Sweet Little Things

4.1
40 reviews
£25 and under
British

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Afternoon Coffee
Independent tea rooms in the centre of Bath, serving Breakfast, lunch & afternoon teas. Afternoon tea & cake delivery available.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 40 People Are Saying
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Sarah29
Gloucestershire
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

A beautiful place to visit with great food and brilliant service!

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HannahM
Surrey
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2food4service2ambience2

I don’t normally write bad reviews but me and my friends did not enjoy our breakfast here. The food was lovely but the ‘manager’ on Saturday was unhelpful and rude. She walked straight past me after stating my booking - which they claimed to not have yet I have all the confirmation on my phone. One friend was ill and couldn’t make it and she wanted to charge us £10 for a ‘no show’. I understand payments when you don’t cancel or all don’t turn up but 3/4 of us were there. We then waited 1 hour 40 minutes for our food. Lovely taste but not sure it was worth the wait or the attitude from staff. Our waiter was a young lad who served us lovely but the ‘manager’ that day had ruined it for us. I wouldn’t go back.

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CaitlinG
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yummy food, good for its price and service was amazing

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ZoeF
London
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice cream tea, great location, not bad value for such a lovely venue

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Jess
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2021
Overall2food4service2ambience4

We had to wait 10 minutes for our table which wasn’t a problem, once we were seated we were given menus for the Bottomless Brunch. Service was slow and once our food had come out one of the girls meals had actually been forgotten about. We told the staff who quickly got it sorted, however items were missing and come out when we were nearly finished eating. We waited a while for each bottle of Prosecco to come out so I didn’t feel that it was very bottomless. The table was 2 hours long but we were told with 15 mins left to go that we had over ran by 15 minutes and needed to leave.
Hopefully it was just an off day because the food was lovely however service just seemed slow and I think it was too busy in there for the staff to handle.

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KerrieH
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Visited at the weekend for a 40th birthday celebration, which I put on the booking. We were seated, then asked to move to another table, which was fine but then we had to ask for it to be cleaned. We had steak sandwiches, all of which were cooked blue which it didn’t state on the menu and no-one asked how we wanted it cooked. One of our party is pregnant so she had to send hers back, by the time it came back everyone else had finished. No-one came to check if our food was ok at any point after or before. We had to get up from the table to ask someone for the bill, and when it was brought over the server just stood there waiting for us to pay. Instead of asking if we’d like to split it, she put the whole amount on one person’s card. The service and food was really poor, got the feeling they didn’t have enough staff to look after the amount of customers they had. Very poor, won’t be returning any time soon.

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Beavfamily08
London
3 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a pretty place. Food was so delicious and Our server Ropa was very kind and attentive.

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RosieP
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

So beautiful and we were made to feel very welcome

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laurenr
London
1 review
Dined on 10 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gorgeous place, food was delicious. Couldn't finish it all but desperately wanted to
Staff were all really friendly and helpful

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JBowen
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience3

The ambiance was lovely and the food was nice. I had the afternoon tea. I felt it took longer than expected for our food to arrive and our tea arrived before the sandwiches etc. so was cold by the time our food got there. The staff were somewhat friendly. It was perhaps somewhat overpriced for what we had also.

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BathS
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just lovely. Fresh sandwiches and cakes, we went at a weekend and you definitely need to book.

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ImogenD
1 review
Dined on 8 October 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

I brought my mum and nan here for my nans birthday and as soon as we came in we were welcomed, the service was great and the downstairs was beautiful, I got loads of lovely pictures with them which is what we wanted and the food was lush

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CosD
1 review
Dined on 8 October 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience1

I had really high hopes for SLT but I left disappointed. Despite booking far in advance, we were given a rubbish table by the entrance (not downstairs in the nice area) with both front doors open - it was freezing! My friend’s empty plate was taken away whilst I was still eating, and the same with our coffee afterwards. I practically ate alone. The food and coffee was good, and we were given a mini cake with a candle for her birthday, which I really appreciated! But I was then charged £4 service charge on the receipt, which I would have preferred not to pay and not have the cake at all. I really wanted to love this place but sadly won’t recommend it to anyone!

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SarahT
Bath
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2021
Overall4food2service4ambience5

A really nice setting for afternoon tea. But with service change £90 for 4 for tea, cakes and sandwiches just seems very steep. Most cakes were uneaten too as seemed undercooked. But the place itself is beautiful and the staff are Friendly.

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lynnee
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My friend & I had a proseco afternoon tea. The afternoon tea was one of the best I’ve had, the cakes were outstanding & the sandwiches were good as well. Very nicely decorated inside & out. The staff were very attentive.

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AmyK
Devon
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I visit very often with my 6 year old daughter as this is her favourite place. When booking I requested a seat downstairs which is where we always sit. On arrival we were sat upstairs which upset my daughter a little bit as she is so set on her routine. We were both a little dissapointed. However the lady working was very helpful and did everything she could to look after us and make our visit lovely still.
When paying I asked to used a £40 voucher but was told that the covid extension ended a month ago.
We will be visiting again.
Thank you.

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Holly
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The venue was beautiful really made the expwrice really lovely xx

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

We had a lovely time ; The breakfast was delicious - we had poached eggs with salmon. However, I found this particular dessert to be extremely sweet which was the gluten free raspberry cake.

