Resourceful
  • Resourceful
  • Resourceful
  • Resourceful
  • Resourceful
  • Captains Room for private events

About

*Listed as No 1 "Best Tearooms and Cafes in Britain" by Countryfile Magazine 2020*

Come aboard Maldon's historic barge "Resourceful"  for a memorable tearoom experience and help support our maritime heritage. Breakfasts, light lunches and afternoon teas, all cooked freshly on board supporting local suppliers. Profits from the tearoom go towards supporting other sailing barges.

Book Tickets

Facilities

Other

  • Afternoon tea
  • Children's menu
  • Serve lunch
  • Take away service

Accessibility

  • Disabled access - Top deck suitable for customers with restricted mobility. Wheelchair access not available except during warmer months on outdoor seating.

Catering

  • Breakfast available
  • Cash accepted
  • Locally sourced produce
  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Private rooms
  • Special diets available
  • Vegetarian diet available - And vegan

COVID-19 Response

  • 1m distancing in place
  • 2m distancing in place
  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Delivery available
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Food available during COVID-19 restrictions
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • One way system
  • Open now - Subject to Essex and UK Covid regulations
  • Outside seating
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Queuing system
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Socially distanced spaced seating
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Takeaway available

Groups

  • Facilities for groups

Leisure Facilities

  • Free WIFI

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Public toilets
  • WiFi or internet access

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:Maldon Quay - from A12 South take A414 for Danbury and Maldon and follow into Maldon. Follow signs for town Centre and come down High Street. At bottom of high street, take left fork down Church Street to Quay. Parking at bottom of High Street in Edward Bright Close (Marked "P-Hythe Quay". From A12 North take exit for Witham and follow signs to Maldon.By Public transport: Timetables and information can be accessed via the public transport information partnership Traveline South East. Traveline allows you to plan journeys from and to a postcode, postal address, town or village, named station or stop, or point of interest. Call 0871 200 2233 to speak to an operator and plan your journey, or log onto www.travelinesoutheast.org.uk and simply type in where you are travelling from and to for a detailed trip summary.The nearest railway station is Witham, which is 7 miles away.

The Barge Tearooms

Type:Tea Room

Cooks Barge Yard, The Hythe, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HN

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 207 reviews207 reviews
Close window

Call direct on:

Tel+44 (0)1621 857567

Opening Times

Season (12 Apr 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)*
MondayClosed*

* Open for takeaway and outdoor dining. Tuesday to Sunday 10am-5pm (plus Bank Holiday Mondays)

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

What's Nearby

  1. Social history museum of Maldon and District situated on the edge of the award winning…

    0.11 miles away
  2. Named after birds found in the Maldon District. The beach huts in Promenade Park make for…

    0.18 miles away
  3. The 100 year old Edwardian Promenade park features an ornamental lake, kids splash park,…

    0.23 miles away
  4. This fantastic children's water park is located in the centre of Promenade Park in Maldon…

    0.23 miles away
  1. Thomas Plume’s Library

    Founded in 1704 this historic library still houses Thomas Plume’s books and his small…

    0.49 miles away
  2. An award winning collection of British military artefacts from the English Civil War to…

    0.52 miles away
  3. This 15th Century former manorial home houses a unique brick spiral staircase, a Georgian…

    0.54 miles away
  4. This waterway runs through a largely unspoilt part of rural Essex and connects the county…

    0.86 miles away
  5. Remains of an ancient Leper Hospital said to have been founded in 1164 by Henry II.

    0.94 miles away
  6. This 15 acre reserve consists of 1.5 miles of the former Maldon-Woodham Ferrers railway…

    1.27 miles away
  7. Three acres of riverside gardens in a picturesque and historic setting dating from the…

    1.29 miles away
  8. Visit by appointment only

    This historical mill is one of the most attractive and…

    1.39 miles away
  9. An area of worked-out flooded gravel pits to the north of the River Blackwater. It has a…

    1.74 miles away
  10. Housed in a former water pumping station, the Museum has a fascinating collection of…

    1.96 miles away
  11. 92 acre vineyard open daily. Includes farm trail, vineyard walk and wine tasting in the…

    2.79 miles away
  12. This 50 acre reserve is just below the crest of the Great Totham Ridge and includes 23…

    3.97 miles away
  13. The Essex Wildlife Trust manages nearly 240 acres of nature reserves on Danbury Ridge, a…

    4.64 miles away
  14. Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome is a unique place with a unique history. It is the…

    4.72 miles away
  15. This 5.5 acre reserve consists of the former Stow Maries Halt on the disused Maldon to…

    4.89 miles away
  16. The Cookery School at Braxted Park, based in Essex, combines a stunning location with…

    5.35 miles away
Previous Next

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss