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Ilam Park Tea Room

Ilam Park, Ilam, Peak District National Park, England
+44 1335 350503
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Lovely setting for refreshments

This tea room/cafe is situated in a lovely setting. Plenty of outside space with lots of tables... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mah18632016
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Lunch and afternoon tea

Visited this NationalTrust tea room for lunch one day and tea and cake the next day. Sat inside... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mary P
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The National Trust tea-room is open daily throughout the year serving homemade cakes, hot and cold lunches, drinks and ice creams. There is outdoor seating offering far reaching views towards Dovedale or you can warm up inside the tea-room. Money...more
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Ilam Park, Ilam, Peak District National Park, England
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+44 1335 350503
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tea room/cafe is situated in a lovely setting. Plenty of outside space with lots of tables. Good choice of drinks and ice cream and all ideal for refreshments after a walk

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NationalTrustPeak, Business Support Coordinator at Ilam Park Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We may be biased, but we think the view from the tea room is one of the best around. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this NationalTrust tea room for lunch one day and tea and cake the next day. Sat inside for lunch because of torrential rain and then outside the next afternoon after a full days walk. The Derbyshire Tea Loaf was delicious

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NationalTrustPeak, Business Support Coordinator at Ilam Park Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It sounds like you made the most of your visit to Ilam Park despite the rain. We hope that you'll visit again soon to explore more of the area's adventures and of course, to sample some more cake.

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

A lovely place set in lovely grounds this village is famous in Derbyshire for this was hit by the plague which almost killed the village off the tea rooms are lovely to visit through the church grounds a lovely culpa and snack after a lovely...More

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NationalTrustPeak, Business Support Coordinator at Ilam Park Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments. While we'd love to take the credit for what sounds like a fabulous day out, we think you probably visited the plague village of Eyam rather than our village of Ilam (it's a common and...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

After a vigorous scenic ramble we was soooo parched and hightailed it to Ilam park tea rooms, we where running late, closing time 4pm, we arrived 5 minutes past, we put on our sad faces and the kind friendly staff served us after hours, probably...More

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NationalTrustPeak, Business Support Coordinator at Ilam Park Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you for your kind comments about the Manifold Tea Room. Our team will be thrilled to hear that you enjoyed their service. We know how rewarding a cup of tea can be after a long walk, so we're glad that we could help you...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

At the end of the walk Grandparents Parents and grandchildren 6 Adults and 4 granddaughters all sat down for a pot of tea some pop and a good chat after an excellent morning. All part of our family weekend ,in Netherlands Derbyshire Peak.

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NationalTrustPeak, Business Support Coordinator at Ilam Park Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

It's great to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Ilam Park. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience.

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Reviewed 5 November 2017

After a long walk around a country park, if there's something that's needed it's a good tea room. This is a good tea room. In truth we arrived quite late in the afternoon and really only wanted a snack, so didn't test the main menus,...More

1  Thank frankart_10
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NationalTrustPeak, Business Support Coordinator at Ilam Park Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

It's great to hear that you enjoyed your visit to the Manifold Tea-room. The money that you spend helps us to continue looking after special places in the Peak District, so thank you for supporting us. We hope you'll visit again soon.

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Stopped for coffee and a bite to eat before our walk for the day. Good selection of cakes and scones.

1  Thank LorrainePer57
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NationalTrustPeak, Business Support Coordinator at Ilam Park Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

It's great to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope that you'll visit again soon.

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Visited Ilam Country Park with my wife, newborn baby and Dog on a dry but slightly chilly day. We wanted afternoon tea but were forced to sit outside because dogs not allowed in the cafe. Why? The cafe has wooden floors and heavy wooden tables....More

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NationalTrustPeak, Business Support Coordinator at Ilam Park Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We love to see dogs and their owners enjoying the park and try to provide water bowls and parking points to make things a little easier. We also recognise that some people are afraid, uncomfortable...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the tea room for light refreshments on Sunday after a walk. I know that the tea room needs to make a profit to help with the running of the national trust but this does not mean blatantly ripping people off. Very difficult...More

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NationalTrustPeak, Business Support Coordinator at Ilam Park Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are sorry to hear that your visit to the tea-room after your Sunday walk did not meet your expectations. The items that we sell in our tea-room are priced individually or listed on the...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

I saw this in a leaflet for the national Trust & as it was a lovely Autum Day on 12th October we took a drive to this place. Truly wonderful place to spend a few hours & then warm scones with jam & cream. No...More

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NationalTrustPeak, Business Support at Ilam Park Tea Room, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

We are delighted to hear you and your Mum had an enjoyable visit to Ilam Park. The Autumn colours on the trees are truly spectacular at this time of year. Just for clarification, if you are a National Trust member and display one of the...More

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Ella C
19 March 2018|
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Response from NationalTrustPeak | Property representative |
Although dogs aren't permitted in the main 'Manifold Tea-room'. our ‘Grab and Go’ catering outlet is open during the peak season and has indoor seating that can be enjoyed with your dog. When closed during the low season... More
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Claire S
17 October 2017|
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Response from Food4thought64 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of choice here, sandwiches, hot baps, hot pies all at reosonable prices and plenty of filling!
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