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The Dwelling House

6 Fore Street, Fowey, England
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Ranked #7 of 45 Restaurants in Fowey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: The best Tearooms in Fowey. Ask Nigella Lawson she goes there.
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English first
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We shared a cheese toastie, that they split onto 2 plates and came with ENORMOUS, but well dressed side salad. I suspect the price is a little over inflated but you expect that in Fowey. Serving the cheese toastie with spicy sweet & sour sauce was a lovely touch. We also shared a delicious light homemade cake. Were told we... More

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Truro, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I have been here before but in teh summer and ate in teh rear courtyard, so hadnt realised quite how cramped and shabby the interior is. I dont think its actually dirty, or I wouldnt have eaten there, but its all very, very shabby, I know there is meant to be some character, but the furniture and paintwork, and carpet... More

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The Dwelling house is quite unique in the heart of Fowey. A lovely old fashioned house where you can see the cakes being baked in the kitchen and they really are delicious. The Dwelling House also make the best crab sandwiches in Cornwall my personal favourite. The light lunches are also very good , well worth a visit

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Byron Bay, NSW
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98 reviews 98 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Quaint and friendly. They serve good helpings of good food. An excellent pot of tea and the best crab sandwiches to be found anywhere.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We visited here during our stay in Fowey and purposely went in for cream teas. The fresh warm scones, clotted cream, homemade jams, Cornish teas and service certainly didn't disappoint! The only observation is that the tables were a little cramped which you could argue adds to the atmosphere but I would rather have a bit more space.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

if you want to go somewhere thats really differant, then try this place as you will not be disappointed its was worth paying that little bit extra to experience a great afternoon tea, you will really enjoy it, a lovely selection of homemade cakes that you really need to try

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devon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We walked out of here on the first occasion because the tea was very pricey at £2.30 a pot and the cake £3.50 a slice, plus the outside tables were all occupied. However, as it had good recommendations we persevered and returned on another day as Fowey doesn't have too many tea rooms. The second time, not only was the... More

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Bristol
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We went to The Dwelling House for lunch when visiting Fowey on holiday. It was a nice day so we sat in the garden. The garden was small with one available table at the back tucked behind some bushes but it was a lovely peaceful setting. We’ve often had problems with outside tables being wobbly because of the uneven ground,... More

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Glasgow
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Quirky setting (including the bonkers toilet in a bedroom!), nice friendly staff but most important... a FANTASTIC cream tea!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

It's great to watch them make scones and other lovely thing infront of you, but the star of the show is the pot of tea and large slabs of cake - a must visit in Fowey.

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

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