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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 15 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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English first
SW, UK
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76 reviews 76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We have been to the tearooms several times recently and found it to be a good experience each time. Sandwiches and homemade pies (both delicious) on one visit and a cream tea on the next visit. The cream tea we enjoyed with visitors to the UK and our table looked very impressive with two 3 tier stands full of sandwiches,... More

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Midlands, UK
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174 restaurant reviews
274 helpful votes 274 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Tucked in off the main street, this tea room has an small inside area but mainly is a courtyard and a garden, both are very nice. As with all tea rooms, food is a bit more expensive than you'd like but actually here it is worth it as it is generally good portions and filling. The ginger scones get the... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We have been here a couple of times in the past, and have always quite enjoyed it. On this occasion, however, it was a real let-down. As others have said, it is in a quaint location in a courtyard just off the main street in Dunster. There are tables in the courtyard, in a small building and in a tucked... More

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Dudley
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

We just popped in for a cuppa and a slice of cake and we really enjoyed it. The homemade cake were very tasty and the staff were very plesent. Weather was great so we sat outside, the garden was very pretty.

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Kent, England
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

We ate lunch here today, and were hugely disappointed. A slice of cheese on toast accompanied by 2 leaves of lettuce was £6.15, and the ploughmans lunch was a bit of lettuce, a crust of bread (literally) and half an uncored apple. We felt well and truly ripped off, and I feel truly ashamed that foreign tourists eat in places... More

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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This is a quaint little tea room, hidden away off Dunster high street. It is nice that there is an option to eat outside or inside - we chose inside. We were a party of 7, so sat on 2 tables across from each other. This wasn't a problem - except when 1 person from each table ordered tea and... More

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Found this establishment whilst wandering down Dunster's High Street, and being a sunny day decided to sit in their rear garden. Staff were very pleasant and friendly and their service was prompt and courteous. There was plenty to choose from on their menu and we decided to try their pasties followed by apple pie and cream. It was the best... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Perfect for a summers day in Dunster. Our family have made this a regular destination when on holiday. Very good service and scrum my food.

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Kent UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Needed lunch and fell upon this tea room whilst visiting Dunster. Ordered Cornish pastie and cheese jacket potato, both huge and with good sides and very tasty. Staff worked hard during a busy period. Prices a little high but on par for the area. Would recommend.

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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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