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Aunt Martha's Victorian Tea Rooms

Brook Cottage, The Branch, Drybrook, GL17 9DB +44 1594447908

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A memorable experience. The staff were very friendly and the food was amazing

Julie Kerr 22 December 2016
from Gloucester

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Awarded the Cotswold Life Food & Drink Award 2014 for the best tea-rooms Aunt Martha's is a traditional Victorian tea room in Drybrook. Delighting in perfect table etiquette, the venue was named also Finest Tea Room 2014 by This is England. Aunt Martha’s runs frequent themed events, such as Alice in Wonderland tea parties.

The tea-rooms serve a quintessentially British selection of savoury and sweet delicacies for lunches and afternoon teas. Freshly prepared dainty sandwiches, warm scones with peach preserve and clotted cream, and delicious homemade pastries and cakes, decorated with chocolate and sugar sculptures, are served up during afternoon tea. Available in 4 different varieties, afternoon tea includes an ‘aristocratic high tea’ option with a celebratory Duchess cake.

A range of exquisite teas accompany delicacies at Aunt Martha’s in Gloucestershire, which revels in pristine table settings. A nostalgic 19th-century setting, the tea rooms are attached to a series of beautifully-manicured gardens and pavilions.

Aunt Martha’s Victorian Tea Rooms is in a leafy spot on the outskirts of the Wye Valley, 15 minutes’ drive from Ross-on-Wye.

Aunt Martha's Victorian Tea Rooms

Brook Cottage, The Branch, Drybrook, GL17 9DB

Contact +44 1594824514
Reservations +44 1594447908

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Customer reviews for Aunt Martha's Victorian Tea Rooms

4.6 (((() (based on 17 reviews)
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  • afternoon tea (16)
  • lunch (9)
  • private dining (7)
  • luxury (5)
  • entertainment (4)
  • dinner (3)
  • large parties (3)
  • romantic (3)
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  • al fresco (2)
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  • (((** 23 January 2017 by Toni Pugsley from Newport

    The restaurant was cold and they had building work going on which we weren't made aware of during booking or before our arrival. As we were celebrating a special occasion, it was very disappointing. The food was pleasant although overpriced compared to other High Teas we have sampled. The quality of the food was mediocre.

  • ((((* 24 December 2016 by Jacqueline Doyle from GLOUCESTER

    Lovely and very substantial afternoon tea. Welcome and service were wonderful and the variety of teas available fascinating. The hot chocolate drinks were delicious and one of our party said it was the best hot chocolate he had ever had.

  • ((((( 22 December 2016 by Julie Kerr from Gloucester

    A memorable experience. The staff were very friendly and the food was amazing

  • ((((* 19 December 2016 by Sue Thompson from Saint Ives

    Lovely experience slightly marred by being hurried out at 4 o'clock so staff could reset tables for evening.

  • ((((( 18 December 2016 by Nick Miller from Rugby

    My partner and I had a lovely Bishops Ellicot's Afternoon tea yesterday, 17th December 2016. The food and drinks were very tasty with all the cakes and pastries homemade on the premises, and everything was beautifully presented. A thoroughly enjoyable victorian experience. We even bought some of the lovely handmade products for Christmas presents. We will visit again sometime in the new year.

  • ((((* 29 November 2016 by Heather Duffin from Forest of Dean District

    Having afternoon tea at Aunt Martha's tearoom was a very interesting and enjoyable experience.
    The sandwiches, cakes and scones were delicious.
    Aunt Martha & her team were friendly, welcoming and helpful.
    The only negative aspect was the price which we felt was expensive.
    Thank you for a lovely afternoon spent in your company,

  • ((((( 16 November 2016 by Paula Ford from Bognor Regis

    It was Lovely - set in 1897 and the whole place and staff were kitted out accordingly !
    Slightly surreal experience but very enjoyable and not bad prices either !

  • ((((( 9 November 2016 by Danielle Bailey from Coleford

    Brilliant food. Lovely location and attentive and charasmatic staff.

  • ((((( 30 October 2016 by Lyn Cinderey from Gloucester

    The whole experience was excellent . The food the service the venue is superb I love everything about aunt marthas tea rooms and so do all my friends .

  • ((((( 29 October 2016 by Pam Bell from Cinderford

    It was brilliant. More lovely food than we could eat - had to get a doggy bag. Huge choice of teas, sandwiches, scones, raspberry cake, chocolate cake, shortbread, lemon sundae. stuffed mushrooms...vegetarian catered for. Will definitely visit again. Perfect place to take overseas guests.

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