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Vintage Tea

3 Fore Street, Totnes, England
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Ranked #13 of 73 Restaurants in Totnes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Lovely range of teas from delicate to smoky, excellent homemade cake including gluten free options. If it looks empty from the street it's because everyone's in the back conservatory!

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This as a lovely place to visit and have afternoon tea. Very generous portions all freshly made with lots of tea or coffee to taste. Only reason for loss of a star was that there were a few things missing eg gluten free and nut free products (had gluten free but not nut free) so one of our dear friends... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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226 reviews 226 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Without question they serve the perfect cream tea. fresh scones warmed to just the right temperature in an Aga within the shop, generous portions of cream and strawberry jam, wide selection of teas and coffees to be followed by delicious cake. Staff extremely pleasant and clearly enjoyed their work. The tea was served in Royal Albert china with matching plates.... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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184 reviews 184 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We had no intention of stopping for coffee or tea but came across Vintage Tea and thought it looked most inviting from outside on going in there was a lovely atmosphere and the staff were very friendly plus there was a wonderful display of delicious looking cakes on offer.Initially we only wanted a pot of tea but finished up having... More 

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Looe, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Twice in the same day , we stumbled across vintage tea on friday morning . We had poached eggs on toast and two pots of tea , really good tea , great choice we had russian caravan and earl gray . Our waitress was very pleasant and attentive and actually appear to care that we enjoyed ourselves. After a busy... More 

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Ashburton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We were delighted, having planned to have tea elsewhere in Totnes, we walked up Fore street and the crisp paint work and sparkling window just invited us to open the door. Heaven, the smell of home baked cakes and pastries excited our tasted buds. "Do you have a table for two?" And we were swept into the tearoom and offered... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

My wife and I had been to the Vintage Tea earlier in the year and thought it was great, so since my brother and his family were visiting us in May from California we wanted to book for a proper British tea experience for the whole family... We reserved a table in the main area by the window and expected... More 

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Paignton, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Visited this place last week it was recommended by a friend and had a good rating here on trip advisor. At entering it looks like your going into an empty shop, it has a small shop area and a couple of tables, we asked for a table and were put at this shop entrance area. The reception from the lady... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Think Agatha Christie; Angela Lansbury; Rover 90s; Dame Margaret Rutherford and you have some idea of the superb ambience. The cakes are stunning really really special - and LARGE helpings are given. A variety of tea and coffee is superb china, makes for the Ultimate Tea Shop Experience. The service is traditional and most welcoming "how good to see you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Lovely tearoom suitable for anyone who appreciates a real cup of plus a full range of traditional extras - we had the crumpets which were top class. Excellent service.

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Address: 3 Fore Street, Totnes, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Totnes
Cuisine: English

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