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The Regency Tea Rooms

40 Gay Street, Bath BA1 2NT, England
+44 1225 443000
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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40 Gay Street, Bath BA1 2NT, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Called in on the of chance, I was found a table for my wife and I. What a wonderful experience, served by staff suitably attired, who were delightful The food was superb the management and staff should be congratulated. It's busy, suprise suprise! Hope you...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me & my teenage sister had the Lady Catherine's Cream Tea as our first afternoon tea of the day (there were 3 in total) - and it was absolutely the best of them all. The service was superb, and it's a lovely touch that the...More

Thank MistyqCat
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We tried to pre-book through the webpage, done by mail. No answer. Called, to an answering machine that promised to call back. No call. Stood in a queue for 30 minutes. When we finally got in, no Mr Darcy tea. So we ordered scones (they...More

1  Thank UlfLes
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I think this place hit its high point a few years ago. We had tea and tea cakes which were a little burnt. It was fine but needed a coat of paint and a little freshening up.

2  Thank Baker_Bowie
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Excellent service and food. Staff dealt with my difficult diet with efficiency and without any fuss or problem. Waitresses very polite and eager to please. Would recommend the experience to any one.

Thank teaeater
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We took our foreign visitors to experience Bath and the tea rooms. Tea and edibles were excellent, although the Earl Grey did not have a strong flavour. You must be fit to climb the stairs and the room is rather small with tables packed in....More

Thank DavidBK
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Fabulous afternoon!!! We had the £11 pp "ladies afternoon tea" option and it was the perfect experience. Staff were lovely. Ambiance will not disappoint the Jane Austen fan. 10/10 day!!

1  Thank Donna G
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The best cream tea I had on my entire vacation. So good! The Jane Austen blend tea was very good as well, served by young ladies in regency dress (underneath a portrait of Mr. Darcy). The tea room is small and seating is limited, so...More

Thank wirttravelers
Reviewed 15 February 2017

At first I was a little reluctant to eat here, as the prices seemed a little steep, but I changed my mind immediately upon arrival. Unlike the Jane Austen Centre, which I found a little underwhelming, The Regency Tea Rooms exceeded my expectations. I ordered...More

Thank Lianoth
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Beautifully decorated tea rooms with lovely lady in period costume serving. Strongly recommend for those who love afternoon tea. Food was amazing, best afternoon tea I've had and I often have afternoon tea. Very reasonably priced and very friendly. Is pretty much all afternoon tea...More

1  Thank Sophie334
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:15
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:30
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Gay Street, Bath BA1 2NT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 443000
Set on the 2nd floor of the Jane Austen Centre is the elegant Regency Tea Room. We are Tea Guild members which ensures that you will enjoy high quality tea, food and service.The tea rooms have a lovely period atmosphere and very friendly staff.
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