive. Lovely staff who are friendly and efficient. Highly recommend d.

Thank joolia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. I had a very tasty cheese sandwich served with crisps and salad. My daughter had a toasted sandwich. We enjoyed it very much. Service was good and prompt. Would recommend.

Thank lesleyhyatt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the Glastonbury tea with sandwiches and cream scone so much that we went two days in a row.Also had the soup one time it was vegan and very good. Real.!

Thank Janetta M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy but helpful staff found my partner and myself a table quickly..My partner had the chicken dinner while I had the cottage pie, quick service and nice food,. good size portions .A range of cakes also available. Only downside was the small Lav which...More

Thank Garth100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been there for cup of tea with scones and cakes. The carrot one tasted amazing, cake lovers! Back for lunch day after was a pleasant experience again. Roasted meaty mains simply wonderful with generous green side and perfectly roasted spuds. Food made with love and...More

Thank Breathing_Problems
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just what's needed after a walk on a chilly day. And having burned off some calories you can choose and enjoy a piece of cake without feeling in the least bit guilty!

Thank Lynne R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is small, but lovely tea room and restaurant. The staff are friendly and the food plentiful and delicious. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank elsmitty
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a coffee (after failing to get one at Excalibur), very busy but they found us a table straight away and after seeing the food we ended up staying for lunch! All food locally sourced and home made. Although busy everything was perfectly...More

Thank andy1100xx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 25
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
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.