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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 - 32 reviews32 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 of 5 stars
    • Food
      3.5 of 5 stars
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    • Average
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    • Terrible

    Recent Reviews:

    • Bluey1510
      Trip Type:
      Lovely food!
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 22nd April 2018
      Went in with my husband at the weekend and we had lunch (burger and a toastie) and then had scones after which were delicious . All the food was really good, we had excellent/efficient service and... Read full review
    • AWYorkshire
      Sheffield, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Gardens Excellent. Cafe Poor, Shop Expensive
      3 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 22nd April 2018
      The gardens are delightful. We had a fruit scone in the cafe. Calling it a “fruit” scone was a gross exaggeration. The were 4 raisins in my scone. And it was tasteless. The plants in the nursery were... Read full review
    • linb394
      Market Harborough, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Disappointing, to say the least!
      2 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 18th April 2018
      I've never posted a review online for a café or restaurant before but I've just returned from having the most tasteless meal out I've ever had. After a wait of half an hour, Barnsdale served me the... 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 2018 - 31 May 2018)
    Monday - Sunday09:00 - 16:30*
    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*

    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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