A huge warm WELCOME to Conkers!

We are now fully open. The Riverbank Tearoom looks forward to welcoming you to sample their Christmas menu. Please be aware that you are only meant to be dining with people from your family bubble or support bubble and not mixing with people outside of this. Please help our staff to keep everyone safe by knowing the level of restrictions that apply to you. 

We do have a one way system still in place through the store and at busy times we do need to limit numbers. Our toilets are open to our customers too. 

Sadly dogs are not allowed whilst we are in a restricted position. 

We will not have a Father Christmas this year, huge apologies but we have a festive store for you to enjoy.

Stay safe!


Opening hours

  • Monday
    10:00 - 17:00
  • Tuesday
    10:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday
    10:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday
    10:00 - 17:00
  • Friday
    10:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday
    10:00 - 17:00
  • Sunday
    10:00 - 16:00



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