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The Ploughcroft Tea Room

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1215 Commerce Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
434-832-7467
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, 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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  • 54
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • 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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Wish I had tried this place sooner. I ordered the Cottage Pie and it was the best I've ever tried. My friend enjoyed her chicken salad and I sampled her cheddar scone - YUM. I ordered scones with jam/clotted cream to go. These were also yummy. Service was great/friendly. Will definitely return.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Lynchburg, Virginia
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

It's a decent place to eat.There's not much room but the food is good and it comes fast once they put the order in.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Wish I had tried this place sooner. I ordered the Cottage Pie and it was the best I've ever tried. My friend enjoyed her chicken salad and I sampled her cheddar scone - YUM. I ordered scones with jam/clotted cream to go. These were also yummy. Service was great/friendly. Will definitely return.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I have been to the Ploughcroft Tea Room several times--for a delightful afternoon tea, for lunch, a meeting of an organization, and for a special event of dramatic readings. It is always enjoyable. The English-born owner has a huge selection of teas and can educate her customers about their origins and unique flavors.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Visited my hometown of Lynchburg this spring and had a lovely lunch and a hot pot of tea with my mom and grandmother. The curry chicken salad on the bed of greens with the onion scone was soo delicious. We rounded off the meal with the scrumptious, warm gingerbread cake with lemon curd. YUM! Hope to enjoy many more luncheons... More 

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Celebration, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

What a treasure this place is! A truly lovely afternoon experience....wonderful fresh, hot, homemade strawberry vanilla scones with clotted cream and strawberry preserves and a piping hot delicious pot of tea served in a delightful tea room atmosphere. If you check out their Facebook page they have a secret saying each month and when you recite it to your server... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My boyfriend and I went here for the first time today and we loved it. I loved the quiet, relaxed atmosphere. I work in a restaurant and I know that most of the time a server just wants to turn the table over to make more money but we never felt rushed here. The server was there when we needed... More 

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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

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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71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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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: British, Scottish

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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