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Sweet Temptations Traditional Tea Rooms and Sweet shop

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8 Church Street, Ripley DE5 3BU, England
+44 7800 892244
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Ripley, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

this is a beautiful place to eatand drink.ver welcomming place.lovely i very ften go there when m friends come to RIPLEY.

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Thank 128kara8128
Alfreton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

Very elegant and vintage tea rooms, lovely staff always ready to help or have a chat and they make wedding and birthday cakes, the lemon drizzle cake is to die for and the paninis are great

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

this lady really is keen to please...and a very pleasant person ..has made this a good place to visit..worth a trial...you will be completely happy to call again..

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Thank Leo W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

Never again will I waste neither my petrol OR my time to have a woman speak to me or my mother so abruptly. I DO NOT recommend

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

This cafe has recently been redecorated. It is a really beautiful little cafe with a good choice of delicious home-made cakes to choose from. There are other snacks to choose from, & a variety of hot drinks, etc. The staff are friendly and helpful, and you are sure to enjoy a relaxing visit.

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Thank Dorothy C
derby
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

Overall decor is nice, shame about the staff, non of them seem 2 have a clue what they were doing, and 1 in particular had a terrible attitude, we will be choosing wisely next time we opt to meet up.

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2 Thank loza1988
Cakeandcupcakelady, Owner at Sweet Temptations Traditional Tea Rooms and Sweet shop, responded to this review

This clearly is not a true review and has been put on by someone being malicious. My tea rooms is expertly run by myself and one other member of staff who is very efficient. We offer lovely food that is freshly prepared. We are told EVERY time a new customer comes to our tea rooms that it is a lovely... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

found the tea rooms a clean and present place to sit and relax having a nice chat tea sandwich, and of causes pudding with family , Tricia was a very present host made you feel welcome, went out of her way to make it a present visit , would advise any one to go ,

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015 via mobile

Well we had a fabulous afternoon tea at this beautifully presented Tea Rooms. So friendly and welcoming too. The food was plentiful, tasted great and was freshly home-baked. One of us needs gluten free and this proved to be no problem for them at all. Lovely vibe here. Recommended 👍😊

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2015

Didn't like the food, was stale got my order mixed a few times and was a dark ambience. Staff were nice however I wouldn't come back.

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Derbyshire
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171 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

Enjoyed a lovely mid afternoon tea here at this little shop in Ripley. Plenty selection of sandwiches ( with the crusts cut off) and delicious home made scones with Jam and cream. This was also followed by a choice of yummy slices of cake sponge cake with plenty of tea and coffee. Left feeling quite full Would definitely visit again... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Church Street, Ripley DE5 3BU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ripley
  • Phone Number: +44 7800 892244
Description
We don't serve Fast food. We serve Fresh food as fast as we can. This is our promise to our customers. If you are looking for tasty home made food, attended by professional friendly staff, on crisp white tablecloths and in Bone china, then you've found the perfect place.Our menu offers everything from cooked breakfasts in the morning through to Afternoon Cream Teas with choice of sandwiches , home made scones with jam and cream served with a pot of tea.For lunch, we offer Sandwiches, Toasties, Paninis, Salads, Jacket Potatoes and Home made fayre on our Daily Specials Board, e.g Soups, Shepherds pie, Quiche, Chilli etc. We also have a selection of Home made Cakes, at least 8 to chose from on a daily basis.We are planning to offer themed Bistro nights once a month with a Set Menu from September 2013. These will offer fayre from different countries from all over the world. Please see our Sweet Temptations Facebook page for full information.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?