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Corn Dolly Tea Shop

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115a East Street, South Molton EX36 3DB, England
+44 (0)1769 574249
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Today
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 53
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Perfect with planning

Back again to this excellent tea room. Booked a table, arrived ordered and then the kids arrived 20mins later. Slow service is indicative of the fact food is cooked to order and is fresh and that they are busy. The kids menu has much to offer. I recommend the breakfast or the cheese & ham grill. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Scarlettwoman001
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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106 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Back again to this excellent tea room. Booked a table, arrived ordered and then the kids arrived 20mins later. Slow service is indicative of the fact food is cooked to order and is fresh and that they are busy. The kids menu has much to offer. I recommend the breakfast or the cheese & ham grill. We adopt this approach... More 

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South Molton, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

cheese, fruit or speciality scones, with excellent tea or coffee & brilliant service. Couldn't be better!

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South Molton, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I love the Corn Dolly. There is a lovely atmosphere and the food is great. However, we've been turned away so many times as there are no free tables. When we have got in, it is easy to see that this is due to lack of staff / organisation in the staff, e.g. food is brought out but the empty... More 

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South Molton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Had a warm welcome with good friendly serice lovely food well worth a visit for light snacks and lunch.

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Chulmleigh, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A small party of us had tea here on the occasion of a friend's birthday.The cake portions were huge but delicious,the service excellent,the atmosphere old world tradition.It is a favourite venue for freshly cooked lunches ,morning coffee and afternoon tea.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Excellent tea and coffee Cafe was busy, full of families Shown to a table right away and served immediately Coffee and tea hot and tasty.

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Devon, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Huge variety of cakes, friendly atmosphere, pleasant staff. Always busy and great tea shop atmosphere.

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Leigh, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

No complaints from me about the service or food at The Corn Dolly. There is a comprehensive menu of freshly-cooked dishes, savoury and sweet, and we found the service to be very good. The home made scones are enormous so I asked for a doggy bag which was happily provided. As others have said, it has a traditional tea-room feel... More 

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South Molton, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The Corn Dolly is a very nice Tea Shop serving lovely home made cakes and pastries.Very good service with a traditionally old fashioned tea shop feel about it!

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South Molton, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Once a very high quality and respectable tea shop the food and refreshment have stayed the same though this can not be said about the service! Even on a quiet afternoon when you expect better results the service is still unacceptable. The staff are not very well organised in anyway and this results in extremely long waiting times. Many times... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 115a East Street, South Molton EX36 3DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  South Molton
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1769 574249

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?