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Rochester Cathedral Tea Rooms

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The Precinct, Rochester Cathedral, Rochester ME1 1SX, England
+44 1634 810076
07:30 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 18:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Warm, comfortable and they served a very good mocha, no time to eat lunch that day but the food looked lovely.

Thank Mandy_E11is
Solihull, United Kingdom
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681 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

A very good place for lunch/drinks when visiting the cathedral. Limited number of places, so can be difficult to get a table. Great jacket potatoes and coffee, excellent service, reasonable prices.

Thank wendyanddavid536
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Can't comment on the food as we only had hot drinks. Lovely pot of tea and very nice hot chocolate. A nice spot in the cathedral grounds.

Thank lauralazuli
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Today, 23 of us cyclists stopped in for tea and a cake . Our orders were efficiently taken, and shortly thereafter we were all seated. The Cathedral tea rooms are nestled deep inside of the Cathedral grounds, so if you don't know where they are, then you might well have to ask. But it is worth the effort, as the... More 

Thank Brian G
Romford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

A wonderful tea room.which serves so much more than just tea and cakes. Open for breakfast , lunch and early dinner, if you want a good home cooked meal or snack this is the place to go. The gardens are beautiful to see at any time of the year but are only open in the warmer months.

Thank jane_9758
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We dropped in here after visiting the Cathedral. This tea room was warm and cosy on a very chilly day. We had coffees and cakes - tansy and home made. There was also a lunch menu which had soup and savoury snacks, pity it was still too early for our lunch.

Thank silverfeet
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We come to the cathedral tea rooms a lot. It is perfect if you have young children and the weather is good. You can sit outside and the kids can play on the grass, knowing it's completely enclosed. The food and drink is very good and reasonably priced. Staff have always been friendly and helpful.

Thank Aileen M
London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The food is lovely and reasonably priced. There is a wide selection of snacks and full meals. There are tables set both inside and outside. The garden is very pretty and lots of wild life.

Thank Roy H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

I had a lovely lunch at the Tea Rooms a GIANT plate of food Quiche, Coleslaw, Salad and Potato salad and a soft drink for £8.00. All the fare is home made and the Roasted Vegetable Quiche was delicious. Sat in the garden on a beautiful sunny day it was a delight. A peaceful haven to rest and have a... More 

Thank Malcolm P
Rochester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

*I feel quite strongly about this tea room. There are parts I love, and parts I really do not love! Where to eat: This place is lucky to have a garden AND a place to eat inside. Outside is lovely. There are lots of different coloured bushes and a small place to run around for little children.However inside is dingy!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
07:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Precinct, Rochester Cathedral, Rochester ME1 1SX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +44 1634 810076

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?