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The Olive Tree Tea Room & Garden

Waterloo House Hall Street | Hall Street, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9JL, England
+44 1787 371060
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (24 reviews)
“homemade soup” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Waterloo House Hall Street | Hall Street, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9JL, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I live opposite and pop in 2-3 times a day when i am in town . . everything about the Olive Tree is fantastic, lunchtime tables are normally all full with regulars and tourists alike. . If i did have one word of advice for...More

Thank dave b
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have been here several times and are never let down - food great, coffee great and staff very welcoming- thank you for another fabulous lunch.

Thank Inga H
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Went back to this cafe for lunch having previously been, loved it and given it 5 stars. This time the experience was the opposite. Service was really slow, the cafe had run out of basic products and when the food arrived you could tell how...More

2  Thank bluevcone
Reviewed 28 May 2018

On a friends recommendation we had lunch there on Sunday, very nice food and service and the way it was set out was delightful, different and interesting, we will be sure to visit again when in the area

Thank pennyk299
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Popped in for a cuppa to be told we could not stay at the table we were sitting at as it was reserved. We had not noticed the reserved sign as it was facing the other way. We were then told we could sit at...More

Thank farmerfg
Elainesfff, Owner at The Olive Tree Tea Room & Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

I cannot understand your review as when you came in you sat at a table for six which was clearly laid up for a booking, there were only two of you and you were politely told that the table was reserved but you could sit...More

Reviewed 12 April 2018

Went in for snacks, tea / coffee and were surprised as to how well they have done it. On the main street, which is very long indeed for a village (hence the name of the village), so seek it out if you need a break....More

Thank F1523XKdavidc
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Received a warm welcome and were seated promptly, I had a bacon and brie bagette,Wife had an excellent sausage wrap both were excellent value with plenty of filling and side salad,staff very attentive and efficient, a chance visit, brilliant oasis,We will be back .

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Took a break from our shopping to have tea and cake at the Olive Tree - lovely cafe and the cakes were excellent. Will go back to try lunch next time I'm in Suffolk. The toilets were a bit cold being outside, but otherwise a...More

Thank Wedgie27
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Happened to stumble across this wonderful place when on our first ride out of the year with the Fenlanders Harley motorbike group. Just what we all needed. A great cup of coffee and soup and a roll, which was absolutely delicious. They even catered for...More

Thank Vicky K
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Had lunch booked for Mothers’ day Received a warm welcome and were seated promptly We were given a reasonably priced menu and our orders were taken without delay The food was excellent and very well presented Could not fault the restaurant and would certainly revisit.

Thank Ralph1940
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Sorry I haven't managed to get there on a Sunday ,but I'm sure you will not be disappointed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterloo House Hall Street | Hall Street, Long Melford, Babergh District CO10 9JL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Long Melford
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 371060
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