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Lee Abbey Tea Cottage

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Lynton, Exmoor National Park, England
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Ran by members of the Lee Abbey Christian Fellowship. Located within the grounds of the Abbey close to their beach. Tables arranged in private groupings some with good views over the sea. Service is excellent and the homemade cakes and scones delicious. Can recommend

Thank Ian_shaw1
Crowborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the tea cottage when visiting Lee Bay is a must. Cream tea is the best in the area with fresh scones. Sit back and enjoy the tea, while savouring the Exmoor countryside.

Thank Mark F
Loughton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little place. Came in here by chance and we were greeted by very friendly staff. Sadly we could not sit in the beautiful garden as it was pouring with rain but the inside was just as sweet. Lovely little hideaway for a light lunch.

Thank WitchyJess
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked from Lynton and this gives a good day out along with the beach nearby. Service was very friendly and effective. Our table was very wobbly and we did worry about our refreshments becoming earthbound. Perhaps we should just have chosen a better table, but all tables should be secure.

Thank matthew h
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We went to the tea room after a day on the beach. There is a reasonable range of food available and is excellent value, and all made locally on the estate, where possible. The staff are volunteers from the Lee Abbey Community and are all friendly and helpful. The gardens are secluded and clean. A lovely little gem after time... More 

Thank Fabmum66
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Good stop off point on the coast path, or just before the Valley of the Rocks . Just up from a little beach too.

Thank Relaxedparent
Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We came across this place after a morning exploring the surrounding area and were delightfully impressed. The gardens were lovely, there was a great choice of food and homemade cakes. Although the cafe was extremely busy around lunch time, once we had ordered our food, the food service was quick. An absolute 'jewel' not to be missed.

Thank hollas2016
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We walked here from Lynton in continuance of an earlier walk to the delightful Watersmeet NT tearooms on bank holiday Monday. Our friends who had formerly worked on the Lee Abbey community were helping out on this busy weekend but took time out for a well deserved break. Tea and coffee were served in the delightful gardens, a true oasis... More 

Thank ChrisC46
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

Possibly the best tea room in lynton/lynmouth. Not only is the food and drink incredible the people that work there are extremely kind and are a pleasure to talk to. We went there three days in a row and each day the food was brilliant. There is a selection of homemade cakes which are different each day so we didn't... More 

2 Thank Elphaba12
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The other reviewers have covered it already, great setting, food, service and location, will be going back again.

2 Thank SuperJellyBob

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, British
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lynton, Exmoor National Park, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Lynton

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