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20 James Street | Inside Alices Antiques, Kimberley, Nottingham NG16 2LP, England (Formerly Madhatter Tearoom)
+44 115 938 3255
10:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Tue 10:30 - 16:00
Wed 10:30 - 15:00
Thu - Fri 10:30 - 21:30
Sat 10:30 - 16:00
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Derby, United Kingdom
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1,624 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 907 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What an absolutely lovely quirky place to enjoy a spot of lunch/cake and a very good cup of coffee. Service from the staff is excellent, welcoming and very friendly, lots of interesting items in the shop to browse and then the food. Sandwich made to order followed by the biggest chunk of a delicious cake washed down with a couple... More 

Thank johnhp702
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was my first time visit and I'll definitely be going back the staff were really great the food excellent and the place was so interesting and quirky- I'd definitely recommend- just wished I'd discovered it sooner

Thank jorjaemma
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for pre-booked afternoon tea here and after hearing so many great reviews was really looking forward to it. We were served some cute little canapés which were a nice touch. Then 4 plates of sandwiches all served with crusts on, so consequently nobody wants the crusts so they all got left till the end. Odd combination of sandwich fillings... More 

Ripley, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a warm welcome we had when we arrived. Visited Madhatters on a number of occasions and I must say on every visit we have been made to feel special. Afternoon Tea was excellent - the warm scones were absolutely divine and so were the various sandwiches. ( plenty of filling!) the cakes are always freshly made and nothing is... More 

Thank Tracy B
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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578 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Dropped in here for lunch recently and we really enjoyed it. At atmosphere is nice as the setting is inside an antique shop and the food & service were good. I had one of the daily specials which was a baguette with hummus, guacamole and sun blush tomatoes - great combination in a lovely fresh baguette. Coffee was really good... More 

Thank AndrewJ25
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Booked afternoon tea for a Mothers Day present on Saturday 25th March and went with my 2 sisters, my 2 young daughters and my niece a nephew so a rather large party for tea. everything from the food, drinks, prices and setting was fantastic and I couldn't fault it at all. All the kids had a lovely time, as did... More 

Thank Scot H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Visited this gorgeous and quirky tea room on a Thursday evening and I'm kicking myself I haven't been sooner ( especially as it's so local to me ) . We enjoyed the breads , platter and of course wine in a great atmosphere . We were made to feel welcome as soon as we stepped in the door and I... More 

Thank Gemgrio
Kimberley, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is a quirky venue which does excellent afternoon teas as well as a host of home made cakes and sandwiches. Parking opposite so idealf

Thank Tony M
Cannock, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Whoosh!!! what a relaxing quaint a lovely place to have afternoon tea with a quirky fun loving Manager who must have been a court jester in a former life (wild colourful trousers!!) and who made you feel welcome from the word go. Don't be put off if you cannot gain entrance to the tea rooms at once. The Mad March... More 

Thank Soulman450
Bangkok, Thailand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I was recommended this lovely tea room by a friend, and although its a little out the way, it cant fail to please!! We were greeted by Nygel, who is absolutely charming, his main aim is to ensure you have a lovely afternoon!! The tea room is quirky and cannot fail to interest, with its antiques and crazy hats. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 19
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 James Street | Inside Alices Antiques, Kimberley, Nottingham NG16 2LP, England (Formerly Madhatter Tearoom)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham  >  Kimberley
  • Phone Number: +44 115 938 3255
We are a tearoom inside an Antiques and collectables store. Within this victorian building you can have a simple cup of tea served out of a china cup, a spot of lunch, full afternoon tea or a party.
Our aim is to ensure that everyone is catered for and looked after. If you would like to book a table, then please get in touch.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?