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Over 700 years of history with a delicious tea!

I have been to Place House Hall for the teas several times over the last few years and it never... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Stuart B
Wonderful cakes and so reasonably priced

We visited for Father's Day and enjoyed a delightful afternoon tea in the historic surroundings... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
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An enchanting Grade I listed building in the heart of Ware "The building is one of the most important early medieval timber-framed structures in the County."
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Place House Bluecoat Yard, Ware SG12 9HL, England
+44 1992 504331
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

I have been to Place House Hall for the teas several times over the last few years and it never disappoints. This medieval meeting hall has a special atmosphere and together with a very interesting and long history makes for a lovely afternoon outing. The...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Hired this venue for an event but had to send people home because it was soooooo cold. Shame as it is a truly beautiful building in a beautiful location.More

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HBPT, Owner at Place House Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Thank you for hiring the hall for your event and we are so sorry that you had to send people home. If you had read the "Important Information For Hirers" sheet or called the emergency telephone number we could have told you where the switch...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We visited for Father's Day and enjoyed a delightful afternoon tea in the historic surroundings. The cakes are homemade and fantastic - they even had fat free apple cake but I had to go for the scone and clotted cream....

Thank Fouldentraveller
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We visited Place House Hall on Fathers Day for tea. The sat nav tried to take us to the front door of this hall but it is down a small lane and there is no parking for visitors. We had to reverse back onto a...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 26 July 2016

An interesting insight to good people who gave poor children of London education, a house with a home mother, regular food and care along with six other boys in the neighbouring cottages. Now offers morning/afternoon tea, sandwiches and cake on particular days in the then...More

Thank juanita b
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This is a lovely old building with an amazing history but it's a small place and will only take you 15 minutes tops to look around. As part of discovering the delights of Ware it's a must see

Thank alisonka
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We hired this venue for my sons first birthday party. It was a great place with beautiful character and had all the supplies needed to setup. I would highly recommend

Thank Tovah S
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I have been to Place House for cream teas a number of times in the past couple of years and it has never failed to impress. The cakes and scones are all home-made, plus you can partake of a glass of Prosecco if you feel...More

1  Thank FrancoiseFifi
Reviewed 31 March 2016

I have visited the hall on many different occasions; the last being a delicious cream tea on Easter Monday. The cakes are all home made by Anne, and are superb! It was a perfect setting for my parents and their friends visiting from India; the...More

1  Thank JMB1960
Reviewed 28 March 2016

I was looking for somewhere to visit on Easter Monday and came across an advert for cream tea at Place House Hall. I know Ware well or thought I did. Having worked in Ware in the past and now living here. But I did not...More

Thank Sharon O
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26 June 2018|
Response from HBPT | Property representative |
Hi Cindy, it depends what you what it for - the rates are: £24 per hour private hire, £17 per hour for clubs/societies, £13 per hour for registered charities. Please call 01992 504331 option 1 for full details. Anne