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Harriets Cafe Tearooms - Bury St Edmunds

57 Cornhill Buildings, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1BT

((()* Afternoon Tea
  • Harriets Cafe Tearooms - Bury St Edmunds - Suffolk
  • Harriets Cafe Tearooms - Bury St Edmunds - Suffolk
  • Harriets Cafe Tearooms - Bury St Edmunds - Suffolk
  • Harriets Cafe Tearooms - Bury St Edmunds - Suffolk
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 08:45 - 18:00
Saturday: 08:30 - 18:00
Sunday: 09:30 - 17:00.

Classic English tea rooms with good menu options. Fab selection of teas. Delicious scones, with or without fruit!

Paul 22 June 2018
from Cambridge

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An slice of British elegance from a bygone era, Harriets Cafe Tearooms Bury St Edmunds is an elegant venue in the city centre for indulgent afternoon teas, filled with handmade cakes and macarons, as well as exotic loose leaf teas and glasses of sparkling.

The Harriets Cafe Tearooms menu celebrates indulgent British afternoon tea tradition, and is filled with handmade cakes and pastries topped with thick creams, rich chocolates and seasonal fruits. Finger sandwiches are filled with time-honoured favourites like ham and English mustard, while savoury afternoon teas also offer homemade sausage rolls and Scotch eggs. A selection of colourful macarons are made in different flavours, which are also gluten-free.

Exotic loose leaf teas from all across the globe are served at Harriets Cafe Tearooms in Bury St Edmunds, with other hot drinks also available, including expertly brewed coffees and indulgent hot chocolates. There are glasses of sparkling accompaniments for that extra treat, as well as beers, ciders, wines and soft drinks.

With live piano music adding to the refined ambience, Harriets Cafe Tearooms Bury St Edmunds is a stone's throw from all kinds of shopping attractions, and 12 minutes' walk from Bury St Edmunds Rail Station.

Harriets Cafe Tearooms - Bury St Edmunds

57 Cornhill Buildings, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1BT

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Customer reviews for Harriets Cafe Tearooms - Bury St Edmunds

3.5 ((()* (based on 10 reviews)
80% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • afternoon tea (6)
  • lunch (4)
  • breakfast (2)
  • (((** 17 September 2018 by Janet from Walsall wood, Walsall

    It doesn't look like picture any more we was sat by quite dirty window overlooking rusty furniture and rubbish left outside.. we had to wait at least 15 minutes before anyone came to serve us we had pre-booked the celebration tea for my sister's 60th nothing was any different .. food came was all very lovely .. my personal preference would of been triangular sandwiches not finger shaped where there all different sizes it was all cramped on a three tier stand..

  • ((((( 4 September 2018 by Samantha from Bury St Edmunds

    We arrived half hour early, as our day hadn't gone to plan, and they were happy to see us and seat us early. The staff were friendly, and the uniforms were great! We loved the décor of the place. We swapped some of the sandwiches and there was no problem doing this at all. The food was fresh and tasty, the cakes were amazing!. The only thing is we weren't offered a tea free refill, which we had forgotten was included, which was a shame. Overall, a fantastic afternoon tea, and we would highly recommend, and we will be back :-D

  • (((** 7 July 2018 by Trudi from Bury Saint Edmunds

    Went for afternoon tea here. Bit of a mix up at the beginning as I had booked this online and while they had a table ready for us, we assumed that the tea would be ready straightaway but it was not and there was a bit of a wait for even the tea to arrive. The restaurant is nice though and it was cool, as it was a very hot day when we visited. The food was delicious when it did arrive. Overall, the waiting staff were fairly attentive, although we did have to ask twice for a refill and then there was a delay in It arriving. Overall, a pleasant experience but a bit too much waiting for food and drink.

  • (((** 24 June 2018 by Trudy from Stowmarket

    Lovely ambiance as we walked in, had not been before so not clued up on all ‘tea terms’.
    Felt rushed into making decision, and were not given entire choices.
    My husband was given choice of bread I was not I was brought white the same as him which I do not like and did not eat!!

  • ((((* 22 June 2018 by Paul from Cambridge

    Classic English tea rooms with good menu options. Fab selection of teas. Delicious scones, with or without fruit!

  • ((*** 13 June 2018 by Su from Braintree

    Very disappointing. We specifically asked for a quiet table & were next to pianist! Changed us to right by the front door. Food was poor, cucumber far too thick. Only white bread! Far too expensive for what you got!

  • ((((* 3 June 2018 by Ms from Colchester

    The environment, service and food were excellent
    My only gripe is this:
    I had booked afternoon tea for my daughter's birthday treat. I was in my wheelchair, pushed by my daughter. Despite me saying "I've booked the table..." and offering my debit card to pay at the till, one particular member of staff kept talking (over my head) to my daughter instead of to me. I think the staff need some training in addressing disabled people. My brain is fine, its my legs that don't work!

  • ((((( 2 June 2018 by Teri from Bury st Edmunds

    Attentive staff. Great afternoon tea ... very pleased they do a small version for those with smaller appetites.

  • ((((* 6 April 2018 by Gemma from Bury St Edmunds

    Very nice tea room, very varied menu, we needed to substitute some items in the breakfast meal but this wasn’t a problem. Great service friendly staff

  • ((*** 22 February 2018 by Carl from Bury. St. Edmunds

    sorry but thought food was really bad, cakes tasteless, coloured cream, scones rock hard. very disappointed as this was a christmas present from my good friends and it cost them a lot of money

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