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“Always a mouthwatering experience.....” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Brookside Tea Rooms & Gardens

Brookside Tea Rooms & Gardens
Station Road, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park, England
01626 832254
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Ranked #1 of 16 Restaurants in Bovey Tracey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Post code: TQ13 9AW It does not seem to have a web site, listed on http://www.localnightlife.net/localnightlife/restaurants/bovey_tracey/brookside_tea_rooms_and_gardens/?17230 its description on its sign is "licensed cafe and tea garden" and has a full menu.
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Always a mouthwatering experience.....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Enjoyed lunch here today with family. We haven`t visited here for a few months, but Robin welcomed us as if we were visiting him at home! Personally seated us and brought over the specials menu for us to peruse.And what an excellent menu it was......something for all tastes and ages. Charming, helpful waitresses, nothing too much trouble, took our drinks and meal order, and we didn`t have to wait long before the food arrived, piping hot and beautifully presented. And this was with a very full restaurant. So cool, calm and collected! My guests ordered a sweet.....not me, I was too full, and their ice cream was delicious! My daughter gave me a little taste! So, a thoroughly enjoyable meal, in good company, clean, immaculate restaurant, and service to die for, I can thoroughly recommend the Brookside!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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buckfastleigh
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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Wish we had one of these restaurants in every town.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

This is a really well managed restaurant,staff are fantastic,food is wonderful and its always a delight to go here.The menu choice is fantastic with something for everyone including little ones.My only regret is there not open in the evenings and i cant get away during the day as much as we used to due to work commitments,the owners are great and you are always welcomed by all when going to the establishment,oh how i wish that there were more businesses like yours that realise customers like to be treated special when spending hard earned money,keep up the hardwork it certainly pays.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Never disappointed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We lunch here when we're n the area, its lovely the staff are great and relly know how to look after guests the food is delightful, all in all a little gem of a tea rooms.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Devon, UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
“Make it a regular stop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Delicious and freshly cooked food and a dog-friendly garden to enjoy. We have been going here frequently for some years for a leisurely breakfast, a welcome afternoon tea after walking on nearby Dartmoor, or taking friends to for lunch. Robin and Mark are larger than life hosts, and have a very efficient and friendly staff.
Always excellent service, and one of the best in South Devon!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Blackborough Devon England
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“Probably the best Devonshire Cream Tea in the World”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Called for a Cream tea and were served by wonderfully polite staff with what is probably the best cream tea I have ever had. The Scones were just like home made and beautifully fresh, loads of wonderful thick clotted cream and strawberry jam with a first class pot of tea. My wife had the savory tea with a cheese scone, celery, pickle and apple, every bit as good she tells me. The owner Robin is a wonderful host and like all the staff very attentive without being intrusive.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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