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The Courtyard Tea Rooms

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19 Broad Street, Alresford SO24 9AR, England
+44 1962 733303
09:00 - 17:00
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New Milton, United Kingdom
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285 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Whilst in the town of Alresford.I had been searching for the Courtyard Tea Rooms for a while. This establishment is now called .THE WATERCRESS TEA ROOMS. But once I located the property I enjoyed a lovely Bacon Sandwich and a hot Cappachino.Highly Recommend,quite small seating area downstairs ,but more seating upstairs.

Thank jantre
Winchester, Hampshire
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I went here with my wife and daughter for lunch today. It is the first time we have been here with the current menu. My wife had tea and a scone which she said was lovely and still warm. There is a ploughmans sharing platter on the menu but I asked if I could have it for one and it... More 

Thank squatting-neville
Fareham, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Savoury scones of cheese and watercress with chutney, cheese and a cup of tea, for 2, £9.00 - a bargain and delicious. Nice layout, welcoming staff and good selection of food. Bathroom could do with an update which is my reason for not giving top marks.

Thank Dinnerhall
The South Coast
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Popped in here today for lunch and very pleased that we found it. Had the shared ploughmans lunch and hot chocolate. Plenty of food for the two of us including huge baguette, 2 slices of ham, 2 huge wedges of very nice cheddar, 2 slices of pate, homemade scone, side salad and assorted pickles. Well worth a visit and as... More 

Thank mrsscratch
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

What a great little cafe stuck away from the main street but it has a magic about it , the staff are very good happy to help,, prices good food very good nice cup of tea I would recommend a trip on the watercress line then pop in here after for a great tea time treat well done,, we shall... More 

Thank stagetogo
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Popped in with mum in law for lunch. Walked in, made eye contact with 4 staff doing nothing, sat down and waited in vain for something to happen. It was another customer that told us that menus were in front of the till. Went and picked up the children's menu by mistake, staff just watched, no one said anything the... More 

Thank Bridget B
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Lovely location down a passageway leading to a sunny courtyard away from the traffic. Now called the Watercress Tea Rooms.

Thank JEL360
Alresford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Loved our visit here- very clean and tidy, and amazing value for money! We bought three coffees, a slice of cake (which was very large!), and some flapjack- the total was around £11.50. The quality of the food and drink was lovely, and it was very warm inside, which was great as it was a cold day. Would defiantly return... More 

Thank chelsealane_3
Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

We usually go into this cafe in the week, don't get a very warm welcome from who I guess is the manager. Very blunt and a little rude. However we went in on Saturday as we went to Santa Watercress line. very friendly welcome and great service. Would recommend going to this tea rooms on the weekend and not in... More 

Thank loz123567
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Forget another well known Alresford coffee shop and head down the passage here. I pop in now and again as I have a project in Alresford and always had good quality food at a reasonable price. Today's watercress soup with watercress scone was perfect. It's been recently renamed the Watercress Tea Rooms and had a mini spruce up.

Thank MCBenzie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Broad Street, Alresford SO24 9AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Alresford
  • Phone Number: +44 1962 733303
We are a shabby chic tearooms, serving homemade cakes, breakfasts and lunches in the town of Alresford. We also make celebration and wedding cakes to order.

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