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Locks Victorian Tea Rooms

18c High Street, Dunster, Exmoor National Park TA24 6SG, England
01643 822001
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Ranked #7 of 14 restaurants in Dunster
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Bakery
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Lovely tea room tucked away along Dunster High Street. Set in a sweet courtyard with option to sit in the garden or inside. The staff are polite and attentive. Huge portions and great value. We will be dropping by again...soon!

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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Needed refreshment after walking from the station. 3 areas to eat in a courtyard tearoom and garden. The coffee was great and the cakes amazing. Well recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is the second visit we have made here and it didn't fail to impress yet again. The food was really nice, and fresh. The service was prompt and friendly. I orded a ploughmans and it came within 10 minutes and it was the full works. The price is reasonable for the quality of the food, would definitely recommend to... More

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Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Had lunch on a warm sunny day, sitting in a secluded courtyard. Our food comprised of ginger scone cream tea: blue cheese on toast and 2xblue cheese, leek and walnut pie with side salad and chutney. The pot of tea also came with an extra tea bag and pot of hot water, an appreciated addition. Decent sized portions and extremely... More

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Porlock, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

...yummy! A bit sweet and very sticky but it is a cream tea after all! The concept of ginger and honey is a good, and original one. Next time we have visitors from afar and it's a lovely sunny day, we'll be back.

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Alsager, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Great portions of cake etc, hot water brought with tea, politeness all round, good value! Good atmosphere,down a passageway with clothing shops into a cobbled courtyard.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Dunster is fairly local to me so I'm a fairly regular visitor, however it is the first time I've been to Locks Victorian Tea Rooms. The town is usually very busy with tourists and weekend visitors but today, maybe because it was Fathers day, was very quiet and peaceful. That peaceful atmosphere was certainly present in the part-cobbled courtyard that... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Visited Dunster and spotted the umbrellas of the tea room from the national trust car park. The waitress was very attentive and took our order quickly. We chose afternoon tea for two so had a few decisions to make in terms of cakes and sandwiches! The outside was very busy and a few tables occupied inside. The drinks and food... More

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Somerset
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28 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This lovely little tea room is much more than that. You have to go through an 'arcade' between two shops and arrive in a cobbled courtyard with seating. There is then the tea room with windows overlooking the garden, a covered terrace with seating and a very pretty sheltered garden with back entrance access to the field and parking for... More

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Dunster, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Such a lovely place, we found tranquility here in the courtyard amidst the madness of Dunster By Candlelight!

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