A local tearoom with London-wide appeal.
|Venue name:||High Tea of Highgate|
50 Highgate High St
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Average User Rating
3.4 / 5
- 5 star:4
- 4 star:2
- 3 star:0
- 2 star:2
- 1 star:2
Went on a Sunday afternoon. Most of the cakes were all finished. I felt that the tables were dirty and also no soup/hand wash in the toilet.
The scones were small and crunchy, nice tasting but on the small side.
Wouldn't go back if I'm honest.
LOVE this place. The new owner is lovely and creates a warm environment with delicious cakes thrown in! A definite Sunday afternoon treat.
Cute little tea place to have a sweet moment. Wide variety of teas and delicious cakes. Definitely recommend !!
They had run out of most cakes and scones by around 4pm, which is, uh "tea time." The children were so disappointed to settle for the only cake left, which was dry, unpalatable lavender cake, which they all hated and so did the adults, but we had no choice. When I questioned the lack of cakes and rude service I was surprised to find I was talking to the owner, who was not interested. This is a place for tourists, not for anyone who knows about authentic English tea or lives in the UK.
The staff are really lovely, great atmosphere, one of my favourite Saturday morning places to relax.
LOVELY AMBIENCE, FREINDLY STAFF, HOWEVER ON EVERY OCCASSION, BY ABOUT 4PM THEY HAVE SOLD OUT OF SCONES - WHICH IS REDICULOUS SEEING AS THIS IS HYPED AS 'HIGH TEA.' ITS HAPPENED 3 TIMES NOW! AND WHEN I MENTION IT, THEY NEVER ACKNOWLEDGE IT'S A PROBLEM. DONT THINK MUCH OF THE HOME MADE CAKES, TOO SWEET, AND NOT INTERESTING, BUT FOR THE ATMOSPHERE, ITS WORTH GOING.
the place is nice and desserts and teas are delicious. I was let down because they say they're "children friendly" but they don't have high chair, the staff are not very helpful if you have a baby and the place is often packed and it's so hard to get in with a pram
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