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Tiptree Jam Museum & Tea Room

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I was in need of a clotted cream scone

I’ve lived in Maldon for 8 years and my sister and nephew couldn’t believe I hadn’t visited the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lynn S
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Would definitely return!

Lovely lunch, good variety of food on the menu. Good portion sizes. The afternoon tea looked... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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Factory Hill | Tiptree, CO5 0RF, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’ve lived in Maldon for 8 years and my sister and nephew couldn’t believe I hadn’t visited the museum and tea rooms. We quickly did a circuit of the museum and then queued for a table as it’s very busy. It was a quick moving...More

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and a friend stopped here for lunch. We stood in a queue to get seated for over 20 minutes despite several tables being available and then waited for the waitress to come and take our order, it’s table service only. By the time we...More

Thank Bexywo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely lunch, good variety of food on the menu. Good portion sizes. The afternoon tea looked amazing also! Would be tempted to return just to try this. Staff were very welcoming and friendly. Lovely gift shop with a broad variety of gifts to offer. Very...More

1  Thank M3g_14
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my granddaughter here a couple of months ago and she throughly enjoyed it. I had my cousin over from abroad to stay and thought this would be a great place to take her. Loved the little museum had a really lovely cream tea and...More

Thank EssexGirlLizzle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The afternoon tea was fantastic, you can choose what sandwiches you prefer it was reasonably priced. A great day out. The added bonus is the jam museum which is free of charge and tells you exactly how the jam is made. Lovely little touch.

1  Thank holidayqueen2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come here fairly often, usually a pleasant afternoon tea with an elderly relative. This time it was all very rushed & uncaring. On arrival hardly had time to sit down before being asked what we wanted. On requesting scones & jam & tea I...More

Thank Iris G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have wanted to visit Tiptree for years and were lucky enough to go with a small group of friends. The farm tour was great, the museum interesting but the food was a big let down. The sandwiches were dry, the scones were cold and...More

1  Thank tiffintaster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant visit to the tearoom. We had a bit of a wait for a table as there were 7 of us but once seated service was good and we were given complimentary gin. The only drawback was my cake of choice did not arrive...More

Thank MazDaz64
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Having seen and had lots of the Wilkins and sons Jams at cafes and restaurants at English Heritage and National Trust Sites around the country we thought we would visit Their site, with our American relations But sadly let down as they don't do Factory...More

Thank thurrock2015
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

The Tea Room was okay. It seemed like the staff was overwhelmed by the bus or they were understaffed this day. The scones were not the best I ever had. In fact, they were served cold. However, the jam was delicious and I enjoyed the...More

Thank Kathryn A
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Linda A
29 July 2018|
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Response from Alex B | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Cream tea is clotted cream (which is heavy cream which is heated a special way) with jam on a scone - eaten with tea.
11 September 2017|
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Response from gaylove | Reviewed this property |
get a train from Liverpool street to witham then a taxi or bus
Michael C
1 June 2017|
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Response from telcazellie | Reviewed this property |
free admission to museum...