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Blondies Twisted Tea Room

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Percy Street | Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, England
+44 1782 280680
11:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 16:00
Thu - Sat 10:30 - 17:00
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Biddulph, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Quaint! Just lovely & made me think of my grandparents Sunday Afternoon Tea. Sandwiches perfect, scones & jam with cream is delicious and the dainty cakes & small chewy macaroons truly scrumptious. I've been a few times and always had great food & atmosphere. The staff are helpful too.

Thank Chrissie2401
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Can not believe the change in this place I came for the first time last year and had such a lovely experience and was raving to all my friends so a few of us came on April and it was awful the whole place felt really shabby and cramped they were short staffed so the food took ages and after... More 

1 Thank Tory P
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67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

I don't no what has happened to this place but I was so disappointed with my visit today! I previously made a review on here in 2013 saying how great the place was but feel the need to update after my visit today. We had to wait an hour for our food to arrive. I was disappointed to see the... More 

1 Thank fairy_nic
Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

Bit late in writing this as visited on Mother's Day. Cannot believe how much this place has changed and not for the better. We went and were seated in a cold corner of the shockingly badly decorated downstairs area and after waiting about 20 minutes were finally served. I had been looking forward to a Natural Blonde for ages and... More 

4 Thank Becky G
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

I have followed Blondies Twisted Tea Room on FB for a long time, I have liked the fabulous photos of afternoon tea and homemade cakes and listened to friends rave about how good it is. I finally visited Blondies on Monday and I was horrified...the place was much tattier in real life than on the photos...old chipped tableware, dirty doilies... More 

1 Thank Nenebelle H
Stoke on trent
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Visited with family for a belated Mother's Day treat. Booked a table prior so were seated straight away. Wanted afternoon tea for four but how much food you get isn't properly explained so we ordered too much. Can't really see cake choices as display cabinets not very big. Table runner had stains on it. China was ok. The inside is... More 

Thank Kay B
Silverdale, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Me and my family attended this shabby 'tea room' and the food was completely dreadful. I wouldn't have even fed it to a dog. The tables were stained and there were crumbs all over it, also stained doileys that looked like they'd been brought at pound land. The China was cracked dirty and GREASY! The tea drop menus state the... More 

2 Thank Barry T
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

My friend and sister organised my baby shower here. It was absolutely gorgeous food and great service! Definitely recommend!

Thank BecB200913
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

We were slowly shown to our table downstairs. We ordered pots of tea and then had to go upstairs to ask for milk. The place mats on tables weren't the cleanest. The service was friendly but staff weren't smartly presented (stained, scruffy clothes isn't a nice image). The menu is varied and all sounds good. We ordered jacket potatoes. There... More 

Thank Jcope87
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

I visited here with some friends for afternoon tea. The food was shabby at best. I had chicken mayo on my sandwiches and have been very unwell or days after. This place should be closed down - filthy place! avoid like the plague!!!

1 Thank 484stacey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
British, Cafe
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Percy Street | Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stoke-on-Trent
  • Phone Number: +44 1782 280680
Traditional British afternoon tea style service, loose teas, weekly specials, home-made cakes, award winning scones and a side of dreaming. Because we're twisted our afternoon tea is served all day long ........ And we are now licensed so you can add a lovely treat to your Afternoon Tea. (Please note we do operate Challenge 25, so please don't be offended if we ask you your age!) Have a look at our FB page.

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