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lisaf
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Good afternoon tea. Sat by door so a little cold from time to time.

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SarahG
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on 30 September 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

We had the gin afternoon tea, although they brought a pot of tea out with our alcoholic drinks
The plates etc were dirty
The cakes were stodgy

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Ch92
1 review
Dined on 30 September 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience2

Just about OK- quite loud unattractive music, limited menu, food came quickly and look good. Buttermilk pancakes were an unusual texture however and came with a hair!! Unlikely to return unfortunately.

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KatherineD
Bath
2 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

A treat for my two girls.... the best thing were the very happy wonderful girls running it!!... so helpful, kind and attentive couldn’t have asked for more.
They really made the afternoon tea a wonderful treat.... so thank you x

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JackieC
London
1 review
Dined on 27 September 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

The service and staff were extremely good during our visit, however I was disappointed with the food in as much that I thought that it was very expensive for the amount if food we got, rather than the quality of the food.

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ElizaM
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and ambience. The waiters were extremely friendly and attentive. Made sure our prosecco glasses were constantly full! Made sure all our needs were met and we got our special requests. The environment was lush too! Has an amazing time.

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TanyaD
1 review
Dined on 21 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing , arranged as a present and they were so happy thank you

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KevinM
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I cannot recommend this place enough. Both the food and service were amazing. If we are ever back in Bath I will definitely be visiting again.

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Smith
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Absolutely beautiful place for an afternoon tea and some lunch. Although we didn’t have actual food it looked and smelt amazing. Placed in the centre of bath so it’s easy to find. Myself mum and sister had a gin afternoon and thoroughly enjoyed it!! Disappointed we had to ask twice for the tea pots and for our plates to be taken away which is a shame but this still didn’t take away from the experience and staff were happy to assist straight away. Would highly recommend this place to anybody. Could do with some more outside space or bigger shop as it was so so popular (which isn’t a bad thing) also had little cakes for sale inside the shop. Will definitely be coming back.

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CharlotteP
1 review
Dined on 17 September 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Food was gorgeous, cafe/restaurant was well decorated very pretty and quaint.
Only gripe was we were not asked if we wanted anything else… we kept looking at staff members to get there attention for another drink but no one came over.
They were busy so we understand.
Overall a lovely place and would return

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Pipsy
Bath
1 review
Dined on 16 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful place so glad we found it one of the highlights of our holiday the food was delicious and the staff were lovely

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SyGy
1 review
Dined on 16 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Adorable restaurant, there was a very pleasant atmosphere the whole time we were there. The afternoon tea was lovely and the staff were helpful and kind. Would definitely go again!

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Kirstie
1 review
Dined on 16 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a cute little place will definitely revisit, staff and atmosphere was perfect.

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JenniferD
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely decor and great food. Would definitely recommend and go back again!

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VictoriaB
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience4

Well I can definitely say the decor is absolutely beautiful and lives up to the hype ! But unfortunately the service really lets the cafe down, we were seated and then forgotten about for half an hour with not even a drink to sip on ! Small things such as a lack of hygiene when placing cutlery on the table ie. holding the end of the knife after just seeing the same waitress eating her lunch and not washing her hands. Once we had managed to flag down a different member of staff as our original waitress never reappeared she was apologetic and managed to get us served quickly.

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ScarlettH
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolute fantastic location! All the staff were absolutely amazing and nothing was a problem. Would highly recommend

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Emma
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience2

Very busy and tables close together which mad it very noisey. Staff were not very attentive so we had to keep trying to get their attention.

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VickyG
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 9 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another fab visit for afternoon tea, can’t fault anything

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FlossyB
London
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Lovely friendly cafe with a great menu. Must book in advance - definitely worth it.

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MarieB
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience4

My daughter had an extra day off school so I thought I would treat her to her first afternoon tea. I booked a table which we were showing to on arrival. I requested the afternoon tea with a few alternatives to my daughter sandwiches. The afternoon tea arrived but we did not have any plates, napkins or cutlery which I had to request, also my daughter's first plate was unfortunately dirty, so I had to request another. I guess for £20 a head I was expecting a better service. We had a few cakes left at the end and again it was down to me to request a box to be able to take things home, nothing was offered. It's very pretty inside and great for photos, shame about the service.

Sweet Little Things
Responded on 10 September 2021

Hello Marie, I'm sorry service wasn't top notch on this occasion. I do hope you try us again sometime so we can show you what we can offer. Best Wishes 🌸❤️

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LyndaL
Bristol
2 reviews
Dined on 5 September 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

The setting and food were brilliant. A little bit cramped in but didn’t ruin it. Had afternoon tea which was perfect amount and good value. Would go again.

Sweet Little Things
Responded on 10 September 2021

Thank you for your review Lynda, unfortunately we aren't very big but I'm so glad you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Bath
3 reviews
Dined on 20 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff were amazing! Super friendly and made our visit really special. They went above and beyond.
The decor is stunning as well and the food was perfect!

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Sweet Little Things using the Order Online button. Sweet Little Things also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 01225 571580.

Sweet Little Things is rated 4.1 stars by 40 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.