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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 - 37 reviews37 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
      2.5 of 5 stars
    • Value
      3 of 5 stars
    • Food
      3 of 5 stars
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Bev J
      Staffordshire, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Lovely break before seeing the gardens
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 17th June 2018
      You really have to try the Chocolate and Guinness Cake - it is fabulous! Lovely tearooms and excellent cakes but limited menu for sandwiches etc. Very little choice for vegetarians. Read full review
    • Caroline H
      Market Harborough, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      2 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 12th June 2018
      The tea room at Barnsdale Gardens looked promising, but we were unfortunately really disappointed. Took ages for anyone to come over and take our order, then we waited nearly an hour to be served two... Read full review
    • UKHec
      Market Harborough, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Not organised!
      3 of 5 stars
      Monday, 28th May 2018
      Despite not appearing very busy we waited 40 minutes for a salad and a toastie. The couple next to us were completely forgotten about and ended up waiting over an hour. Many things had run out... 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 June-August (1 June 2018 - 31 Aug 2018)
    Monday - Sunday09:00 - 18:30*
    Barnsdale tea room Sept-Oct (1 Sept 2018 - 31 Oct 2018)
    Monday - Sunday09:00 - 16:30*
    Barnsdale tea room Nov-Feb (1 Nov 2018 - 28 Feb 2019)
    Monday - TuesdayClosed*
    Wednesday - Saturday10:00 - 15:30*
    Barnsdale tea room March-May (1 Mar 2019 - 31 May 2019)
    Monday - Sunday09:00 - 16:30*

    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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