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Rectory Farm Tea Roms

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Crosstown | Morwenstow, Bude EX23 9SR, England
+44 1288 331251
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good cuppa

We staggered in off the sw coast path and enjoyed a good strong cuppa and piece of cake in the sunshine with the dogs. We liked that they gave us a large jug of hot water to top the pot. When the sun is n' t Inside was delightfully decorated with pretty cushions and highly polished furniture

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Angela P
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Stow-on-the-Wold, United Kingdom
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English first
Stow-on-the-Wold, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We staggered in off the sw coast path and enjoyed a good strong cuppa and piece of cake in the sunshine with the dogs. We liked that they gave us a large jug of hot water to top the pot. When the sun is n' t Inside was delightfully decorated with pretty cushions and highly polished furniture

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Trebarwith, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Whether we have come in for a light lunch or a cream tea for a treat, Rectory Farm Tea Rooms has never disappointed. Gorgeous cream teas and the more unusual savoury tea with local cheeses, sandwiches and ploughman's lunches have always been delicious. It is certainly not the cheapest for lunch in North Cornwall but the rural setting is pretty... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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180 reviews 180 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

A sign on appraoch says "open daily" [which being interpreted means "every day"] but on a bright sunny Sunday when there were plenty of people about [you are ahead of me!] it was closed without explanation. How well the British independent businesses do tourism out of season! I have eaten here before and it was excellent so if you cannot... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

If you're in the Bude/Clovelly area and looking for an old-fashioned café/tea-room, they don't come any better than this. You'll need transport - it's well off the beaten track - and there are no bargains on the menu. Everything else - the pretty gardens, rural setting, roaring log fire, friendly welcome, relaxed ambience - is impeccable. Just don't expect a... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We were spending a fortnight near Morwenstow, and having seen the menu (and the prices!) thought we would save it until late on in our holiday, and then ended up going on our very last day! Yes, it's expensive, but the food was fantastic, and there was a really good choice for the gluten free vegetarian teenager too. The scones... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This was our second visit, we took my parents to see the Church and Hawkers Hut, we parked by the tea rooms knowing our walk would see us return, after a walk along the cliff top we returned and enjoyed a late lunch. Some of the party simply had Tea whilst my teenage sons both had sandwiches and my father... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

My husband and I enjoyed a tasty cream tea here. The tea rooms are perfectly located just off the North Devon coastal path & are very old & full of atmosphere. The scones were some of the best we've tasted & there was an extensive selection of teas to accompany them.

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Worcester
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66 reviews 66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Wonderful walk around the coastal paths and brilliant views. Do visit the Morwenstow church adjacent to the tea room. The tea room has got a very good selection of teas and the home made cream cakes etc. are to die for. Will be coming back just for the cream tea next time.

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I have never had such a gorgeous cream tea, the scones were still warm and so light and tasty. My partner had the wild boar burger which he still hasn't stopped raving about (considering we visited Morwenstow in September!) The tea rooms were really clean and had oodles of olde world charm. We would thoroughly recommend this tea room to... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

The food and cakes are fantastic. The choice of teas is exceptional. I miss my regular visits and cannot wait to go back

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Crosstown | Morwenstow, Bude EX23 9SR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Bude
  • Phone Number: +44 1288 331251

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  • Cuisine: English

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