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Mad Hatters Tearoom & Bakery

49 Bridge Street Row East, Chester CH1 1NW, England
+44 1244 323444
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“cupcakes” (141 reviews)
“sandwiches” (78 reviews)
“cinnamon toast” (10 reviews)
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British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
49 Bridge Street Row East, Chester CH1 1NW, England
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1 - 10 of 572 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Very friendly and welcoming staff in this tearoom upstairs in The Rows. the lemon and lime cupcake was delicious.

1  Thank Diane G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here a few times and really like it. The pottery is gorgeous, and so is the place. The staff is very nice and the service good. The selection of teas is great and the cakes are amasing. I have also tried a...More

Thank francescaitaly2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first visit to Chester and Impromptu visit fabulous cup cake and slice of cheesecake will be coming back again the afternoon teas look wonderful thanks mad hatters.

1  Thank clarkypalmer
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I paid £32.00 for afternoon tea for two, so we were expecting something quite special. What we got was far from special the sandwiches had the cheapest fillings in them you could get - cucumber - ham - cheese - egg, and...More

Thank karen p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I visited the Mad Hatters tearoom, totally unplanned, but so glad we found it. The home made soup was amazing and the staff were so friendly, I will certainly be returning when I am next in Chester,

1  Thank alijones2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little tearoom, with fab cakes/food. Would recommend booking in advance as it got very busy during our visit and we were placed on a table squashed right up against the entrance. Service was understandably slow, due to being very busy but staff were all...More

Thank Emily E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place! Visited for lunch and we both had the Welsh Rarebit which was scrumptious. I followed it up with what was indeed one of the best cupcakes I have ever had. So nice, I went back this morning to buy 2 more...More

1  Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this place by accident, after sight seeing and freezing cold we thought it was time for a cup of tea and there it was. We were extremely lucky and managed to get a table right away, everyone else that came in after us...More

1  Thank MLD4321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came upon this place while visiting Chester with a friend today and what a find, loved it. Very friendly greeting from the gentleman at the till on our arrival and promptly seated with menus and a charming young lady served us. I had smashed avocado...More

1  Thank alisonjane21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into buy some cupcakes but the new batch were still being made so stayed for breakfast nice food, good atmosphere, good service and centrally located

1  Thank Ray W
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Questions & Answers
Carol W
1 October 2017|
Response from ScottM1975 |
Hi there. give the tea room a call on 01244323444 they will book you in
Robyn T
23 February 2017|
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Response from Maxaddison | Reviewed this property |
We booked as we were a large party but smaller groups and couples just walked in I think! Call them as they are very accommodating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$28
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Bridge Street Row East, Chester CH1 1NW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 323444
  • E-mail
Mad Hatters Tearoom & Bakery is located at the historic and unique building of The Rectory, 49 Bridge Street Row, within the city walls of Chester in Cheshire. With subtle English Tearoom eccentricity and a touch of 'Wonderland', visit Mad Hatters to enjoy our breakfasts, elevenses, light lunches, and Mad Hatters' speciality, Afternoon Tea. We also play host to private functions and corporate events with a full bespoke event planning service.
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