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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Saturday lunch

Nice tearoom and garden, food tasty, and nice size portions but very over priced and no menu to view outside. Will look elsewhere for better value next time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Sue T
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Atherstone, United Kingdom
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Colchester, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We stopped here for lunch while visiting the castle. The children's meals are excellent value with full size sandwiches, crisps, drink and chocolates. Snacks like tea cakes and crumpets were also tasty. However the scones were probably some of the worst I have ever tasted. The warm blue cheese scone was steaming hot (microwaved?), was like raw dough and tasted... More 

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Atherstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Nice tearoom and garden, food tasty, and nice size portions but very over priced and no menu to view outside. Will look elsewhere for better value next time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This would have to be one of the best lunch locations I have visited. Service was prompt. Must admit if you order a large coffee this would have to be the largest I have ever seen.... Great coffee too.. That said, I ate a cheddar sandwich that was more than enough.... Big slice of bread and cheese... Unexpected is the... More 

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Conwy, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Came across the tearoom as we were walking along the high street and it was a great find, good portions of food, friendly and very helpful & polite staff! Was well worth the money, thank you!

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

A lovely find, Locks Victorian Tea Rooms are hidden behind a dress shop. We chose an Afternoon Tea for two, we selected Ham sandwiches and Brie and Cranberry sandwiches both on crusty bread, a slice of Chocolate cake and Lemon cake and two fruit scones. We also ordered Bacon and Brie on Toast. All very filling, tasty and beautifully presented.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Nice enough food in a pleasant environ. The garden was very nicely maintained indeed. I had a jacket potato which was moorish and filling.

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Essex, Uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Good choice of scones to have with the cream tea. Portions were generous & plenty of hot water to add to teapot. We ate outside in the courtyard under a beautiful tree. Beyond the tea rooms we later discovered a colourful garden with several more tables, not to mention tables indoors.

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Cannington, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Reasonable choice on menu for light bites to fuller lunches or cakes. Lots of seating indoors and outdoors. Service was reasonable , food was nothing to write home about but hit the spot and enjoyable. Would visit again. Family friendly .

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We had coffee here today, now considering it is so far the hottest day of the year we were rather surprised they had no ice, and their cold Cooke was warm to day the least. Forward planning is a great thing! So we ordered coffee and some cherry scones. These have to be the worst scones we have ever had,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Avisit to Dunster would not be complete without a visit to Locks to sample their fine assortment of cakes ant lunches.Weather permitting sit in their garden and admire the views.

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

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  • 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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