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Tiny Tim's Tearoom

34 St. Margarets Street, Canterbury CT1 2TG, England
+44 1227 450793
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“scones” (260 reviews)
“plump pilgrim” (11 reviews)
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British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
34 St. Margarets Street, Canterbury CT1 2TG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautifully quaint tea room set off the high street in Canterbury. Friendly service from all the staff. Delicious scones - we tried all varieties and all were fab! The next time I am in Canterbury I will definitely be heading back there! Ps it's also...More

1  Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We popped to Tiny Tim's for a spot of lunch while visiting Canterbury. Everyone really enjoyed their food and the service was amazing. We also went upstairs to the Ghost Room, well worth looking at.

Thank Pepsmum72
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place has everything--friendly efficient staff--superb homemade food all presented in a cosy historic building with ample seating on 2 floors . The cakes and scones were delicious and large !! --glad I didn't go for the plump pilgrim as it looked huge !! There...More

Thank Willowfield8
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I went to Tiny Tim's last Sunday after visiting the Canterbury Tales. It was lovely to look at, very clean and very busy as we had to queue for a table but as it said it was award winning we thought it...More

Thank Anitacorbett
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in during the Christmas market. A few minutes wait then plenty of fresh tea, with cheese scones. The scones came with cheddar and yummy chutney. A lovely experience!

Thank funfuntimes19
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spotted this tearoom during our morning wandering around Canterbury, and looking for a light lunch headed back there. Easy to find a table for 6 of us upstairs, friendly and efficient service. We tried different kinds of Kentish Huffkin, a sort of soft bap...More

Thank mjhogg27
Reviewed 1 week ago

Managed to get in just before they closed but were greeted as if first customer of the day. Somewhat restricted selection of scones which at least indicates fresh product rather than frozen. Good pot of tea. Charming staff. really worth a visit.

Thank Roy J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a decent lunch (as opposed to tea & scones). Was going to go back for afternoon tea, but didn't want to deal with the slow service. Its a fairly busy place with only two servers. It was hard to get their attention.

Thank MAMadly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby and I visited this cafe as there was a sign nearby saying the best tea shop in Kent. It did not disappoint. The building is beautiful and very quaint. There is the main tea shop downstairs with more seating upstairs and a 'haunted room'...More

Thank littleegg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We entered: The sign said "Wait here to be seated"! So we waited and waited and... Eventually shown to a seat and were left with a menu but said "We only want a cup of tea". So we waited and waited and...saw a waitress and...More

Thank PaulFabia
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
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: 34 St. Margarets Street, Canterbury CT1 2TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 450793
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We have now served over 750,000 customers in our eight years of business! That's over three quarters of a million! The reviews below represent far less than 1% of our visitors. We hope to see you soon so you may decide for yourself! Quintessential English tearoom set in an historic 400 year old haunted building beautifully decorated with 1930's inspired settings and chandeliers. A quiet luxurious oasis in the heart of bustling Canterbury. We do not take bookings, so just turn up and we will accommodate you. Please be aware that last admission is usually 15-20 minutes before closing.
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