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Peggotty's Tea Shoppe

122 High Street, Tenterden TN30 6HT, England
+44 7796 122883
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“scones” (32 reviews)
“cake” (18 reviews)
“cream and jam” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
122 High Street, Tenterden TN30 6HT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed a Sunday tea time treat at Peggotty's today; the three tiered cream tea spoiled us, both in quality and quantity of delicious food. Quintessentially English tea room in a beautiful spot which is entirely worth the few further strides towards the end of the...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

We had gone to Tenterden as it was my birthday and a walk and tea a cake seemed like as good a way to spend it as any. We decided themst Peggottys looked like a nice quiet place to enjoy it. The place is nice...More

Thank Wayne S
Tyars123, Owner at Peggotty's Tea Shoppe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thank you very much for your feed back and your nice review Savoury tea is 2 cheese warm scones, pickle, cheese, and tomatoes tea or coffee It does not normally come with butter I was happy to oblige , but as it’s kept in fridge...More

Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

The take over of this place has been smooth for its customers The new owner has maintained the feel of Peggotty’s but along with minor changes came necessary ones - New furnishings, thoroughly and noticeably cleaner, along with some menu changes. The owner showed me...More

Thank LPDM
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Sadly the new owner is most unpleasant, loud and talks at everyone in the cafe. Does not look clean, the garden t the back which you have to go through to get to the freezing outside loo looks like a tip, rubbish galore. Don't have...More

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Tyars123, Owner at Peggotty's Tea Shoppe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

I don’t know who you are, but you have been going around giving really bad reviews everywhere Real ? Travel food critics don’t normally use Tripadviser I will rest my case

Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Called in for lunch on bitter cold January day. What a great place, tucked away at the end of Tenterden’s High Street. Nearly missed it! Charming host and an excellent choice of food. Bonne Maman jam and Cordell clotted cream were just delicious. Best lunch...More

Thank Dunata
Reviewed 20 January 2018

popped into this tea room last week ,what a suprise when asked by the lady did i want leaf tea ,such a varied choice,cakes were wonderfull all home made ,everything looked amazing ,and tasted just as good ,when in this area i will return

Thank krishyana
Tyars123, Owner at Peggotty's Tea Shoppe, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thank you for your lovey review It really means a lot

Reviewed 13 January 2018

This was a great tea rooms for service, quality and homemade treats. However this is now owned by someone else and the menu hasn't changed but YOU DO NOT GET WHAT THE MENU STATES. The tea is no longer fresh local tea leaves but teabag...More

3  Thank Amanda F
Tyars123, Owner at Peggotty's Tea Shoppe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

I am really sorry As you were such a nice couple I am shocked I use the best ingredients Anyone st any time and any day Can ask to see my kitchen What puzzles me is you had tea and cake So how do you...More

Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

One of my favourite visits when visiting the Kent and East Sussex railway. A must for cheese scones or nice slice of cake

1  Thank Tony B
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Went on the spur of the moment with a friend for a coffee & catch up. Landed up with ordering two large pieces of delicious cake as well. Staff are warm and friendly & that’s just how both of our stomachs felt after eating homemade...More

1  Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This beautiful grade 2 listed tea room is simply delightful It's a must if you either live in Tenderton or just visiting Wonderful staff and food Lovely garden to enjoy in the warmer months, lots of flowers and plants Highly recommend

1  Thank Tyars123
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7 February 2018|
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Response from Tyars123 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes we are open for Mother’s Day Telephone 07796122883 High cream tea £33 for 2 people Box chocolates for mum Time 2pm
23 January 2018|
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Response from Tyars123 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Well behaved dogs allowed
23 January 2018|
Response from Margaret W | Reviewed this property |
Many other delicious food on the menu as well as cakes. Enjoy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 122 High Street, Tenterden TN30 6HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Tenterden
  • Phone Number: +44 7796 122883
Peggotty's Tea Shop has an interesting, ever changing decor inside the shop. Perhaps a little quirky? Bright paintings and hats (!) decorate the walls. There are tables in front of the shop, and also a couple of tables in the peaceful oasis of a back garden.The tea is from the local Kent Tea Company - loose leaf only.The cakes and scones are 100% homemade. Try the tangy lemon drizzle or the nutty coffee and walnut, 2 of the favourites.Or why not just go for a plain and simple old fashioned rock cake.They will not disappoint you.If you are feeling the need to be decadent, try a scrumptious afternoon tea - consisting of sandwiches of your choice, scones jam and clotted cream, and cake of your choice to finish.The cream teas are scrumptious - how can you resist?Go on - treat yourself!
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