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Sweetmeats Tea Rooms

71 Water Street | Sudbury, CO10 9RW, Lavenham, Babergh District, England
+44 1787 248442
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (20 reviews)
“jambalaya” (3 reviews)
“scones” (19 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
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71 Water Street | Sudbury, CO10 9RW, Lavenham, Babergh District, England
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Reviews (109)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just was all a bit shabby and didn't feel made too welcome. Wife had carrot cake- wafer thin and not pleasant - scone I had was freshly cooked but more like a rock cake. When we came to pay told it was cash only -...More

Thank IainShaddick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped into this tea room to have a relaxed bite to eat and a drink. Leaving reviews is not something I normally do, but felt this experience needed a review. The man cooking was very grumpy and stressed and banging about in the kitchen area,...More

1  Thank pennyfarthingday
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ice creams are fantastic and homemade. We sat upstairs for lunch and were given very generous portions for the crumpets and the jacket potatoes had heaps of filling. Good scones, too. I've seen very mixed reviews for this place, particularly about the service. The...More

Thank ShweNaga
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very good food and great customer service. Made to feel very welcome. Would come here again next time we visit Lavenham.

Thank LondonStods
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Wow so many varieties of ice cream I did not know what to choose , opted for salted caramel but will definitely return to sample the honey and date and the orange flavour . A lovely treat walking around a quaint village during a vintage...More

Thank princessfiona1971
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Interesting from outside- like a sweet shop- that's downstairs. You go up to very tiny space . Jazz music playing.. a wide range of food and beverages. Food very tasty , service good . Lot of lovely ice-cream downstairs .

Thank Hankahl
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Me and my family found Sweetmeats tea rooms after venturing down through Lavenham a few days ago and decided to pop in. Cakes are wonderful and all of the food is homemade. They even cater for Weddings!! There is an ice cream shop downstairs, homemade...More

Thank Gemma H
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We called in on a wet November day to be greeted by the owner and were served the best scones we have ever had in a café. The presentation was superb: we had both cheese and fruit scones and shared! Our coffees were also very...More

Thank eeyore9959
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Popped in for a cuppa and some quick lunch, out of the cold weather. Very accommodating and a lovely variety of food - vegan and vegetarian available. Had some home made soup which was lovely and warming given the weather outside. Off the main street,...More

Thank heavenlychic2016
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

A tiny cafe above a fantastic ice cream shop. Very cosy and the food was amazing. Fresh and plentiful.. will be back next summer .

1  Thank chaoscottage
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Water Street | Sudbury, CO10 9RW, Lavenham, Babergh District, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Lavenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 248442
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