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Bluebells Tearoom

Lock 39 Startops End | HP23 4LJ, Tring HP23 4LJ, England
+44 1442 891708
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible12%
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“tea cake” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lock 39 Startops End | HP23 4LJ, Tring HP23 4LJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited for the first time today and I am really surprised at the negative reviews. I ordered two cream teas and then joined my husband outside and within a couple of minutes a young girl came to us and was very apologetic in telling us...More

Thank 170skennedy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tearoom could be so much better. It's in a great, popular location yet it's let down by several things. We had a latte which was out of a machine, tea which was ridiculously weak and a slice of Pistachio & Elderflower cake which had...More

Thank Rach_GB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went after a long walk and were really looking forward to it. I ordered the most amazing scone it was beautiful! My boyfriend had asked for the brownie but got a chocolate cake which was a bit dry by still very...More

1  Thank Emma L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely little tea rooms. I did think it was over priced, however, then our food arrived and was surprised by how much you get! We order the open toasted sandwich and I am glad we shared.. it was delicious. Good quality food and drinks....More

Thank charl0tte2223
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You are paying for the location here- not that you get to sit by the canal anyway; you eat round the back. Cakes are decent, but otherwise poor quality food by and large. Lady in front of me asked if garlic mushrooms were gluten free...More

1  Thank Tania T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a beautiful walk along the Grand Union Canal and Tring Reservoirs with the children & dogs in tow. We stopped at the Tearooms for an early lunch with my daughter and nephews. They loved their bacon and sausage baps with big chunky fries and...More

Thank Grimsby247
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank-you for your review. We have always taken orders at our till and I appreciate this can sometimes be challenging when you have a large young family to deal with it. It does however ensure that patrons can place their order as soon as they...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've read other reviews and there is a definite theme here, hence my title. The place is bursting with possibilities and yet I haven't seen any responses from the owner to the good, bad or indifferent reviews this tea room receives. It's location is prime...More

Thank tmjlandscapingltd
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your comprehensive review. We try to account for smaller appetites by offering a small serving of all our freshly prepared dishes. We will take your comments on board. Have a great summer. Bluebells

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely cute place next to the canal and a great place to come after a walk- although the food was good it took 45 mins for us to get one sausage bap and a tuna jacket potato!! Suggest they prepare earlier!!

Thank SoniaGriff
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Pleased you like our tea-room. Sorry you waited longer than you hoped. Everything is made fresh from order which can mean a bit of a wait when we are busy.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haven't been to Bluebells for several weeks, there have been a few changes including an updated menu, which offers a good selection of very reasonably priced food. We chose the Sharing Ploughmans Platter, and it was wonderful! The platter was beautifully presented, 5 types of...More

Thank thepikes5146
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

WOW 5/5 Thankyou. We are so pleased you enjoyed your experience and meal. See you next week.

Reviewed 16 July 2017

Had coffee and cake here again yesterday with my wife as always it was excellent, do wonder what some poeple expect when I read all the negative comments, we visit here a couple of times a week and thoroughly reccomend it.

Thank glyn b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 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: Lock 39 Startops End | HP23 4LJ, Tring HP23 4LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Tring
  • Phone Number: +44 1442 891708
Cafe, Tearoom, Ausflugsziel, direkt am Grand Union Canal gelegen.
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