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The Old School House Tea Rooms & Tea Garden

1 Back Street, Abbotsbury, Weymouth, England
+44 1305 871808
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (37 reviews)
“homity pie” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
1 Back Street, Abbotsbury, Weymouth, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the tea room for tea and cakes. The greeting from the owner was very friendly and soon after ordering we were served tea with delicious cakes and scones. Carrot and orange, ginger and Dorset apple were our choice. Good decision. I would thoroughly...More

Thank Chrischicken
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really friendly atmosphere and dogs welcome. Crab sandwich and Asparagus Quiche are a definite recommend

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sat outside small courtyard with umbrellas. We had a cream tea which was warm and fresh. Very friendly atmosphere. Dog friendly.

Thank sheilaellis65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went looking for lunch after visiting Durdle Door abd found this gem! On a wet and rainny day the tea shop wasnt too busy yet. Once inside, we ordered the special, a crab pie on recommendation and also oredered a soup with crab sandwich. All...More

Thank wotsadurain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Under a parasol in the sunshine,drinking some proper tea and then the cream tea arrives,aromatic scones,generous portions of cream and thick jam,well what could be better ? I really cannot remember a better cream tea then the one we had here.The school house is in...More

Thank Nicholas G
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Best place for tea and scones in the village! Scones home made the same day with real yellow cream. Tea made with real tea leaves so better taste. Quiet ,calm and cheerful service in sunny garden. Say no more!

Thank NotLordPercy
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Went to this tea shop last weekend. The drive along the coast from Weymouth is stunning. The baby swans were just hatching at the Swannery. There is also a stunning wood shop and gallery 50 yards down the road from the tea shop. We went...More

Thank SAW915
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Abbotsbury is full of tea rooms and all of them seem to be good. I was in this one recently and had a lovely bowl of soup with bread for lunch. Everything is very fresh. It accommodates quite a few people and there is a...More

Thank CatherineH94
Reviewed 13 May 2017

From the outside this is a beautiful old building and we had high hopes for our lunch stop. We ate in the tea garden around the back, as it was a nice day. Pros *Lovely Garden *Friendly service *Tasty chocolate cake & Toasted sandwiches Cons...More

Thank NichaUk
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Stopped off here for tea and a scone whilst on a walk. The scone was fresh and delicious and the cakes looked impressive too.

Thank Roomdetective
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Back Street, Abbotsbury, Weymouth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth  >  Abbotsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 871808
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