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Locks Victorian Tea Rooms

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18c High Street, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SG, England
01643 822001
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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  • 12
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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
Most recent review
Outstanding :-S

Was a little upsetting really after all getting told two leave by a member off staff( there was over guest around) only half eatten my meal

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Was a little upsetting really after all getting told two leave by a member off staff( there was over guest around) only half eatten my meal

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Bude
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Excellent service, lovely surroundings and yummy savoury scones at very reasonable prices. The mug of coffee was huge!!!

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UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Had lunch here on a dull chilly day and thought soup would be ideal. Unfortunately no vegetarian soup although there are other veggie options on the menu. My husband had a ploughmans which was big enough to share. The cafe is an old school room. Pleasant staff.

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Woking
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Ordered soup which was enormous and piping hot with plenty of crusty bread. The waiter (or may be the owner) was very friendly and cheerful. Lovely garden outside for the summer. Nice atmosphere.

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Worcestreshire
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

These tea rooms are a delight. Visited on New Years Day and had delicious soup, sandwiches, cream tea and cake all freshly made. Sandwiches with thick freshly sliced bread with butter and thick slices of mature cheese were a real blast from the past how my Grandpa used to make them for me as a child. Ham ones were equally... More 

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is a great little cafe,even more so in the summer months when you can sit out in the lovely garden next to the Castle grounds or in the courtyard.The food and drinks are excellent.Expect. Big plateful with your sandwich or pasty as you get lots of salad and coleslaw. Greatly recommended!

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

A great little tea room tucked away behind Jacobs of Dunster. Cakes are all freshly made and only display for you to choose. I went for triple (yes triple) layer Victoria sponge which was very good. My partner went for the cream tea. Although I struggled to finish mine as they are not mean with the portions. Total came to... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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35 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Dunster is quiet in November with many Tea Rooms closed but the Locks Tea Rooms courtyard provided a nice enclosed outdoor space for a lunch ( dogs not allowed inside) The fare is simple and reasonably well presented. Good value for money.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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78 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Had lunch sat in the garden one Sunday afternoon. Food and drinks were average but a pleasant garden although in need of tlc.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Yet again we were delighted by the first class service and the food at Locks. Two had soup and a generous chunk of delicious granary bread and two had local ham sandwiches (on granary) with a salad garnish. The sandwiches are a very generous size with 'real' ham and the 'garnish' is actually a very substantial serving with coleslaw, lettuce,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18c High Street, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Dunster
  • Phone Number: 01643 822001

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  • Cuisine: Bakery

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