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Lee Abbey Tea Cottage

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Lynton, Exmoor National Park, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 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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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 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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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
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Had two lovely trips to this tea cottage last week. Delicious food, cakes to rival Great British Bake Off, lovely service, toys for little children and a beautiful garden with lots of little hideaways in it. highly recommended!

1 Thank NikkiKuhrt
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Really friendly staff. Perfect setting. Beautiful gardens. Had Devon ploughmans with 3 west country cheeses and a Devon cream tea. Really tasty fruit scones with a hint of orange. Gorgeous. Have visited three times now, the best recommendation.

1 Thank Debbie C
Reading, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

After a visit to the beach, we needed some refreshments before the trek back up the hill to our campsite, so stopped in here for some lunch. The whole place is so lovely, with a beautiful garden, full of winding paths, flowers and greenery, with tables dotted around, tucked amongst the trees and plants, each with a little vase or... More 

1 Thank magpiemagpie
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

what a little gem hidden away its like a little fairy garden all the little table and chairs among beautiful flowers and trees such lovely little touches like jars of flowers on the tables fresh cottage garden flowers and the best cream tea we have ever had the service was excellent a lovely relaxing atmosphere.


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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cafe, British
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Outdoor Seating, Seating
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  • 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?