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The Dwelling House

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6 Fore Street, Fowey, England
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Description: The best Tearooms in Fowey. Ask Nigella Lawson she goes there.

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  • 38
    Very good
  • 11
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Cornish treat

Love this tea room takes you back in time, food plentiful and tasty, lovely staff,outside space pretty could be made prettier. Well worth a visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Wendy M
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Bradford, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Love this tea room takes you back in time, food plentiful and tasty, lovely staff,outside space pretty could be made prettier. Well worth a visit.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Arrived for afternoon tea with three children, given a room to ourselves. Lovely scones and carrot cake. Speciality tea a must!

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Lakes
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Nice little team room which serves lovely freshly made cakes and sandwiches. Good value for money and pleasant staff. Worth a visit, probably the best tea room in Fowey in my view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We came across this lovely tea room on a short visit to Fowey today and can't wait to go back. Everything about it was unique and thoroughly enjoyable. Yummy chocolate cake with proper tea in a pot, service with a smile and cosy decor. And you have to go and see the wonderful bathroom!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

After an afternoon strolling around fowey we sought refuge in a tea shop. We were looking after four which limited our choice as many had shut (odd in high season) however this shop was open and with space for a high chair for our nine month old. Very pleasant staff, a very extensive menu of teas and cakes and an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Sat in the garden for a lovely lunch today. Amazing home made broccoli and cheese soup, fabulous bacon roll and a lovely large slice of cake. Great service and lovely food

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Visited fowey for lunch today. This tea room is by far one of the best places to eat in the town. Had the crab sandwhich with a salad, very well presented, the sandwhich was very full with its filling. Service is not the fastest but that's understandable, the tea room and garden were both full but the staff were very... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Loved the little garden in back and really enjoyed the selection of loose leaf teas and pastries/cakes. The cream tea was really nice, as were all of the lovely staff!

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Truro, United Kingdom
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Based on earlier reviews we found this very disappointing. Tea and scones very good but scruffy plastic tablecloths and decor left a lot to be desired!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

If you want a traditional tea room with a bit of added class, try this out. The rooms are very individually designed with plenty to keep you interested. The selection on offer is broad and was well presented. Maybe not the cheapest venue in the town but it would be difficult to fond a place with more character

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Address: 6 Fore Street, Fowey, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Fowey
Cuisine: British

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Fore Street, Fowey, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Fowey

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children

Description

The best Tearooms in Fowey. Ask Nigella Lawson she goes there.

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