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Tealicious Tearoom

88 Elvet Bridge, Durham DH1 3AG, England
+44 191 340 1393
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cake” (87 reviews)
“sandwiches” (80 reviews)
“soup” (31 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
88 Elvet Bridge, Durham DH1 3AG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had afternoon tea with friends while I was over for the weekend. The quaintest little tea room ever. Everything was lovely, friendly atmosphere and great service and fabulous cakes and scones the cheese scones are to die for , definitely the best I have tasted....More

Thank northeastlass62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you TA - we'd not passed this outlet until seeking it out from the reviews, but are we glad we did! A light lunch was all we wanted - the cup of soup and half a sandwich deal fitted the bill 100%. Freshly made...More

Thank seeitonbusiness
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place not to be missed! Excellent cakes, sandwiches, soups, tea and the staffs plus the proprietress of the place made it even more special and a reason to be back for more! I missed my Lemon Drizzle, Guinness Cake , my special...More

Thank rachellamelia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tearoom was virtually across the street of my hotel and somehow I was attracted to it at first glance. I really did not regret it. I felt very welcome. The two employees were warm, talkative, and they really tried that I feel like home....More

1  Thank IvanDrazic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked an afternoon tea prior to weekend in Durham. A highlight of the weekend. Great service, food and scrumptious scones and cakes. Couldn’t quite manage the top tier and was able to take back to our B&B for later. Great choice of teas too. Highly...More

Thank deniseclayton68
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We had lunch with the family. What a lovely cosy tea room with proper china cups and saucers.The staff were lovely and friendly and the sandwiches were delicious,you had a choice of three different types of bread. The sandwiches were thick and had loads of...More

Thank Debbie E
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

My absolute fave cafe in Durham. We ordered high tea and it was lovely! We were so full we took our cake home in a box and I’ve eaten it tonight- treacle ginger and lime and it was divine! My children love this place as...More

Thank Sammyseal1
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a cup of tea and a scone today and I was not disappointed. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and explained the tea menu to my boyfriend, who had not been before. We ordered an Earl Grey and an afternoon blend...More

Thank xbeccax1989
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Only found the Tealicious Tearoom from Tripadvisor and what a find. It fully deserves the very positive reviews with a choice of about 24 different teas (so should satisfy the most fussy tea drinker), and fresh made cakes and snacks. My wife both had a...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We visited this tea room on Good Friday and cannot recommend highly enough. Started lunch off with locally sourced cheese and chutney sandwich made with sun dried tomato bread and a cup of home made carrot and coriander soup. Followed with coconut and lime cake...More

Thank Wilsonf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Elvet Bridge, Durham DH1 3AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 191 340 1393
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Tealicious Tearoom offers a relaxing atmosphere in which to enjoy the 17 individual blends of loose leaf tea served in a collection of unique fine bone china tea cups. Fresh homemade cakes, scones and sandwiches made to order, makes a visit to Tealicious Tearoom a truly unforgettable experience.
Opening times:
Tue - Sat 10am til 4pm
Sun - 12 noon til 4pm
Mon - Closed
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