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Reviewed 20 March 2019 via mobile

We stopped for brunch at this cute and well located tea room and wished we hadn’t. Although quiet the staff were extremely slow in bringing cold drinks and even these weren’t good. The passion fruit and lemonade was ridiculously overloaded with a nasty tasting passion...fruit cordial and the cokes went flat quickly. When we ordered we were told a portion of chips would mean a 15 min wait - really for chips??!! 45 mins later ... three Prego rolls turned out to be rather stale ciabatta rolls that swamped a tiny over cooked minute steak with a soup of prego sauce - garnished with a few slices of wrinkly old tomato and some seriously limp rocket. I suspect a meal cooked by a teenager for the first time would have been more appealing. Only thing I would recommend would be a change of management and perhaps a chef would be a good idea?!More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 26 February 2019 via mobile

Delicious cheese cake! Nice coffee and tea. Was surprised that they still give out plastic straws....really? Popular place, service "okay"

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

Great cosy Coffee/Tea shop. Try the Chicken Penne pasta with Tomato base and Olives. Great selection of teas.

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We ate breakfast here on Thursday 19th April. It was disappointing. The food was cold and the staff were more interested in chatting to each other than getting our coffee. It took our waitress 10 mins to get out coffee even through the restaurant was...quite. The menu has not changed since the change in ownership more than 2 years. This use to be a stunning place to have a cup of tea with friends, but not so much any more.More

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We were disappointed. The service was slow and food was not hot. Staff seemed more engaged amongst themselves than with the patrons.

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Quaint restaurant, nice decor, good service, desserts are very good and cake, tea are fantastic: choose from a variety of tea's.

Date of visit: December 2017
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

A lovely place to enjoy a good cup of tea. They have a variety of exciting flavours. The service and food are both equally as good.

Date of visit: November 2017
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Nice comfortable place. Perfect for a business meeting with a nice meal. Very pleasant and great selection of loose teas. Personal favorite is Gun Powder Green. It could be in the name. Prego was awesome.

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed 10 August 2017

On driving up to the parking right in front of the facility, it was a public holiday at around 16H00 and one of the owners came out saying that although he was readying to close he'd nevertheless certainly stay open to serve us , so...we entered and were most pleasantly surprised experiencing personal excellent prompt & professional service culminating in not only top grade cappuccinos but also a delish choc vanilla marble cake-----a quick perusal of the menu for future use revealed a solid interesting selection, the theme & ambience is tastefully early 20th century yet comfortable and relaxed, the owners chatting with us and making us feel most welcome, certainly worth more than just a visit, can be quite habitual----More

Date of visit: August 2017
Reviewed 21 May 2017

a wall of tea, a mountain of cake, great service and people watching opportunities. I spent 2 happy hours here.

Date of visit: May 2017
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Contessa Tea Connoiseur is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4