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The Ploughcroft Tea Room

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Dessert, British, English, Scottish
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1215 Commerce Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
434-832-7467
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Located in downtown Lynchburg, VA, this exceptional, authentic British tea...
Located in downtown Lynchburg, VA, this exceptional, authentic British tea room offers both lunch and afternoon tea. Open from Monday - Saturday from 11 AM - 5 PM
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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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I always love going to the Ploughcroft Tea Room! It truly is authentic, British style tea time! The owner is actually British and she is a delight to talk to. The place itself is small and cozy, I think the max capacity is around 40 people. And it is decorated with antique furniture. The tea cups... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Lynchburg, Virginia
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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Lynchburg, Virginia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I always love going to the Ploughcroft Tea Room! It truly is authentic, British style tea time! The owner is actually British and she is a delight to talk to. The place itself is small and cozy, I think the max capacity is around 40 people. And it is decorated with antique furniture. The tea cups do not match, they... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a taste of bygone days. A real treat with a taste of the Old Country. A hodge podge of china tea cups and saucers tease you with thoughts of old timey fine dining when the real china comes out. Besides the wide selection of teas the tasty finger sandwiches, scones and cakes make this experience a delight for... More 

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Hammonton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the tea room today and the beautifully decorated room. The food was very tasty and the service very fast and friendly.

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Forest, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My wife is a Scot, so let's just say the food served here is as authentic as you can get in the states. The variety is good and they know customer service! Try it, you'll be glad you did!

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Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This little place is a nice respite from shopping, or just to catch up with a special friend. I came here with my daughter a few times when she came to visit so that we could sit, have a pot of tea and talk. The tea is good, the atmosphere is comfy, sort of like going to grandma's house, and... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Yummy food. Great flavor. Reminds me totally of English food. Qualifies as my big meal for the day. Great service. Love the mismatched plates and tea cups. Nice casual, but semi-upscale midday eatery. Love to go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

I love every visit I have to the tea room. The service is excellent, and the staff are lovely people. You must stop by if you visit Lynchburg!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for a great time in general come downtown for some tea and fellowship with the lovely staff. Pat, the owner, is a dslight and hilarious when you get to know her. We come every week at least to enjoy some class and are never disappointed. Shop local, feel lovely, stay loyal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed today's visit so much! We came for a private birthday party, which was handled beautifully. The waiters were well-knowledgeable and extremely attentive and kind. The owner was incredibly kind and came out and answered our questions regarding true British tea and traditions and helped recommend what tea is most popular, etc. Even more impressive than the tea was the... More 

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Forest, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A delightful place to relax and have a cup of tea with your daughter (or friend). You are hurried and can really relax. The atmosphere was delightful - everything was delightful - from the host to the finger sandwiches.

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Additional Information about The Ploughcroft Tea Room

Address: 1215 Commerce Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
Phone Number: 434-832-7467
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 20
Cuisine: Dessert, British, English, Scottish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1215 Commerce Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: 434-832-7467

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 20
  • Cuisine: Dessert, British, English, Scottish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Doing business, Romantic

Description

Located in downtown Lynchburg, VA, this exceptional, authentic British tea room offers both lunch and afternoon tea. Open from Monday - Saturday from 11 AM - 5 PM
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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