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Beach Road | St.Margaret's Bay, St Margaret's at Cliffe, Dover CT15 6DZ, England
+44 1304 853173
09:00 - 17:00
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Dover, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Coffee morning with old work colleagues, Quite basic & cramped. Expensive for what it is. Limited parking.

Thank Linda C
Dover, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant, friendly cafe. A great place to stop for good food if visiting the Gardens or walking to or from St Margaret's at Cliffe.

Thank Leonard S
Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

perfect place to visit for a proper sunday roast,home produced veg ,home made cakes and hand picked staff, we go often and hope to take my dad for his 84th birthday , very very recommendable

Thank kellysimmons07
Dover, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is always very good what ever the time of year. Once tried never to be forgotten, a gem to experience at least once. Can at times get busy due to its popularity.

Thank Fishpond01
Mechelen, Belgium
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

After a brisk walk up and down steep village roads and grassy slopes we stopped at Pines Garden Tea Room. Freshly made and tasty scones and range of cakes. It's also quite the little museum. Impressed by the little treasure of information it contains about the 2nd World War in these parts. A definite must!

Thank jochiro_17
Canterbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Although I had a baguette for lunch which was amazing it was the scones with cream and jam that ade me write this review! Best scones I have had, great price and great service!

Thank riabaker
Wincanton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Outstanding help and assistance in planning a special 100th birthday celebration in the beautiful tea room. A perfect venue for a family gathering of over 40 people - we had the whole tea room plus the wonderful little museum - which the children loved. The food was absolutely delicious - all home made - fantastic cakes and huge platter of... More 

Thank willcoxgibberd
Level Contributor
25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

The staff are so friendly, helpful and efficient. The place is very clean and comfortable. The food is excellent and very reasonably priced. There is a museum in the building which adds interest. Would highly recommend this place.

Thank susannorma
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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299 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

In keeping with the small museum here of the second world war. We had lunch here and it was tasty and hot. There is a small selection of hot meals and different sandwiches and cakes. The staff are lovely and friendly. Not a posh restaurant if that is what you are looking for but very different to the normal run... More 

Thank Diana M
Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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154 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

What else is there if you need a great lunch, quality cakes and great staff? O, I left out 'very nicely priced' and 'eco-friendly' and 'great host' and ... and ... This review can't be perfect as there is not enough room to praise Michelle and her staff. The only criticism I could possible have: it's way to far away... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road | St.Margaret's Bay, St Margaret's at Cliffe, Dover CT15 6DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover  >  St Margaret's at Cliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 853173
The Tea Room is open throughout the summer from 10.00 am – 4.30 pm, Seven days a week including Bank Holiday Mondays. From the end of October we will be open Wednesday to Sunday inclusive.Our delicious home cooking makes use of produce grown in the Pines Garden. We hope to see you soon.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?