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Harbour Lights

Certificate of Excellence
British, Tea Room
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Quayside, Boscastle PL35 0HD, England
01840 250953
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
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This quaint little building provides a atmosphere of sheer bliss flowers to brighten your soul food that melts in your mouth which is all locally sourced homegrown tea!! Sparkling clean providing all that any holiday maker requires And to top it all our little Westie was treated to biscuits which... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
Maydair
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English first
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

This quaint little building provides a atmosphere of sheer bliss flowers to brighten your soul food that melts in your mouth which is all locally sourced homegrown tea!! Sparkling clean providing all that any holiday maker requires And to top it all our little Westie was treated to biscuits which he loved !

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We called into Boscastle on our way back home and my Husband realised he'd not had a cream tea all holiday. We couldn't have chosen a better cafe - the cream tea was sublime. Scones were huge and incredibly tasty with a pot of "proper" English tea. I struggled to eat both scones but it was a fight worth having... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

What a place! We visited Boscastle today for midday lunch and walked past all the other cafés and so glad we did! We ordered squid rings off the special board and a ham and cheese panini. The best squid rings we have had in a long while and the panini was lovely too. Very reasonably priced and lovely staff and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We visited today and it was truly wonderful, we had a cream tea and the kids had their choice from the fresh cakes. Their service was great and really accommodating.

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Whitchurch, Shropshire
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The Harbour Lights Café is a lovely place to go for a bite to eat, the staff were so friendly and helpful & nothing was too much trouble for them! The food was lovely and reasonably priced..........my other half particularly enjoyed his cream tea and everything was fresh and tasted great!! I cant wait for my next visit to Cornwall... More 

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Wendover, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We stumbled into this tearoom during the gales today with a hungry 6 year old and two very cold pugs. They couldn't do enough for us and even gave my daughter Nutella on toast. Not on the menu. Fantastic place

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Reading, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

A pleasant find in Boscastle and nicely positioned near the harbour. We popped in for a coffee and snack and received a lovely greeting. The service was excellent and there is a decent range of snacks and cakes. The only thing I would say is that it is slightly expensive for a tea room in my opinion, not horrendous prices... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We stumbled on this delightful tea rooms mid afternoon. A totally enchanting place beautifully refurbished. Staff were very helpful and although we couldn't have exactly what we wanted as we were late for lunchtime, we enjoyed our snack. Slightly overpriced at £4.50 for a cheese pasty and 8.00 for an average plough man's but I loved the surroundings. I would... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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53 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The scones were delicious and I am a bit of a scone snob. They were really light! Lovely proper tea with a good flavour, plenty of jam and cream. A lovely café, with some really nice young people, serving with a smile and an endearing shyness. Well done guys - that's why we came back with an extra tip as... More 

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Tenterden, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Harbour Lights in Boscastle is a hidden gem nestled in the harbour. The array of tempting cakes and scones proved irresistible to our party being freshly made and absolutely delicious. The menu was pleasantly varied with the soup of the day served with delightful chunks of walnut bread. The service was excellent and treats were even provided for the canine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Quayside, Boscastle PL35 0HD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Boscastle
  • Phone Number: 01840 250953

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Tea Room

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