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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” (255 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Church Road, Shanklin PO37 6NU, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We absolutely loved it here...and we were both so chuffed that they were able to accommodate us with our unpredictable 2yr old. We arrived at about 10:30am and we were in luck as the scones had been freshly baked that morning so they were still...More

Thank DaisyCyril1983
Reviewed 1 week ago

Five adults attended this afternoon 14/09/17 and had a variety of cream teas, the service was great, order was taken taken and delicious scones and tea arrived shortly after. I'm not sure if it was the owner who served us but she was very friendly...More

Thank Mal2353
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in here on a damp Monday morning for a warming drink and a Toasted Teacake. Quick service with a smile and the Teacakes were delicious and hot. Would certainly go here again.

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in for Elevenses attracted by exterior and signs which said best Winners of Best Tea Rooms on the Isle of Wight! There are three inside parlours and a lovely cottage garden so as sun was out we went and sat in the latter. We...More

Thank DoctorFeelgoodDorset
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well what a find this was!. We needed a pick me up after a very wet day of our holiday , and what better way to recover than a cream tea!. We chose this against the rest because it stuck out and so glad we...More

Thank claireadixon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Old Thatch Tearooms this morning for a cream tea , we always visit at least once every time we are on the IOW , as always the scones were lovely and fresh with plenty of cream and jam !!! The staff were...More

Thank Zoe H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for some lunch on a week visit to the Isle Of Wight. The place is a little bit of a maze due to all of the different rooms, but this adds a delightful charm. There's staff running about all over the place and...More

Thank Kev_Vivo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great choice, nice food. Lovely outside seating area, can get very busy. Book for evening meals. Very good cake selection. Helpful and pleasent staff. Good for a coffee, snacks or meals.

Thank paulshenton1958
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic vintage atmosphere, a cute fairy garden making it truly unique. The prices were very reasonable, the staff were lively and accommodating. The cream teas were great too. Would thoroughly recommend!

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's true we started grumpy that we had to go across the street to get some cash because this place doesn't take cards, but the tearoom garden is so magical and so beautiful, the cream tea with strawberries is so delicious (the sandwiches and cakes...More

Thank FussyBrighton
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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$14
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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