Tea Box  

 
 
ADDRESS
7 Paradise Road, TW9 1RX
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon-Thu 10am-6.30pm, Fri 10am-10pm, Sat-Sun 9am-6.30pm
 

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Mostly the pick of London's traditional afternoon teas are found within the city's top hotels. But the Tea Box in Richmond's Paradise Road exists only to serve tea, it's antique peppered interior reminiscent of a bygone era when everyone stopped to take afternoon tea. It's a tradition that owner Jemma Swallow, who owns and runs the place with business partner Mike de Souza, has been doing her best to revive since they first set up shop in October 2007. Teas are the speciality and there are around fifty to choose from - take away (in tins or packets) or infused on the premises. Even if you're not a tea drinker you can get a surprisingly good cup of coffee and there's a wide choice of food too. The menu offers a wide choice of sandwiches and salads with interesting sounding fillings like roast beef or smoked chicken, served with a dollop of coleslaw, cakes are handmade locally, with brownies, flapjacks and scones only adding to the indecision. But the most popular option, naturally, is the afternoon tea - which can also be served with a glass of champagne. Whether a cup of copper coloured Darjeeling or the perfumed Earl Grey is your posion, you'll find it here at the Tea Box.

 

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5 minutes walk
 
Kew Gardens Tube Station
 
28 minutes walk
 
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Richmond Railway Station
 
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St Margarets Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Paradise Road Multi-Storey
 
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The Quadrant
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £46  26% off
Richmond Hill, TW10 | 12 minutes from Tea Box
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Crisp Road, W6 | 3.9 miles from Tea Box
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12 Putney High Street, SW15 | 3.9 miles from Tea Box
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371 Richmond Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 | 7 minutes from Tea Box
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6 Church Walk, TW9 | 1 minute from Tea Box
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10 Red Lion Street, Richmond, TW9 | 1 minute from Tea Box
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Ealing Studios, W5 | 3.4 miles from Tea Box
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187 Kew Road, Richmond, TW9 | 14 minutes from Tea Box
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Park Office, Holly Lodge, TW10 | 20 minutes from Tea Box
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Ham Street, Ham, TW10 | 24 minutes from Tea Box
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Off Petersham Road, Petersham, Richmond, TW10 | 18 minutes from Tea Box
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Orleans House Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 | 22 minutes from Tea Box
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