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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: Coffee & Tea, 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
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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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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Birmingham
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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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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We just happened upon Locks by chance. It was getting late and we were all hungry. We saw a sign for a NHS Castle at Dunster so we pulled into the car park figuring that we could at least get a snack there. Noticing the inviting deck umbrellas poking up over the car-park fence, we decided to have lunch/tea before... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Worth finding. Walk through another shop front, and find a fantastic cafe. This is truly a gem in a court yard setting selling slabs of great cake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This place is a hidden gem. You can get to it via national trust car park, or front entrance in the town. But its not well signposted. If you walk by and blink you will miss it. You walk through another shop front to get to it. It is a beautiful little cafe worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Lovely seating in the court yard, surrounded by flowers. We entered from the National Trust car park and found a seat outside. We enjoyed the Ploughman's lunch and took a couple of ginger scones as afternoon snack (they were nice, but next time we'll have them there with some honey!)

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

A very pretty tearoom with beautiful garden, very conveniently situated between the High Street and the National Trust car park. Service was very friendly and efficient. The menu was lovely though we were just there for a delicious morning scone and coffee. Dunster is well worth a visit and certainly Locks Victorian tearoom should be part of the experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

We were recommended to the Victorian Tea Rooms by a member of staff at a hotel in the high street, you have to look out for the ladies dress shop and walk through the small walkway. There a beautiful courtyard with shade and a garden beyond. The service was impeccable and friendly. Delivery super prompt! Extra water with the tea... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We returned here after finding it for the first time last year! As other reviewers have mentioned it is a true find! A little hidden from the street, but once you find it you will definitely return! We returned mainly for the ginger scones served with honey and clotted cream - delicious!! Not only did we have the scones but... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

A little gem hidden away on the high street and can also be accessed from the national trust car park via a back gate into the garden. We had lunch there and and sat outside in the garden, there is also indoor seating (limited) but there is a courtyard which isn't so exposed as the garden. Excellent food and plenty... More 

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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
Cuisine: Bakeries

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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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  • Cuisine: Bakeries

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