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Barnsdale Gardens Tea Room

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Type:Tea Room/Coffee Shop

The Avenue
LE15 8AH

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 16 reviews16 reviews

Tel: 01572 813200

Barndale Gardens


Provider Preferences

  • Al fresco dining
  • In countryside


  • All areas accessible to disabled visitors
  • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
  • Disability awareness training for all personnel
  • Guide dogs permitted
  • Level access, ramp or lift to a public toilet
  • Toilets for disabled visitors

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children's menu
  • Highchair
  • Highchairs

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking


  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Licensed
  • Serve afternoon tea
  • Serve lunch

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Conference facilities
  • Garden/patio for guests use
  • Groups accepted
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Number of covers - 120
  • Number of people seated - 85

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available



    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Service
      3 of 5 stars
    • Value
      3.5 of 5 stars
    • Food
      3.5 of 5 stars
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Mags L
      Exeter, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Good wholesome English fare !
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 6th February 2017
      We stopped for coffee before touring Barnsdale gardens and returned for lunch two hours later . The restaurant is basic but meticulously clean and tables attractively laid out . You can view parts of... Read full review
    • otel
      Trip Type:
      lovely tea and cakes
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 22nd November 2016
      Stopped off after our second tour of the gardens. Well worth it! The gardens, with over 30 individual settings are wonderful Read full review
    • Sue B
      Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      special outing
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 19th October 2016
      all of the food looked very appetising and fresh salads etc were being made while we drank our tea all looked very good tidy and clean Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Approaching Oakham on A6003 from Uppingham: turn right onto A606 at the first roundabout. Proceed along this road for approximately 2 miles. Turn left at Barnsdale Lodge Hotel towards Exton and our entrance is then 1 mile on the left.

    Approaching Oakham on A606 from Melton Mowbray: continue on A606 through Oakham, turn left at the roundabout towards Stamford and Barnsdale. After approximately 2 miles turn left at Barnsdale Lodge Hotel towards Exton- our entrance is 1 mile on the left.

    Approaching Oakham on A606 from Stamford: continue through Empingham and Whitwell. After approximately 1/4 mile from Whitwell turn right at Barnsdale Lodge Hotel towards Exton - our entrance is 1 mile on the left.

    Public Transport Directions

    Public transport outside front entrance

    Opening Times

    Barnsdale tea room March-May (1 Mar 2017 - 31 May 2017)
    Monday - Sunday09:00 - 16:30*
    Barnsdale tea room June-August (1 June 2017 - 31 Aug 2017)
    Monday - Sunday09:00 - 18:30*
    Barnsdale tea room Sept-Oct (1 Sept 2017 - 31 Oct 2017)
    Monday - Sunday09:00 - 16:30*
    Barnsdale tea room Nov-Feb (1 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018)
    Monday - TuesdayClosed*
    Wednesday - Saturday10:00 - 15:30*

    SPRING March-May: Daily 9am-4.30pm
    SUMMER June-August: Daily 9am-6.30pm
    AUTUMN September-October: 9am-4.30pm
    WINTER November-February: Wed-Sun 10am-3.30pm
    CLOSED 24th and 25th December

    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


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