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Artisans Tea Room

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The Street | Assington, Babergh District CO10 5LW, England
+44 1787 880366
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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015

Popped in for a coffee/cake on our way to Colchester and did not regret it Very friendly girl welcomed us and said she would be with us shortly to take our order When we ordered we commented that the place had vastly improved - she could not thank us enough...very touching and sweet Our cream scone and teacake arrived along... More 

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East Anglia, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2015

This was our 3rd try since change of ownership, and it was no better. Waiting time is totally unacceptable, especially when only waiting for uncooked items? The first time we put it down to settling in but nothing changed by last visit. Also when the food was brought up not as described in menu and I complained it was just... More 

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Thank Kim L
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2015

Very cold. Bad draft everytime door opened. I ordered the burger. Waited 45mins for our food. Burger itself was ok but the bun was poor. A 10p Sesame seed bun that was dry and crumbled away. Fries were average, typically cheap tasting. Lettuce was starting to turn brown, it was bagged lettuce which I hate with a passion, £10 for... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

A great place for a light lunch, now open again, new management & improving all the time. Very reasonably priced (£7.50 for a cream tea for 2!!) Give it a look, long with the shop stocking fab local produce, it may not be very big but it makes up for it with the quality of the food & drink

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Thank sarahdte
London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2013

Interesting and slightly quirky tea room with an eclectic style leaning towards the nostalgic; as part of a developing farm shop complex in the village of Assington I have watched this venue gradually develop and improve over the last few years and am very pleased that the business appears to continue to improve despite the poor economy. The food and... More 

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2013 via mobile

We stopped off for a light lunch on our way to the Case nearby. Very pleasant setting looking out at the Shetland pony and the emus. Plenty of choice of sandwiches, paninis , baguettes etc. We chose to share a sandwich and a fruit scone. Both were very nice. Sandwich served with salad, coleslaw and some crisps. There's also a... More 

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East Anglia, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2012

A really superb tea rooms, gorgeous homecooked food, great selection and lovely staff, we called in just for tea (pretty bone china cups and saucers) and ended up with scones fresh from the oven, delicious!! We will certainly be going back and would highly reccomend to others. There is also a gift shop and plant sales alongside and a farm... More 

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London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2012

Great food for reasonable prices, lovely gifts to buy in the shop. Excellent farm shop next door and animals out the back. Plenty of choice of drinks and cakes on the menu as well as savoury items. Plenty of seating both inside and out.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2012

We found this place whilst visiting my aunt who is in a nursing home in the area. It was a lovely place to take her as they had great homemade scones and delicious soup in the tea room. There was also a good gift shop with loads of bling for my daughter! We enjoyed the farm shop as they had... More 

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Suffolk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2012

This was an unexpected find. Lovely tearoom serving delicious paninis and cakes. The tea is served in quaint china cups and saucers. Very relaxed atmosphere. An added bonus is that a Home Accessories and Gift shop has opened in the other end of the barn and they sell delightful little gems, totally different from the run of the mill gifts.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$17
Cuisine
Cafe, British
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street | Assington, Babergh District CO10 5LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Sudbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 880366
Description
Artisans Tea Room at Assington is a great place to stop on your way to or from a walk in the woods. We offer morning coffees, light lunches including Paninis, Baguettes, Sandwiches and Jacket Potatoes together with our Ploughmans Lunch and 'Nibbles' to share.There are a range of cakes and biscuits to choose from and we use local free range products whenever possible. We also cater for gluten free diets, have a range of vegetarian options and half portions for our younger visitors.Come and visit us, and see our range of gifts and quality crafts including pottery, handbags, jewellery, soaps, cards and fascinators! And, if that is not enough, we also have a selection of animals to admire.Find us behind the Farm Shop (also under New Management). Lots of free parking available.

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