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Mad Hatters Tearoom & Bakery

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49 Bridge Street Row East, Chester CH1 1NW, England
+44 1244 323444
09:30 - 17:00
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Sun 10:30 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
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Nottingham England
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our second visit very good quality food , soups are home made and delicious. Cakes and pastries are too die for so much choice it's hard to resist. Definitely worth a visit

Thank Beverley1
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120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here recently and it was very busy, a bit quirky and very pleasant staff. Welsh rarebit was pleasant and my other half had chosen a fish finger butty which he said was just ok. It wasn't amazing but acceptable

Thank shirleyVManchester
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was drawn into this cafe/bakery by the cakes in the window. Food was excellent, had rarebit with pulled pork and my partner had a halloumi sandwich. Real show stopper has the cupcakes - both had Nutella, which was extremely tasty. Big selection of teas and coffee, afternoon tea looked great and the staff were friendly. A great find

Thank grv89
Wales, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a quirky place this is..booked afternoon tea as a special treat for our daughter.. at the time of booking the lady was very helpful and asked what time we wanted to book,replying 3.30 please..would 3.15 be OK!! Yes not a problem. Upon arrival you could see it was busy but the manager (I think) didn't seem to have a... More 

Thank Alison B
North Wales, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely Afternoon tea. Delicious cakes & friendly staff. Second time we've been & would definitely recommend . They even allowed our dog in with us & gave her a bowl of water & doggy treats 😀

Thank Hogynwirion
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful tea rooms with really good food and a large variety of teas. Lovely to see lots of vegan options available as well.

Thank Jess O
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Chester on one of the busiest days of the year. I fought crowds in a city I dident know, In a Country that is not my own to get to this tea room, and I was not disappointed. It was such a cute little place with really yummy food and a highlight of my trip! I would... More 

Thank DanielaMauti
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked afternoon tea for 5 of us one Sunday afternoon (booking essential during busy periods), the tearoom was so busy, lovely atmosphere and attentive staff. Great selection of (unlimited) teas and coffees. Nice selection of sandwiches with a scone, jam, cream, mini choux bun and macaroon PLUS your own choice of cupcake or slice of cake - hard choice to... More 

Thank Kathryn P
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting here and was lovely to see how well the theme is. Great atmosphere and sandwiches however the tomato soup was definitely off.. our waitress did mention how they have had complaints so let her know how it is. I thought this was awful that they carried on to serve this soup. I tried it an it was... More 

Thank Shirie E
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had visited here in 2009 and loved it, so of course I wanted to come back when I was next in Chester. I'll start with the positives as I really hope this was just a bad day I happened upon. My mum enjoyed her Rocky Road slice and redbush tea, and I also later bought a lemon meringue cupcake... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$25
British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Bridge Street Row East, Chester CH1 1NW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 323444
Mad Hatters Tearoom & Bakery is located at the historic and unique building of The Rectory, 49 Bridge Street Row, within the city walls of Chester in Cheshire. With subtle English Tearoom eccentricity and a touch of 'Wonderland', visit Mad Hatters to enjoy our breakfasts, elevenses, light lunches, and Mad Hatters' speciality, Afternoon Tea. We also play host to private functions and corporate events with a full bespoke event planning service.

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