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The Old Barn Tea Rooms

Mill Lane, Wadenhoe PE8 5XD, England
+44 1832 721129
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Mill Lane, Wadenhoe PE8 5XD, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the second time we have visited the Old Barn Tea rooms. On both occasions we have found the staff, from booking right through to paying, to be extremely pleasant and very helpful. We have visited for afternoon tea on both occasions and the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank D9015ANsuem
Reviewed 14 December 2018

The Old Barn is a lovely place surrounded by beautiful countryside and easy local access. The internal eating layout is spacious and set amongst an interesting mix of rustic and different items for sale. The staff were very welcoming and consistently pleasant throughout our [quite...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank sja1961
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

We had a pre paid voucher to afternoon tea for two and choose to come Here. Set in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside makes for a stunning location for afternoon tea. We were able to add the two kids for an additional cost. The sandwiches were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kingsey1
Andrea1966_1943, Owner at The Old Barn Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Tank you so much we try very hard and we are pleased you loved our tea room regards Andrea

Reviewed 5 November 2018

Four of us had a great time at the medieval banquet held on 3rd November. The barn looked amazing with a long table set out with medieval tablecloth, fruit bowls, candles, tankards, etc.and fairy lights all around the walls. The food was delicious: vegetable soup...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank VickiH527
Reviewed 19 October 2018

The tea rooms were disappointing as the barn setting was a rustic jumble of bric-a-brac. However, the waitresses were very pleasant and welcoming. We enjoyed the sandwiches but the cakes, although appeared to be homemade, were of a mediocre standard. Large slices of four different...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Companion549468
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Our friends had booked afternoon tea as a surprise. They had not been here before so contacted them to explain that we had a member of the group who needed a low sugar diet, could they accommodate. As they said yes, the trip was booked....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anita B
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We visited this lovely little eatery today for the 1st time. We had booked afternoon tea and can say we thoroughly enjoyed it. I am gluten free and Sylvia and team provided a lovely selection of sandwiches and homemade cakes. Abolutely gorgeous! Many thanks to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank claire1568
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We had visitors staying and wanted to treat them to a beautiful Northamptonshire village and walk. We walked from Wadenhoe to Achurch to Lilford to Pilton and back. They loved it. After that we were parched so decided to stop at The Old Barn and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BhunaBeagle
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed, we were a party of 6 and had pre booked. We told them on the phone it was a special occasion which was completely forgotten by the staff the whole time we were there. It took 5 minutes to be seated and even...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sky1222
Reviewed 5 September 2018

When the weather was at it's hottest a month or so ago, five of us called in to the Barn. As we walked through the garden, we looked for a table in the shade - but there was no space. We went inside and to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank eltel31
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8 August 2017|
Response from Bodie0911 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry but I've not had afternoon tea at Wadenhoe Hall so I can't answer.. However I have had afternoon tea at Rushton Hall , just 2 of us and we were there for about 2 hours.. Hope that helps.? Enjoy your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Lane, Wadenhoe PE8 5XD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Wadenhoe
  • Phone Number: +44 1832 721129
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We are an old grade 2 listed barn conversion and offer a large range of homemade food from breakfasts to light snacks or lunch and afternoon tea. We pride ourselves on offering people with allergies including gluten free cakes, soups, and gluten-free sandwiches.
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