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King John's House & Heritage Centre

King Johns House Church Street, Romsey SO51 8BT, England
+44 1794 512200
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Beautiful historic building

A well presented interesting old house. Tea rooms really worth a visit too. Garden tranquil to walk... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
wendyl0uisa
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Homely cafe charms at King John's House

Quaint, relaxing garden with hidden nooks and outdoor seating plus a homely cafe wihere you can... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Lesley S
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good48%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
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“tea room” (15 reviews)
“local history” (6 reviews)
“tea shop” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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King Johns House Church Street, Romsey SO51 8BT, England
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+44 1794 512200
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A well presented interesting old house. Tea rooms really worth a visit too. Garden tranquil to walk around.

Thank wendyl0uisa
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Quaint, relaxing garden with hidden nooks and outdoor seating plus a homely cafe wihere you can have a drink or snack at a table surrounded by pretty flowers or enjoy a brew and cake inside the cafe in the listed building. It feels like you've...More

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Been to this place a few times with the kids...always a bit of fun and history facts involved . Romsey is great too

Thank cannav0
Reviewed 30 July 2017

There is a lot packed into a small place, the history of King John, and the Moody family, as well as a lovely garden. The entrance fee is reasonable and appropriate to the size of the museum.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Opposite Romsey Abbey is this small but interesting museum. The reasonable entry fee entitles you to 12 months re-entry. The staff were very friendly and encouraged us to try on the very heavy chainmail armour. The bone 'cobbles' was very unusual although a little creepy!...More

Thank CrystalShadow
Reviewed 15 July 2017

A friend & I called in here as it had been recommended & we weren't disappointed. It's old world charm was evident as soon as we entered with the thick walls, low beams & creaking floorboards! There was considerable historic information...all very interesting plus the...More

Thank Jebelslaves
Reviewed 11 July 2017

a lovely exhibition of local information, always nice when there's a show of sorts on last Art exhibition was worth the visit Tea room with friendly staff (thanks Julia!) homemade cakes etc

Thank Angela E
Reviewed 30 June 2017

In the actual King John's House, not the tearoom -- there is a perspex covering over a section of medieval floor that is made of thousands of bones from cows and horses. Then look up and discover the most wonderful beams and roof timbers of...More

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Just delightful. Splendid lunch in calm and historic surroundings in the centre of this loverly town.

Thank H and A B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a pleasant old fashioned tea room that does simple lunches, coffee and cake. On a fine day you can sit in the garden, which is enjoyable. The service is friendly and prompt, the lemon sponge tastes of lemon and they are even generous...More

Thank 845JennyF
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Sheriff999
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Response from CeeWest | Reviewed this property |
Too late for this person but for future reference: The house and garden is open all year (from their website: 'Monday – Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm all year round. Some Sundays for special events'.) The weather would definitely... More
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