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The Old Thatch Tearooms

4 Church Road, Shanklin PO37 6NU, England
+44 1983 865587
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (235 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4 Church Road, Shanklin PO37 6NU, England
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1 - 10 of 826 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited this Teashop over the weekend the food and setting were unbelievable this was complimented by excellent service and friendly staff a must to visit if on the Isle of Wight.

1  Thank delcelad
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had breakfast there yesterday and the food was superb. The staff were welcoming and cheerful. The decor inside was lovely. Different designs in each, but the best area was outside - the fairy garden. Dogs are allowed in the garden which is also great.

1  Thank Stephendoms
Reviewed 2 days ago

I had found this on the internet before travelling and really wanted to visit because of the fairy garden and I wasn't disappointed. It was beautiful. A lot of time and thought has gone into it. We visited on a really sunny day so we...More

1  Thank Moira S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I cannot recommend this place enough. We were craving an afternoon tea and came across this gem. We reserved and got a table outside in the 'fairy garden' and it was beautiful and peaceful with waterfalls and pretty gardens. We got the Victorian tea which...More

1  Thank SarahWren
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The cottage was lovely and very cosy.My wife had the homemade soup which was superb and my son had a burger which was lovely,my crab sandwich was mediocre. My main gripe was that my bill was over £40 and they couldn't take a card payment(some...More

Thank davidjneal
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went here for lunch and sat outside. The garden was decorated well in the theme of a fairies den. The staff were polite and the service was good. We all had sandwiches which were full of filling and tea which tasted great! We left...More

1  Thank Emily B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been visiting the Isle of Wight for a family holiday for many years and one of our favourite places to go is this tearoom. The decoration inside and the garden outside are beautiful and the staff have always been really friendly and down...More

1  Thank emmacD4575TZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an afternoon tea while on holiday. we sat in the beautiful fairy garden and it was lovely and relaxing. We shared a savoury and a cream tea between us and we didn't eat again for about 5 hours it was delicious, in particular...More

1  Thank TottenhamSuffolk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our afternoon tea was delightful. It was a total contrast to the IOW festival where we had spent the previous day! We loved the ginger in the home made scones. The staff were exceptionally helpful. We will certainly be back!

1  Thank linda3cats2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cream tea was excellent and the children's fairie tea was a delight. Reserve a table if you want to eat in the fairy garden.

1  Thank nanniekerry
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Address and post code pleas
20 May 2016|
Response from whatham | Property representative |
Old Thatch Teashop 4 Church Road Shanklin Isle of Wight PO37 6RQ
Will you be open October half term??
14 October 2015|
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Response from James T | Reviewed this property |
The Old thatch is open until the end of this month to the best of my knowledge. Please telephone 01983865587 for further information.
Are dogs allowed in the garden?
3 April 2015|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from whatham | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are welcome in our Garden and in our Green Room
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Church Road, Shanklin PO37 6NU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Shanklin
  • Phone Number: +44 1983 865587
  • E-mail
A beautiful and unique Award Winning 'olde world' Teashop and Fairy Garden offering 'the best Cream Teas', sandwiches, snacks, traditional fare and cakes. Many items on our menu are Gluten Free.
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