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Merrivale Tea Rooms

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Marine Parade | Merrivale Model Village, Great Yarmouth NR30 3JG, England
+44 1493 842097
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99 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

this is a lovley victorian tea room seating in and out good prices and great food they even cater for the dog sausage and gravy lovley touch for dog lovers staff are very friendly they have an old fashioned sweet shop toilets and an old penny arcade area great for remebering and kids to go onto machines from the fifties... More 

Thank LutonTripper
Durham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

After a sea front walk, popped in for a coffee and we decided to have a scone cream tea. This was probably the best we have ever had and value for money and will be a priority for a visit should we visit Gt Yarmouth again.

Thank ronniet1947
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Last time I visited this tea room it was quite nice, this time it look a bit run down. This could be because a lot of the flowers had died but it felt drab and I noticed after we ordered that they did not display their score on the door this time... I might check that out

Thank AlanDavison59
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great choice of food at good prices. Cakes to die for! Very friendly and obliging staff and coffee refill on request. The outdoor seating is set in a beautiful floral garden area, very clean, quiet lovely place to relax whilst dining. Fudge from shop is sooo good. Would highly recommend this eatery.

Thank _barbara_naylor
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50 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

... step back in time tea rooms but then it's attached to the penny arcade museum so it's appropriate. A proper cup of tea! Also attached to the model village in that you exit the village through the museum and the tea rooms are there as you leave. An obvious place to stop for some light refreshment after a visit... More 

Thank PeeJay51
Woking, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

After the walk around the Model Village next door, we stopped off here for a snack. Cakes from way back when, giant scones with cream, proper pasties like Mum used to make and very reasonable. The cherry on the top for us was the waitress came and collected the empty tea pots and refilled them without us even asking!! Mum... More 

Thank Mummy_Jamieson
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Super friendly staff, great cake selection including 4 gluten free options, good price. Very popular! A lovely end to our visit to the model village, but we'd come here just to the cafe.

1 Thank Richard M
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Been for lunch many times the past few years unfortunately this time it wasn't so good. The sandwiches were under fillled leaving lots of dry bread. The cheese and tomato in the rolls were lumps rather than slices. And I do think adding an extra £1.50 just to toast a sandwich is a bit steep.

1 Thank Nikki M
Rochester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Very much the kind of place you would walk past and not even realise it was there. A real hidden gem. Selection of cakes is amazing, a proper pot of tea for two people seems to pour forever. Scone, jam and clotted cream are the best. They also do snacks and lunches as well but for me its all about... More 

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130 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Came here on a rainy afternoon after playing in the old penny arcade. The place Is so quaint itself it's lovely. We had cream tea and they were delicious and the prices were reasonable too. Will definitely return.

1 Thank Sarah-Jayne W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marine Parade | Merrivale Model Village, Great Yarmouth NR30 3JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Great Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1493 842097

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?