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Watergate Tea Rooms

9 Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EX, England
+44 1422 842978
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“scones” (25 reviews)
“welsh rarebit” (22 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
9 Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EX, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited here on a busy Saturday afternoon, Service was very good and the food was excellent, simple cheese on toast was possibly the best I have ever had..!!

Thank Bearfos
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely afternoon Yes, scones were amazing, all three of us loved it , I am a pastry chef in Jersey so know a good scone when I eat one

Thank Claire H
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We stopped for lunch on a cold day, and thoroughly enjoyed it. Watergate is in the pedestrian precinct in the heart of Hebden Bridge, and offers a menu for all times of the day. It's nit just a Tea Room... There's seating on two floors,...More

2  Thank Chris P
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Good food, great service well priced menu. The staff are very friendly and we didn't have to wait long for our food.

1  Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Can’t really say too much. 5 of us from 3 generations visited. Had soup, sausage batch etc. Coffee was ok as was tea but nothing special. Soup was nice and refreshing on a cold day. They only gave us 4 lunches and we had to...More

Thank stressedoutdad
Gill P, Manager at Watergate Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Dear Stressed-Out Dad I am sorry to read of your disappointment on visiting Watergate Tea Rooms. It is never our intention to deliver anything other than a comfortable, relaxed experience and clearly this did not happen in your case. I apologise for the missing meal...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

The food has definitely improved since the floods . Had breakfast which was yummy. Price not bad either.

Thank janeca7ver
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Called by for breakfast which when eventually arrived was very nice, 45 mins for a full English to be cooked apparently they only have a small griddle 3 staff stood about rather than being given jobs to get customers served / meals out quicker. Tea...More

Thank Amanda A
Gill P, Manager at Watergate Tea Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Dear Amanda Thank you for taking the trouble to post a review of your visit to Watergate Tea Rooms for breakfast. I apologise for the fact that you had such a long wait for your meal. It is the case that we have slightly limited...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Fab food, reasonably priced, great location and very friendly service. Beware the cakes....you will want them all!

Thank Tracey-Rambles
Reviewed 11 September 2017

dropped in to the Hebden Bridge area and came across this little cafe. Very accommodating, right on the street and very quaint. One piece of advise. The scones were huge!! (And very nice). Can quite easily share between two.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Had lunch here today and chose the Apricot Nut Roast from the 'specials' board. The food was delicious and the staff were friendly and efficient. The café is clean and pleasant and very popular. Like lots of businesses in Hebden Bridge, this one was a...More

Thank Jay267
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Bridge Gate, Hebden Bridge HX7 8EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Hebden Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1422 842978
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Watergate Tea Rooms offer a wide selection of well priced breakfasts, lunches and light bites - freshly made on the premises using quality local ingredients. Completely renovated in 2016, Watergate has two floors of modern tea rooms with additional seating on the riverside terrace. Try our famous Welsh Rarebit and delicious homemade scones, or for a real treat indulge yourself with our afternoon tea and a glass of wine.
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