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Rumsey's

Jordans Courtyard 8 Upper High Street, Thame OX9 3ER, England
+44 1844 260303
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (21 reviews)
“ice cream” (7 reviews)
“cottage pie” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 6:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
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Jordans Courtyard 8 Upper High Street, Thame OX9 3ER, England
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An impromptu visit, intending for a coffee but we're tempted by the chocolate treats on offer. A quaint old fashioned tea rooms with many hand crafted chocolates on offer. We enjoyed a cup of Hot Chocolate, with Cream and Marshmallows. Yum. It was served with...More

Thank 1stClassRider
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a quaint tea room with home made food and a lovely friendly ambiance. It's a little pricey but worth it.

Thank Taylor018
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I really enjoy the salmon sandwiches here, lovely granary bread and delicious helping of salmon in each bite. The chocolate torte is absolutely amazing. It is a little expensive - but it is worth it for a treat.

Thank Oxfordshiregirl1630
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We stopped off in Thame on our way home from a weekend in Banbury to have some lunch and had been told that Ramsey's was a good place to go. Sadly, we were a bit underwhelmed by the whole experience. We were lucky to get...More

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely cafe, clean and neatly furnished. Wait staff friendly and provided a timely service. I ordered a Chorizo, tomato and cheese toastie - which was hot and tasty. Unfortunately, I can not say the same for the coffee and walnut cake that followed. Instead of...More

Thank NurseVx
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I took a detour to try this coffee shop with a friend staying from New Zealand he had said he loves coffee but can't get decent coffee in the UK. My family are regulars at this shop and their sister shop in Wendover and had...More

1  Thank Horatio061
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped off here before we went home, very nice, clean, little quaint place. Found a space, waitress brought over 2 menus. We chose the scrambled eggs/bacon & toast and a chicken & bacon sandwich with two coffees. Can't fault the food or coffee it was...More

Thank Buddy1303
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend wanted to go here after a weekend away. We parked up, went in and were ignored. No welcome on the way in and this pretty much set the standard. I really wish we had turned around and walked back out again as you...More

Thank Barrington1978
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Small cup of House Chocolate £3.50 hmmm? Latte £2.40 fair enough. Now, 2 pieces of carrot cake £9.90, how on earth can they justify £4.95 per slice, daylight robbery! Disgraceful! Hope they go into administration because I won't be returning and I am a regular...More

Thank Tagalog
Mary R, Owner at Rumsey's, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thanks for your feedback. I'm sorry you felt the our prices were not justified - they definitely weren't hiked up though: the items you mentioned have not increased in price for a number of years in fact. Whilst our normal Hot Chocolate (served with cream...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017

The coffee and hot chocolate are very good. The service and ambience is good. I have tried a waffle, lovely, and the porridge which was served too cold. I should have complained. Anyway, I won't be having that again. The luxury hot chocolate comes with...More

Thank Steve N
Mary R, Owner at Rumsey's, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Hi Steve, thanks for your feedback. Sorry that the porridge was served too cold - please do let us know if anything isn't right in future as we are always happy to correct/change as necessary. Very glad to hear that you've enjoyed the other items...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Monday
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jordans Courtyard 8 Upper High Street, Thame OX9 3ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Thame
  • Phone Number: +44 1844 260303
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Description
Situated in a beautiful Georgian building in the Upper High Street of this historic market town on the edge of Bucks and Oxon, our Thame shop offers plentiful seating, free WiFi, comfy sofas, window seating with a view of the town and a lovely mini-mezzanine which can be used for meetings, groups and parties. Relax and enjoy breakfast, lunch and coffee in comfortable surroundings or select from our wonderful take away menu at any time of the day. Nigel Rumsey's thirty years experience as a Chef and Patissier provided the inspiration and depth of knowledge needed to become a Master Chocolatier of distinction. Nigel and his wife, Mary, opened Rumsey's after being inspired by the film 'Chocolat', their aim was to provide a wonderful sumptuous environment in which to sit, eat lunch, drink coffee, tea or hot chocolate.
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