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The Gypsy Tea Room

$$ - $$$, ,
315 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B9, Canada
+1 709-739-4766
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (38 reviews)
“nachos” (33 reviews)
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CUISINES
Wine Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
315 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B9, Canada
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1 - 10 of 849 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Good food, pleasant atmosphere made better by the delightful Abby, whose service was outstanding. Good spot to take my mature grandsons and their friend.

5  Thank James S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love working with this group! We had a private event at the Gypsy Tea Room - cocktails in the cellar with a 3 course meal in the white room with entertainment. Staff were very fast, efficient and very pleasant to work with! Kept me...More

6  Thank Laura H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Revisited the Gypsy Tea Room this summer, but instead of sitting outside in the courtyard, I ate inside the restaurant with a friend. The good: the (giant) bowl of tomato soup we were given was absolutely delicious. Maybe if it came with a baguette or...More

5  Thank Newfiechick1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located right by Murray Premises Hotel, convenient location, a busy place, good food, friendly staff. We shared a “paella”, it was very good. Big enough portions, great atmosphere. Popular with locals, that is always a good indicator. Right downtown, easy to get to.

4  Thank Nonnita02
Douglas C, Manager at The Gypsy Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! We strive to consistently offer great service, elevated food and a great atmosphere. Thanks for noticing what we do here at The Gypsy Tea Room. Cheers

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a bite on Regatta Day and sat in the lounge which allows for a great view of the crowds on Water Street. I felt like scallops and a steak whereas my friend needed some Vegan options in her life. Both things were...More

4  Thank boomgraham
Douglas C, Manager at The Gypsy Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your review! There is certainly something on our menus for everyone. We have recently added some new staff into our already seasoned servers and bartenders. Happy to hear you enjoyed his service.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked by this place a couple of times and didn't go in because it seemed a bit unappealing from the sidewalk. Finally went in when it started raining and had a great lunch. Excellent accommodations for food allergies. Service was a bit slow as...More

4  Thank Faye H
Douglas C, Manager at The Gypsy Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! Happy you enjoyed your lunch experience with us noting the slow service and the reasoning. We appreciate all the feedback we can get. Cheers

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat, good food owner very friendly. Nice atmosphere located in popular downtown st. John's and good menu.

5  Thank Hubert S
Douglas C, Manager at The Gypsy Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your review! Happy to hear you had a pleasurable experience with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped by this place for dinner as I liked the look as I was walking by. They were quite busy and I was on my own so I had no problem sitting at the bar, I actually prefer it. There was a hostess who...More

Thank Mike B
Douglas C, Manager at The Gypsy Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! We pride ourselves on excellent service and food quality! It seems we missed the mark the evening you joined us for dinner. I hope you do return again so our service staff can show you their excellence. We hope you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cozy rustic causal and/or relaxed business atmosphere with very attentive service and fantastic food. Special shout out to Doug our server....friendly and welcoming!

4  Thank dargard
Douglas C, Manager at The Gypsy Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! Happy you enjoyed your dining experience with us last night. You folks were a delight to serve. Cheers

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, great service. We had walked by several times hesitant to go in as it seemed deserted. That's because the restaurant is up the stairs toward the back. One problem too much good food. ( the portions are large and delicious) . Try the...More

3  Thank Janet H
Douglas C, Manager at The Gypsy Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! Happy to here the only problem was too much good food.haha. We take great pride in what we do. Thanks for noticing, Cheers

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$29
Cuisine
Wine Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Water St, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 1B9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-739-4766
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Description
Located in the historic Murray Premises building in the heart of downtown St. John's The Gypsy Tea Room can accommodate large groups or the most intimate of diners. Our menu includes local favourites, European cuisine and unique daily features. We are open for lunch and dinner as well as a delicious brunch on Saturday and Sunday. Our private dining room is available for wine tastings and dinner or a meeting with colleagues. The Gypsy Tea Room also offers a state of the art conference room with Smart Board, data projector and video conference capability. Our courtyard restaurant can seat 120 people with an open air kitchen and bar. Sit back and relax in a resort setting...Let us take care of you.
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