Tripadvisor names Saffron Walden tea room in top 10% of businesses worldwide

PUBLISHED: 10:04 23 September 2020 | UPDATED: 16:14 23 September 2020

Lesley Elder, owner of Tea Amo with her TripAdvisor award. Photo: Supplied by Lesley Elder.

Lesley Elder, owner of Tea Amo with her TripAdvisor award. Photo: Supplied by Lesley Elder.

Supplied by Lesley Elder

A Saffron Walden business has won a Travellers’ Choice award from Tripadvisor, putting it in the top 10 percent of businesses reviewed worldwide on the platform.

Lesley Elder, owner of Tea Amo with her TripAdvisor award. Photo: Supplied by Lesley Elder.Lesley Elder, owner of Tea Amo with her TripAdvisor award. Photo: Supplied by Lesley Elder.

Tea Amo tea room in the town centre got the award as they consistently earn good reviews. Lesley Elder, director of Tea Amo, said: “They emailed me and I received the award a couple of days ago. They gave me a certificate.

“It was a complete surprise.

“They put me in the same category as the Colosseum in Rome.”

Louise Scutt-Richter, manager at Saffron Walden Business Improvement District, said the achievement is “amazing”.

Lesley Elder, owner of Tea Amo, in the outdoors seating area. Photo: Andra Maciuca.Lesley Elder, owner of Tea Amo, in the outdoors seating area. Photo: Andra Maciuca.

She said: “We love Lesley, she is such a brilliant owner. We are really proud of her. She runs such a brilliant tea shop and it’s so popular, and she’s got a lot of personality. She’s got delicious food.

“It’s well, well deserved. She is such a brilliant person to work with, she loves Saffron Walden and is passionate about what she does.”


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