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The Old Thatch Tearooms

4 Church Road, Shanklin PO37 6NU, England
+44 1983 865587
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (250 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
10:00 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Church Road, Shanklin PO37 6NU, England
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1 - 10 of 867 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We dropped in at the last minute - our smallest quickly fell asleep and curled up on the sofa to sleep. The staff were so understanding and let her be. Our other daughter went to the fairy garden many times and loved it. We had...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped here twice during our holiday, once with friends and once just us. The cream teas are superb, as is the service. We've been coming here for years now and the standard remains excellent. Warm fruit or plain scones, butter, jam and clotted cream makes...More

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful Tearoom and magical fairy garden and wonderful people who run it highly recommend this place to anyone visiting Shanklin

Thank sheaglory
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the tea room to celebrate my sisters birthday. From my meal, my hot chocolate was so weak it was basically hot water, my food came out cold, and my lemon curd cake had absolutely nothing lemon about it whatsoever (basically a dry bit...More

4  Thank jasag22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here on a wet Wednesday afternoon and it was packed. We had 2 cream teas which were lovely can really recommend the apple and ginger scones with rhubarb and ginger jam. My partner just went for the plain scones with strawberry jam which...More

Thank jellied1875
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with Mummy, Daddy & toddler just after lunchtime rush at 2ish. Very welcoming, received menus straight away and ordered soon after. Offered children's books to keep littlun entertained. Drinks/food brought out promptly and altogether. Lovely surroundings with lots to keep the children and adults...More

Thank Andypontypandy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to the Isle of Wight recently and our first stop was Shanklin. As it was early afternoon we wanted to find somewhere for a drink and snack and my youngest pointed this place eagerly out as it was pink- her favourite colour! Seeing...More

Thank chelle6
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a cream tea today which when eventually was nice but the tea was served a good 15 minutes before the scones arrived by then the tea was cold. When the bill arrived I went to pay by card and was told cash only...More

Thank sally p
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had rhubarb and ginger scones and jam which was nice for change, one of our party had the gluten free cake (as they fancied it not because it was gluten free) and they really enjoyed that. Service was a bit slow which wasn't a...More

Thank Bxxxxx1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit to this Tearooms food and service was again excellent coupled with an ambience to die for, an absolute must if your on the Isle of Wight. The proprietor and her staff know no boundaries when it comes to trying to please their customers...More

Thank delcelad
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Questions & Answers
20 May 2016|
Response from whatham | Property representative |
Old Thatch Teashop 4 Church Road Shanklin Isle of Wight PO37 6RQ
14 October 2015|
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Response from James T | Reviewed this property |
The Old thatch is open until the end of this month to the best of my knowledge. Please telephone 01983865587 for further information.
3 April 2015|
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Response from whatham | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are welcome in our Garden and in our Green Room
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Church Road, Shanklin PO37 6NU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 865587
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A beautiful and unique Award Winning 'olde world' Teashop and Fairy Garden offering 'the best Cream Teas', sandwiches, snacks, traditional fare and cakes. Many items on our menu are Gluten Free.
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