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Vintage Tea

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3 Fore Street, Totnes, England
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great tea Room

Visited the Vintage Tea whilst exploring Totnes on holiday, What a find, fantastic food in a really peaceful setting. A place to look forward to returning to next holiday. Thanks

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Derby
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Derby
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Visited the Vintage Tea whilst exploring Totnes on holiday, What a find, fantastic food in a really peaceful setting. A place to look forward to returning to next holiday. Thanks

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We chose "Vintage Tea" for our afternoon tea and we had cream tea in a calm and relaxed atmosphere. Their tea selection is top notch, i don't think you can go wrong with any choice that you will make.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

I have been to Vintage Tea twice now, once in 2012 and again this Saturday and I'm pleased to say the service was excellent both times. We'd picked a busy weekend, due to Mother's Day and the tea room was fully booked, but luckily we were able to have a table that wasnt needed until later. The staff were friendly... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My husband took me here for a valantine tea yesterday, the food is excellent lovely salmon sandwiches deliciouse scones and cakes, served with real china, if I were to be picky I would have liked better quality napkins but other than that could not find fault, the service was good attentive but not I your face, tables not cramped together... More 

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Popped into Vintage Tea for a Devon Cream Tea with friends. The food was excellent, and well presented, and the coffee was almost palatable (not bad for such an establishment). I did however find that the staff were a little standoffish, snooty and not welcoming or friendly. However, I can only assume they are seeking the same "ambience" as seen... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My friend had booked a small gathering of 18 people for her daughters 16th Birthday by way of something different. However, whilst the food was tasty, the shop lacked atmosphere and the majority of staff were unfriendly. Our specific waitress was unobliging, conceited and very condescending throughout the whole of the visit, she even openly showed her disappointment that a... More 

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Victoria P, Owner at Vintage Tea, responded to this review

Dear Tracey, I would like to take this opportunity to apologise to you as you were obviously not happy with the service you received while at Vintage Tea. I have spoken with the staff members in question and they were very upset to see that you had not enjoyed your visit. They were also a little confused as a number... More 

Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

Nice relaxed surroundings. Staff very friendly. Beautiful China. Had a very festive mincemeat and apple strudel with tea and it was gorgeous. Will most certainly go back as soon as possible!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

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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Derby
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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

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